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But the Scot showed his trademark grit — which once helped him climb to the top of the ATP Rankings — to rally past Wawrinka,triumphing in Antwerp to lift his first ATP Tour trophy since undergoing career-threatening hip surgery in January. The past few years have been extremely difficult. Both me and Stan have had a lot of injury problems in the past couple of years.
Amazing to be back playing against him in a final like that. I think it was a great match," Murray said on court after his victory. In the first six tournaments — at all levels — of his singles comeback, which started in Cincinnati this August, the Scot never advanced past the quarter-finals.
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But World No. With Wawrinka searching for his first title since undergoing two left knee surgeries in Augustboth players showed that they are well on the way back to their best with captivating all-court play that thrilled the Belgian fans.
He's won many, many big tournaments. He always plays extremely well in the big matches," Murray said.
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We played many tough matches in the past. I expected another one today and that was what I got.
And while the Scot earned two break single champion challenge at to recover that break, Wawrinka maintained his lead. After breaking for a lead in the single champion challenge set, Wawrinka seemed well on his way to victory. But Murray single champion challenge deep and found another gear.
Wawrinka saved two break points atbut he lashed a backhand down the line into the net, with Murray immediately letting out a massive roar. The Swiss was not surprised at all by Murray's fighting single champion challenge.
He's won everything possible on the tennis court. He's a big champion, always a fighter," Wawrinka said.
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On the second one, a Murray running crosscourt forehand was called wide, but the call was overturned after a challenge, and he crushed another crosscourt frau sucht mann emden when they replayed the point to get out of trouble.
Murray rode that momentum in the next game, breaking to force a decider. Stan was playing amazing tennis, hitting winners from all over the court," Murray said.