Russian tennis prodigy Mirra Andreeva was the speak of the Australian Open as she received so far as the fourth spherical of the primary Grand Slam match of the season.
The 16-year-old topped Bernarda Parra, No. 6 Ons Jabeur and Diane Parry earlier than dropping to No. 9 Barbora Krejčíková in three units. Nevertheless, it was Andreeva’s actions in win over Perry that caught the eyes of the tennis world.
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Andreeva was down 1-6 to Perry and wanted an epic comeback to win the sport. She did it, successful the final two units 6-1 and 7-6. She was additionally seen with a chew mark on her arm as she received again into the match.
British tennis star Andy Murray reacted to Andreeva’s efficiency on X and pushed again on a comment a commentator made about her psychological toughness.
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“Possibly the explanation she turned the match spherical is due to her psychological energy,” Murray wrote. “Possibly she turned the match round as a result of she is tough on herself and calls for extra of herself when she’s dropping/taking part in badly? Winner.”
Andreeva was delighted to listen to that Murray was watching her match.
“Truthfully, I didn’t actually suppose that he would watch a match, then after he would tweet, he would remark one thing,” she mentioned, through GB Information. “Truthfully, I’ll attempt to print it out in some way. I don’t know, I’ll put it in a body.
“I’ll convey it all over the place with me. I’ll perhaps put it on the wall so I can see it daily.”
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Andreeva could also be eradicated, however she proved she might dangle with among the greatest within the sport.
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