French Open 2016, Day 4: Andy Murray survives fresh five-set Paris battle

French Open 2016, Day 4: Andy Murray survives fresh five-set Paris battle

Three time semi-finalist Murray wore down Mathias Bourgue, and won the match 6-2, 2-6, 4-6, 6-2, 6-3.

French Open 2016: Novak Djokovic, Andy Murray through as Angelique Kerber exits

French Open 2016: Novak Djokovic, Andy Murray through as Angelique Kerber exits

Djokovic, a three-time Roland Garros finalist, faced little resistance from Taiwan's world number 95 Lu Yen-Hsun as he eased to a 6-4, 6-1, 6-1 victory.

Second seed Andy Murray battles into French Open second round

Second seed Andy Murray battles into French Open second round

Murray, a three-time Roland Garros semi-finalist, will play 164th-ranked French wildcard Mathias Bourgue for a place in the last 32.

French Open 2016: Andy Murray, Stan Wawrinka face Czech challenge in Paris

French Open 2016: Andy Murray, Stan Wawrinka face Czech challenge in Paris

Murray holds a 6-2 career record over Stepanek.

'Andy is complex'! Amelie Mauresmo reveals reason for split with Murray

'Andy is complex'! Amelie Mauresmo reveals reason for split with Murray

Murray starts his French Open campaign against Czech veteran Radek Stepanek.

French Open 2016: Novak Djokovic confronts greatest challenge as clock ticks

French Open 2016: Novak Djokovic confronts greatest challenge as clock ticks

Djokovic turns 29 on Sunday and will be playing Roland Garros for a 12th time where he remains the overwhelming favourite to secure a trophy which would also place him halfway to the first calendar Grand Slam since 1969.

After Murray-Mauresmo split, Tomas Berdych part ways with coach Daniel Vallverdu

After Murray-Mauresmo split, Tomas Berdych part ways with coach Daniel Vallverdu

Berdych is currently training in Paris and with the second grand slam of the year starting in Roland Garros next week.

Andy Murray is a big threat at French Open 2016, says Novak Djokovic

Andy Murray is a big threat at French Open 2016, says Novak Djokovic

It was Murray`s first title in Rome, the third clay-court title of his career after victories on the red dirt in Munich and Madrid last year and, more importantly, comes in timely fashion.

Rome Masters​: Novak Djokovic edges Kei Nishikori to set up Andy Murray final

Rome Masters​: Novak Djokovic edges Kei Nishikori to set up Andy Murray final

Djokovic will meet Britain`s Andy Murray in a second successive Masters final on Sunday a week after beating the Scot in Madrid.

Andy Murray on course for second straight Novak Djokovic final

Andy Murray on course for second straight Novak Djokovic final

Djokovic will meet Kei Nishikori after the Japanese sixth seed swept Austrian Dominic Thiem, who had knocked out Roger Federer, 6-3, 7-5.

Split with Amelie Mauresmo nothing to do with her being a women coach: Andy Murray

Split with Amelie Mauresmo nothing to do with her being a women coach: Andy Murray

Murray said that while he had a good run with Mauresmo, he couldn't add any more Grand Slam titles during that period, something which both of them wanted to happen.

Rafael Nadal bids for Rome title with possible clash vs Novak Djokovic looming

Rafael Nadal bids for Rome title with possible clash vs Novak Djokovic looming

Nadal won titles last month in Monte Carlo and Barcelona to start his pre-French Open clay campaign in the best possible way.

Roger Federer overtakes Andy Murray as world number two

Roger Federer overtakes Andy Murray as world number two

Australian youngster Nick Kyrgios moves back into the top 20 thanks to his run to the quarter-finals in Madrid.

Madrid Masters final: Novak Djokovic praises Andy Murray's wonderful sportsmanship

Madrid Masters final: Novak Djokovic praises Andy Murray's wonderful sportsmanship

After the match, Djoker took to Twitter to publicly laud Murray's wonderful gesture!

 

Novak Djokovic defeats Andy Murray to win Mutua Madrid Open

Novak Djokovic defeats Andy Murray to win Mutua Madrid Open

The match was turning into a classic and seemed to turn again in the second game of the third set as Murray missed an easy point in his first service game and Djokovic went on to break following a 23-shot rally.

Madrid Open: Novak Djokovic beats defending champion Andy Murray to claim 29th ATP Masters 1000 title

Madrid Open: Novak Djokovic beats defending champion Andy Murray to claim 29th ATP Masters 1000 title

With the win, Djokovic now moves ahead of Spain's Rafael Nadal with a record 29 ATP Masters 1000 titles.

Madrid Masters: Novak Djokovic downs Kei Nishikori to set-up Andy Murray final

Madrid Masters: Novak Djokovic downs Kei Nishikori to set-up Andy Murray final

Djokovic has yet to drop a set in the Spanish capital this week.

Madrid Masters: Rafael Nadal, Andy Murray, Novak Djokovic into semi-finals

Madrid Masters: Rafael Nadal, Andy Murray, Novak Djokovic into semi-finals

Nadal beat Murray on route to winning in Monte Carlo last month.