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Andy Murray Begins Wimbledon Defence With Win Over Alexander Bublik

Despite a hip injury, which disrupted his build-up, the Scot won 6-1 6-4 6-2,.

World number one Andy Murray began the defence of his Wimbledon Open title with a straight-set win over Kazakhstan’s Alexander Bublik on Centre Court.

Despite a hip injury, which disrupted his build-up, the Scot won 6-1 6-4 6-2,.

Murray hit 29 winners and maintained his form either side of a rain break in the third set to win in one hour and 44 minutes.

His next opponent is Germany’s Dustin Brown – the man who beat Rafael Nadal in 2015 – in round two.

Murray is trying to match fellow Briton Fred Perry as a three-time singles champion and claim his fourth Grand Slam title.

He also faces a battle with Nadal, Novak Djokovic and Stan Wawrinka to keep hold of his number one ranking.


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Farouk Mohammed

Farouk Mohammed is a Senior Editor at Okay Nigeria (Okay.NG). He has been publishing for 5 years and focused more on Local/World News on Okay Nigeria.

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