French Open 2017: Murray Pays Tribute To Victims Of Manchester After Reaching Quarter-Final

Britain’s Andy Murray produced a clinical performance to see off Russian Karen Khachanov and reach a seventh French Open quarter-final.

The world number one came through 6-3 6-4 6-4 to claim his 650th Tour-level victory in two hours and four minutes.

The 30-year-old Scot, is billed to face Japan’s Kei Nishikori, the eighth seed, in the last eight.

Murray paid special tribute to the victims of recent terror attacks in Manchester and London.

Murray who spoke to BBC said “It was a terrible tragedy in London and also in Manchester only a few weeks ago,”.

“Paris has had some problems in the last few years and I’m sure everyone will join me in sharing the fact that our thoughts and prayers are with those affected by this.

“It is something which has affected large parts of Europe and all over the world. I appreciate everyone still coming out to support us and I’m grateful I can perform in front of you.”

Source: bbc.com

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