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Murray Whips Giraldo in 3-Setter

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The good news is Andy Murray is in one piece going into the second week of the French Open. The other good news is this most stubborn of Scots has been strengthened by a fire storm of sniping about his attitude and fitness and looks in the right mood to take his frustrations out on Richard Gasquet – who beat him in Rome last month – when they meet in the fourth round on Monday.

Gasquet thrilled the home crowd with an impressive 6-7 (3-7), 6-3, 6-0, 6-0 win over the German qualifier Tommy Haas on Saturday, shortly after Murray had dispatched the tough Colombian clay-courter Santiago Giraldo in straight sets in the Bull Ring – but his biggest...

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