Andy Murray Receives Last-Minute Changes at Rolex Paris Masters 2021

Published 11/01/2021, 1:37 PM EDT
Oct 10, 2021; Indian Wells, CA, USA; Andy Murray (GBR) hits a shot during his second round match against Carlos Alcaraz (ESP) in the BNP Paribas Open at the Indian Wells Tennis Garden. Mandatory Credit: Jayne Kamin-Oncea-USA TODAY Sports


Former World No.1 Andy Murray has already played six tournaments after the US Open 2021. It appears that the British star wants to play as much tennis as possible and interestingly, he will now feature at the Rolex Paris Masters 2021 as well.

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Even though Andy Murray hasn’t won a single tournament in 2021, his gameplay has improved to a great extent. It is because of this reason that many fans are backing him ahead of the upcoming ATP 1000 Masters tournament in Paris, especially after his win against Hubert Hurkacz at the Vienna Open 2021.

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Andy Murray will now play against Dominic Koepfer in the first round of Rolex Paris Masters 2021

Murray was supposed to play against Jenson Brooksby in the first round of the Rolex Paris Masters 2021. However, the American player withdrew from the tournament at the last minute.

Although Brooksby has withdrawn from the Rolex Paris Masters 2021, Murray will not be getting a bye. Instead, he will now be playing against Germany’s Dominik Koepfer in Paris- who recently took the place of the American. The match will be taking place today and will start at 7:30 local time.

Oct 8, 2021; Indian Wells, CA, USA; Andy Murray (GBR) hits a shot against Adrian Mannarino (FRA) at Indian Wells Tennis Garden. Mandatory Credit: Orlando Ramirez-USA TODAY Sports

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Murray v Koepfer: Head-to-Head

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Interestingly, both the players haven’t faced each other in any professional tennis match as of now. Thus, it will be their first battle on the court when they will cross their paths at the Rolex Paris Masters 2021.

Tennis – ATP 500 – Hamburg European Open – Am Rothenbaum, Hamburg, Germany – July 14, 2021. Germany’s Dominik Koepfer in action during his round of 16 match against Greece’s Stefanos Tsitsipas REUTERS/Cathrin Mueller

Fans are eagerly waiting for the epic clash between Andy Murray and Dominik Koepfer. They have huge expectations from the 3-time Grand Slam champion and want him to deliver an incredible performance today. Will he be able to conquer Paris this year?

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Anshul Singh

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Anshul Singh is a Tennis author at EssentiallySports, currently pursuing Journalism Honors from Delhi University. Having significant experience with content, Anshul has authored over 1000 tennis articles. He has previously worked as a writer and an editor for DU Express, penning riveting articles on sports, politics, and culture.

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