2016 Masters 1000 Miami: Grigor Dimitrov Defeats Andy Murray

2016 Masters 1000 Miami First Round
Grigor Dimitrov (BUL) Defeats Andy Murray
7-6(1), 4-6, 3-6

Andy Murray’s second ATP event after his return from Paternal leave has ended the same as the first with defeat in the third round after winning just one match.

This time around it was Grigor Dimitrov who dumped out the Scot, recording a 7-6(1), 4-6, 3-6 victory 2 hours and 25 minutes.

Murray was broken 6 times in the match from just 7 break points, a stat that perhaps highlights Murray’s lack of match sharpness. Top level tennis is all about those big points and today Murray was well short in the crucial points.

Murray will now head home to begin his preparations for the clay court season and maybe get some quality baby time in!

New Head To Head Record

Andy Murray and Grigor Dimitrov have now met on 9 occasions and their head to head record now stands at 6-3 in Murray’s favour. Their previous match before today was on hard courts at the 2015 Masters 1000 Cincinnati where Murray won 4-6, 7-6(3), 7-5 .

vs.
Andy Murray Grigor Dimitrov
6 Wins 3
0 Clay 0
0 Grass 1
6 Hard 2
0 Carpet 0
1 Grand Slams 1
1 Finals 0
0 Semi-Finals 1
Murray vs Dimitrov Previous Matches
Date Event Round Surface Winner Score
Mar 2016 Masters 1000 Miami R32 Hard Dimitrov 7-6(1), 4-6, 3-6
Aug 2015 Masters 1000 Cincinnati R16 Hard Murray 4-6, 7-6(3), 7-5
Jan 2015 Australian Open R16 Hard Murray 6-4, 6-7(5), 6-3, 7-5
Oct 2014 Masters 1000 Paris R16 Hard Murray 6-3, 6-3
Jun 2014 Wimbledon Q Grass Dimitrov 1-6, 6-7(4), 2-6
Feb 2014 Acapulco, Mexico S Hard Dimitrov 6-4, 6-7(5), 6-7(3)
Mar 2013 Masters 1000 Miami R32 Hard Murray 7-6(3), 6-3
Dec 2012 Brisbane, Australia W Hard Murray 7-6(0), 6-4
Sep 2011 Bangkok, Thailand Q Hard Murray 6-4, 6-4