Andy Murray and Ivan Ljubicic are set to meet in the third round of Wimbledon, they have met six times before on the main ATP tour and share a 3-3 record.
Ljubicic has been around the tennis circuit a lot longer than Murray, he is 8 years the senior of Murray and been a pro for thirteen years. He has been has highly ranked as 3 in the world back in 2006, though currently is ranked just outside the top 30.
There last match with each other was in Beijing at the end of last year, which Ljubicic won comfortably in straight sets 6-3 6-2. Their last 5 meetings have all been on hard courts and they have never played each other on grass or clay.
They have never met in a grand slam before, the highest level event they have played each other at is the 2009 Indian Well masters event where Murray won two very closely fought sets 7-5, 7-6(6).
Ljubicic has never been past the 3rd round at Wimbledon and has lost in the first round the last 3 years.
|Murray vs Ljubicic Previous Matches|
|Jun 2011||Wimbledon||R32||Grass||Murray||6-4, 4-6, 6-1, 7-6(4)|
|Oct 2010||Beijing, China||Q||Hard||Ljubicic||3-6, 2-6|
|Mar 2009||Masters 1000 Indian Wells||Q||Hard||Murray||7-5, 7-6(6)|
|Feb 2009||Rotterdam (ATP 500)||R32||Hard||Murray||6-3, 6-2|
|Jan 2007||Doha, Qatar||F||Hard||Ljubicic||4-6, 4-6|
|Oct 2006||ATP Masters Madrid||R32||Hard||Murray||6-4, 3-6, 6-3|
|Jan 2006||Zagreb, Croatia||R32||Carpet||Ljubicic||6-4, 2-6, 3-6|