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Murray mounts stunning comeback to level at one set apiece with Djokovic

Murray mounts stunning comeback to level at one set apiece with Djokovic

08/01/2017 at 01:24Updated 08/01/2017 at 01:26

Andy Murray has taken his ATP Qatar Open final against Novak Djokovic to a third set after a dramatic recovery late in the second.

Murray lost the first set 6-3 and faced defeat in the face when Djokovic broke for 4-3 in the second set and then held his own serve.

But the world number one showed huge reserves of character after saving three match points, and no little talent with some huge shots wowing the crowd, to rattle off four successive games and take the set.

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He went 6-5 in front thanks to a bizarre moment when Djokovic broke his racquet for a second time and incurred a point penalty at a crucial juncture.

The Serb was also seen shouting out loud as he lost control of what was turning into a classic.

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