Can Andy Murray avoid the upset against Dustin Brown?

  Follow Live: Andy Murray vs. Dustin Brown Wimbledon (07/05/2017) 
12:34
David: 

Hello everyone! My name is David Gertler and I will be live commentating on the Andy Murray-Dustin Brown match for Tennis-Pulse!

Wednesday July 5, 2017 12:34 David
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David: 

These two have played once before at the 2010 US Open, where Murray won in straight sets.

Wednesday July 5, 2017 12:35 David
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Murray won Wimbledon in 2013 and last year, in 2016.

Wednesday July 5, 2017 12:35 David
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Brown has played amazing matches at Wimbledon too. Brown has beaten former champions Hewitt and Nadal at Wimbledon in the past.

Wednesday July 5, 2017 12:35 David
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This should be a very exciting match!

Wednesday July 5, 2017 12:36 David
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Feel free to send in your comments and questions!

Wednesday July 5, 2017 12:36 David
12:38
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Brown beat Joao Sousa in four sets in the First Round, while Murray beat Alexander Bublik in three sets in the First Round.

Wednesday July 5, 2017 12:38 David
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The winner of this match will play the winner of Vesely-Fognini, with Fognini up a set in that one.

Wednesday July 5, 2017 12:39 David
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Murray to serve to start the match!

Wednesday July 5, 2017 12:39 David
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15-0. Brown goes for the dropshot off the serve, but misses into the net.

Wednesday July 5, 2017 12:40 David
12:41
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15-15. Forehand return winner from Brown.

Wednesday July 5, 2017 12:41 David
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15-30. A great return from Brown sets up the point well, and he puts away the overhead winner.

Wednesday July 5, 2017 12:41 David
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30-30. Ace out wide.

Wednesday July 5, 2017 12:42 David
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40-30. Ace up the T.

Wednesday July 5, 2017 12:42 David
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Good serving from Murray.

Wednesday July 5, 2017 12:42 David
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Hold Murray. Murray hits a good serve out wide and Brown puts the return into the net.

Wednesday July 5, 2017 12:43 David
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1-0 Murray. On serve.

Wednesday July 5, 2017 12:43 David
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15-0. Brown serves and volleys, hitting the drop volley winner.

Wednesday July 5, 2017 12:43 David
12:44
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15-15. Good return from Murray, and Brown cannot get the half volley over the net.

Wednesday July 5, 2017 12:44 David
12:44
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30-15.. Great second serve from Brown, and Murray cannot get the forehand return in play.

Wednesday July 5, 2017 12:44 David
12:45
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40-15. Brown’s dropshot draws Murray to the net, and Brown hits an easy forehand volley winner.

Wednesday July 5, 2017 12:45 David
12:45
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40-30. Brown puts the drop shot into the net.

Wednesday July 5, 2017 12:45 David
12:46
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Hold Brown. Great first serve up the T, and Murray barely gets a racquet on the return.

Wednesday July 5, 2017 12:46 David
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1-1. On serve.

Wednesday July 5, 2017 12:46 David
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15-0. Brown misses the drop shot on the return.

Wednesday July 5, 2017 12:46 David
12:47
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15-15. Murray misses a routine backhand long.

Wednesday July 5, 2017 12:47 David
12:48
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30-15. Great passing shot from Murray and Brown can’t get the volley over the net.

Wednesday July 5, 2017 12:48 David
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40-15. Brown misses another drop shot.

Wednesday July 5, 2017 12:49 David
12:49
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Hold Murray. Ace up the T.

Wednesday July 5, 2017 12:49 David
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2-1 Murray. On serve.

Wednesday July 5, 2017 12:49 David
12:50
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What’s your predicted score?

Wednesday July 5, 2017 12:50 Whats your predicted score?
12:50
David: 

I honestly think Brown upsets Murray. He has really struggled against serve-and-volleyers this year, and Brown likes playing on the big stage.

Wednesday July 5, 2017 12:50 David
12:51
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We will see, though. Definitely not confident in that prediction.

Wednesday July 5, 2017 12:51 David
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0-15. Brown misses the rally ball forehand into the net.

Wednesday July 5, 2017 12:51 David
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15-15. Murray misses the second serve backhand return.

Wednesday July 5, 2017 12:51 David
12:52
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15-30. Great return from Murray, and Brown puts the forehand into the net.

Wednesday July 5, 2017 12:52 David
12:52
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30-30. Great serve and smash from Brown, and Murray can’t get the ball in play.

Wednesday July 5, 2017 12:52 David
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40-30. Brown’s drop shot hits the tape and goes over the net, and Murray can’t get the drop shot back in play.

Wednesday July 5, 2017 12:53 David
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40-40. A good exchange at the net, and Murray puts the smash away for a winner.

Wednesday July 5, 2017 12:53 David
12:54
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Advantage Brown. Ace out wide.

Wednesday July 5, 2017 12:54 David
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40-40. Another exchange at the net, and it is a short forehand winner for Murray.

Wednesday July 5, 2017 12:54 David
12:55
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Advantage Murray. Brown hits a drop shot, but Murray hits the running forehand winner up the line.

Wednesday July 5, 2017 12:55 David
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40-40. Brown hits a deep forehand volley winner.

Wednesday July 5, 2017 12:55 David
12:56
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Advantage Brown. Another drop shot from Dustin, but this time, Murray can’t get the backhand over the net.

Wednesday July 5, 2017 12:56 David
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Hold Brown. Murray’s forehand up the line passing shot sails wide.

Wednesday July 5, 2017 12:56 David
12:57
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2-2. On serve.

Wednesday July 5, 2017 12:57 David
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15-0. Brown’s forehand volley with an open court goes long.

Wednesday July 5, 2017 12:57 David
12:58
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15-15. An amazing winner from Brown with the backhand cross court.

Wednesday July 5, 2017 12:58 David
12:59
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30-15. Murray’s backhand passing shot forces the Brown error.

Wednesday July 5, 2017 12:59 David
1:00
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30-30. An amazing forehand return from Brown forces the Murray forehand error.

Wednesday July 5, 2017 1:00 David
1:00
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40-30. A loopy drop shot from Brown gives Murray too much time to react. Andy puts away the forehand winner.

Wednesday July 5, 2017 1:00 David
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Hold Murray. Unreturned first serve up the T.

Wednesday July 5, 2017 1:01 David
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3-2 Murray. On serve.

Wednesday July 5, 2017 1:01 David
1:01
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Fun match so far.

Wednesday July 5, 2017 1:01 David
1:03
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0-15. Overhead winner from Murray after a fun point.

Wednesday July 5, 2017 1:03 David
1:03
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15-15. Good serve from Brown, and Murray can’t get the return in play.

Wednesday July 5, 2017 1:03 David
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30-15. An amazing point with Brown hitting the lob winner!

Wednesday July 5, 2017 1:04 David
1:04
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40-15. A good serve and then a backhand drop volley winner from Brown.

Wednesday July 5, 2017 1:04 David
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Hold Brown. Second serve ace up the T.

Wednesday July 5, 2017 1:05 David
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3-3. On serve.

Wednesday July 5, 2017 1:05 David
1:06
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15-0. Brown’s forehand return sails just wide.

Wednesday July 5, 2017 1:06 David
1:06
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30-0. Forehand passing shot winner from Murray after drawing Brown to the net.

Wednesday July 5, 2017 1:06 David
1:06
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40-0. Ace up the T.

Wednesday July 5, 2017 1:06 David
1:07
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Hold Murray. Ace out wide.

Wednesday July 5, 2017 1:07 David
1:07
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4-3 Murray. On serve.

Wednesday July 5, 2017 1:07 David
1:07
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Stats are showing only one ace for Brown, so perhaps Murray got a racquet on what I called a second serve ace in the sixth game of the match.

Wednesday July 5, 2017 1:07 David
1:09
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0-15. Backhand passing shot winner up the line for Murray.

Wednesday July 5, 2017 1:09 David
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15-15. Swinging backhand volley winner for Brown.

Wednesday July 5, 2017 1:09 David
1:10
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15-30. After retrieving a drop shot from Brown, Murray hits a drop shot winner.

Wednesday July 5, 2017 1:10 David
1:10
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30-30. Good serve and volleying from Brown. Murray could not gain control of that point.

Wednesday July 5, 2017 1:10 David
1:10
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40-30. Backhand winner from Brown.

Wednesday July 5, 2017 1:10 David
1:11
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40-40. Brown goes for the forehand up the line, but misses into the net.

Wednesday July 5, 2017 1:11 David
1:11
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Advantage Murray. Brown hits a routine forehand into the net.

Wednesday July 5, 2017 1:11 David
1:12
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Break Murray. Double fault.

Wednesday July 5, 2017 1:12 David
1:12
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5-3 Murray. Murray ip a break.

Wednesday July 5, 2017 1:12 David
1:12
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up a break.

Wednesday July 5, 2017 1:12 David
1:13
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15-0. Brown misses a backhand volley.

Wednesday July 5, 2017 1:13 David
1:13
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30-0. Brown’s backhand return sails long.

Wednesday July 5, 2017 1:13 David
1:14
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30-15. Murray hits a lob shot, but the shot sails long.

Wednesday July 5, 2017 1:14 David
1:14
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40-15. Brown hits the backhand return into the net.

Wednesday July 5, 2017 1:14 David
1:15
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Set Murray. Unreturned serve up the T.

Wednesday July 5, 2017 1:15 David
1:15
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6-3 Murray. Murray up one set.

Wednesday July 5, 2017 1:15 David
1:15
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Great playing from Murray so far. What do y’all think of the match?

Wednesday July 5, 2017 1:15 David
1:15
David: 

Brown will need to hit the drop shot better and serve better in order to win this match.

Wednesday July 5, 2017 1:15 David
1:17
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15-0. Forehand winner from Brown.

Wednesday July 5, 2017 1:17 David
1:17
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30-0. Another forehand winner from Brown.

Wednesday July 5, 2017 1:17 David
1:17
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40-0. Brown fakes the drop shot, but hits the slice forehand winner.

Wednesday July 5, 2017 1:17 David
1:18
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40-15. Brown hits the backhand volley into the net.

Wednesday July 5, 2017 1:18 David
1:18
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Hold Brown. Murray’s forehand return sails wide.

Wednesday July 5, 2017 1:18 David
1:19
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1-0 Brown. On serve.

Wednesday July 5, 2017 1:19 David
1:19
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15-0. Missed forehand return from Brown.

Wednesday July 5, 2017 1:19 David
1:20
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30-0. Another missed forehand return from Brown.

Wednesday July 5, 2017 1:20 David
1:20
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40-0. Brown’s rally ball backhand goes into the net.

Wednesday July 5, 2017 1:20 David
1:21
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Hold Murray. Brown’s backhand return sails long.

Wednesday July 5, 2017 1:21 David
1:21
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1-1. On serve.

Wednesday July 5, 2017 1:21 David
1:21
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0-15. Double fault.

Wednesday July 5, 2017 1:21 David
1:22
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0-30. Murray hits a great cross court forehand approach shot, and Brown cannot get the ball back in play.

Wednesday July 5, 2017 1:22 David
1:22
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15-30. Backhand drop volley winner form Brown.

Wednesday July 5, 2017 1:22 David
1:23
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15-40. Brown goes for the slice forehand, but misses long.

Wednesday July 5, 2017 1:23 David
1:23
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30-40. Murray’s backhand cross court passing shot goes wide.

Wednesday July 5, 2017 1:23 David
1:23
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40-40. Great serve and swinging volley works perfectly.

Wednesday July 5, 2017 1:23 David
1:24
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Advantage Brown. Murray’s return sails wide.

Wednesday July 5, 2017 1:24 David
1:24
David: 

40-40. Murray hits a good drop shot that Brown cannot get to.

Wednesday July 5, 2017 1:24 David
1:25
David: 

Advantage Brown. Great serve up the T from Brown and Murray canont get the backhand return in play.

Wednesday July 5, 2017 1:25 David
1:25
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Hold Brown. Great depth from Brown, and Murray sends a forehand wide.

Wednesday July 5, 2017 1:25 David
1:25
David: 

2-1 Brown. On serve.

Wednesday July 5, 2017 1:25 David
1:27
David: 

0-15. Amazing drop volley winner from Brown!

Wednesday July 5, 2017 1:27 David
1:28
David: 

15-15. Brown’s drop shot goes into the net.

Wednesday July 5, 2017 1:28 David
1:29
David: 

30-15. Brown’s backhand return is just long.

Wednesday July 5, 2017 1:29 David
1:30
David: 

40-15. Ace out wide.

Wednesday July 5, 2017 1:30 David
1:30
David: 

Hold Murray. Ace up the T.

Wednesday July 5, 2017 1:30 David
1:30
David: 

2-2. On serve.

Wednesday July 5, 2017 1:30 David
1:31
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0-15. Double fault.

Wednesday July 5, 2017 1:31 David
1:31
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15-15. Great drop shot from Brown!

Wednesday July 5, 2017 1:31 David
1:32
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15-30. Amazing backhand down the line passing shot from Murray!

Wednesday July 5, 2017 1:32 David
1:32
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15-40. Amazing lob shot winner from Murray!

Wednesday July 5, 2017 1:32 David
1:33
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30-40. Half volley winner from Brown!

Wednesday July 5, 2017 1:33 David
1:33
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40-40. Drop volley winner from Brown!

Wednesday July 5, 2017 1:33 David
1:34
David: 

Th shotmaking in this match has been outstanding!

Wednesday July 5, 2017 1:34 David
1:34
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The

Wednesday July 5, 2017 1:34 David
1:34
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Advantage Murray. Brown puts a forehand into the net.

Wednesday July 5, 2017 1:34 David
1:34
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Break Murray. Brown’s forehand volley goes just wide.

Wednesday July 5, 2017 1:34 David
1:35
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3-2 Murray. Murray up a break.

Wednesday July 5, 2017 1:35 David
1:35
David: 

Murray leads by a set and a break.

Wednesday July 5, 2017 1:35 David
1:37
David: 

15-0. Backhand winner from Murray.

Wednesday July 5, 2017 1:37 David
1:37
David: 

30-0. Good serve from Murray.

Wednesday July 5, 2017 1:37 David
1:38
David: 

40-0. Brown’s backhand return goes wide.

Wednesday July 5, 2017 1:38 David
1:38
David: 

Holy Murray. Brown’s forehand goes wide.

Wednesday July 5, 2017 1:38 David
1:38
David: 

4-2 Murray Murray up a break.

Wednesday July 5, 2017 1:38 David
1:40
David: 

30-30. Brown having a hard time keeping up with Murray’s level.

Wednesday July 5, 2017 1:40 David
1:40
David: 

40-30. Ace up the T.

Wednesday July 5, 2017 1:40 David
1:41
David: 

40-40. Backhand volley into the net from Brown.

Wednesday July 5, 2017 1:41 David
1:42
David: 

Advantage Brown. Murray misses the cross court return into the net.

Wednesday July 5, 2017 1:42 David
1:42
David: 

40-40. Backhand return winner up the line from Murray.

Wednesday July 5, 2017 1:42 David
1:42
David: 

Not a return winner, a passing shot, I mean.

Wednesday July 5, 2017 1:42 David
1:42
David: 

Advantage Murray. Drop shot winner from Andy.

Wednesday July 5, 2017 1:42 David
1:43
David: 

Break Murray. An incredible get from Murray keeps the point alive, and Brown eventually nets the volley.

Wednesday July 5, 2017 1:43 David
1:43
David: 

5-2 Murray. Murray up a set and a double break now.

Wednesday July 5, 2017 1:43 David
1:45
David: 

15-0. Ace up the T.

Wednesday July 5, 2017 1:45 David
1:46
David: 

30-0. Brown goes for the big forehand up the line, but the ball sails just long.

Wednesday July 5, 2017 1:46 David
1:46
David: 

40-0. Forehand swinging volley winner cross court from Murray.

Wednesday July 5, 2017 1:46 David
1:46
David: 

Set Murray. Brown cannot get the return in play.

Wednesday July 5, 2017 1:46 David
1:46
David: 

Murray leads 6-3, 6-2.

Wednesday July 5, 2017 1:46 David
1:47
David: 

Brown will need to win the next three sets to win this match.

Wednesday July 5, 2017 1:47 David
1:47
David: 

I admit, my prediction was very wrong.

Wednesday July 5, 2017 1:47 David
1:47
David: 

I think I let my love of Brown’s playing style influence my prediction.

Wednesday July 5, 2017 1:47 David
1:48
David: 

15-0. Murray’s forehand goes into the net.

Wednesday July 5, 2017 1:48 David
1:49
David: 

3-0. Good serve from Brown there.

Wednesday July 5, 2017 1:49 David
1:49
David: 

30-15. Forehand up the line passing shot winner from Murray.

Wednesday July 5, 2017 1:49 David
1:49
David: 

30-30. Double fault.

Wednesday July 5, 2017 1:49 David
1:50
David: 

40-30. Great backhand volley winner from Brown!

Wednesday July 5, 2017 1:50 David
1:50
David: 

Hold Brown. Good serve up the T and Murray cannot get the forehand return in play.

Wednesday July 5, 2017 1:50 David
1:50
David: 

1-0 Brown. On serve.

Wednesday July 5, 2017 1:50 David
1:51
David: 

15-0. Murray hits a good forehand to put pressure on Brown, and Brown misses the slice forehand.

Wednesday July 5, 2017 1:51 David
1:52
David: 

30-0. Backhand cross court passing shot winner from Murray.

Wednesday July 5, 2017 1:52 David
1:52
David: 

30-15. Great point from Brown, as he puts away the forehand volley winner.

Wednesday July 5, 2017 1:52 David
1:53
David: 

40-15. Brown returns and then charges the net, but Murray hits the forehand cross court passing shot winner.

Wednesday July 5, 2017 1:53 David
1:53
David: 

Hold Murray. Ace up the T.

Wednesday July 5, 2017 1:53 David
1:53
David: 

1-1. On serve.

Wednesday July 5, 2017 1:53 David
1:54
David: 

0-15. Murray really putting pressure on Brown here.

Wednesday July 5, 2017 1:54 David
1:54
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15-15. Cross court forehand winner from Brown.

Wednesday July 5, 2017 1:54 David
1:54
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30-15. Ace out wide.

Wednesday July 5, 2017 1:54 David
1:55
David: 

30-30. Great defense from Murray there, putting a ball right near Dustin’s feet, and causing him to miss the volley into the net.

Wednesday July 5, 2017 1:55 David
1:55
David: 

30-40. Brown sends the routine forehand wide.

Wednesday July 5, 2017 1:55 David
1:56
David: 

Break Murray. I think that ball hit the net and dribbled over.

Wednesday July 5, 2017 1:56 David
1:56
David: 

2-1 Murray. Murray up two sets and a break.

Wednesday July 5, 2017 1:56 David
1:57
David: 

This has been an amazing performance from Murray so far.

Wednesday July 5, 2017 1:57 David
1:58
David: 

0-15. Great backhand return from Brown.

Wednesday July 5, 2017 1:58 David
1:59
David: 

15-15. Forehand volley winner from Murray.

Wednesday July 5, 2017 1:59 David
1:59
David: 

30-15. Ace up the T.

Wednesday July 5, 2017 1:59 David
2:00
David: 

30-30. Good forehand from Brown forces the Murray backhand error into the net.

Wednesday July 5, 2017 2:00 David
2:00
David: 

40-30. The backhand cross court return from Brown sails wide.

Wednesday July 5, 2017 2:00 David
2:01
David: 

Hold Murray. Brown’s forehand up the line just misses.

Wednesday July 5, 2017 2:01 David
2:01
David: 

3-1 Murray. Murray up a break.

Wednesday July 5, 2017 2:01 David
2:01
David: 

0-15. Great return from Murray up the line forces the Brown backhand error.

Wednesday July 5, 2017 2:01 David
2:02
David: 

15-15. Second serve ace up the T.

Wednesday July 5, 2017 2:02 David
2:02
David: 

15-30. Lots of pressure on Brown here…

Wednesday July 5, 2017 2:02 David
2:03
David: 

30-30. Amazing drop shot from Brown sets up his forehand volley winner.

Wednesday July 5, 2017 2:03 David
2:03
David: 

30-40. Brown goes for the forehand drop shot, but misses into the net.

Wednesday July 5, 2017 2:03 David
2:04
David: 

Break Murray. Great forehand return from Andy that forces the Brown error.

Wednesday July 5, 2017 2:04 David
2:04
David: 

Murray leads by two sets and a double break.

Wednesday July 5, 2017 2:04 David
2:04
David: 

4-1 Murray.

Wednesday July 5, 2017 2:04 David
2:04
David: 

Needless to say, I did not see this domination from Andy coming.

Wednesday July 5, 2017 2:04 David
2:05
David: 

What are y’alls thoughts on the match so far?

Wednesday July 5, 2017 2:05 David
2:06
David: 

15-0. Brown’s second serve backhand return sails long.

Wednesday July 5, 2017 2:06 David
2:06
David: 

15-15. Double fault.

Wednesday July 5, 2017 2:06 David
2:07
David: 

15-30. Another double fault.

Wednesday July 5, 2017 2:07 David
2:07
David: 

30-30. Amazing forehand cross court passing shot winner as Brown approached the net.

Wednesday July 5, 2017 2:07 David
2:08
David: 

40-30. Brown goes for the forehand drop shot off the return, but misses into the net.

Wednesday July 5, 2017 2:08 David
2:09
David: 

Hold Murray. Brown hits a huge backhand up the line into the net.

Wednesday July 5, 2017 2:09 David
2:09
David: 

5-1 Murray. Murray up two sets and a double break.

Wednesday July 5, 2017 2:09 David
2:09
David: 

15-0. Brown hits the backhand volley winner.

Wednesday July 5, 2017 2:09 David
2:10
David: 

30-0. Murray’s slice backhand sails long.

Wednesday July 5, 2017 2:10 David
2:10
David: 

40-0. Murray’s backhand up the line passing shot goes into the net.

Wednesday July 5, 2017 2:10 David
2:11
David: 

40-15. Murray hits the cross court forehand winner off the Brown drop shot.

Wednesday July 5, 2017 2:11 David
2:11
David: 

Hold Brown. Ace up the T.

Wednesday July 5, 2017 2:11 David
2:11
David: 

5-2 Murray. Murray up two sets and a double break.

Wednesday July 5, 2017 2:11 David
2:12
David: 

Murray will serve for a trip to the Third Round against Fabio Fognini on Friday!

Wednesday July 5, 2017 2:12 David
2:13
David: 

15-0. A big serve out wide causes the Brown forehand return to go long.

Wednesday July 5, 2017 2:13 David
2:14
David: 

15-15. A backhand drop shot from Murray goes into the net.

Wednesday July 5, 2017 2:14 David
2:14
David: 

30-15. Brown’s forehand return sails long.

Wednesday July 5, 2017 2:14 David
2:15
David: 

40-15. After a great rally, Brown’s backhand drop volley goes into the net.

Wednesday July 5, 2017 2:15 David
2:15
David: 

Double match point.

Wednesday July 5, 2017 2:15 David
2:16
David: 

40-30. Brown goes to the net, putting pressure on Murray, and forcing the forehand into the net.

Wednesday July 5, 2017 2:16 David
2:16
David: 

Game, set, match Andy Murray. Brown hits the forehand drop shot return into the net.

Wednesday July 5, 2017 2:16 David
2:16
David: 

Andy Murray wins 6-3, 6-2, 6-2.

Wednesday July 5, 2017 2:16 David
2:17
David: 

Andy Murray will now play Fabo Fognini in the Third Round of Wimbledon!

Wednesday July 5, 2017 2:17 David
2:17
David: 

It was a pleasure commentating on this match for y’all. Have a good day!

Wednesday July 5, 2017 2:17 David