I’m still falling. After the game I was signing autographs to the public, I sat a bit in the locker room, ate something and not think too much … When I serene I will start to fall.” He had just passed an hour from the bump caused by Federico Delbonis in the 3rd wheel Masters 1000 Indian Wells winning 6-4, 4-6, 7-6 (3) in 2h46m, Andy Murray (2nd in the world ) when the azuleño answered the call of the nation. “It’s one of my biggest career achievements. It was also important to have beaten (Roger) Federer and (Stan) Wawrinka. Everyone was at different times. But this with Murray fills me with satisfaction and confidence that was on hard court and does nothing but strengthen the work I did during the preseason, emphasizing improvement in these fields , “said the left – hander, who in the semifinals of Hamburg 2013 beat Federer (then 5th tour) and in the quarterfinals Geneva end of 2015 defeated Wawrinka (9th).
Delbonis surprised the Scots from the first raquetazos. He won the first set after break him once Murray’s serve and achieve just three more than his opponent (29 to 26) points. In the second set, Murray reached 4-4, Delbonis had a break-point that would have allowed him out for the win, but missed and left the third set. Powered by having escaped an alarming situation, the British went ahead 3-1 but far from losing the moral, the player coached by Gustavo Tavernini and Diego Junqueira Chuky reacted and capped a fabulous afternoon in the tie-break, just when the cracks as Murray rarely fail. “When I left the chance to break in the second set I did not frustrated me, I was quiet -contó number 53 ° of the tour 25 years. Potty helped me to think, to lower the decibel and start again. knew that being negative just cause to give her points. I started to see things clearer, I tried again and succeeded. “
As usual before games, sports mathematician Marcelo Albamonte sent to Tavernini a detailed analysis of the strengths and weaknesses of the opponent, in this case Murray, who after being father had returned to competition in the Davis Cup against Japan. And the game pattern was clear: attack him on the drive. “The idea was parked on the right, where less accelerates the shot and make him lose variety with the back, which is a big blow Scottish. Fede well moved her legs, had intensity and concentration, all I needed,” he said Albamonte, happy for the progress of Boca fan. “I knew that Andy has a big setback, he does what he wants when it rests on it and can leave you standing, so he had to seek the right to not do me much harm. In addition, I tried to be aggressive, be the one to send in the points, have control of what was happening. Because when I had control of the game, everything was different. Luckily, after it went bankrupt me, I redid my game. the big players have something in common:.. always the mentality and how to prolong concentration in time one step ahead If you notice, when Andy could say in the second and third set, he pulled out differences and almost match takes But I was strong and I’m proud. “added Delbonis, who was not involved in the first series of the year Davis Cup against Poland, because it prioritized its participation in the tournament in San Pablo.