Full Highlights: Murray defeats Wawrinka, 2019 Antwerp Final
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1:27 PM2 years ago

Murray talks about this title

12:46 PM2 years ago

Tears of joy

12:44 PM2 years ago

In tears at the end

These are the stories that make tennis so special. Nine months ago, everyone thought Murray would be hanging up the racquet.

How many hours of suffering, tears, rehab and practice?

12:42 PM2 years ago
Stay here with us. We will have some of Murray's quotes after this astonishing career comeback.
12:40 PM2 years ago
Earlier in the year, we didn’t know if Murray was going to play tennis again and now he has a title in 2019!
12:40 PM2 years ago
Andy Murray is a champion once again. Extraordinary. Edges out Stan Wawrinka 6-4 in the decider to win the European Open.

 

12:40 PM2 years ago

GAME, SET AND MATCH: MURRAY!

Unbeliavable comeback from Andy Murray. He has done it again. When nobody thought he would be able to come back, he wins an ATP Title!
12:38 PM2 years ago
Third deuce.
12:36 PM2 years ago
DEUCE. This can be the match for Murray.
12:32 PM2 years ago

Murray 5-4 Wawrinka

Wawrinka doesn't take advantage of two break points. Murray holds after an official review.
12:28 PM2 years ago
DEUCE. Murray saves 2 breakpoints.
12:26 PM2 years ago
0-30. Murray is in trouble and Wawrinka keeps putting pressure.
12:24 PM2 years ago

Murray 4-4 Wawrinka

Wawrinka finally gets to hold his serve. 4-4 in the third set.
12:20 PM2 years ago

Murray 4-3 Wawrinka

Murray with the fist pump.

Tennis experts say that when two players can't hold serve, it is poor tennis. I can't deny that fact today, but the fans are loving it.

12:16 PM2 years ago

Murray (breaks) 3-3 Wawrinka

No words to describe what we are witnessing today. This is FOUR breaks in a row. What a final!
12:11 PM2 years ago

Murray 2-3 (breaks) Wawrinka

What on earth is happening today? A third break in a row gives Wawrinka the lead.
12:07 PM2 years ago

Murray (breaks) 2-2 Wawrinka

Murray gets the break back! Wawrinka played a loose service game.
12:05 PM2 years ago

Murray 1-2 Wawrinka

Ace. Wawrinka takes a break point away.
12:03 PM2 years ago

Murray 1-2 Wawrinka

30-15. Murray starting to make more unforced errors off the backhand side.
12:01 PM2 years ago

Murray 1-2 (break) Wawrinka

There is NO way. Off a first serve return, Wawrinka gets the line and the break.
11:54 AM2 years ago

Murray 1-1 Wawrinka

The Swiss says I am still here. What a final set fans will have.
11:53 AM2 years ago

Murray 1-0 Wawrinka

The momentum has switched 100%. Murray is rolling.
11:51 AM2 years ago
Andy Murray. Sensational. Coming back from surgery and challenging at this level vs Wawrinka so quickly is beyond belief.

 

11:48 AM2 years ago

MURRAY 6-4!

Outstanding return from the Scottish and what a way to come back from almost two breaks down!

We are going to a third set here at Antwerp.

11:47 AM2 years ago

Murray 4-5 Wawrinka

Big passing shot. 30-40.

Break point.

11:44 AM2 years ago

Murray 4-5 Wawrinka

Unforced error Murray. 30-30.
11:43 AM2 years ago

Murray 4-5 Wawrinka

ACE. 15-30.
11:38 AM2 years ago

Murray 4-5 (break) Wawrinka

An unforced forehand error seals the break for Wawrinka. He will serve for the title!
11:33 AM2 years ago

Murray 4-4 Wawrinka

Finally, Wawrinka puts himself on the scoreboard again.
11:30 AM2 years ago

Average 2nd Serve return hit points

11:27 AM2 years ago

Murray 4-3 Wawrinka

The Scottish under control of the second set. This is the beauty of tennis.
11:26 AM2 years ago
Wawrinka is completely unfocused. Backhand shank that shows how the match changed in a matter of two games.
11:24 AM2 years ago

Murray (break) 3-3 Wawrinka

Indeed. The match turned around. Murray gets back on track after breaking back.
11:21 AM2 years ago
Murray smelled blood and hesitation. The match is turning upside down.
11:19 AM2 years ago

Murray 2-3 Wawrinka

Wawrinka wastes two break points and Murray is holding on for life.
11:14 AM2 years ago

Murray 1-3 Wawrinka

One-two-three-four. Straight points to put himself closer to the title.
11:11 AM2 years ago

Murray 2-1 (break) Wawrinka

Wawrinka outplayed Murray and gets the second break of the match. The Swiss is on route to the title.
11:08 AM2 years ago

Analysis

Wawrinka's crosscourt angled backhand is making the difference today. With that shot, he opens up the whole court and can use his forehand-hammer to earn points.
11:06 AM2 years ago

Murray 1-1 Wawrinka

Not an easy hold for Stan-the-Man. Murray is adjusting his game tactically.
11:03 AM2 years ago
Both players seem tired and are trying to grab the net as quick as possible. We are seeing many short points.
11:01 AM2 years ago

Murray 1-0 Wawrinka

Murray starts off the right foot to try make it to a third set.
10:56 AM2 years ago

WAWRINKA 6-3

Magnificent serving to win the first set. Wawrinka is performing at a higher level than Murray.
10:52 AM2 years ago

Murray 3-5 Wawrinka

The pressure to close down the first set is on Wawrinka's racquet.
10:41 AM2 years ago

Murray 2-4 Wawrinka

Murray holds at 40-0. Solid game for the Scottish.
10:40 AM2 years ago

Rewatch this beauty

10:37 AM2 years ago

Murray 1-4 Wawrinka

Wawrinka dictating with the serve and forehand. He is two games away from getting the first set.
10:35 AM2 years ago

Murray 1-3 Wawrinka

Easy hold for the Scottish. Time to put pressure once again on Wawrinka's serve.
10:31 AM2 years ago

Murray 0-3 Wawrinka

Wawrinka confirms the early break after facing 2 BP's. The Swiss is rolling on this first set.
10:28 AM2 years ago
Wawrinka saves a second break point with a well constructed play.
10:27 AM2 years ago
Murray with an easy second serve return mistake. Wastes a break opportunity.
10:25 AM2 years ago

Murray 0-2 Wawrinka

Marvelous backhand down the line. Wawrinka again with his trademark shot to put the score 30-all.
10:23 AM2 years ago

Murray 0-2 (break) Wawrinka

Spectacular crosscourt forehand by Stan-man to get an early break.
10:20 AM2 years ago

Murray 0-1 Wawrinka

Intense first service game for Murray. The former Wimbledon champ goes 30-all.
10:15 AM2 years ago

Set 1: Murray 0-1 Wawrinka

Solid first service game for Wawrinka with 3 aces.
10:13 AM2 years ago

Match starts

Stan Wawrinka to serve. The game has started!
10:08 AM2 years ago

Warmup begins

Everything is set for this titans clash. The regulatory 5 minute warmup is underway.
10:06 AM2 years ago
Crowd is roaring in Atwerp. What an amazing atmosphere to receive both tennis stars.
10:01 AM2 years ago

This is about to start!

Players are walking to the Lotto arena court.
9:57 AM2 years ago
Murray and Wawrinka face each other in the championship match of an ATP Tour event for the first time since ATP Doha 2008, when Murray prevailed in three sets to lift the fourth Tour title of his career (has added 41 titles to his tally since then).

 

9:52 AM2 years ago

€635,750 is the event's prize money.

Total financial commitment: €711,275

9:49 AM2 years ago
Today will be Murray's first appearance in a final since the Dubai Championships in March 2017.

This will be a huge test for him as he continues his singles comeback.

9:41 AM2 years ago
The 2019 European Open has a doubles champions! German team Andreas Mies and Kevin Krawietz defeated Ram/Salisbury to earn its third title of the season.
9:27 AM2 years ago

Sold out

It couldn't be other way. The Antwerp organization announced that every single ticket out of the 4,500 available at the Lotto Arena is sold out.
9:25 AM2 years ago

Odds

Stanislas Wawrinka has won 7 of his last 8 main draw matches and is the favorite with a 62.5% chance of beating Andy Murray.
9:21 AM2 years ago

Our live coverage starts now

Less than one hour for the first point of this exciting Wawrinka vs Murray match here at Antwerp. 
12:29 AM2 years ago

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12:27 AM2 years ago

Wawrinka's road to the final

On the other hand, Stan Wawrinka defeated Janick Sinner 6-3 6-2 securing his spot in today's final. The Switzerland native hadn't competed since the US Open.

"The most important thing is the way I am playing, the way I am moving and the way I am feeling on the court. It has been great.”

 
12:23 AM2 years ago

Murray's road to the final

“I did very well to turn that match around today. It was tough," said Murray after beating Ugo Humbert 3-6, 7-5, 6-2 in semifinals. "He was playing huge from the back of the court… It was tricky today but I am obviously happy to be back in a final.”

 
12:19 AM2 years ago
Andy Murray is into his first ATP final since March 2017. This Sunday, an old rivalry will resurface when he faces vintage foe Stanislas Wawrinka.
12:16 AM2 years ago

What time is Murray vs Wawrinka: Antwerp Final?

The Murray vs Wawrinka match will be played on ATP 250 Antwerp Center Court. The start of play is scheduled at 10am ET.
12:15 AM2 years ago
Welcome to VAVEL.com’s LIVE coverage of 2019 ATP Antwerp Final match: Andy Murray vs Stan Wawrinka!

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