ANDY MURRAY progressed in to the European Open 2nd round — but is preparing to stop the tournament if their spouse offers birth.
The Scot ended up being pressed difficult by Belgian Kimmer Coppejans before winning 6-4 7-6 in Antwerp.
Murray find the occasion because they can effortlessly catch a Eurostar or trip back into London if Kim unexpectedly goes in labour, because of the few anticipating their 3rd kid this thirty days.
Murray, 32, ended up being making a primary competitive stop by at Belgium since their Davis Cup victory with the uk in Ghent in 2015, which ranks as you of their best profession achievements.
And also this had been their very very first singles match on European soil in an event that is major hip surgery in January.
This time around he was up against an opponent he previously perhaps not played before and who has got yet to win in the primary draw of a significant occasion.
Murray, now rated 243 worldwide, had a great begin, rushing into a comfortable lead that is 3-0.
The 25-year-old house favourite received the match degree at 3-3 though, assisted by three Murray dual faults.