ndy Murray got here from a set right down to beat Jason Kubler and attain the semi-finals of the Surbiton Trophy.
The 36-year-old opted to skip the French Open and switch his consideration to the grass-court season, believing he’s nonetheless one of many world’s finest gamers on the floor as he appears to be like to safe a seeding for Wimbledon.
In his hardest take a look at of the match to this point, Murray misplaced the primary set however responded effectively to safe a 3-6 6-3 6-4 victory over Kubler after simply over two hours and arrange a last-four conflict towards one other Australian in Jordan Thompson.
The pair have met simply as soon as earlier than, when Thompson beat Murray in straight units at Queen’s six years in the past.
Murray made a robust begin towards Kubler, breaking early within the opening set, however he gave that straight again and was then damaged once more because the Australian served it out to like with minimal fuss.
There have been seven straight holds initially of the second set, earlier than Kubler blinked first and that was sufficient for Murray to degree the match up, sending it to a decider that he swiftly took management of with an early double break.
Kubler bought a type of again nevertheless it was not sufficient, as Murray introduced up three match factors and bought over the ending line on the first time of asking when Kubler despatched an tried drop shot into the web.
Katie Boulter additionally secured her place within the semi-finals at Surbiton, beating Viktorija Golubic 7-5 6-2, and she or he is joined there by two different Brits. Lily Miyazaki bought the higher of Isabelle Lacy and she’s going to face Katie Swan, who produced a superb show to earn a 3-6 6-3 6-4 win over high seed Tatjana Maria.