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Andy Murray pays tribute to victims of UK terror attacks after progressing in French Open

Murray defeated Karen Khachanov in the fourth round of the tournament today.

Image: Christophe Ena

ANDY MURRAY TOOK a moment to pay tribute to those who were affected by the attacks in Manchester and London in recent days, following his fourth round win at the French Open.

Murray defeated Russia’s Karen Khachanov to book his place in the quarter-finals of the tournament, winning the tie 6-3 6-4 6-4.

Speaking after his victory, Murray expressed his sympathies to those in England, who were affected the attacks.

“Obviously it’s a terrible tragedy in London, and Manchester six or seven days ago. Paris has had some problems in the last year or two. I’m sure everyone will join me in sharing our thoughts and prayers with everyone who has been impacted by this.”

“It’s something that has affected large parts of Europe and all over the world and obviously we want things to keep getting better and we want everyone to keep coming out to support the tennis and thank you for creating a great atmosphere.”

Murray will now progress to the last eight of the tournament for the seventh time in his career, where he will face either Japan’s Kei Nishikori or Fernando Verdasco of Spain.

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