Andy Murray, Rome 2017

Rome 2017: Andy Murray at practice

Andy Murray was looking to turn around his season in Rome, but instead he suffered a shock defeat to Fabio Fognini 6-2 6-4. Murray, who didn’t drop a set in Rome last year, becomes the first defending champion to lose in his first match since 2008 when Rafael Nadal fell to Juan Carlos Ferrero.

Fognini lost to Sascha Zverev in the next round, and arrived just in time in Barcelona for the birth of his son:

Io e te… in cima al mondo!!! FF87 ♥️ FF17

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Enjoy a few pictures from Murray’s practice sessions in Rome:

Andy Murray.

Andy Murray.

Andy Murray.

Andy Murray.

Andy Murray.

Andy Murray.

Andy Murray.

Andy Murray.

Andy Murray.

Andy Murray.

Andy Murray.

Andy Murray.

Andy Murray.

Andy Murray.

Andy Murray.

Andy Murray.

Andy Murray.

Photo credit: Irenka

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