Madrid Open: Andy Murray to play Philipp Kohlschreiber again

Andy Murray
Murray's Munich win made him the first Briton to win an ATP event on clay since Buster Mottram in 1976

Britain's Andy Murray will face Philipp Kohlschreiber at the Madrid Open on Wednesday - just two days after beating him in the Munich Open final.

Murray won his 32nd ATP title - and first on clay - with a gripping three-set victory over the German on Monday.

The British number one is building up to the French Open later this month.

"I hope I can have a good run at one of the next two events, either here or Rome, and get myself ready for the French," said Murray, 27.

The world number three is expecting a tough match against Kohlschreiber, who beat Colombian qualifier Alejandro Falla in the first round in Madrid on Tuesday.

"It was an extremely tough match and a dramatic finish - that always makes it a little bit nicer," Murray said of his rain-delayed victory over the world number 24 in Munich.

"This gives me a little bit more confidence obviously, with the French Open just a few weeks away."

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