Professional Tennis player, Andy Murray, has been defeated on Thursday, by Japanese qualifier, Taro Daniel in straight sets in the second round of the Australian Open.
Daniel who is ranked 120 in the world, reach the third round of a major for the first time, after beating the former world number one 6-4, 6-4, 7-5 in 2hr 48minutes.
On the next game, Daniel will face either Italian 11th seed Jannik Sinner or American Steve Johnson.
The amazing result for Daniel has prompted comments from him. He said, “Amazing level from me. I was getting pretty nervous in the third set, I was cramping a little bit, but I tried not to make too big a deal out of this match against Andy Murray.”
The three-time Grand Slam winner has won singles titles, two at Wimbledon (2013 and 2016) and one at the US Open (2012), and has reached eleven major finals.
The 34-year-old was ranked in the top 10 for all but one month from July 2008 through October 2017, and finished no lower than No. 4 in eight of the nine year-end rankings during that span.
Murray has won 46 ATP singles titles, including 14 ATP Masters 100 events.