Murray survives 5-setter at French Open
PARIS (AP) — Fourth-seeded Andy Murray of Britain has rallied to beat Richard Gasquet of France 4-6, 6-7 (5), 6-4, 6-2, 6-1 in the first round of the French Open.
Murray was never in control during the first two sets Monday but Gasquet then ran out of steam and needed massage on his legs after the fourth.
Murray also rallied from two sets down to beat Gasquet at Wimbledon in 2008.
Gasquet missed the French Open last year while serving a 2½-month suspension after testing positive for cocaine.
Gasquet also needed treatment on his legs during the final in Nice on Saturday, where he won his first title since 2007.