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'I did alright': Humble Andy Murray plays down his incredible five-set win over Yoshihito Nishioka as 'tired' Brit looks ahead to recovery time before US Open second round

By Jonathan Spencer For Mailonline

Published: 23:12 BST, 1 September 2020 | Updated: 23:42 BST, 1 September 2020

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Just moments after producing an incredible comeback victory over Japan's Yoshihito Nishioka on his return to Grand Slam action, Andy Murray was in no mood to get carried away.

Murray played his first Grand Slam singles match in a massive 596 days on Tuesday during the US Open first round and he returned in some style - coming from two sets behind and a break down in the decider to win 4-6 4-6 7-6 7-6 6-4.

But despite his thrilling first round win, Murray stayed as humble as ever when reflecting on arguably one of his best victories after 20 months away from Grand Slam action.

Andy Murray produced an incredible comeback victory against Japan's Yoshihito Nishioka

Andy Murray produced an incredible comeback victory against Japan's Yoshihito Nishioka

The former world No 1, who has come back ever so strongly after his long-term hip injuries, said: 'I am tired. My toes are the worst part, my big toes on both sides are pretty beat up. 

'But I did

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