Andy Murray advances to quarterfinals in Stockholm with comeback win over Grigor Dimitrov

Andy Murray reeled off three straight games to beat top-seeded Grigor Dimitrov 6-3, 3-6, 6-4 on Friday and advance to the quarterfinals of the Stockholm Open.

The win over Dimitrov was the Briton’s first on his 10th visit to the Swedish capital, and only his third career win over the Bulgarian. Murray will play third-seeded Stan Wawrinka of Switzerland for a spot in the final four on Saturday.

Eighth-seeded Marin Cilic came from a set down to oust No. 9 Gael Monfils 6-7 (4), 6-2, 6-4 in the other semifinal.

In doubles, Cilic and Jiri Vesely of the Czech Republic beat Marcel Granollers and Feliciano Lopez 6-2, 6-3 to advance to the semifinals, where they will face third-seeded Max Mirnyi and Bernard Tomic of Australia.

Dimitrov needed two hours and three minutes to take the first set on Friday, but Murray took control from there. The third set was the more even affair as the British star squandered a 5-2 lead.

Murray then broke for a 4-3 lead after Dimitrov sent a forehand long, and added another break in the 10th game for the decisive victory.

In doubles, Zverev and Pospisil defeated Robin Haase and Jean-Julien Rojer 6-3, 6-4.

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