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French Open Results 2012: No. 4 Seed Andy Murray Advances Despite Back Spasms

With another day of the 2012 French Open drawing to a close, the latest storylines are beginning to filter in from across the pond.

Grabbing the most headlines so far is the impressive come-from-behind win for No. 4 seed Andy Murray. The 25-year-old Brit struggled in his first set against No. 47 Jarkko Nieminen, but managed to grit his way through an attack of back spasms to come back and win in four sets.


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Elsewhere, No. 11 John Isner -- the Marathon Man, as he is becoming to be known as -- could not defeat No. 261 Paul-Henri Mathieu in a five-set match that lasted nearly six hours. Isner finally lost 18-16 in the final set, but he did manage to win the previous record-setting match two years ago, when he beat Nicalos Mahut with a 70-68 fifth set in Wimbeldon.

Head over to SI's French Open scoreboard for complete results from today's action.

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