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Andy Murray adapts and advances at BNP Paribas Open

Andy Murray adapts and advances at BNP Paribas Open

The BNP Paribas Open has never been kind to Andy Murray. The best result the world's No. 2 tennis player has achieved at Indian Wells was being the runner-up to Rafael Nadal in 2009, which he followed with a quarterfinal exit in 2010 and back-to-back opening-round losses before he made it back to the semifinals a year ago, where he lost to eventual champion Novak Djokovic.

Whether that will change will be determined in the next week. But on Saturday, at least, he showed that on the court — as in his life — he's capable of adapting to change.

Fending off variable winds on the Stadium 1 court, Murray defeated Spaniard Marcel Granollers, 6-4, 7-6 (3) in a second-round...

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