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A thundering Andy Murray recouped from dropping the main set to beat Argentine qualifier Juan Ignacio Londero in his Shanghai Masters opener on Monday. 


The 32-year-old Briton, coming back from profession sparing hip medical procedure in January, won 2-6, 6-2, 6-3 and meets Italian tenth seed Fabio Fognini in the second round. 

The three-time Grand Slam victor Murray is gradually advancing back to wellness and is presently positioned 289th, having been 503rd a week ago. 

This triumph is set to lift him into the best 250 and he said it was another progression towards returning to something like his best. 

"I think every week I have been feeling better, progressively better," said Murray, whose first singles coordinate after medical procedure was a thrashing at the Cincinnati Masters in mid-August. 

"Initially I didn't really feel better, however most recent few weeks have been I think significantly better. 

"My development in general has been excellent in contrast with what it was over in the United States and I'm trusting that is something that can show signs of improvement." 

The previous number one won his first ATP Tour singles coordinate since medical procedure two weeks back in China's Zhuhai and pursued that up by arriving at the quarterfinals a week ago in Beijing, where he lost to possible victor Dominic Thiem. 

The 56th-positioned Londero flooded into a first-set lead however Murray, who said he battled at first with his planning and felt lazy, battled back to drive a choosing set. 

Murray, a three-time champion at the Shanghai Masters, broke the Argentine in the fourth round of the third set however was then broken himself and shouted in disappointment. 

Be that as it may, he was hollering again minutes after the fact, letting out a drawn out thunder after he covered a crosscourt forehand to break again and go 4-2 up. 

Londero, 5-2 down in the wake of giving up a look at a break, irately smacked himself in the face a few times at the changeover.

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