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Patna : World No 113 Andy Murray, 34, the winner of three Grand Slam titles,reached the 2nd round of Indian Wells Masters at Indian Wells, California, USA on October 9, 2021, defeating World No 101 Adrian Mannarino, 33, France, in first round. Murray beat Mannarino in straight sets 6-3, 6-2 in 1hr 23 minutes winning 3 break points and 5 games in a row during the match.

The Brit fired 5 Aces during the match to just 1 by Mannarino. Murray, however, also committed 3 double faults to 1 by the Frenchman. Murray will face World No 23 & 30th seed Carlos Alcaraz Garfia, 18, Spain, in second round.