Result: Andy Murray fights back to beat John Isner

Andy Murray of Great Britain celebrates a point in his fourth round match against Stephane Robert of France during day eight of the 2014 Australian Open at Melbourne Park on January 20, 2014
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Andy Murray saves two match points to record a three-set victory against John Isner and reach the last eight of the Cincinnati Open.

Andy Murray has fought back from a set deficit to defeat John Isner in stunning fashion at the Cincinnati Open.

The two-time major winner let slip a 3-1 lead in the opening-set tie-break to gift Isner the lead, but the Scot broke at the start of the second on the way to taking the match into a decider.

The first 11 games went with serve but in the 12th game, Isner created two match points as the sun contributed to Murray struggling to land his first serve.

However, Murray saved both to take it to a tie-break, which he dominated to eventually record a 6-7 6-4 7-6 triumph.

The 27-year-old will now play either Roger Federer or Gael Monfils in the quarter-finals.

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1Scotland flag Andy Murray7,750
2Spain Rafael Nadal7,555
3Switzerland Roger Federer7,145
4Switzerland Stanislas Wawrinka5,780
5Serbia Novak Djokovic5,325
6Croatia Marin Cilic5,155
7Alexander Zverev4,470
8Austria Dominic Thiem4,030
9Japan Kei Nishikori3,285
10Canada Milos Raonic3,230
11Bulgaria Grigor Dimitrov3,070
12France Jo-Wilfried Tsonga2,770
13Belgium David Goffin2,560
14Spain Roberto Bautista Agut2,425
15Czech Republic Tomas Berdych2,390
16United States Jack Sock2,335
17Pablo Carreno Busta2,305
18Lucas Pouille2,220
19United States John Isner2,110
20United States Sam Querrey2,060