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Andy Murray vs Laurent Lokoli Prediction and Odds: Aix En Provence 2023

It is pretty unusual to see Andy Murray playing at the Challenger Tour but the former world No. 1 deserves nothing but respect the way he plays leaving everything on the court. After defeating Gael Monfils in the first round in Aix En Provence, Murray will go against another Frenchman.

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Andy Murray vs Laurent Lokoli – Match Predictions

Despite losing in the opening round of the ATP Masters 1000 tournament in Madrid, Andy Murray is preparing for the upcoming Roland Garros. The competition in Aix En Provence is not on the highest level, but winning a tournament can be a huge boost for the former world No. 1.

Andy Murray to win

Murray played excellent in the opening round against Gael Monfils getting the job done in just 82 minutes. Now, he will face another home player Laurent Lokoli who has never been even close to the top 100 players on the tour. Lokoli is seven years younger than Murray but it is hard to say that he is in better shape than him. Murray has learnt how to use his experience and when to attack and that will make the difference in this match.

Over 21.5 games

Lokoli moves well on the court but that will not be enough to be a threat on Murray’s serve. The Frenchman will try to stay in the match which will be the case to a certain point. It is hard to believe that he will win a set but will be able to play at least one long set which at the end will be enough to take this match over 21.5 games.

Andy Murray vs Laurent Lokoli Preview

it’s been 4 years since Andy Murray has won his last title and the challenger in France may be the right occasion to break that drought. There is still a lot matches to be played to get there, and the next one is against the home player Laurent Lokoli.

Andy Murray

Andy Murray is currently 52nd at the ATP rankings. He has a slow start of the season with a 11-7 record. After losing to Alex De Minaur in the opening round in Monte Carlo and to Andrea Vavasorri in the same stage in Madrid, Murray defeated Gael Monfils 6-3, 6-2 in the first round in Aix En Provence.

Laurent Lokoli

Lokoli is ranked at No. 187 at the moment with his career-best being 20 spots higher. The 28-years-old is 14-10 for the season and 3-3 on clay. He started well in the opening round defeating veteran Albert Ramos by 3-6, 6-4, 7-5.

Andy Murray vs Laurent Lokoli Head to Head

This will be the first match between Murray and Lokoli.

Andy Murray vs Laurent Lokoli
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Andy Murray vs Laurent Lokoli Match Details

  • Date and Time: The match will start on Thursday, May 4 at (to be decided)
  • Venue: The match will be played on (to be decided)
  • Who do the bookies favor ahead of this match? Andy Murray is the favorite to win this match.

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