Andy Murray
Andy Murray [Reuters]

Andy Murray takes on Gilles Simon in the quarter-final of the Abierto Mexicano Telcel 2014 at Cancha Central, Fairmont Acapulco Princess, Mexico, on early Friday morning.

Where to Watch Live

The match is scheduled to begin at 2:00am GMT. Live coverage of the game will be on Sky Sports 3 and Sky Sports 3 HD. Real-time internet updates and live steaming link are available on ATP's official website.

Catch the highlights of the game on Sky Sports 3 and Sky Sports 3 HD at 9:00am and 12 noon GMT.

Overview

Simon got the better of Donald Young in straight sets, 6-4, 6-3, in the second round to set up a quarter-final clash with Murray.

The British number one secured his place in the last eight of the competition after beating Joao Sousa in the previous round. Murray managed a 6-3, 6-4, victory in straight sets, dispatching the Portuguese in one hour and 40 minutes.

Whoever wins this game will face the winner of the match between Grigor Dimitrov and Ernests Gulbis in the semi-final.

Route to Quarter-finals

Gilles Simon

  • First Round: 6-1, 6-2 v Tim Smyczek
  • Second Round: 6-4, 6-3 v Donald Young

Andy Murray

  • First Round: 3-6, 6-1, 6-2 v Pablo Andujar
  • Second Round: 6-3, 6-4 v Joao Sousa

Head-To-Head

Simon and Murray have met each other 12 times in the past. The world number seven holds a convincing record against the Frenchman with 11 wins to one.

Abierto Mexicano Telcel Tournament History

Murray is playing in the tournament for the first time and has never faced Simon in Mexico.