British born Wimbledon champion who was seen to have started the Cincinatti open with more enthusiasm and vigor leaving his fan hopeful of a US open trophy saw him crash out of the competition after loosing all the sets.
Beaten 6-3, 6-4 by Tomas Berdych on Friday night in the Cincinnati quarter-finals, he looked oddly lethargic as he found himself consistently outgunned by the Czech’s ferocious hitting.
Murray’s chief rival Novak Djokovic, who fell to an inspired John Isner. Only able to break the towering American’s serve once during a riveting two-hour confrontation, the Serb fell 7-6, 3-6, 7-5 to heighten suspicions that he is also short of US Open form. “I played a terrible match,” he acknowledged