Stanislas Wawrinka surprised by victory over Andy Murray

Stanislas Wawrinka celebrates after defeating Andy Murray in the Monte Carlo Masters on April 18, 2013
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Stanislas Wawrinka admits that he is surprised to defeat Andy Murray in the third round of the Monte Carlo Masters.

Stanislas Wawrinka has admitted that he was surprised to beat Andy Murray in the third round of the Monte Carlo Masters.

The Swiss defeated the world number two 6-1 6-2 in under an hour on Thursday to reach the quarter-finals of the tournament.

"He's an amazing player. He's always tough to beat," Wawrinka told reporters. "Therefore, to beat Andy that easy was a big surprise, for sure.

"I'm playing really good, really strong, really confident with my game."

Wawrinka will face world number eight Jo-Wilfried Tsonga for a place in the semi-finals.

Jo-Wilfried Tsonga returns the ball during the match against Jurgen Melzer in the Monte Carlo Masters on April 18, 2013
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ATP RankingsPoints
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
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