Result: Andy Murray crashes out to Stanislas Wawrinka

Britain's Andy Murray wipes sweat from his forehead during the men's final of the Australian Open tennis championship on January 26, 2013
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Andy Murray slumps to a disappointing straight-sets defeat to Stanislas Wawrinka in the third round of the Monte Carlo Masters.

Andy Murray has crashed out of the Monte Carlo Masters after being comprehensively outplayed by Stanislas Wawrinka.

The Scot, who was looking for his second Masters title in a row, never got going against his Swiss opponent, who quickly secured a 6-1 6-2 victory.

Murray won his first service game of the match, but Wawrinka soon took control, breaking Murray three times on the way to taking the first set.

The world number two competed well at the start of the second, with the first five games of the set going to serve, but Wawrinka struck in the sixth game to edge closer to the win.

Wawrinka soon brought up two match points on Murray's serve, and although the US Open champion saved the first, he netted on the second to hand his opponent a passage through to the quarter-finals.

Great Britain's Andy Murray in action during the Miami Masters tennis tournament on March 23, 2013
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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