Andy Murray denies being unsettled before Wimbledon exit

Britain's Andy Murray reacts to losing a point against Bulgaria's Grigor Dimitrov during their men's singles quarter-final match on day nine of the 2014 Wimbledon Championships at The All England Tennis Club in Wimbledon, southwest London, on July 2, 2014
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Andy Murray denies suggestions that he was unsettled by something that happened before his quarter-final exit at Wimbledon.
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British number one Andy Murray has denied suggestions that something unsettled him just before his Wimbledon quarter-final showdown with Grigor Dimitrov on Wednesday.

The Scotsman bowed out of the Grand Slam following a 6-1 7-6(4) 6-2 defeat to the Bulgarian on Centre Court.

Questions over the 27-year-old's state of mind arose after he was heard shouting in the second set, "shut the fuck up," before muttering the words, "five minutes before the fucking match," in the third set.

Dimitrov, who is friends with Murray, expressed after his victory that he felt that something wasn't right with the Scotsman during the warm-up, but when asked in the post-match press conference, the former US Open champion insisted that there was nothing wrong.

Murray earned the Wimbledon title last year, making him the first British man in 77 years to clinch the crown.

Serbia's Novak Djokovic reacts after scoring a point against Kazakhstan's Andrey Golubev during their men's singles first round match on day one of the 2014 Wimbledon Championships at The All England Tennis Club in Wimbledon, southwest London, on June 23,
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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
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13Belgium David Goffin2,560
14Spain Roberto Bautista Agut2,425
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