Result: Andy Murray crashes out to Stanislas Wawrinka

Result: Murray crashes out to Wawrinka
© AP Photos
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
Read Next:
Murray pleased with "positive" start
You May Like
Recomended from Sports Mole

Loading ...

Failed to load data.

Login, I already have my ad-free pass
Log in with Facebook to customise Sports Mole
Buy ad-free access (show me the options)
Buy monthly ad-free access for £1.20/month
Buy yearly ad-free access for £12 (2 months free)
Settings - Logout - Manage your account
Settings - Logout - Manage your account