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Rogers Cup: Defending champ Andy Murray knocked out

08-10-2011 16:41 BJT

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The ATP World Tour's Rogers Cup, continuing in Montreal, Quebec, Canada on Tuesday. Two-time defending champion Andy Murray, looking to get his quest for a third straight title off to a good start in his opener against South Africa's Kevin Anderson.

Murray, met Anderson in the second round. Murray, the fourth seed, was given a first-round bye. The British player looked off his game early on against Anderson, who is 35th in the ATP World Rankings. The big serving 25 year old, powered an ace to clinch the opening set 6-3.

The second set was dominated by Anderson, he broke Murray three times to win it 6-1 and seal a place in the third round. The man from Johannesburg beat Murray in one hour, nine minutes and thirty-one seconds.

Andy Murray of Britain walks off the court following
his loss to South Africa's Kevin Anderson at the
Rogers Cup tennis tournament in Montreal, August 9,
2011. REUTERS/Christinne Muschi

 

Kevin Anderson, of South Africa, reacts as he faces Andy Murray, from Great
Britain, at the Rogers Cup tennis tournament Tuesday, Aug. 9, 2011 in
Montreal. Anderson Defeated Murray 6-3, 6-1. (AP Photo/The Canadian Press,
Paul Chiasson)

 

Andy Murray of Britain hits a return to South Africa's Kevin
Anderson at the Rogers Cup tennis tournament in Montreal,
August 9, 2011. REUTERS/Christinne Muschi

Editor:Zou Xian |Source: CNTV.CN

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