Former world number one Andy Murray withdraws from his third-place playoff match at Battle of the Brits

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3-time Grand Slam champion Andy Murray played four matches in five days and was defeated by Dan Evans in the semi-final of Battle of the Brits exhibition tournament.

Andy Murray (Reuters Image)

HIGHLIGHTS

  • Murray returned following a seven-month injury layoff
  • Andy Murray was scheduled to face Cameron Norrie in the third-place playoff
  • Andy Murray played four matches in five days

Andy Murray has withdrawn from his third-place playoff match against Cameron Norrie in the Battle of the Brits exhibition tournament, the Lawn Tennis Association (LTA) said on Sunday.

Former world number one Murray, 33, returned to action following a seven-month injury layoff at the charity event organised by his brother Jamie this week.

The three-times Grand Slam champion played four matches in five days, beating Liam Broady and James Ward on the way to the semi-finals where he lost to Dan Evans on Saturday.

Ward will take Murray’s place in the match against Norrie.

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