Andy Murray's run at China Open ended by Dominic Thiem

Andy Murray exited the China Open at the quarter-final stage after a 6-2, 7-6 (7/3) defeat by top seed Dominic Thiem.

Friday, 4th October 2019, 10:20 am
Andy Murray's next event is in Shanghai. Pic: Getty

The Austrian World No.5 was too strong for Murray, who is still finding his feet as he bids to come back from hip surgery.

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Thiem took the first set 6-2 and although the Scot battled back from a break down in the second set to force a tie-break, Thiem took it 7-3 to wrap up a straight-sets triumph.

Murray, who defeated Matteo Berrettini and Cameron Norrie to make the last eight in Beijing, will now move on to the Shanghai Masters next week. The 32-year-old has been handed a wildcard for that event and will discover his first-round opponent on Saturday.