Andy Murray beaten by Albert Ramos-Vinolas during Monte Carlo Masters

Andy Murray

The contest in Monte Carlo is one of usually dual Masters 1000 events Murray has never won

World series one Andy Murray blew a 4-0 lead in a determining set as he fell to a startle better by Albert Ramos-Vinolas in a Monte Carlo Masters third round.

Murray went on to remove 2-6 6-2 7-5 in usually his second compare behind after a month out with an bend injury.

Two breaks had a Briton in authority of a third set, though Spanish 15th seed Ramos-Vinolas strike behind with unbroken breaks to set adult a famous victory.

Marin Cilic awaits Ramos-Vinolas in a final 8 after violence Tomas Berdych.

Murray, 29, was personification his initial contest given being beaten in a second turn during Indian Wells in March.

He kick Gilles Muller in true sets on Wednesday, though certified thereafter his bend damage was still causing him some problems.

Murray began his second-round compare opposite Muller with 3 double faults in a initial 4 points of a match, and his use diversion was again an emanate opposite Ramos-Vinolas.

The Scot was damaged 7 times as 29-year-old Ramos-Vinolas claimed a initial ever win opposite a universe series one.

Murray showed streamer quarrel in fending off 3 mangle points during 4-4 in a decider, though could not respond when a Spaniard was in a zenith in his subsequent use game.

Murray quickly threatened to mangle behind with a measure during 30-30 as Ramos-Vinolas served for a match, though he dragged a forehand far-reaching and misjudged a dump shot into a net during compare point.

Jamie Murray, meanwhile, done a winning start, fasten army with Bruno Soares to kick Tommy Haas and Treat Huey 6-3, 6-2 in a final 16 of a men’s doubles.


BBC tennis compare Russell Fuller:

Even before this match, Murray was articulate of adding an additional contest to his report and streamer to Budapest subsequent week.

He needs some-more matches and a time to reconstruct trust in his offer and elbow: a French Open starts only 5 weeks on Sunday.

Murray has during slightest had 4 and a half hours of rival clay-court movement this week and won’t be dire a panic symbol only yet.

He reached a semi-finals in Monte Carlo final year, though struggled badly in a early rounds, and still went on to browbeat a rest of a year.