Tennis

Murray loses in Monte Carlo

Andy Murray surrendered a 4-0 lead in the decisive third set, as the world No. 1 suffered a shock 2-6, 6-2, 7-5 loss to Spain's 15th seed Albert Ramos-Vinolas in the third round of the Monte Carlo Masters yesterday.

Ramos-Vinolas progressed to the fourth round on the Monaco clay for the first time at the French Open warm-up event. Fifth seed Marin Cilic advanced to the last eight after beating ninth seed Tomas Berdych 6-2, 7-6 (7/0) yesterday.

Spain's Rafael Nadal held off Britain's Kyle Edmund 6-0, 5-7, 6-3 in the second round yesterday morning and, at press time, the Spaniard was playing Alexander Zverev in the third round. - AFP

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