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Andy Murray upset in Madrid Open; Rafael Nadal, Serena Williams win
Andy Murray upset in Madrid Open; Rafael Nadal, Serena Williams win

Andy Murray hit error after error Thursday and was eliminated from the Madrid Masters in the third round. The Wimbledon champion was overwhelmed by the 46th-ranked Santiago Giraldo, 6-3, 6-2. Murray's play was erratic throughout the match against the Colombian qualifier, who earned his first career victory against a top-10 player in 20 attempts. The eighth-ranked Murray mentioned his split from coach Ivan Lendl alongside his “inconsistent” play. “My coach is missing. That's quite a big part of my team,” Murray said. “I didn't envision a finish like that. I need to sit down and think about that the next couple of days and see what I need to...

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