Tennis-Holder Murray falls to Wawrinka in U.S. Open quarters

NEW YORK, Sept 5 Thu Sep 5, 2013 9:51pm BST

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NEW YORK, Sept 5 (Reuters) - Defending champion Andy Murray was eliminated from the U.S. Open on Thursday after falling 6-4 6-3 6-2 to Swiss ninth seed Stanislas Wawrinka in the quarter-finals.

For the British third seed, the defeat marked his second loss to Wawrinka this year, having fallen in a last-16 clash on clay at the Monte Carlo Masters in April. (Reporting by Simon Evans; Editing by Frank Pingue)


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