Andy Murray crashes out of the US Open third round – as former champion loses in four sets to No 13 seed Matteo Berrettini
- Andy Murray suffered defeat to Matteo Berrettini in the third round on Friday
- The Brit had built momentum after beating Francisco Cerundolo and Emilio Nava
- But Berrettini surpassed the 35-year-old in four sets to reach the fourth round
- The clash was suspended in the third set due to a medical concern in the crowd
Andy Murray’s US Open run came to an end in the third round on Friday, as the Brit suffered defeat to No 13 seed Matteo Berrettini at the Arthur Ashe Stadium.
The Italian beat the 35-year-old 6-4, 6-4, 6-7, 6-3 and will face the unseeded Alejandro Davidovich Fokina in the fourth round.
Berrettini took the first two sets before Murray rallied to win the third via the tiebreak, helped by the roaring support at Flushing Meadows.
The match was briefly halted in the third set when a spectator in the crowd required immediate medical attention.
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Andy Murray suffered a third round defeat to Matteo Berrettini, crashing out of the US Open
The Italian beat the 35-year-old in four sets to win 6-4, 6-4, 6-7, 6-3 at Flushing Meadows
The Brit struggled to break Berrettini’s serve with only four break points throughout the match
The match was briefly halted during the third set due to a medical emergency in the crowd
A win would have handed Murray his first fourth round at a grand slam singles event since 2017
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