Andy Murray knocked out as Dan Evans progresses to spherical three of Winston-Salem Open

Andy Murray
Murray has been added to the principle draw for the US Open subsequent week

Andy Murray has been knocked out of the Winston-Salem Open however British primary Dan Evans is thru to the third spherical in North Carolina.

Murray, 34, was overwhelmed 7-6 (7-4) 6-3 by American Frances Tiafoe, whereas 31-year-old Evans overcame Frenchman Lucas Pouille 3-6 6-4 6-1.

Evans, who missed the Tokyo Olympics after a constructive Covid-19 take a look at, faces Richard Gasquet within the final 16.

The gamers are getting ready for the US Open which begins on 30 August.

Evans ended a run of 4 successive defeats since his third-round exit at Wimbledon with victory over Pouille.

Three-time Grand Slam winner Murray had three break factors saved by Tiafoe in a decent first set however he was then damaged twice within the second set as Tiafoe opened up a 5-1 lead.

The Scot, who gained his first main title on the US Open in 2012, has been added to the principle draw at Flushing Meadows after Swiss former champion Stan Wawrinka withdrew.

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