Mason, OH (Sports Network) - Defending champion and Olympic gold medalist
Andy Murray was a third-round upset victim Thursday at the $2.825 million
Western & Southern Open, the seventh of nine ATP Masters events this year.
French lucky-loser Jeremy Chardy knocked out the third-seeded Murray 6-4, 6-4
on the hardcourts at the Lindner Family Tennis Center. The British star was
riding an eight-match winning streak heading into Thursday.
Murray titled here in 2008 and last year, beating Novak Djokovic in both
finals in suburban Cincinnati.
Meanwhile, sixth-seeded Juan Martin del Potro got past Serb Viktor Troicki 7-6
(7-2), 2-6, 6-1 and 10th-seeded American Mardy Fish handled Czech veteran
Radek Stepanek 6-3, 6-3. The former U.S. Open champion del Potro was a bronze
medalist at the London Summer Games two weeks ago. Fish is a two-time
Up next for del Potro will be Chardy.
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