Murray ousted by Wawrinka in third round

Monte Carlo, April 18 (IANS) Switzerland’s Stanislas Wawrinka, seeded 13th, easily made his way past second seed and Olympic champion Andy Murray of Britain here at the Monte Carlo Masters tennis tournament Thursday.

Wawrinka broke Murray five times and did not lose his serve even once to win 6-1, 6-2 in less than an hour at the 1000-point ATP clay-court tournament.

Fourth seed Tomas Berdych of the Czech Republic also exited from the tournament after he lost to unseeded Italian Fabio Fogini 6-4, 6-2.

Th following are the third round results from the Monte Carlo Masters men’s singles:

13-Stanislas Wawrinka (Switzerland) beat 2-Andy Murray (Britain) 6-1, 6-2

Grigor Dimitrov (Bulgaria) beat Florian Mayer (Germany) 6-2, 6-4

3-Rafa Nadal (Spain) beat 16-Philipp Kohlschreiber (Germany) 6-2, 6-4

Fabio Fognini (Italy) beat 4-Tomas Berdych (Czech Republic) 6-4, 6-2

6-Jo-Wilfried Tsonga (France) beat Jurgen Melzer (Austria) 6-3, 6-0

7-Richard Gasquet (France) beat 9-Marin Cilic (Croatia) 7-5, 6-4

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