September 5, 2010 / 11:17 PM / 10 years ago

Ailing Murray shocked by Wawrinka at U.S. Open

Andy Murray of Britain wipes his face during his match against Stanislas Wawrinka of Switzerland during the U.S. Open tennis tournament in New York, September 5, 2010. REUTERS/Kena Betancur

NEW YORK (Reuters) - An ailing Andy Murray suffered a shock exit from the U.S. Open when he was beaten 6-7, 7-6, 6-3 6-3 by Swiss 25th seed Stanislas Wawrinka in the third round Sunday.

The fourth-seeded Scot served for a two sets to love lead but then suffered a left thigh problem and Wawrinka, who also had treatment for a thigh injury, recovered to reach the last 16.

Reporting by Simon Cambers; Editing by Steve Ginsburg

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