China Open: Andy Murray loses to Dominic Thiem in quarter-final

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Britains Andy Murray was beaten 6-2 7-6 (7-3) from top-seed Dominic Thiem at the quarter-finals of the China Open.
Even the 32-year-old, in his initial singles quarter-final in more than a year following career-saving hip surgery in January, was broken up in both sets.
Murray broke back to force a tie-break once the Austrian was operating for success at 5-4 in the second group.
But dominated the to secure success in Beijing.
Murray moved encouragingly openly during an evenly balanced match and generated numerous volleys and signature drop shots.
Will perform Russias Karen Khachanov in the semi-finals following the conquer Italys Fabio Fognini 3-6 6-3 6-1.
Murrays past ATP Tour singles quarter-final appearance has been a beat with Spaniard Fernando Verdasco at the Shenzhen Open in September 2018.
The Scotsman will last this weekend to his singles comeback in the Shanghai Open later accepting a entry.
Hes won the title in Shanghai on three previous occasions – in 2010, 2011 and 2016.
Meanwhile 33, world number two Rafael Nadal, who obtained his first Grand Slam title at the united states Open in September, has pulled from the championship in Zhuhai in 5 October because of a wrist injury.
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