Andy Murray keeps cool as big names crash out

To make the day even better for Murray, French sixth seed Jo-Wilfried Tsonga and Croatian 10th seed Marin Cilic, both potential quarter-final opponents for the 26-year-old, were forced to withdraw due to injuries.

updated: June 27, 2013 08:51 IST
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London: Andy Murray insists there is no chance he will start dreaming of the Wimbledon title despite the remarkable list of big-name casualties in an astonishing first three days at the All England Club.

In the week before the tournament, world number two Murray was bombarded with questions about the draw after Rafael Nadal was controversially seeded fifth and placed in the same half of the draw as the Scot.

That meant Murray seemed likely to have to beat either Nadal or Roger Federer in the last-four if he wanted to emulate his run to the final 12 months ago.

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