Tennis: World number one Murray out of Davis Cup quarter-final

Andy Murray à Indian Wells en Californie pendant son match perdu face au Canadien Vasek Pospisil, le 11 mars 2017

World number one Andy Murray has been ruled out of the British team to play France in next month's Davis Cup quarter-final with an elbow injury, it was announced Tuesday.

The same injury forced him to pull out of the ongoing Miami Open and he will now miss the April 7-9 tie away to France in Rouen, with the absence of the three-time Grand Slam champion and double Olympic gold medalist dealing a huge blow to Britain's hopes of reaching the last four.  

"Not having Andy in the side is obviously a big loss to our team but most importantly we all wish him well for a speedy recovery back to full health and fitness," said British Davis Cup captain Leon Smith.


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