/No. 1 seed Andy Murray falls to American Sam Querrey in quarterfinals at Wimbledon

No. 1 seed Andy Murray falls to American Sam Querrey in quarterfinals at Wimbledon


Sandra Harwitt, Special for USA TODAY Sports

Published 10:53 a.m. ET July 12, 2017 | Updated 12:30 p.m. ET July 12, 2017

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American Sam Querrey has eliminated a world No. 1 ranked player from Wimbledon for the second consecutive year.
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WIMBLEDON, England — Defending champion Andy Murray, clearly having difficulty moving by the latter stages of the match, was upset by 24th-seeded American Sam Querrey 3-6, 6-4, 6-7 (4), 6-1, 6-1 in the Wimbledon quarterfinals on Wednesday.

“I’m still in a little bit of shock myself,” said Querrey, who ended the match with an ace. “That last point I was just thrilled to get that last serve. I really found a groove in the fourth and fifth sets and everything started falling my way.”

Murray started to have a problem with his hip at the Queen’s Club tournament three weeks ago. He’s characterized the injury as one he’s carried for many years.

He said he’s been a little sore throughout the tournament. “But I tried my…

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