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Miami Open Masters Andy Murray withdraws due to elbow injury

London [U.K.], March 19 (ANI): World No. 1 Andy Murray has been forced out of the Miami Open, which he has won twice before, due to an injured right elbow. 'Apologies to the fans, it's one of my favourite tournaments', the World No. 1 wrote. "The focus is now on getting ready for the clay season".

After showing signs of a comeback following a win at the Dubai Tennis Championships, Murray slumped to a disappointing second-round defeat in last week's Indian Wells tournament to Canadian Vasek Pospisil, with the current Wimbledon champion claiming that his right elbow could have had a part to play in it.

He will be replaced in the main draw by American world number 136 Taylor Fritz.

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The Briton has now confirmed that he will miss next week's tournament in Florida due to an elbow problem, admitting that he will now focus on returning to full fitness ahead of the upcoming clay-court season.

The 29-year-old lost to Djokovic in the Qatar Open final before making a surprise last-16 exit to Mischa Zverev at the Australian Open.

Just as in Indian Wells, neither player succeeding benefits Murray, who widens his rankings lead by over 1800 points due to Djokovic defending titles at both events whereas Murray took two early losses in 2016. Djokovic has taken the title for five of the last six years, including the last three editions. The newspaper reports Djokovic travelled from Indian Wells to Monaco on Friday to have the injury assessed by his doctor.

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