Britain’s Andy Murray has been knocked out of Wimbledon in the second round by American John Isner.
The world number two was beaten in straight sets, 4 7-6 (7-4) 6-7 (3-7) 6-4, in a match which lasted just over three hours.
It is the first time Murray has failed to make it to the third round at Wimbledon since he made his debut in 2005.
Isner, who is ranked 22nd in the world, will now face France’s Adrian Mannarino in the third round.
Murray had looked in suitable form in the first set, but could take none of his three break points and then lost the tie-break.
The Scot appeared to be struggling with his movement in the second set and was broken in the sixth game.
However, he broke back immediately and then held force a tie-break, which he lost 7-4.
Murray took an early break in the third set and appeared to be on course for victory, but Isner broke back and then held force a tie-break, which he won 7-2.
It is a disappointing result for Murray, who had been hoping to win his third Wimbledon title.
He will now turn his attention to the US Open, which begins in New York on 28 August.
Who did Andy Murray lose to at Wimbledon?
Andy Murray, a two–time British champion, lost to American John Isner in the second round of Wimbledon. The 35–year–old former world number one won the third set, but fell to the 20th seed 6–4 7–6 (7–4) 6–7 (3–7) 6–4.
Who won John Isner V Andy Murray Wimbledon 2018?
Andy Murray won John Isner V Wimbledon 2018 in a thrilling match that went to five sets. Isner won the first set, but Murray fought back to take the next two. Isner then won the fourth set to level the match, but Murray proved too strong in the fifth set, winning 6-4 to take the match and the Wimbledon title.
What happened in the second set of the Wimbledon 2019 final?
In the second set of the Wimbledon 2019 final, Rafael Nadal won the first three games. Roger Federer then won the next three games. Nadal then won the next two games to take a 6-3 lead. Federer then won the next three games to take a 6-6 lead. Nadal then won the next two games to take an 8-6 lead. Federer then won the next game to take a 7-8 lead. Nadal then won the next game to take a 9-7 lead. Federer then won the next game to take an 8-9 lead. Nadal then won the last game to win the second set 10-8.
Did Nadal have a break of serve against Isner?
Nadal had a break of serve against Isner in the second set. However, Isner quickly regained the break and won the set.
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