4 Jan 2014

No Murray for NZ Open

10:41 am on 4 January 2014

The Wimbledon tennis champion, Andy Murray has declined a wild card entry for next week's Heineken men's Open in Auckland.

The decision has allowed organisers to offer New Zealand number one Rubin Statham the final wild card to the main draw

Statham was initially going to enter this weekend's qualifying rounds.