23 Nov 2011

Murray pulls out of ATP finals

7:29 am on 23 November 2011

The world tennis number three Andy Murray has withdrawn from the season-ending ATP World Tour finals in London after failing to recover from a groin injury.

The damage was done in training before his opening match against the Spaniard David Ferrer.

Murray ignored advice to take 10 days off and he lost to Ferrer in straight sets,

The Scotsman has been replaced by Serbia's Janko Tipsarevic.