Murray withdraws from ATP finals

Updated: November 22, 2011

Andy Murray’s most successful season in Tennis came to a premature end today when he pulled out of the ATP World Tour Finals with a groin strain.

The Scot lost his opening group match in straight sets to Spain’s David Ferrer yesterday however He quit the tournament today citing a groin strain he sustained in training nine days ago as the reason.

The 24 year old enjoyed an incredible year finishing runner up in the Australian Open as well as reaching the last four in the French, Wimbledon and US opens not to mention winning 5 ATP ranking tours.

Speaking after his withdrawal, the world number 3 said “You work the whole year to be part of this group of players,

“Not being able to play is what’s most frustrating.”

“I never want to pull out of tournaments, especially one of this size. But it’s a decision I had to make because I was probably going to do myself more damage.”

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