10.08.2021, 07:03

Tennis-Murray added to US Open main draw after Wawrinka withdrawal

Tennis-Murray added to US Open main draw after Wawrinka withdrawal

Tokyo 2020 Olympics - Tennis - Men's Doubles - Quarterfinal - Ariake Tennis Park - Tokyo, Japan - July 28, 2021. Andy Murray of Britain reacts during his men's doubles quarterfinal match. (Photo: Reuters)   

Former champion Andy Murray has been added to the main draw of the US Open following the withdrawal of Swiss Stan Wawrinka, tournament organisers said on Monday (August 9).

At last year's US Open, Murray suffered a straight-sets loss in the second round to Canadian Felix Auger-Aliassime. Wawrinka, who captured the last of his three career Grand Slam titles at the 2016 U.S. Open, withdrew as he continues to recover from foot surgery.

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