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Murray has struggled for form in recent months (©GettyImages)
Murray has struggled for form in recent months (©GettyImages).

Andy Murray knocked out of Indian Wells

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Andy Murray has been knocked out of the Indian Wells tournament in the fourth round.

The Scot was beaten 4-6, 7-5, 6-3 by big serving Milos Raonic in a tournament where Murray never really got going.

Murray took the first set but then Raonic started to take control of the match and when the Scot's impressive serve started to collapse so did his chances of victory.

His defeat becomes another shock of the tournament with Rafael Nadal and Maria Sharapova both being beaten in unexpected fashion.

But nothing should be taken away from Canadian Raonic, who is only 23-years-old and looks to be improving every time he plays. He played a brilliant match and it wouldn't be surprising if he started challenging for majors soon

Murray hasn't managed to hit top form since returning from back surgery a few months ago, and he will be eager to put this result behind him as he looks toward the summer.

The Wimbledon champion will next play at the Sony Open next week where he will try and defend his title that he won last year.

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