Andy Murray slips to surprise Giles Simon defeat

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Andy Murray suffered a surprise defeat to Giles Simon to be eliminated from the ABN AMRO quarter finals after an error ravaged performance.

The World number four never really got going, falling behind in both sets to Frenchman Simon as the World number eight ran out a comfortable 6-4 6-2 winner.

Terrible start 

Murray started the game horribly, surrendering his serve in the very first game and conceding the break without even gaining a point. 

On the other hand, Simon held on to his serve in imperious form as Murray managed to get a foothold in the set bringing it back to 5-4 until Simon took the set with a booming forehand.

Backhand struggles 

The Scotsman normally relies on his backhand as one of his biggest weapons but it went wayward for Murray today.

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The disappointing defeat comes after Murray lost in the Australian Open final against Novak Djokovic in four sets, but the run to the final sent him into the world's top four rankings for the first time since 2013.

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