BREAKING NEWS: Murray withdraws from Citi Open and Rogers Cup

Former world number one Andy Murray has pulled out of the Citi Open quarter-finals and the Rogers Cup amid concerns over exhaustion and the potential to suffer a recurrence of a long-term hip injury.

Murray came from a set down to beat Marius Copil in a match that finished at 03:00 local time on Friday morning and reach the quarter-finals of the ATP 500 event in Washington, D.C.

He previously defeated his successor as British number one, Kyle Edmund, in what had been his most encouraging tournament appearance yet in his recovery from hip surgery.

However, Murray was in tears at the completion of the match and his withdrawal from the Rogers Cup in Canada was announced on Friday.

"I am sad to be missing the tournament in Montreal because I have many great memories from my time in Canada. I am doing everything I can to return as quickly as possible," he said in a statement on the Masters 1000 event's website.

That decision was followed by Murray's scheduled Citi Open last-eight opponent, Australian Alex de Minaur, being granted a walkover victory and a place in the semi-finals.

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