Andy Murray admitted ‘one thing wants to vary’after he misplaced within the third spherical at Indian Wells to Alexander Zverev, after which appeared to scream obscenities as he left the court docket.
The previous world primary was crushed in straight units by the Olympic gold medallist 6-4, 7-6 (4).
The German was the third seed and has been enjoying effectively all yr, however was given loads of issues by Murray.
The Brit raced to an early break earlier than Zverev was capable of settle into his rhythm and narrowly take the primary set.
The second set started in comparable vogue, with Murray once more going up a break earlier than permitting Zverev again into the match.
Murray made essentially the most of some uncharacteristic errors from Zverev to pressure a tiebreak, however the 2020 US Open finalist was capable of win the essential factors down the stretch to make it by means of to the fourth spherical.
The 34-year-old was clearly pissed off together with his efficiency in California and walked off court docket screaming to himself.
He later tweeted ‘f***’ on social media.
Murray stated: “I’m not saying he performed nice both, however I don’t assume I performed effectively at present. There have been loads of errors.
“There was some good things in there, however it was blended in with unhealthy. There was no consistency I don’t assume. My common degree was simply probably not there at present. It was both good or unhealthy. Yeah, I wouldn’t put that down as enjoying very well.
“The optimistic for me to take from it’s I clearly had alternatives once more. Yeah, I imply, I assume that’s optimistic. I didn’t really feel like I performed a terrific match and nonetheless had possibilities, in order that’s optimistic.
“However, yeah, I’m upset as a result of, I imply, I clearly need to be successful these matches. I haven’t in the previous couple of months.
“Yeah, one thing wants to vary.”
Murray additionally revealed that he plans to skip subsequent month’s Davis Cup Finals as he feels undeserving of his place.
“I’ve given lots to the Davis Cup, and generally to my very own detriment bodily,” he instructed BBC Sport.
“The identical factor occurred final time I performed Davis Cup on the finish of 2019. I do know there was coronavirus, however I used to be combating that actually up till September time the next yr.”
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