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Injured Murray pulls out of Madrid Open

May 05, 2012 18:08 IST

World No 4 Andy Murray pulled out of next week's Madrid Masters with a back injury, the Briton said on Friday.

Andy Murray"It is with regret that on doctors advice I have to withdraw from the Madrid (event) with an injury," Murray was quoted as saying on the tournament's official website (

"I always love coming to Madrid so it is a big disappointment. I look forward to returning next year and wish everyone a great week of tennis."

Murray reached the quarter-finals in 2009 and 2010 and the third round last year before falling to Brazil's Thomaz Bellucci.

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