tennis • Andy Murray hit error after error Thursday and was eliminated from the Madrid Masters in the third round. The Wimbledon champion was overwhelmed by the 46th-ranked Santiago Giraldo 6-3, 6-2. Murray's play was erratic throughout the match against the Colombian qualifier, who earned his first career victory against a top-10 player in 20 attempts.
Defending champions Rafael Nadal and Serena Williams reached the quarterfinals at the clay-court tournament. Nadal beat Jarkko Nieminen 6-1, 6-4. Williams defeated Carla Suarez Navarro 6-2, 6-3.