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The Aussie was scheduled to play former World No. 1 Murray
Nick Kyrgios withdrew from the Winston-Salem Open on Sunday evening due to a left knee injury before a scheduled first-round showdown against former World No. 1 Andy Murray.
Kyrgios and Murray were set to clash for the seventh time in their ATP Head2Head series (Murray leads 5-1) and for the first time since the Aussie triumphed at The Queen’s Club in 2018.
Kyrgios withdraws from the 2021 Winston-Salem Open.
Details to follow.
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Kyrgios owns a 7-6 record on the season. The 26-year-old most recently competed in Toronto, where he lost a three-setter in the first round against eventual finalist Reilly Opelka.
Murray will now play lucky loser Noah Rubin.