Andy Murray's struggles continued with a 6-3, 6-3 loss to lucky loser Borna Coric in the third round of the Madrid Open on Thursday, while defending champion Novak Djokovic and four-time champion Rafael Nadal made it to the quarterfinals.
Djokovic defeated Spanish veteran Feliciano Lopez 6-4, 7-5, while Nadal eased past Nick Kyrgios of Australia 6-3, 6-1.
The top-ranked Murray was outplayed by the 20-year-old Croatian to lose his fifth match of the year.
Murray has won only one tournament this season and hasn't made it past the semifinals in the three clay-court tournaments he has played.
“Most things weren't working particularly well,” Murray said. “I...