How Scot fell at the second-last hurdle again

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Rafael Nadal 0-1 Andy Murray

Murray begins with an authoritative hold to 15.

Nadal 1-2 Murray

Murray calls for the trainer after only two points of the third game. Nadal fights his way to 40-30 down but hits into the net as the Scot holds serve. Murray discusses his options with the trainer court-side, then returns to action.

Nadal 2-3 Murray

Nadal holds before Murray does so again, rather more comfortably, including his third and fourth aces. The trainer asks if Murray needs attention, but is waved away.

Nadal 4-4 Murray

Two more held service games before Nadal's strongest game yet, holding to love. The set is heading for a tie-break.

Nadal 5-5 Murray

Another Murray hold, before two excellent baseline shots bring him from 40-0 to 40-30 on Nadal's serve. But Nadal hangs on for 5-5.

Nadal 5-6 Murray

Nadal brings Murray's service game to deuce for a first and a second time. An ace at 135mph and a strong forehand wins the world No 4 a long game.

Nadal 5-7 Murray

Nadal, serving to send the set to a tie-break, lets Murray get to 0-30. A wide backhand gifts Murray the first three break points of the match. He takes the second as Nadal's backhand hits the net.

Nadal 5-7, 1-2 Murray

The second set starts with as confident a hold from Murray as the first did. After Nadal holds, more power and aces from the Scot, who now has eight strikes to the Spaniard's two.

Nadal 5-7, 2-2 Murray

Murray moves Nadal around to move up to 15-30. What looks like a Murray winner is challenged successfully by Nadal, and from 30-30 the champion holds.

Nadal 5-7, 3-2 Murray

The first break point for Nadal, and Murray looks to be safe but hits an easy smash beyond the baseline, gifting Nadal the initiative in the second set much to the home fans' dismay.

Nadal 5-7, 4-2 Murray

Nadal's resurgence continues as he holds to love. These are ominous signs for Murray's camp.

Nadal 5-7, 5-2 Murray

Murray has to battle to get to 30-30, and then goes into the net twice to give Nadal his second consecutive break. The Spaniard is serving for the set.

Nadal 5-7, 6-2 Murray

Two good shots at the net by Nadal, and then Murray goes long and then wide, to wrap up a very brisk set for the world No 1.

Nadal 5-7, 6-2, 1-0 Murray

Two errors and then a double fault from Murray; Nadal has two more break points. Murray saves both of them, Nadal carves out a third, on which Murray hits a forehand long on the third, for Nadal's third consecutive break.

Nadal 5-7, 6-2, 2-1 Murray

Murray holds his serve for the first time in four games, finally winning his first game after six consecutive won by Nadal.

Nadal 5-7, 6-2, 3-2 Murray

Dramatic forehand winner past Nadal helps Murray to hold again just as his opponent was threatening to break his fragile serve yet again.

Nadal 5-7, 6-2, 4-2 Murray

Murray still can't get near enough to the Nadal serve and get the break-back he needs.

Nadal 5-7, 6-2, 5-2 Murray

Murray cannot hold on to his own serve. Nadal whips a forehand past Murray for his second break in the set.

Nadal 5-7, 6-2, 6-2 Murray

Murray sends a forehand long, giving Nadal two set points. The world No 1 takes advantage of the second.

Nadal 5-7, 6-2, 6-2, 1-0 Murray

For the third consecutive set, Murray is broken early. Nadal goes 30-0 ahead. After a weak smash Murray is passed again, before going into the net.

Nadal 5-7, 6-2, 6-2, 2-0 Murray

Nadal's service game is as strong as ever. A two-handed backhand from off the court sets him up for another hold to 15.

Nadal 5-7, 6-2, 6-2, 2-0 Murray

Nadal's service game is as strong as ever. A two-handed backhand from off the court sets him up for another hold to 15.

Nadal 5-7, 6-2, 6-2, 2-1 Murray

A double fault sends Murray's service game to deuce, from where he rescues it, to the crowd's delight.

Nadal 5-7, 6-2, 6-2, 2-1 Murray

A double fault sends Murray's service game to deuce, from where he rescues it, to the crowd's delight.

Nadal 5-7, 6-2, 6-2, 3-1 Murray

Twice Murray forces break points, but cannot take either. Nadal holds.

Nadal 5-7, 6-2, 6-2, 5-4 Murray

After a run of four service games, Murray is serving to stay alive. An ace gets him out of match point, and he holds. Nadal is serving for the match.

Nadal 5-7, 6-2, 6-2, 6-4 Murray

Nadal holds to 15, winning the match with a forehand.

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