The handiwork might have helped the Scot’s vision, but it could not prevent a 6-4, 6-1 defeat which leaves him with work to do if he is to go through to Saturday’s semi-finals
A look at this week's ATP World Tour Finals in London
One player complained of 'uncontrollable' coughing
Stanislas Wawrinka victory at the Australian Open signals chinks in strength of 'traditional' top four
Sampras feels the two shouldn't be compared as to who's better and should instead be enjoyed while they are still playing following their semi-final clash on Friday
The Swiss was beaten in straight sets in his semi-final meeting with Nadal
The Spaniard won despite a large blister causing him pain throughout and will now play the new Swiss number one Stanislas Wawrinka in Sunday's final
After beating Andy Murray the former world number one will meet Rafael Nadal in the semi-final
The former world number one has looked in ominous form in Melbourne
World Number One progressed 7-6 (7-3) 7-5 7-6 (7-3) over the Japanese to move into the last eight
On his day, he can be as cultured on court as he is off it so Briton needs to beware
When Caroline Wozniacki was world No 1, her critics always pointed to the fact that she had never won a Grand Slam title. Now that the 23-year-old Dane is heading out of the world’s top 10 it seems she does not even have it in her to make the quarter-finals any more.
The Australian youngster was a set down at the time
The German has been drafted in as coach
The British number one gets underway in Melbourne on Tuesday
Andy Murray wrapped up his public preparations for next week’s Australian Open by losing an exhibition match to Lleyton Hewitt here in Melbourne yesterday, but is in a good frame of mind.