Murray ends Tomic’s run
Andy Murray advanced to the semifinals of the Cincinnati Masters after ending the stellar run of Australia's Bernard Tomic.
Top seed Andy Murray has beaten Bernard Tomic in the quarterfinals of the Cincinnati Masters.
Murray overcame the Aussie 6-4 6-4 to set up a semifinal showdown with Milos Raonic, who ousted Dominic Thiem in straights.
Tomic had enjoyed a breakthrough week in Ohio, upsetting David Goffin and Kei Nishikori en route to the last eight at a Masters event for the third time in his career.
Murray is undefeated since reuniting with coach Ivan Lendl; the Scot has won titles at Queen’s, Wimbledon and the Rio Olympics, and now owns a 21-match winning streak.