7/1/13 9:29 PM | Kelli DeMario
World No. 2 Andy Murray is through to the final eight at Wimbledon, having ousted 20th seed Mikhail Youzhny in straight sets. The Scot moves on to face Spain's Fernando Verdasco, who defeated France's Kenny De Schepper.
(2) Andy Murray def. (20) Mikhail Youzhny 6-4, 7-6(5), 6-1
Second seed Andy Murray made the quarterfinal after taking out former World No. 8 Mikhail Youzhny, 6-4, 7-6(5), 6-1. The 26-year-old Scot tallied 15 aces and 45 winners through two hours and 37 minutes of play.
"It was really good atmosphere," Youzhny commented. "The crowd was really polite, really good. I didn't feel any pressure from the crowd. It was close first two sets. But Andy served better than me- that's why he won. He didn't give me any presents."
Murray moves on to face Spain's Fernando Verdasco for a place in the semifinal.
Fernando Verdasco def. Kenny De Schepper 6-4, 6-4, 6-4
Fernando Verdasco is through to the final eight following his straight-sets ousting of France's Kenny De Schepper. The veteran converted four of 14 break points during the 109-minute match.
"I felt pretty good in general," Verdasco assessed. "Of course, it was a little windy and sometimes some games were not that easy. But I think I played a good match. I felt good on the court and happy to (have) won and be in quarterfinals for first time."
Verdasco completed the effort with 9 aces and 42 winners.
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|1. Djokovic||12 500 pts|
|2. Murray||8 750 pts|
|3. Federer||8 670 pts|
|4. Ferrer||6 970 pts|
|5. Nadal||6 385 pts|
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