Murray beaten by Raonic in Japan

PUBLISHED : Saturday, 06 October, 2012, 3:27pm
UPDATED : Saturday, 06 October, 2012, 3:44pm

London Olympic gold medallist and US Open champion Andy Murray was sent crashing out of the Japan Open tennis tournament on Saturday in a shock semi-final defeat by Milos Raonic of Canada.

In the final set the Briton squandered a 4-1 lead and missed two match points in the 12th game before going down 3-6, 7-6 (7/5), 6-7 (4/7) to the 21-year-old Canadian.