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Sports briefs: Andy Murray ousted from Madrid Open by Santiago Giraldo
First Published May 08 2014 11:14 pm • Last Updated May 08 2014 11:19 pm

tennis • Andy Murray hit error after error Thursday and was eliminated from the Madrid Masters in the third round. The Wimbledon champion was overwhelmed by the 46th-ranked Santiago Giraldo 6-3, 6-2. Murray’s play was erratic throughout the match against the Colombian qualifier, who earned his first career victory against a top-10 player in 20 attempts.

Defending champions Rafael Nadal and Serena Williams reached the quarterfinals at the clay-court tournament. Nadal beat Jarkko Nieminen 6-1, 6-4. Williams defeated Carla Suarez Navarro 6-2, 6-3.

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California Chrome challenger arrives

horse racing • Social Inclusion arrived at Pimlico Race Course in Baltimore on Thursday in preparation to take on Kentucky Derby winner California Chrome in the Preakness.

Social Inclusion finished third in the Wood Memorial in his most recent race. He arrived from Florida by van Thursday. His 85-year-old trainer, Manny Azpurua, was on hand to greet the colt. Social Inclusion is to gallop Friday.

California Chrome went for a 1 ½-mile gallop at Churchill Downs on Thursday and is expected to fly to Baltimore on Monday.

A maximum of 14 horses can start in the 13⁄16-mile race May 17.




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