ANDY MURRAY’S hopes of retaining his Olympic title have received a huge boost with world No.1 Novak Djokovic sent crashing in round one.
British No.1 Murray is now odds on at 10-11 with Sportingbet to seal singles gold with Rafa Nadal – making his comeback after two months out with a wrist injury – next in the betting at 8-1 followed by Djokovic’s conqueror Juan Martin Del Potro at 9-1 and Kei Nishikori at 10-1.
Murray plays his second-round match today against Argentina’s Juan Monaco – who is 12-1 at Betfair for a shock win, while the Scot to progress in straight sets pays 3-10 at Sportingbet.
Nadal will hope his wrist holds up when he takes on Andreas Seppi and the likes of David Goffin and Gilles Simon are also in action.
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