Andy Murray had finished his performances on Wimbledon yesterday, having lost in a quarterfinal to American Sam Querrey. Injuries were the reasons of his defeat. Paddy Power had made the decision to pay back the money to players who made bets on Murray in this duel and also on his victory in this tournamen
Before the game it was possible to bet on the victory of the first racket of the world in a quarterfinal with the coefficient 1.03. Murray had the lead on sets with the score 2:1, but then he started to experience health problems and took only one game in the fourth and fifth sets.
Paddy Power had paid back money on free bets that were made on Murray's victory in a quarterfinal and also for his victory on Wimbledon. The company has paid to its clients more than £100 000 ($128 000) — as it is published on the website of the bookmaker.
"Today Andy Murray is the hope of the nation. The lion’s share of our players has made bets on him today but unfortunately he could not show his real abilities. As the Scot was not in his best physical condition, we feel that we have to pay back money to our clients in order they can bet on Wimbledon once again" —the press service of the company has declared.
Murray has won Wimbledon last year and now has a title of the first racket of the world. He will save it even after defeat to Querrey as Novak Djokovic who could leapfrog him in ranking was not able to finish his quarterfinal against Tomáš Berdych.
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