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Top-seeded Murray stunned by qualifier Pospisil at Indian Wells

Murray was stunned by Canadian qualifier Pospisil in the second round of the BNP Paribas Open after losing 6-4, 7-6(5).

SNS | New Delhi |

World number one Andy Murray was stunned by Canadian qualifier Vasek Pospisil in the second round of the BNP Paribas Open on Saturday after losing 6-4, 7-6(5).

Pospisil, ranked 129th in the world showcased some classic skills balancing it with aggressive approach and pouncing on Murray whenever opportunity arose.

"I knew I was a long shot. I've played Andy four times and didn't win a set," the 26-year-old Canadian told a media channel.

"I felt like I had the ability to (win) but to actually go through is a whole new thing. I tried to bring different tactics … versus the other times I played him,” he added

"I didn't want to give him the same look each time. I wanted to put pressure coming into the net, using my strength, which is my ability at the net and serving well."

Pospisil's best accomplishment in tennis career till now was winning the 2014 Wimbledon doubles title with Jack Sock of the US.