6-4 under a closed roof at Centre Court, had his match delayed from the night before after Gilles Muller needed 4 hours, 48 minutes to defeat Rafael Nadal.
Murray won the first and third sets on Centre Court, but Querrey won the other two to even the score at 6-3, 4-6, 7-6 (4), 1-6. "The serve and forehand were the shots where I could feel it the most, and after that, there was really no sense (in continuing)". He said the atmosphere was odd, as a tournament that started with 128 players in each draw comes down to the final two or four.
Mannarino, who had not played on Centre Court until he faced Djokovic, said his only concern about the surface was that he had to make sure he didn't slip during the match.
Instead, he applied himself gamely, perhaps hoping that the shoulder injury on which Djokovic received treatment against Adrian Mannarino would come to give the Serbian further problems as the match wore on. I think the last match on Centre was done before 7pm.
Venus Williams and home favorite Johanna Konta were the only two leading women to have their matches on Centre Court or Court One on "Manic Monday", when all 16 fourth-round matches are played.
Svitolina, however, said she did not think the scheduling "unfair".Kuznetsova chipped in, saying: "Some matches I thought, I didn't deserve to play on Court 12, but I did play there".
The second sensation of the day was the elimination of Novak Djokovic who had a chance to reach the first position in the ATP standings after Andy Murray lost his match today. I would say it's taking the marquee matches', Lewis said. "He was moving well".
Reactions to this move have been mixed, but mostly, the women players were left significantly surprised and confused.
He fell to 2016 finalist Milos Raonic in last year's quarterfinals but will look to reach a Grand Slam semifinal for the first time against Murray, who leads their head-to-head series 7-1, including a straight-sets win earlier this year at the Australian Open. He also had a trainer work on his right shoulder near the end of his fourth-round victory on Tuesday.
'I'm just going to talk with specialists, as I have done in the previous year or so, try to figure out what's the best way to treat it and to solve it, to find a long-term solution, ' he added.
Murray will next face American Sam Querrey after the 24th-seeded American defeated Kevin Anderson of South Africa 5-7, 7-6 (5), 6-3, 6-7 (11), 6-3.