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Nishikori injury hands Murray final berth

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Defending champion Andy Murray was handed a berth in the final of the Brisbane International when Japan's Kei Nishikori retired from their semi-final with a knee injury. 

Kei Nishikori of Japan winces in pain before retiring injured from his semi-final match against Andy Murray at the Brisbane International tournament on January 5, 2013. Murray had taken the first set 6-4 and was up 2-0 in the second when Nishikori, who had treatment on his knee at the end of the first set, decided he couldn't continue and conceded the match.

Murray had taken the first set 6-4 and was up 2-0 in the second when Nishikori, who had treatment on his knee at the end of the first set, decided he couldn't continue and conceded the match.

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