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Andy Murray to miss grandfather's funeral for Davis Cup tie

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Image caption Andy Murray will take on Juan Martin del Potro in the Davis Cup semi-final

Andy Murray will miss his grandfather's funeral to play for Great Britain in the Davis Cup semi-final against Argentina.

It is understood his paternal grandfather Gordon Murray's funeral will be held on Friday as Murray takes on Juan Martin del Potro in Glasgow.

Murray curtailed media commitments on Thursday to spend time with his family.

His brother Jamie is expected to attend the funeral, before teaming up with Andy for Saturday's doubles.

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