Andy Murray, Venus Williams crash out in opening round of Washington Open

Three-time Grand Slam champion Andy Murray of Britain crashed out in the opening round of the ATP and WTA

The 35-year-old Scotsman fell to 115th-ranked Ymer

“It’s still possible,” Murray said. “I would just need to have a good run in Canada or Cincinnati really.

Seven-time Grand Slam champion Venus Williams, playing her first singles match in nearly a year

She was also eliminated in the opening round, falling to Canadian qualifier

Williams had not played a WTA singles match since falling to Taiwan’s Hsieh Su-wei 49 weeks ago in Chicago.