Andy Murray insisted he is not suffering from a serve-and-volley phobia after his second shock defeat of the year.
The world No.1 was broken four times in a row as he lost to aggressive world No.129 Vasek Pospisil in his first match in the Indian Wells Masters.
The Wimbledon winner was also beaten in the fourth round of the Australian Open by world No.50 Mischa Zverev who charged the net 118 times.
Murray had won his four previous meetings with Canadian Pospisil but went down 6-4 7-6 in another sluggish display.
But the Scot blamed his poor serving rather