ANDY MURRAY

  • Novak Djokovic's rich form raises prospect of another 2011 run April 6, 2015

    Miami: World number one Novak Djokovic heads into the European clay court season in ominous form after his victory over Andy Murray in the final of the Miami Open on Sunday. Djokovic looks in such command of his game and his opponents that there is already the feeling he could enjoy...
  • Novak Djokovic beats Andy Murray to win Miami Open title April 6, 2015

    Novak Djokovic earned his fifth Key Biscayne title on Sunday, beating Andy Murray for the seventh straight time and showing superior stamina in the heat to win the Miami Open final 7-6 (3), 4-6, 6-0. The top-ranked Djokovic became the first man to complete the Indian Wells-Key Biscayne spring sweep three...
  • Novak Djokovic, Andy Murray to meet again in Miami final April 4, 2015

    World number one Novak Djokovic will face Britain's Andy Murray in the final of the Miami Open for a third time on Sunday after the pair triumphed in their semi-finals. Third seed Murray delivered a controlled and precise performance to beat Czech Tomas Berdych 6-4 6-4 while Djokovic faced greater resistance...
  • Novak Djokovic survives Miami scare; Murray claims 500th win April 1, 2015

    Defending champion Novak Djokovic survived a scare from Alexandr Dolgopolov on Tuesday to reach the Miami Open quarter-finals while Andy Murray won the 500th match of his career to reach the last eight. Djokovic was made to work for his 7-6 (3) 7-5 6-0 win over world number 65 Dolgopolov. After...
  • Andy Murray reaches 4th round at Miami Open March 29, 2015

    Andy Murray advanced on Sunday to the fourth round at the Miami Open by beating Santiago Giraldo 6-3, 6-4. The No. 3-seeded Murray, who won the tournament in 2009 and 2013, improved his career record to 499-155. He's seeking his first title this year. Murray lost only four points on his first...
  • Rafael Nadal, Andy Murray advance in Miami Open March 28, 2015

    Key Biscayne: Precocious amateur CiCi Bellis says she's ready to take on the best of the pros - Serena Williams. Bellis, a 15-year-old American who made a big splash at last year's US Open, advanced Friday to a potential third-round match against Williams by beating Zarina Diyas 6-2, 6-1. Williams' second-round match...
  • Andy Murray hopeful Jonas Bjorkman can complement coach Amelie Mauresmo March 25, 2015

    Andy Murray is hopeful that Swede Jonas Bjorkman will share a similar philosophy with his coach Amelie Mauresmo when he joins his team on a trial basis, the Scotsman said on Tuesday. Bjorkman, a former world number four who retired from professional tennis in 2008, will join Murray's coaching set-up sometime...
  • Djokovic crushes Murray, faces Federer in Indian Wells final March 22, 2015

    World number one Novak Djokovic crushed Britain's Andy Murray 6-2, 6-3 on Saturday to set up a mouthwatering final against number two Roger Federer in the BNP Paribas Open. Federer defeated Canada's Milos Raonic 7-5 6-4 to reach his 40th ATP Masters 1000 final and earn a repeat of last year's...
  • Andy Murray reaches semis, will next play Djokovic at Indian Wells March 20, 2015

    Fourth seed Andy Murray, with a consummate display of power and touch in tricky conditions, reached the BNP Paribas Open semi-finals with a landmark 6-3 6-4 win over Spaniard Felicano Lopez on Thursday. On another hot but blustery afternoon at the Indian Wells Tennis Garden, the Scot broke left-hander Lopez once...
  • Nadal, Federer join Murray in Indian Wells quarters March 19, 2015

    Roger Federer and Rafa Nadal advanced to the quarter-finals of the BNP Paribas Open on Wednesday, joining Britain's Andy Murray in the last eight, though Japan's Kei Nishikori crashed out. Federer dispatched American Jack Sock in a 6-3 6-2 victory while Nadal beat Gilles Simon 6-2 6-4. Nadal captured his opening...
  • Andy Murray into Indian Wells quarters, Nishikori out March 19, 2015

    World number four Andy Murray reached the quarter-finals of the BNP Paribas Open with a landmark win over Adrian Mannarino on Wednesday, while Spain's Feliciano Lopez upset fifth-ranked Kei Nishikori. Murray's 6-3 6-3 victory over Frenchman Adrian Mannarino put him level with Tim Henman as Britain's most successful men's player in...
  • Murray reaches 4th round, Wozniacki bows out at Indian Wells March 17, 2015

    Andy Murray outlasted Philipp Kohlschreiber 6-1, 3-6, 6-1 in a nearly two-hour baseline slugfest under a hot sun at the BNP Paribas Open on Monday. Murray earned the only two breaks of the third set and closed out the win when Kohlschreiber's forehand went wide, one of 35 unforced errors by...
  • Djokovic, Murray, Sharapova reach 3rd round at Indian Wells March 15, 2015

    Indian Wells: Defending champion Novak Djokovic dispatched Marcos Baghdatis 6-1, 6-3 in 59 minutes to reach the third round of the BNP Paribas Open on Saturday night, improving his record to 8-0 against the Cypriot. Djokovic hasn't lost a set to Baghdatis in their last three meetings dating to 2011. The...
  • Andy Murray to work with Jonas Bjorkman, could make Swede his coach March 11, 2015

    London: Andy Murray is testing out retired Swedish tennis player Jonas Bjorkman, with a view to adding the doubles specialist to his coaching team. The fourth-ranked Murray has been looking for a second coach to work alongside Amelie Mauresmo since splitting from long-time team member Dani Vallverdu in November. The 42-year-old Bjorkman...
  • Switzerland's Davis Cup reign ends swiftly March 9, 2015

    London: Switzerland's reign as Davis Cup holders was swiftly ended when they paid the inevitable price for fielding a second-string team and lost 3-2 to Belgium in the first round in Liege on Sunday. Just over three months since Roger Federer and Stan Wawrinka drove them to an historic title in...
  • Britain take unassailable 3-1 lead over US in Davis Cup March 8, 2015

    Andy Murray beat John Isner in straight sets to give Britain an unassailable 3-1 lead in the Davis Cup on Sunday. The fifth-ranked Murray overcame a wobbly start in the first reverse singles to win 7-6 (4), 6-3, 7-6 (4) at Emirates Arena and clinch a first-round victory over the Americans...
  • Andy Murray beats Donald Young, Britain lead US 1-0 in Davis Cup March 6, 2015

    Scotland: Andy Murray quelled a mid-match comeback from Donald Young to win in four sets on Friday and give Britain a 1-0 lead over the United States in the first round of the Davis Cup. Murray won 6-1, 6-1, 4-6, 6-2 in his first match in his native Scotland since winning...
  • Andy Murray defends commitment to Britain before Davis Cup match March 5, 2015

    Britain: Andy Murray has represented British teams since he was 12 and was playing for the country when he won Olympic gold at the 2012 London Games. Yet, he has found himself having to defend his commitment to the British cause ahead of this week's Davis Cup match against the United...
  • Roger Federer, Novak Djokovic win; Andy Murray out of Dubai Open February 27, 2015

    Dubai: World No.1 Novak Djokovic defeated Turkey's Marsel Ilhan 6-1, 6-1 in the quarter-finals of the Dubai Duty Free Tennis Championships while Swiss ace Roger Federer needed only one set (6-1) against Frenchman Richard Gasquet, who retired before the second set started here. However, the surprise of Thursday was Andy Murray's...
  • Andy Murray's woes deepen after Dubai humbling by Croatian teen February 26, 2015

    Dubai: Andy Murray's February torment deepened on Thursday after he lost 6-1 6-3 to 18-year-old Croatian tyro Borna Coric in the quarter-finals of the Dubai Championships. This month, the world number three lost the Australian Open final against Novak Djokovic and then failed to live up to his top seed billing...
  • Top-ranked Novak Djokovic advances at Dubai Championships February 25, 2015

    Dubai: Playing for the first time since winning the Australian Open, Novak Djokovic came through with a 6-4, 6-4 win over Vasek Pospisil on Tuesday in the first round of the Dubai Tennis Championships. The top-ranked Djokovic won his fifth title in Melbourne at the beginning of the month. "It's my first...
  • Andy Murray, Tomas Berdych begin Dubai Championships with wins February 24, 2015

    Dubai: Third-seeded Andy Murray was given a workout by Gilles Muller of Luxembourg before securing a 6-4, 7-5 win for passage to the Dubai Championships second round on Tuesday. Meanwhile, fourth-seeded Tomas Berdych, a finalist at Dubai the last two years, opened his account by beating Jeremy Chardy of France 7-6...
  • Andy Murray to lead Britain in 1st round of Davis Cup in Glasgow February 24, 2015

    London: Andy Murray will return to his native Scotland next week to lead Britain against the United States in the first round of the Davis Cup. Murray and his brother, Jamie, were named to the team on Tuesday that will face the Americans on March 6-8 on an indoor hard court...
  • Andy Murray beaten by Gilles Simon in Rotterdam February 13, 2015

    London: Top seed Andy Murray slumped out of the ABN Amro World Tennis Tournament on Friday after being outplayed 6-4 6-2 in the quarter-finals by Frenchman Gilles Simon. Murray, playing in his first tournament since losing his fourth Australian Open final, was unusually profligate, committing numerous unforced errors from his usually...
  • Andy Murray advances to quarterfinals in Rotterdam February 12, 2015

    Rotterdam: Top-seeded Andy Murray advanced to the quarterfinals of the World Tennis Tournament in Rotterdam on Thursday with a 6-3, 7-5 win over Vasek Pospisil. The Australian Open runner-up, who faces eighth-seeded Gilles Simon in the next round, fought back from a break of serve in the second set and won...
  • Andy Murray eases into 2nd round of World Tennis Tournament February 11, 2015

    Netherlands: Top-seeded Andy Murray made a solid start to his Rotterdam campaign with a 6-3, 6-2 win over French qualifier Nicolas Mahut on Wednesday. The Australian Open runner-up, who played his first match since losing to Novak Djokovic in Melbourne, saved five of the six break points he faced. Murray had a...
  • Novak Djokovic says fatherhood has given him a new perspective February 1, 2015

    Melbourne: Like any new father, Novak Djokovic has quickly developed a new perspective on life and tennis. The Serbian won his fifth Australian Open title on Sunday, beating Andy Murray 7-6(5), 6-7(4), 6-3, 6-0 but his thoughts turned to family, rather than the trophy he had just won. For Djokovic, the...
  • Murray to move into 4th, Wawrinka drops to 9th in ATP rankings February 1, 2015

    Melbourne: Andy Murray's fourth loss in four finals at the Australian Open on Sunday still netted him a gain in the ATP computer rankings, moving him from sixth spot to fourth in the rankings list set to be issued Monday. Australian Open champion Novak Djokovic will remain No. 1, with Roger...
  • Novak Djokovic shows why he is king of the Australian Open February 1, 2015

    Melbourne: Novak Djokovic may never win as many Wimbledon or US Open titles as Roger Federer or as many French Open championships as Rafael Nadal but when it comes to the Australian Open the Serbian reigns supreme. On Sunday, Djokovic won his fifth Australian Open crown, beating Andy Murray 7-6(5) 6-7(4)...
  • Novak Djokovic beats Andy Murray to win 5th Australian Open title February 1, 2015

    Melbourne: Novak Djokovic won his fifth Australian Open title and extended Andy Murray's misery at Melbourne Park by beating the Scotsman 7-6 (5), 6-7 (4), 6-3, 6-0 in the final on Sunday. Murray has now been a losing finalist four times here, losing twice previously to Djokovic in 2011 and 2013...