ANDY MURRAY

  • IPTL: Andy Murray outlines marriage plans as Manila Mavericks lose again November 30, 2014

    British number one Andy Murray hopes to marry Kim Sears next year after the former Wimbledon champion announced their engagement last week after nine years together. "We have a plan to get married next year, that's the plan but no dates were set yet," Murray told reporters in Manila on Sunday,...
  • Indian Aces continue fine run in International Premier Tennis League November 29, 2014

    Manila: Indian Aces continued their winning run as they beat Manila Mavericks 24-15 on the second day of the much talked about International Premier Tennis League (IPTL) on Saturday. Having started their campaign by defeating Singapore Slammers, Indian aces on Saturday strengthened their position by outplaying star-studded Mavericks side. Opting to serve...
  • Roger Federer happy Andy Murray avoided 'double bagel' November 14, 2014

    Roger Federer was two points away from beating one of his fiercest rivals without dropping a solitary game but said he was happy not to beat Andy Murray 6-0, 6-0 on Thursday. The Swiss great was leading 6-0, 5-0 and 30-0 on the hapless Murray's serve when he missed a routine...
  • Andy Murray beats Milos Raonic as Roger Federer records second win November 12, 2014

    London: Local hero Andy Murray kept alive his chance of entering the semi-finals from Group B by beating Milos Raonic while second seed Roger Federer recorded his second victory with a defeat of fourth seed Kei Nishikori in the ATP World Tour Finals at the O2 Arena here. Fifth seed Murray,...
  • Kei Nishikori downs Andy Murray at ATP Finals November 9, 2014

    London: Kei Nishikori started his maiden campaign at the ATP Finals with a 6-4, 6-4 win over home favorite Andy Murray on Sunday. The fourth-seeded Japanese - the first Asian player to qualify for the year-end championship - was in complete control and secured important points in a tough Group B...
  • Andy Murray says he will win over home fans in London November 8, 2014

    Andy Murray hopes to "win back" a few fans when he opens the ATP World Tour Finals on Sunday against Kei Nishikori. The 27-year-old former Wimbledon champion received a barrage of abuse on Twitter when he publicly supported the pro-independence "Yes" campaign in the recent Scottish referendum on whether to stay...
  • Roger Federer, Andy Murray, Bryan brothers win ATP awards November 5, 2014

    London: Roger Federer, Andy Murray and the Bryan brothers are among the winners of the ATP World Tour Awards. Federer was selected by his peers as winner of the Stefan Edberg sportsmanship award for a 10th time. Murray receives the Arthur Ashe humanitarian award for his involvement in fundraising exhibitions and campaigns. Bob...
  • Trend setter Andy Murray seeks London triple crown November 4, 2014

    Paris: He is the man who sparked joyous scenes of celebration across a grateful nation when he ended Britain's 77-year wait for a Wimbledon men's champion. Yet 14 months later Andy Murray's towering frame was missing from the eight-man lineup featured on the giant billboard posters plastered across the streets of...
  • Djokovic to face Cilic at ATP finale, Murray to meet Federer November 3, 2014

    London: Three-times champion and world number one Novak Djokovic has been drawn in a group with US Open champion Marin Cilic in next week's season-ending ATP World Tour Finals in London. Defending champion Djokovic, who retained his Paris Masters title on Sunday after beating Milos Raonic, will also face Australian Open...
  • Roger Federer, Andy Murray ousted from Paris Masters November 1, 2014

    Paris: World No.2 Roger Federer was stunned at the BNP Paribas Masters quarter-finals by Canada's sole representative in ATP rankings top 10, Milos Raonic while Briton Andy Murray too exited the tennis tournament. "I'm accepting this defeat," said the former top-ranked Swiss, who Friday night lost in straight sets to miss...
  • Andy Murray in Tour Finals, Novak Djokovic and Roger Federer win October 31, 2014

    Andy Murray's recent resurgence continued when the Briton qualified for the ATP World Tour Finals by reaching the Paris Masters quarter-finals with a 6-3 6-3 win against Bulgarian Grigor Dimitrov on Thursday. After dropping outside the world top 10 following his US Open quarter-final exit, Murray began a late push for...
  • Roger Federer, Andy Murray advance at Paris Masters October 30, 2014

    Paris: Roger Federer was made to fight all the way by local favorite Jeremy Chardy before reaching the third round of the Paris Masters on Wednesday, while Andy Murray moved one match away from qualifying for the ATP Finals. The 17-time Grand Slam champion completed a 7-6 (5), 6-7 (5), 6-4...
  • IPTL will take tennis to new regions: Andy Murray October 29, 2014

    Dubai: Looking forward to his stint in the upcoming International Premier Tennis League, British number one Andy Murray says the event will take the sport to new regions. Murray will lead Manila Mavericks in Mahesh Bhupathi's league, starting November 28 in Philippines. "Attracting new fans to the sport is important and I'm...
  • Andy Murray sets sights on 2015 majors October 29, 2014

    A resurgent Andy Murray will play for a sixth straight week when he competes at the Paris Masters in a bid to finish the season in the top four and gain a better draw at the 2015 majors. The two-time Grand Slam champion, who plays Julien Benneteau in the second round...
  • Andy Murray beats Tommy Robredo to win Valencia Open October 27, 2014

    Andy Murray saved five match points before fighting back to beat Tommy Robredo 3-6, 7-6 (7), 7-6 (8) in a grueling Valencia Open final on Sunday. Last month, Murray also saved five match points against the Spaniard on his way to winning the final in Shenzhen, China. This time, he had...
  • Andy Murray beats David Ferrer to reach Valencia Open final October 25, 2014

    Valencia: Andy Murray beat top-seeded David Ferrer 6-4, 7-5 on Saturday to reach the final of the Valencia Open. The third-seeded Murray, who won the title in 2009, bettered Ferrer at his own ground game to win most of their long rallies on the indoor hard court. The Briton jumped to an...
  • Andy Murray improves London chances with Valencia Open win October 24, 2014

    Andy Murray collected more points to aid his World Tour finals qualification bid when he fought back from a set down to beat Kevin Anderson 6-7(3) 6-4 6-4 in the quarter-finals of the Valencia Open on Friday. A wild card at the Spanish indoor hard court event, which he won in...
  • David Ferrer gets 600th win to reach Valencia Open semis October 24, 2014

    Top-seeded David Ferrer earned his 600th career win by beating Thomaz Bellucci 6-1, 6-2 Friday to set up a semi-final against Andy Murray at the Valencia Open. Ferrer, a three-time champion in Valencia, became the fourth active player to reach the milestone, joining Roger Federer (986 wins), Rafael Nadal (706) and...
  • David Ferrer, Andy Murray advance to Valencia Open quarters October 24, 2014

    David Ferrer and Andy Murray both advanced to the Valencia Open quarter-finals after easy wins against error-prone opponents on Thursday. The top-seeded Ferrer beat Fernando Verdasco 6-3, 6-2 after jumping out to early leads in both sets by breaking his his fellow Spaniard's first service games, while the third-seeded Murray dispatched...
  • Andy Murray beats Ferrer in Vienna to win 30th title October 20, 2014

    Vienna: Andy Murray continued his recent resurgence by winning his second title in three weeks at the Erste Bank Open on Sunday and boosting his chances of making the cut for the ATP finals. The 11th-ranked Murray rallied to defeat David Ferrer 5-7, 6-2, 7-5 in a dramatic finish. The Scot...
  • David Ferrer beats Andy Murray at Shanghai Masters October 9, 2014

    Shanghai: David Ferrer boosted his chances of qualifying for the ATP finals with a 2-6, 6-1, 6-2 win over Andy Murray on Thursday to reach the quarter-finals of the Shanghai Masters. Both Murray and Ferrer are fighting to claim one of the remaining spots in the eight-man tournament next month in...
  • Andy Murray, Novak Djokovic win at Shanghai Masters October 8, 2014

    Andy Murray and Novak Djokovic moved into the third round of the Shanghai Masters with straight-set wins on Wednesday. Murray has been on a roll the last three weeks in China, winning nine of his last 10 matches as he tries to qualify for the ATP Finals in London next month....
  • Rafael Nadal to play Shanghai Masters despite appendicitis October 7, 2014

    Shanghai: Rafael Nadal is counting on antibiotics to control his appendicitis so he can get through the Shanghai Masters this week. The second-ranked Nadal began feeling pain in his abdomen late Saturday, and the next day went to the hospital where the doctors confirmed he had the early stages of appendicitis. Nadal...
  • Novak Djokovic, Andy Murray win at China Open October 3, 2014

    Novak Djokovic and Andy Murray set up a semi-final at the China Open with convincing wins on Friday over two members of the younger generation enjoying breakthrough seasons. The top-seeded Djokovic defeated Wimbledon semi-finalist Grigor Dimitrov of Bulgaria 6-2, 6-4, while sixth-seeded Murray took out US Open champion Marin Cilic 6-1,...
  • Andy Murray beats Tommy Robredo to win Shenzhen Open September 28, 2014

    Andy Murray saved five match points before beating Spain's Tommy Robredo 5-7, 7-6(9) 6-1 to win the Shenzhen Open in China on Sunday, as the Briton rallied to claim a first title since winning Wimbledon last year. The two-time grand slam winner and Olympic champion appeared on course for certain defeat...
  • Andy Murray beats Juan Monaco to reach Shenzhen Open final September 27, 2014

    Second-seeded Andy Murray rallied from a set down to beat Juan Monaco of Argentina 2-6, 6-3, 6-0 on Saturday and reach the final of the Shenzhen Open. From 3-3 in the second set, Murray won nine straight games to beat Monaco in 1 hour, 42 minutes and set up a meeting...
  • Andy Murray reaches semis of Shenzhen Open September 27, 2014

    Andy Murray was one win away from his first final of the year after beating Lukas Lacko of Slovakia 6-3, 7-5 in the Shenzhen Open quarter-finals on Friday. Murray saved all four break points he faced. He hasn't reached a final since winning Wimbledon last year, after which he needed back surgery...
  • Somdev Devvarman loses to Murray; Bopanna-Qureshi crash out of Shenzhen Open September 25, 2014

    Shenzhen: Somdev Devvarman put up a spirited fight but Andy Murray proved too good for the Indian, who bowed out of the ATP Shenzen Open with a straight-set defeat against World No. 11, on Friday. Somdev fought his heart out against two-time Grand Slam winner but ended up with a 3-6...
  • Somdev Devvarman to face Andy Murray in Shenzen Open 2nd round September 22, 2014

    Shenzen: India's singles star Somdev Devvarman set up a second round clash with twotime Grand Slam winner Andy Murray after battling past Chinese wild card Xin Gao in the ATP Shenzen Open, on Monday. The Indian, who skipped Asian Games to salvage his season, fought past the Chinese 63 46 64...
  • Novak Djokovic tops Andy Murray for 8th US Open semifinal in a row September 4, 2014

    New York: Novak Djokovic fended off a fading Andy Murray 76 (1), 67 (1), 62, 64 in a matchup of past US Open champions to reach the tournament's semifinals for the eighth consecutive year. It took a while for the No. 1ranked and No. 1seeded Djokovic to push himself out front...