Andy Murray

  • Italy beat Britain 3-2 to reach Davis Cup semis 06-04-2014 07:31 PM

    Italy won both singles matches against Britain in straight sets on Sunday to reach the Davis Cup semi-finals for the first time in 16 years. Fabio Fognini pulled off a surprise 6-3, 6-3, 6-4 victory over two-time Grand Slam champion Andy Murray to level the best-of-five quarterfinal at 2-2 before...
  • Davis Cup: Switzerland trail Kazakhs, Murray puts Britain on brink 06-04-2014 09:33 AM

    Roger Federer's hopes of adding a Davis Cup winners' medal to his vast collection of silverware were hanging by a thread on Saturday after Switzerland fell 2-1 behind to Kazakhstan in their World Group quarter-final tie. The 17-times grand slam champion teamed up with Australian Open winner Stanislas Wawrinka on...
  • Britain come back to level Davis Cup quarters against Italy at 1-1 05-04-2014 08:13 PM

    Naples: Andy Murray completed a straight-sets victory over Andreas Seppi as Britain levelled the Davis Cup quarter-final against Italy 1-1 on Saturday. Murray won 6-4, 7-5, 6-3 in more than three hours for a sixth straight victory over Seppi as he kept alive Britain's bid to reach the Davis Cup...
  • Andy Murray set to recover for Davis Cup against Italy 03-04-2014 09:36 PM

    Naples: Andy Murray is expected to recover from illness to face Andreas Seppi on the opening day of Britain's Davis Cup quarter-final against Italy. Murray was confined to his hotel room with a stomach bug during the draw on Thursday but the Wimbledon champion is likely to line up against...
  • Djokovic ends Murray's reign to reach Miami semis 27-03-2014 08:33 AM

    Miami: World number two Novak Djokovic ended Andy Murray's reign as Sony Open champion on Wednesday easing past the sixth seeded Briton 7-5 6-3 to advance to the Miami semi-finals. For Djokovic, a three-time winner on the Miami hardcourts, the victory was a small measure of revenge as the rivals...
  • Djokovic, Murray set for quarter-final showdown in Miami 26-03-2014 10:58 AM

    Defending champion Andy Murray swept past Jo-Wilfried Tsonga at the Sony Open on Tuesday to set up a tantalising quarter-final showdown with three-time Miami winner Novak Djokovic. Murray, playing his first event since splitting with coach Ivan Lendl last week, has looked increasingly comfortable and confident on his own, disposing...
  • Andy Murray to lead Britain in Davis Cup quarter-final against Italy 25-03-2014 06:18 PM

    London: Andy Murray will spearhead Britain's challenge in their Davis Cup quarter-final against Italy in Naples next month after being confirmed in the squad on Tuesday. The Wimbledon champion led Britain to victory in the United States in the first round and will be key to their hopes in a...
  • Murray and Federer sizzle under Miami sun 24-03-2014 09:27 AM

    Defending champion Andy Murray and 17-times grand slam winner Roger Federer sizzled under a Miami sun, speeding into the fourth round of the Sony Open on Sunday with convincing straight sets wins. Federer, twice a winner on the Miami hardcourts, needed just 62 minutes on a sweltering centre court to...
  • Andy Murray and Ivan Lendl end coaching relationship 19-03-2014 06:16 PM

    London: Wimbledon champion Andy Murray has parted ways with coach Ivan Lendl following a fruitful two-year relationship. Murray and Lendl announced their decision Wednesday on the British player's blog, a few days after Murray lost in the fourth round at Indian Wells. Murray, who returned from back surgery this season,...
  • Murray, Federer advance in Indian Wells after tough tests 11-03-2014 08:30 AM

    Britain's Andy Murray was forced to dig deep before beating rising Czech star Jiri Vesely in the third round of the BNP Paribas Open at Indian Wells on Monday. The Wimbledon champion won 6-7 (2-7) 6-4 6-4 but only after clawing back from the brink of defeat against the 20-year-old...
  • Federer, Murray advance, Nadal survives scare at Indian Wells 09-03-2014 08:24 AM

    Indian Wells: Top seed Rafa Nadal survived a scare from Radek Stepanek before winning his BNP Paribas Open second round match in three tight sets at Indian Wells on Saturday. The Spaniard, in his first match as defending champion, was stretched to the limit before prevailing 2-6 6-4 7-5 in...
  • Andy Murray says back feeling better after surgery 04-03-2014 12:03 PM

    NewYork: Andy Murray considers last week's tournament in Acapulco a victory of sorts even though he was upset in the semi-finals. He played four matches in four days, including three three-setters and some late-night finishes, without his surgically repaired back bothering him. "I woke up the next morning feeling good...
  • Djokovic beats Murray in an exhibition match in New York 04-03-2014 09:36 AM

    New York: Novak Djokovic beat Andy Murray 6-3, 7-6 (2) in an one-off match at Madison Square Garden on Monday, with the pair mixed the usual exhibition hijinks with some long rallies reminiscent of their epic Grand Slam meetings. A born showman, Djokovic always has fun with the New York...
  • Dimitrov edges Murray to set up Anderson date in Acapulco 01-03-2014 04:18 PM

    Bulgaria's Grigor Dimitrov edged second seed Andy Murray in a semi-final clash at the Acapulco International that finished in the early hours of Saturday morning to set up a title showdown against South Africa's Kevin Anderson. Wimbledon champion Murray won the opening set but the 22-year-old Dimitrov fought back to...
  • Murray, Ferrer reach Mexican Open quarter-finals 27-02-2014 01:30 PM

    Acapulco: Andy Murray reached the quarter-finals of the Mexican Open with a 6-3, 6-4 win over Portugal's Joao Sousa on Thursday morning. The seventh-ranked Murray needed three sets in the first round to beat Spaniard Pablo Andujar, but put in a more authoritative performance against Sousa and set up a...
  • Andy Murray defeats Pablo Andujar to enter 2nd round in Mexico 26-02-2014 04:50 PM

    Acapulco: David Ferrer and Andy Murray, the top two seeded players in the Mexican Open, advanced to the second round on Tuesday while American and third-seeded John Isner became the first major casualty of the tournament, losing 7-6 (4) 7-6 (5) to Croatia's Ivo Karlovic. Ferrer, the favorite in Acapulco,...
  • Britain end 28-year absence from Davis Cup quarters 03-02-2014 10:16 AM

    Britain beat the United States to reach the Davis Cup quarter-finals for the first time since 1986 on Sunday as Japan finished off an injury-hit Canada to set up a maiden appearance in the last eight. They joined holders Czech Republic, Italy and Kazakhstan as Sunday's other qualifiers and Switzerland,...
  • Donald Young replaces Isner for Davis Cup tie in San Diego 31-01-2014 07:47 AM

    San Diego: Donald Young has replaced the injured John Isner for the United States and will face Wimbledon champion Andy Murray of Britain in Friday's opening match of the first-round Davis Cup tie in San Diego. US captain Jim Courier announced the move while naming his squad during the Davis...
  • Lack of match practice led to Federer defeat, says Murray 22-01-2014 08:46 PM

    Melbourne: A frustrated Andy Murray blamed his lack of match practice following back surgery for his quarter-final defeat against Roger Federer at the Australian Open on Wednesday. The Wimbledon champion had beaten Federer at Melbourne Park 12 months ago in the semi-finals but failed to repeat the feat at this...
  • Federer beats Murray to set up semi-final clash with Nadal 22-01-2014 05:38 PM

    Melbourne: Roger Federer rekindled his dominance over Andy Murray in Grand Slam matches and advanced to his 11th consecutive Australian Open semi-final with a 6-3, 6-4, 6-7 (6), 6-3 win on Wednesday. Federer clinched it on his third match point with an ace to set up a showdown with top-ranked...
  • Federer vs Murray: a quarter-final worthy of an Australian Open final 21-01-2014 04:34 PM

    Melbourne: As Roger Federer sees it, he and Andy Murray are making a comeback from a year of ups and downs. That's putting it mildly. For 32-year-old Federer, the winner of 17 Grand Slam titles, 2013 was the year that his tenure near the top went into sharp decline. He...
  • Australian Open: Sharapova out, Nadal tested, Federer vs Murray in QF 20-01-2014 06:39 PM

    Melbourne: Two-time defending champion Victoria Azarenka saw another of her main adversaries crash out of the Australian Open on Monday, while top-ranked Rafael Nadal and Wimbledon champion Andy Murray faced tougher-than-expected matches to advance to the quarter-finals at Melbourne Park. Maria Sharapova joined Serena Williams as fourth-round casualties, leaving Azarenka...
  • Andy Murray ends Robert's run to reach last eight 20-01-2014 02:44 PM

    Melbourne: Andy Murray smashed a racket in a rare display of frustration after being taken to a fourth set before reaching the quarter-finals of the Australian Open with a 6-1 6-2 6-7 (6) 6-2 victory over lucky loser Stephane Robert on Monday. After racing through the first two sets in...
  • Andy Murray advances to 4th round with win over Feliciano Lopez 18-01-2014 03:08 PM

    Melbourne: Three-time finalist Andy Murray advanced to the fourth round at the Australian Open for the sixth straight year with a 7-6 (2), 6-4, 6-2 win over No. 26-seeded Feliciano Lopez of Spain on Saturday. Murray, playing only his second tournament since minor back surgery in September, was only broken...
  • Andy Murray through to Australian Open third round 16-01-2014 06:48 PM

    Melbourne: Three-time Australian Open finalist Andy Murray won the last 23 consecutive points to come from 5-1 down in the third set for a 6-2, 6-2, 7-5 second-round win over French qualifier Vincent Millot on Thursday. Murray, the reigning Wimbledon champion, has never lost an ATP-level match to a player...
  • Tennis in a sauna? Heat wave hits Australian Open 15-01-2014 10:23 AM

    Melbourne: One player fainted mid-match as temperatures topped 42C (108F) at the Australian Open on Tuesday. Others said it felt like they were playing tennis in a sauna, or on a frying pan that sizzled their soles. The scorching heat on Day 2 thinned crowds at Melbourne Park and prompted...
  • Murray sweeps Soeda to advance at Australian Open 14-01-2014 01:50 PM

    Melbourne: Wimbledon champion Andy Murray showed little evidence of a three-month layoff due to a back injury to beat Go Soeda of Japan 6-1, 6-1, 6-3 on Tuesday in a first-round match at the Australian Open. He did not face a break point on his serve and took advantage of...
  • Australian Open: Big guns ready for year's first Grand Slam 12-01-2014 09:30 AM

    Melbourne: Novak Djokovic and Roger Federer witnessed Andy Murray's drought-breaking successes after he hired Ivan Lendl as coach, and decided they were due for an overhaul of a major kind. Both took on past Grand Slam champions ahead of the Australian Open, with Djokovic recruiting Boris Becker to help him...
  • Murray dampens expectations of Australian Open success 11-01-2014 01:21 PM

    Melbourne: Four months after back surgery, Wimbledon champion Andy Murray was understandably cautious on Saturday about his chances of reaching a fourth Australian Open final in five years. The Briton goes into the first grand slam event of the year having played just two competitive matches since the surgery in...
  • Somdev to take on Lopez in Australian Open first round 10-01-2014 05:56 PM

    Sydney: India's top singles tennis player Somdev Devvarman will take on 26th seed Feliciano Lopez of Spain in the first round of the Australian Open. Somdev, who has failed to get past the second round in three attempts here is in World No.4 Andy Murray's half and could face the...