Andy Murray

  • Defending champion Andy Murray crashes out of Wimbledon 02-07-2014 08:18 PM

    London: Grigor Dimitrov broke British hearts by ending Andy Murray's reign as Wimbledon champion with a sublime and serene 6-1 7-6(4) 6-2 victory in the quarter-finals on Wednesday. The third seed had confidently marched into the last eight without dropping a set, but his meek abdication on Wednesday left the...
  • Defending champion Andy Murray in Wimbledon quarterfinals 30-06-2014 11:34 PM

    London: Defending champion Andy Murray moved into the Wimbledon quarterfinals for the seventh year in a row, beating 20th-seeded Kevin Anderson of South Africa 6-4, 6-3, 7-6 (6) on Monday. The match finished with the Centre Court roof shut after a brief rain delay early in the second set. The...
  • Andy Murray breezes into Wimbledon 4th round 28-06-2014 08:25 AM

    London: Defending champion Andy Murray posted another straight-set victory to reach the fourth round at Wimbledon on Friday, beating Roberto Bautista Agut 6-2, 6-3, 6-2. Murray, who advanced to the fourth round at Wimbledon for the eighth time in nine years, served 11 aces and hit 44 winners. Last year,...
  • Murray drops just two games in second-round win at Wimbledon 25-06-2014 07:24 PM

    London: Defending champion Andy Murray dropped just two games as he overwhelmed Blaz Rola of Slovenia to reach the third round at Wimbledon on Wednesday. Murray trounced the 92nd-ranked Slovenian 6-1, 6-1, 6-0 on Court 1 in a commanding performance as he seeks to become the first British player to...
  • Andy Murray eager to extinguish Blaz in round two at Wimbledon 25-06-2014 09:15 AM

    London: Andy Murray will take a trip into the unknown against Slovenian world number 92 Blaz Rola as he continues the defence of his Wimbledon title in the second round on Wednesday. After overcoming his first-day nerves and David Goffin on day one, Murray will be back to face the...
  • Andy Murray opens Wimbledon defence with a win over David Goffin 23-06-2014 08:35 PM

    London: Andy Murray came onto the Centre Court to a standing ovation and walked off to another as he began his Wimbledon title defence on Monday with a straight-set victory against David Goffin. In keeping with tradition, Murray had the honor of playing the opening match on the Centre Court...
  • Wimbledon stage set for returning hero Murray 22-06-2014 10:05 AM

    When Andy Murray walks into Wimbledon on Monday to begin what he hopes will be the successful defence of his title he may be feeling a little lighter than usual at this time of year. Ever since assuming the role of Britain's flag bearer at the All England Club from...
  • Andy Murray has Novak Djokovic in his sights after Wimbledon draw 20-06-2014 05:02 PM

    London: A potential semifinal with number one seed Novak Djokovic looms for defending champion Andy Murray following the Wimbledon draw on Friday. Second seed and French Open champion Rafael Nadal has been named on the same side of the draw with seven-time winner Roger Federer of Switzerland. Murray, who ended...
  • Wimbledon 2014: Five things to watch 20-06-2014 12:59 PM

    Last year's Wimbledon was the most unpredictable in memory. Roger Federer, Rafael Nadal and Maria Sharapova - owners of a combined 10 titles at the All England Club - were all gone by the end of the second round. Five-time champion Serena Williams left in the fourth. Add in the...
  • Wimbledon: Andy Murray returns to site of greatest win 20-06-2014 11:05 AM

    Imagine what the reception will be like for Andy Murray when he first strides onto the green grass of Centre Court at Wimbledon. A year ago, Murray became the first British man since Fred Perry in 1936 to win the singles title at the tennis tournament the locals refer to...
  • Andy Murray falls to Radek Stepanek in Queen's 3rd round 13-06-2014 01:13 PM

    Andy Murray was denied his 20th successive win on grass when he was beaten 7-6 (10), 6-2 by Radek Stepanek in the third round at Queen's Club on Thursday. Murray, the defending champion and No. 3 seed, claimed his first match win at Queen's in 2005 and went on to...
  • Andy Murray off to a convincing start at Queen's 12-06-2014 12:46 PM

    Andy Murray began the next chapter of his colourful tennis story with a straightforward win over Frenchman Paul-Henri Mathieu in front of new coach Amelie Mauresmo at Queen's Club on Wednesday. The 27-year-old, playing his first match on grass since winning last year's Wimbledon title, looked totally at ease during...
  • A female coach for Andy Murray - bold but not odd 10-06-2014 06:27 PM

    Wimbledon champion Andy Murray surprised the tennis world by appointing a female coach for himself in France's Amelie Mauresmo and became the only player in the men's top 10 to have a female coach. Murray's decision to appoint the former world number one and Wimbledon champion Mauresmo was closely scrutinised...
  • Andy Murray names Amelie Mauresmo as coach 08-06-2014 06:01 PM

    Andy Murray has appointed former French tennis great Amelie Mauresmo as his coach. The Wimbledon champion, who lost to Rafael Nadal in the French Open semifinals on Friday, will work with Maursemo at least through the grass-court season. Murray says "I'm excited by the possibilities of the new partnership and...
  • Nadal thrashes Murray to meet Djokovic in French Open final 06-06-2014 09:28 PM

    Paris: Rafael Nadal is going for No. 9 at the French Open, and the only man that can stop him is Novak Djokovic. Nadal is already a record eight-time champion with a lifetime 65-1 record at Roland Garros. One more victory on the red clay will make him the first...
  • Murray beats Monfils to reach French Open semi-finals 05-06-2014 01:31 AM

    Briton Andy Murray ended home hopes by beating Gael Monfils 6-4, 6-1, 4-6, 1-6, 6-0 in a race to beat the fading light in front of a roaring crowd on Wednesday to reach his first French Open semifinal since 2011. The last Frenchman standing in Paris sent the decibels soaring...
  • Andy Murray advances to quarter-finals at French Open 02-06-2014 11:40 PM

    Paris: Andy Murray held on through a tough third set and advanced to the quarter-finals of the French Open by beating Fernando Verdasco of Spain 6-4, 7-5, 7-6 (3) on Monday. Murray was up a break early in the third set, but a fired-up Verdasco saved 11 break points before...
  • Murray wins a marathon five setter against Kohlschreiber at French Open 01-06-2014 06:06 PM

    Paris: Andy Murray finally got the better of Philipp Kohlschreiber of Germany, needing 40 minutes to complete a 3-6, 6-3, 6-3, 4-6, 12-10 win and reach the French Open fourth round on Sunday. The match between Wimbledon champion Murray and the 28th-seeded Kohlschreiber was suspended because of fading light Saturday....
  • Bad light halts Murray battle with Kohlschreiber in French Open 01-06-2014 09:59 AM

    Wimbledon champion Andy Murray was locked in a fifth-set fight for survival against Philipp Kohlschreiber of Germany in the third round of the French Open on Saturday when play was suspended due to bad light. Kohlschreiber won his last service game, as the sun dipped below the Paris horizon, to...
  • Nadal masters young apprentice, Murray hits form in French Open 30-05-2014 10:13 AM

    Rafael Nadal provided a claycourt lesson for one of the game's young apprentices at the French Open when he crushed rising Austrian Dominic Thiem with a masterly display to reach the third round on Thursday. The eight-times champion showed flashes of his intimidating best in a 6-2, 6-2, 6-3 win...
  • Andy Murray advances to third round at French Open 29-05-2014 09:31 PM

    Paris: Wimbledon champion Andy Murray made it through to the third round of the French Open, beating Marinko Matosevic 6-3, 6-1, 6-3 on Thursday. The seventh-seeded Murray missed last year's French Open because of a back injury, but he reached the semifinals in 2011 and the quarterfinals a year later....
  • Andy Murray beats Andrey Golubev to reach second round at French Open 27-05-2014 10:43 PM

    Paris: Wimbledon champion Andy Murray survived a minor scare to advance to the second round of the French Open on Tuesday, beating Kazakhstan's Andrey Golubev 6-1 6-4 3-6 6-3. The seventh-seeded Briton, who has never made it past the semi-finals at Roland Garros and skipped the tournament last year with...
  • Andy Murray 'fairly close' to hiring new coach 23-05-2014 09:21 PM

    Paris: Andy Murray says he could have a new coach in place soon - though not in time for the French Open, which starts Sunday. Murray has been without a coach since splitting with Ivan Lendl in March. Lendl helped Murray win Grand Slam titles at the US Open in...
  • Nadal holds off strong Murray challenge in Rome 17-05-2014 09:16 AM

    Rome: Rafael Nadal stormed back from a surprisingly poor opening set to edge Andy Murray 1-6, 6-3, 7-5 on Thursday and secure a spot in the Italian Open semifinals. Murray jumped out to a 5-0 lead and won the first set in just 37 minutes with a dominant display, as...
  • Rafael Nadal to play Andy Murray in Italian Open quarter-final 16-05-2014 12:03 AM

    Rome: Rafael Nadal was pushed to three sets for the second consecutive match and lined up an Italian Open quarter-final with Andy Murray on Thursday. The top-ranked Nadal dropped behind a set and a break against Mikhail Youzhny of Russia, then won 11 of the final 12 games to prevail...
  • Andy Murray overcomes wind and Marcel Granollers in Rome 14-05-2014 06:53 PM

    Rome: Andy Murray kept his focus amid swirling winds to beat Spanish opponent Marcel Granollers 6-2, 7-5 on Wednesday in the second round of the Italian Open. After taking control early in the first set, the Wimbledon champion closed the match with a break. While skies were sunny over the...
  • Andy Murray looking for long-term coaching solution 12-05-2014 12:14 AM

    Rome: Andy Murray is taking his time finding a coaching replacement for the departed Ivan Lendl because he wants to find a long-term solution. The Wimbledon champion says while it would be "ideal" to have someone in place before the French Open - which starts in two weeks - he...
  • Andy Murray loses in third round at Madrid Open 08-05-2014 10:57 PM

    Madrid: Andy Murray hit error after error on Thursday and was eliminated from the Madrid Open in the third round. The Wimbledon champion lost to Santiago Giraldo 6-3, 6-2. Murray's play was erratic throughout the match against the Colombian qualifier, who earned his first career victory against a top-10 player...
  • Murray holds nerve to see off Almagro in Madrid Open 08-05-2014 08:42 AM

    Madrid: Andy Murray showed plenty of mental strength to come through 6-1 1-6 6-4 against Nicolas Almagro on Wednesday to keep on track his bid to win the Madrid Open. The seventh-seeded Scot returned to singles action having taken a break in an inconsistent year that has seen him fall...
  • Rafael Nadal, Serena Williams cruise to 3rd round of Madrid Open 07-05-2014 08:44 PM

    Serena Williams and Rafael Nadal breezed into the Madrid Open third round with their title defenses facing little strain on Wednesday. Williams broke Shuai Peng three times in a 6-2, 6-3 win that was her 14th straight on the clay of the Magic Box tennis center, where the top-seeded American...