ANDY MURRAY

  • Andy Murray defends commitment to Britain before Davis Cup match 22 hours 12 minutes ago

    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 6 days ago

    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 1 week ago

    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...
  • Court invader interrupts Australian Open men's final February 1, 2015

    Melbourne: A protester was stopped on court by security during the Australian Open men's final between Novak Djokovic and Andy Murray on Sunday night, causing a short delay in play during the second set. Australian Open organizers said two people had been arrested by police. "Security responded immediately. Both were quickly removed...
  • Murray, Djokovic both bidding for firsts in Australian Open January 31, 2015

    For two men who have accomplished so much in their closely intertwined careers, the Australian Open final between friends Novak Djokovic and Andy Murray on Sunday could achieve a number of firsts. Should Djokovic beat Murray he will become the first man in the Open era to win five titles in...
  • Australian Open: Down but not out, Djokovic just glad to make final January 30, 2015

    Melbourne: A solemn Novak Djokovic will look for positives from his previous clashes at Melbourne Park after playing arguably his worst match of the tournament in edging a mentally "dead" Stan Wawrinka in five sets on Friday. The top-seeded Serb blew hot and cold in the 7-6(1) 3-6 6-4 4-6 6-0...
  • Andy Murray battles into Australian Open men's final January 29, 2015

    Murray advanced to his fourth Australian Open final with a 6-7 (6), 6-0, 6-3, 7-5 semi-final win over Tomas Berdych. ...
  • Andy Murray into Australian Open final with win over Tomas Berdych January 29, 2015

    Melbourne: Andy Murray advanced to his fourth Australian Open final and a chance to win his third Grand Slam title with a 6-7 (6), 6-0, 6-3, 7-5 semi-final win over Tomas Berdych on Thursday. Murray broke Berdych's serve in the 11th game of the final set and clinched the match with...
  • Andy Murray beats local hope Nick Kyrgios in 3 sets at Australian Open January 27, 2015

    Melbourne: Testing wind conditions could not blunt Andy Murray's clinical win over local hope Nick Kyrgios at the Australian Open on Tuesday as the Briton set up a semi-final with Tomas Berdych with a 6-3, 7-6 (5), 6-3 victory. The sixth seed put the hype surrounding Kyrgios's second grand slam quarter-final...
  • Australian Open: Murray, Nadal and Sharapova through to quarters January 25, 2015

    After the clock ticked past midnight, Andy Murray became aware that it was officially Australia Day and he already knew from the crowd reaction what to expect in the quarterfinals. Murray, a two-time Grand Slam champion and three-time Australian Open finalist, fended off racket-smashing Grigor Dimitrov 6-4, 6-7 (5), 6-3, 7-5...
  • Andy Murray advances to Australian Open quarter-finals January 25, 2015

    Melbourne: Two-time Grand Slam champion Andy Murray overcame a relentlessly athletic Grigor Dimitrov 6-4, 6-7 (5), 6-3, 7-5 on Sunday to secure a spot in the Australian Open quarter-finals. In a 3-hour, 32-minute minute match filled with mind-bending shots from both players, Murray came back from 2-5 down in the fourth...
  • Fan sues Australian Open tennis organisers January 24, 2015

    Melbourne: A fan who fell down while evading severe hot conditions at the Australian Open has decided to sue the organisers for not providing enough shade in the stands at the Hisense Arena. Susan Carman, 57, has claimed she fell down some stairs and seriously injured herself while moving to escape...
  • Andy Murray eases into Australian Open 4th round January 23, 2015

    Melbourne: Andy Murray beat Portugal's Joao Sousa 6-1, 6-1, 7-5 at the Australian Open on Friday to set up a 4th round clash with Grigor Dimitrov. The sixth-seeded Murray is attempting to become the first man to win the Australian Open after losing three times in the final. He lost to...
  • Andy Murray committed mistake by changing coach, says Goran Ivanisevic January 22, 2015

    London: Former Croatian tennis ace Goran Ivanisevic said on Thursday that Scot Andy Murray made a mistake by splitting from coach Ivan Lendl. "Last year was up and down for him, he changed the coaches. For me that's maybe his biggest mistake, letting Ivan go," Ivanisevic was quoted as saying by...
  • Andy Murray points to double-standards after Rafa Nadal cramps January 22, 2015

    Melbourne: Following Rafa Nadal's problems with cramps in the second round of the Australian Open on Wednesday, Andy Murray has taken a swipe at critics who gave him a hard time after his own struggles at the US Open. Third seed Nadal fought through cramps all over his body on a...
  • Andy Murray advances to third round at Australian Open January 21, 2015

    Melbourne: Andy Murray didn't let the parochial crowds in Margaret Court Arena bother him on Wednesday as he beat Australian Marinko Matosevic 6-1, 6-3, 6-2 to advance to the third round of the Australian Open. Matosevic's first-round opponent, Alexander Kudryavtsev, accused boisterous Australian fans of behaving like "animals" after losing in...
  • India's Yuki Bhambri loses to Andy Murray in 1st round of Australian Open January 19, 2015

    Melbourne: Two-time Grand Slam champion Andy Murray beat Indian qualifier Yuki Bhambri 6-3, 6-4, 7-6 (3) on Monday to begin another quest to win an elusive Australian Open title. Playing in the newly refurbished Margaret Court Arena, Murray trailed 4-1 in the third set before coming back to level the set...
  • Yuki Bhambri up against Andy Murray in Australian Open 1st round January 17, 2015

    Melbourne: Indian youngster Yuki Bhambri could not have asked for a tougher draw as he has been pitted against world number six and two-time Grand Slam champion Andy Murray in his first round of the Australian Open. Yuki, the lone Indian to feature in the singles main draw, has endured a...
  • Andy Murray unfazed by 'extremely difficult' draw in Australian Open January 17, 2015

    Melbourne: The draw has done few favours for Andy Murray at Melbourne Park, but the Briton believes he has put in the off-season work to be rewarded at the Australian Open. Murray will be seeded sixth at the year's first grand slam starting on Monday, bunched on the same half of...