ANDY MURRAY NEWS

Murray defends commitment to Britain before Davis Cup match

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 States in Glasgow. The former Wimbledon and U.S. Open champion will be playing for Britain for the first time...
Via AP on Fox
14 hours ago  |  Discuss

Murray loses to Croatian teen in quarterfinals in Dubai

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) Andy Murray was knocked out of the Dubai Championships on Thursday, losing to 18-year-old Borna Coric 6-1, 6-3 in the quarterfinals. Murray, who reached the Australian Open final at the beginning of the month, had 55 unforced errors and only 15 winners against the Croatian teen. Many of his shots were landing in the net or sailing beyond the lines...
Via AP on Fox
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Dubai Championships: Murray, Berdych open with wins

  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 (2), 6-4. Murray and Muller gave spectators plenty of drama. It took Muller...
Via AP on Fox
8 days ago  |  Discuss

Murray, Berdych begin Dubai Championships with wins

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) 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 (2), 6-4. Murray and Muller gave spectators...
Via AP on Fox
8 days ago  |  Discuss

Davis Cup: Andy Murray to lead Britain vs United States in Scotland

  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 Tuesday that will face the Americans on March 6-8 on an indoor hard court at the Emirates Arena in Glasgow. James Ward and Dominic Inglot round out the team named by captain Leon Smith. The...
Via AP on Fox
8 days ago  |  Discuss

Murray to lead Britain in 1st round of Davis Cup in Glasgow

LONDON (AP) 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 Tuesday that will face the Americans on March 6-8 on an indoor hard court at the Emirates Arena in Glasgow. James Ward and Dominic Inglot round out the team named by captain Leon...
Via AP on Fox
8 days ago  |  Discuss

Andy Murray advances to quarterfinals in Rotterdam

ROTTERDAM, Netherlands (AP) 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 the last four games. Simon beat Jeremy Chardy 6-4, 6-3....
Via AP on Fox
20 days ago  |  Discuss

Andy Murray reaches quarterfinals in Rotterdam

ROTTERDAM, Netherlands -- 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 the last four games. Simon beat Jeremy Chardy 6-4, 6-3. Defending...
Via AP on Fox
20 days ago  |  Discuss

World Tennis Tournament: Murray eases into second round in Rotterdam

ROTTERDAM, 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 dip in concentration while serving for the match at 5-0,...
Via AP on Fox
21 days ago  |  Discuss

Murray eases into 2nd round in Rotterdam

ROTTERDAM, Netherlands (AP) 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 dip in concentration while serving for the match at 5...
Via AP on Fox
21 days ago  |  Discuss

Andy Murray, Kim Sears set date, will marry at Cromlix

  Australian Open runner-up Andy Murray and longtime girlfriend Kim Sears will marry on April 11 at Cromlix, the luxury hotel they own in Scotland. Multiple oulets across the pond broke the news Friday morning confirming the event, but Murray didn't value the significance. "It's not news," Murray said on Twitter. Murray and Sears, both 27, made headlines last November when they...
Via Fox Sports
26 days ago  |  Discuss

The Top 10 Stories From The 2015 Australian Open

The Australian Open is done, and so is daily coverage of tennis at Attacking The Net… for now. This is still a major-tournament-focused blog. We hope to branch out in the coming months, but at the present time, our resources only enable us to cover the majors in full. We will provide Sunday or Monday recaps of some of the more important non-major tournaments during the tennis season...
Via Attacking The Net
29 days ago  |  Discuss

ATP rankings: Andy Murray jumps from No. 6 to No. 4

MELBOURNE, Australia -- 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 Federer at No. 2 and Rafael Nadal in third. With Murray's move to fourth, it...
Via AP on Fox
February 02, 2015  |  Discuss

Andy Murray still dealing with Australian albatross

MELBOURNE, Australia -- Andy Murray now has another burden to bear, and it's not in Britain. The 27-year-old Scottish player earned the dubious distinction Sunday of becoming the only man in the Open Era to lose the Australian Open final four times. For years, Murray lived under the pressure of intense expectations in Britain until he finally won Wimbledon in 2013 and ended a 77...
Via AP on Fox
February 01, 2015  |  Discuss

Forget Wimbledon, Andy Murray's new burden is in Australia

MELBOURNE, Australia (AP) Andy Murray now has another burden to bear, and it's not in Britain. The 27-year-old Scottish player earned the dubious distinction Sunday of becoming the only man in the Open Era to lose the Australian Open final four times. For years, Murray lived under the pressure of intense expectations in Britain until he finally won Wimbledon in 2013 and ended a...
Via AP on Fox
February 01, 2015  |  Discuss

Andy Murray's pottymouthed WAG Kim Sears rocked a 'Parental Advisory' Tee

Andy Murray's pottymouthed WAG Kim Sears donned a 'Parental Advisory' T-Shirt for the Australia Open Final. After being caught swearing during the semis, Andy Murray’s fiancée Kim has dressed suitably for the #AusOpen final pic.twitter.com/vUIA724ZnK— Bleacher Report UK (@br_uk) February 1, 2015Follow us on Twitter for exclusive stories, Subscribe by Email, or Return home...
Via Bob's Blitz
February 01, 2015  |  Discuss

Novak Djokovic Puts Everyone Down Under His Feet, Reigning Again In Australia

On Friday, our assessment of Novak Djokovic’s semifinal victory over Stan Wawrinka at the 2015 Australian Open contained the central thesis that Wawrinka lost the match more than Djokovic won it. That happens in sports. Sometimes, you win because you excel. Other times, you win because your opponent falters. Sometimes, you lose because you stunk up the joint. Other times, you lose...
Via Attacking The Net
February 01, 2015  |  Discuss

Novak Djokovic Puts Everyone Down Under His Feet, Reigning Again In Australia

On Friday, our assessment of Novak Djokovic’s semifinal victory over Stan Wawrinka at the 2015 Australian Open contained the central thesis that Wawrinka lost the match more than Djokovic won it. That happens in sports. Sometimes, you win because you excel. Other times, you win because your opponent falters. Sometimes, you lose because you stunk up the joint. Other times, you lose...
Via Bloguin Best
February 01, 2015  |  Discuss

Andy Murray girlfriend Kim Sears in hot water for swearing (Video)

One of the lamest controversies of the Australian Open came during the semifinal match between Andy Murray and Tomas Berdych when Murray’s girlfriend/fiancee Kim Sears was caught on camera swearing. Murray was down 5-3 in the first set and broke back, which really fired up Sears, who attends many of her fiance’s matches. She appeared...Read More
Via Larry Brown Sports
February 01, 2015  |  Discuss

Quick Gains And Abrupt Losses: The Story of Andy Murray And Tomas Berdych

It’s how major titles are won. It’s how high-level success is built and sustained. It’s how a lofty place in a sport’s pantheon is established. Backing up results — not just being good on one day, but the next day, and the day after that — separates the hot player on a feel-good run from the enduring, persistent, tested champion. The laws of averages dictate that athletes...
Via Attacking The Net
January 29, 2015  |  Discuss

Quick Gains And Abrupt Losses: The Story of Andy Murray And Tomas Berdych

It’s how major titles are won. It’s how high-level success is built and sustained. It’s how a lofty place in a sport’s pantheon is established. Backing up results — not just being good on one day, but the next day, and the day after that — separates the hot player on a feel-good run from the enduring, persistent, tested champion. The laws of averages dictate that athletes...
Via Bloguin Best
January 29, 2015  |  Discuss

Murray beats Berdych to reach Australian Open final

MELBOURNE, Australia -- 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 semifinal win over Tomas Berdych on Thursday. Murray broke Berdych's serve in the 11th game of the final set and clinched the match with an ace to advance to Sunday's final against either Novak Djokovic or defending champion...
Via AP on Fox
January 29, 2015  |  Discuss

Murray beats local hope Kyrgios in 3 sets at Australian Open

MELBOURNE, Australia (AP) Andy Murray ensured there would be no five-set comeback for local hope Nick Kyrgios on Tuesday night, beating the 19-year-old Australian 6-3 7-6 (5), 6-3 in a quarterfinal match at the Australian Open. Kyrgios came back from two sets down and saved a match point in the fourth round Sunday before beating Italian Andreas Seppi, the player who had eliminated...
Via AP on Fox
January 27, 2015  |  Discuss

Murray beats Dimitrov, prepares for Australian challenge

MELBOURNE, Australia (AP) 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 in a fourth-round match that...
Via AP on Fox
January 25, 2015  |  Discuss

Murray comes back from 2-5 down in 4th vs. Dimitrov to win

MELBOURNE, Australia -- 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 quarterfinals. 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 set to close out the match and reach his 16th straight...
Via AP on Fox
January 25, 2015  |  Discuss
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