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China Open: Djokovic and Nadal back on court

Day two of the China Open was a star-studded affair; both Nadal and Djokovic won their first match back on the tour after vacations. Djokovic defeated Garcia-Lopez 6-2 6-1 and Nadal defeated Gasquet 6-4 6-0. Novak Djokovic will be advancing to the next round of the China Open following the victory of his first match back on tour after the US Open. This was Djokovic’s first match...
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1 day ago  |  Discuss

Andy Murray and adidas reportedly set to split at season's end

There's a good chance Andy Murray will be leaving adidas when his contract expires at the end of the season, according to The Telegraph's Simon Briggs:Andy Murray's long-standing partnership with his clothing sponsor Adidas is unlikely to be renewed at the end of the season, according to sources within the equipment industry, as the Scot goes in search of one last big...
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1 day ago  |  Discuss

China Open: Nadal dominates in first match since Wimbledon loss

  Rafael Nadal made a dominant return to tennis after a two-month injury layoff, beating Richard Gasquet 6-4, 6-0 at the China Open on Tuesday. Novak Djokovic and Andy Murray also advanced to the second round in vastly different fashion. The top-ranked Djokovic improved to 20-0 at the China Open with a routine 6-2, 6-1 win over Spain's Guillermo Garcia-Lopez, while Murray took...
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1 day ago  |  Discuss

Murray Wins First Title Since 2013 Wimbledon

  Andy Murray (September 28, 2014) Scot Andy Murray came back from a set down and saved five match points to beat Spain’s Tommy Robredo of Spain 5-7, 7-6 (9), 6-1 Sunday to win the Shenzhen Open. For the Scotsman, who came into the tournament as a wildcard, he broke a tournament win drought dating back to 2013 Wimbledon, the tennis title he won. “It’s been a long time since...
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3 days ago  |  Discuss

Shenzhen Open: Andy Murray wins first title since Wimbledon

SHENZHEN, China -- Second-seeded Andy Murray of Britain rallied from a set down to defeat fourth-seeded Tommy Robredo of Spain, 5-7, 7-6 (9), 6-1 on Sunday to win the Shenzhen Open. Murray saved five match points as he ended a 15-month title drought while improving his chances of qualifying for the ATP Finals in London in November. ''I got lucky, basically, at the end of...
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3 days ago  |  Discuss

Murray wins 1st title in 15 months at Shenzhen

SHENZHEN, China (AP) Second-seeded Andy Murray of Britain rallied from a set down to defeat fourth-seeded Tommy Robredo of Spain, 5-7, 7-6 (9), 6-1 on Sunday to win the Shenzhen Open. Murray saved five match points as he ended a 15-month title drought while improving his chances of qualifying for the ATP Finals in London in November. ''I got lucky, basically, at the end...
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3 days ago  |  Discuss

Murray beats Monaco to reach Shenzhen Open final

SHENZHEN, China (AP) Second-seeded Andy Murray rallied from a set down to beat Juan Monaco of Argentina 2-6, 6-3, 6-0 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 with fourth-seeded Tommy Robredo of Spain in Sunday's final. Robredo overpowered sixth-seeded...
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4 days ago  |  Discuss

Shenzhen Open: Andy Murray rallies to beat Monaco, reach final

SHENZHEN, China -- Second-seeded Andy Murray rallied from a set down to beat Juan Monaco of Argentina 2-6, 6-3, 6-0 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 with fourth-seeded Tommy Robredo of Spain in Sunday's final. Robredo overpowered sixth-seeded...
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4 days ago  |  Discuss

Rafael Nadal, still on the sidelines

Rafael Nadal has withdrawn from the International Premier Tennis League (IPTL), which was to be played from November 28 to December 3. A right wrist injury was cited as the cause of this action. Following Nadal’s withdraw from the IPTL, Federer agreed to fill his spot on team India This first year event is unlike the typical ATP tournament. In the IPTL, old and new players join...
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8 days ago  |  Discuss

Murray to avoid controversy after Scotland tweet

LONDON (AP) After publicly backing Scottish independence, Andy Murray says he doesn't plan regular interventions in political debates. The 2013 Wimbledon champion's support for independence came on Twitter hours before polling stations opened Thursday, provoking some offensive comments. Now Murray, who is Scottish but no longer lives there, has told the BBC: ''I...
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8 days ago  |  Discuss

The Best Moments of the 2014 US Open

  The 2014 US Open was known for many surprises. While Serena Williams lived up to her reputation and claimed yet another Grand Slam title, over on the men’s side, Marin Cilic surprised us all by going all the way to the top. At just 25 years old, he managed to beat some of the world’s best recognised tennis stars including Stan Wawrinka and Andy Murray, and has now cemented...
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12 days ago  |  Discuss

Britain to face US in 1st round of Davis Cup again

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) Britain will host the United States in a first-round rematch in next year's Davis Cup. Led by Andy Murray, Britain upset the Americans - playing without the injured John Isner - 3-1 last year in San Diego. The two sides were drawn on Thursday to face each other again in the World Group opening round from March 6-8. Britain is the home team and...
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13 days ago  |  Discuss

Murray signals backing for Scottish independence

LONDON (AP) After years of carefully avoiding taking a side on the issue, former Wimbledon champion Andy Murray has signaled his support for Scottish independence. Murray, who is Scottish, sent out a post on Twitter early Thursday, just hours ahead of the polls opening on the referendum to break away from the United Kingdom. Murray indicated that negative campaigning by the anti...
Via AP on Fox
13 days ago  |  Discuss

Without big names, U.S. Open men’s final draws lowest overnight ratings in 20 years

The last U.S. Open men’s final on CBS went out with a whimper rather than a bang. First, by scheduling the final on Monday afternoon throughout the country and without a Roger Federer, Novak Djokovic, Rafael Nadal or Andy Murray, the match between relative unknowns Maran Čilić and Kei Nishikori garnered little interest and resulted in a 1.9 overnight rating, the lowest since...
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20 days ago  |  Discuss

Andy Murray Drops Out Of Top 10 World Rankings

Andy Murray, 27, has fallen out of the Top 10 World Rankings for the first time in six years following Marin Cilic’s majestic US Open triumph in New York, NY. Kei Nishikori - the US Open 2010 runner-up – and Cilic advance to eighth and ninth places respectively, pulling the talented Scot down into number eleven. Murray has a realistic shot to substantially build on his...
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20 days ago  |  Discuss

U.S. Open Men’s Final Earns Lowest Overnight Since At Least ’94

The final U.S. Open match on CBS was a recipe for poor television ratings. The Marin Čilić/Kei Nishikori U.S. Open men’s final drew a 1.9 overnight rating on CBS Monday afternoon, down 32% from Rafael Nadal/Novak Djokovic last year (2.8), down 17% from Andy Murray/Djokovic in 2012 (2.3), and the lowest overnight ever for the [...]
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22 days ago  |  Discuss

Video: Novak Djokovic Smashes His Racquet On Chair While Playing Andy Murray

During the quarterfinals of the US Open on Wednesday night, Novak Djokovic, the tournament’s No.1 seed, was quite upset at himself while playing Andy Murray. Watch as Djokovic, who was frustrated with his play in the first-set, breaks his racquet on his chair. The post Video: Novak Djokovic Smashes His Racquet On Chair While Playing Andy Murray appeared first on Diehardsport.
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27 days ago  |  Discuss

Andy Murray Hits Incredible Pass

Andy Murray, folks... https://t.co/nxSwpX921o— Live Tennis (@livetennis) September 1, 2014 Looks like someone has his swagger back. Andy Murray hit the kind of shot he's famous for against Jo-Wilfried Tsonga on Monday... that sort of shot that has you wondering HOW did he get to that?! Murray plays Novak Djokovic next and appears to be finding his form just in time. Can&...
Via Onthegotennis
September 01, 2014  |  Discuss

Murray beats Tsonga in 3 long sets at US Open

NEW YORK (AP) Andy Murray pulled out the sort of tough win he had been missing this year, beating Jo-Wilfried Tsonga in three long sets in the fourth round of the U.S. Open. The eighth-seeded Murray needed 2 hours, 35 minutes to defeat the ninth-seeded Frenchman 7-5, 7-5, 6-4 on a hot, humid Monday afternoon. Tsonga had three break points to go up 3-0 in the final set, but Murray...
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September 01, 2014  |  Discuss

Murray overcomes mid-match lull to win at US Open

NEW YORK (AP) Eighth-seeded Andy Murray overcame a mid-match lull and beat 96th-ranked Andrey Kuznetsov of Russia 6-1, 7-5, 4-6, 6-2 Saturday in the U.S. Open's third round. Murray, who dealt with severe cramping in his first-round victory Monday, awkwardly pulled up after some shots in the third set, wincing and grimacing occasionally. He double-faulted to get broken and drop...
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August 30, 2014  |  Discuss

Murray Puts Cramps Behind Him in Thursday’s win at the US Open

(August, 28, 2014) FLUSHING MEADOWS – Eighth seed Andy Murray left the cramps he had earlier in the week in the heat behind him as beat Matthias Bachinger in the cool, breezy evening of the night session in Arthur Ashe Stadium on Thursday 6-3, 6-3, 6-4. “It was extremely windy today,” Murray said. “That was the hardest part about the conditions. Yeah, just very, very breezy...
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August 28, 2014  |  Discuss

Andy Murray moves easily into US Open third round

NEW YORK (AP) Cramp-free on a cool summer's night, Andy Murray moved easily into the third round of the U.S. Open on Thursday with a 6-3, 6-3, 6-4 victory over Matthias Bachinger. The eighth-seeded Murray, who battled cramps in his hamstring, shoulder and arm during a four-set win over Robin Haase in the heat of the day Monday, showed no such trouble on a crisp, 75-degree night...
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August 28, 2014  |  Discuss

Andy Murray Battles Cramps, Advances At U.S. Open

NEW YORK — It looked like an easy match for Andy Murray on Monday, as the eight-seeded veteran faced Robin Haase in the first round of the U.S. Open. After blowing by the first two sets 6-3 7-6 (8-6), the man who won the event two years ago suddenly found another obstacle to face. His […]
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August 25, 2014  |  Discuss

Murray doesn't plan to watch mum dance on TV

NEW YORK (AP) Andy Murray isn't one for reality TV - even if his mother is starring on it. British Fed Cup captain Judy Murray is set to compete this season on the BBC's ''Strictly Come Dancing,'' the show that inspired ''Dancing with the Stars'' in the U.S. ''If it makes her happy, then I will support her. I'm not really into...
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August 25, 2014  |  Discuss

Andy Murray Feels Ready

(August 23, 2014) FLUSHING MEADOWS – 2012 US Open champion Andy Murray, coming off surgery at the end of 2013, says he’s ready and prepared for the US Open “For a slam, probably, I mean, any of the ones — I mean, Australian Open last year, Wimbledon last year, you know, would have been the last two. Obviously I missed the French last year. My back was not great during this...
Via Tennis Panorama
August 23, 2014  |  Discuss
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