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Winston-Salem Open: Goffin upsets Melzer in first round

WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. -- Belgian qualifier David Goffin defeated defending champion Jurgen Melzer of Austria 6-3, 6-4 Monday in the first round of the Winston-Salem Open, a tuneup for next week's U.S. Open. Goffin won his first ATP Tour title last month in Kitzbuhel, Austria. He lost in the first round to Andy Murray at Wimbledon and then won ATP Challenger Tour events in the Netherlands...
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1 day ago  |  Discuss

Goffin upsets Melzer in 1st round at Winston-Salem

WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. (AP) Belgian qualifier David Goffin defeated defending champion Jurgen Melzer of Austria 6-3, 6-4 Monday in the first round of the Winston-Salem Open, a tuneup for next week's U.S. Open. Goffin won his first ATP Tour title last month in Kitzbuhel, Austria. He lost in the first round to Andy Murray at Wimbledon and then won ATP Challenger Tour events in the...
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Roger Federer Takes Sixth Cincinnati Crown for 80th Career Title

#453756466 / gettyimages.com By Dave Gertler (August 17, 2014) MASON, OHIO – After making the final of four Masters 1000 events this year, Roger Federer has finally broken through to win his first title at that level since 2012. After beating fellow top 10 players Andy Murray and Milos Raonic to reach the final, Federer’s opponent at the Western & Southern Open in Mason...
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2 days ago  |  Discuss

Djokovic Upset by Robredo, Murray Survives Isner in Cincinnati

  Andy Murray By Dave Gertler (August 14, 2014) MASON, OHIO – Two of the three Big Four players competing at this year’s Cincinnati Masters played their third-round matches during Thursday’s day sessions. One survived, one didn’t.   “The focus is winning right now,” said a composed Andy Murray after his 6-7(3), 6-4, 7-6(2) win over John Isner, “Not so much how I...
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5 days ago  |  Discuss

Djokovic upset by Robredo at Cincinnati; Murray, Wawrinka, Serena advance

MASON, Ohio -- Top-seeded Novak Djokovic was upset by 16th-seeded Tommy Robredo, 7-6 (6), 7-5, in the round of 16 at the Western & Southern Open on Thursday. Djokovic, who has never won the tournament, dropped the first set after fighting back from a 6-3 deficit in the tiebreaker. Robredo failed to convert two match points before completing the upset with a slam on a short Djokovic...
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5 days ago  |  Discuss

Murray edges Isner, joins Wawrinka, Serena in Cincy quarters

MASON, Ohio -- Andy Murray fought off two late match points and edged John Isner, 7-6 (3), 6-4, 7-6 (2) to reach the quarterfinals of the Western & Southern Open on Thursday. Stan Wawrinka shook off losing the first set to roll through the next two and advance with a 3-6, 6-0, 6-1 win over Marin Cilic. Wawrinka, the Australian Open champion, will meet unseeded Julien Benneteau...
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5 days ago  |  Discuss

Murray edges Isner to reach Cincy quarterfinals

MASON, Ohio (AP) Andy Murray fought off two late match points and edged John Isner, 7-6 (3), 6-4, 7-6 (2) to reach the quarterfinals of the Western & Southern Open on Thursday. Stan Wawrinka shook off losing the first set to roll through the next two and advance with a 3-6, 6-0, 6-1 win over Marin Cilic. Wawrinka, the Australian Open champion, will meet unseeded Julien Benneteau...
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5 days ago  |  Discuss

Western & Southern Open: Murray cruises in Cincinnati opener

MASON, Ohio -- Andy Murray needed little more than an hour to get through his opening match at the Western & Southern Open on Wednesday, while Petra Kvitova was upset in straight sets Murray faced only three breaks points - and fought all of them off - during a 6-3, 6-3 win over Joao Sousa. He spent only 1 hour and 11 minutes on court. No. 4 Tomas Berdych converted only one break...
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6 days ago  |  Discuss

After Win Over Djokovic, Tsonga Keeps Continues Form with Upset of Murray to Reach Toronto Semis

By Dave Gertler   (August 8, 2014) TORONTO – Jo-Wilfried Tsonga is returning to the form that has previously delivered him to two semifinals at the Rogers Cup, and on Friday, he exacted revenge on the man who stopped him in his path when he first got there in 2009. After a surprising 6-2, 6-2 win over Novak Djokovic yesterday in Toronto, Tsonga has followed it up with his first...
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11 days ago  |  Discuss

Rogers Cup: Tsonga upsets Murray to reach Toronto semifinal

TORONTO -- Jo-Wilfried Tsonga reached the Rogers Cup semifinals with a second straight upset victory. The 13th-seeded Frenchman beat eighth-seeded Andy Murray 7-6 (5), 4-6, 6-4 on Friday. On Thursday, Tsonga upset top-seeded Novak Djokovic of Serbia 6-2, 6-2. Later Friday, Canada's Milos Raonic faces Spain's Feliciano Lopez. Kevin Anderson takes on Grigor Dimitrov, while...
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11 days ago  |  Discuss

Tsonga upsets Murray to reach Toronto semifinal

TORONTO (AP) Jo-Wilfried Tsonga reached the Rogers Cup semifinals with a second straight upset victory. The 13th-seeded Frenchman beat eighth-seeded Andy Murray 7-6 (5), 4-6, 6-4 on Friday. On Thursday, Tsonga upset top-seeded Novak Djokovic of Serbia 6-2, 6-2. Later Friday, Canada's Milos Raonic faces Spain's Feliciano Lopez. Kevin Anderson takes on Grigor Dimitrov, while...
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11 days ago  |  Discuss

A Consistent Murray Moves Past Teen Kyrgios in Toronto

Andy Murray   By Dave Gertler (August 6, 2014) TORONTO – Andy Murray has averted the potential threat coming from Nick Kyrgios at the Rogers Cup in Toronto on Wednesday. Back from his hiatus that commenced after he was ousted from the quarter-finals of Wimbledon, the world No. 9 appeared fresh and in rhythm, employing a mixture of rock-solid consistency and relentless pressure...
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13 days ago  |  Discuss

Around the Grounds at the Rogers Cup Toronto

  (August 3, 2014) TORONTO, CANADA – Photographer Nida Alibhai...
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16 days ago  |  Discuss

Will the U.S. Open Series mark a return to form for Andy Murray and Victoria Azarenka?

Andy Murray and Victoria Azarenka aren’t as different as it might seem from the outside. They both own two majors, and won one title in 2012 and another in 2013 (the U.S. Open and Wimbledon for Murray and two Australian Open championships for Azarenka). Both of them prefer the firm footing of a hard court. They can be, eh, vocal when playing - he to his baller box and she to basically...
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22 days ago  |  Discuss

Wimbledon wrap-up: oh, so close for Federer

Yesterday’s Wimbledon final was the best that I have seen in about five years, minus the stirring spectacle we had last year of an entire nation behind one man attempting to capture a title. The fact that Andy Murray easily dispatched Novak Djoković was beside the point; a British man (a Scot, but still) had won Wimbledon at last. One can only hope that the wait for the next American...
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July 07, 2014  |  Discuss

Andy Murray Eats Strawberries With His Fingers

Of course Andy Murray eats strawberries with his fingers. Who doesn't?
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July 03, 2014  |  Discuss

WIMBLEDON: Dimitrov downs Murray, William and Kate arrive, and Serena's asleep

I mean, really. What kind of Championships defense was THAT? Andy Murray was completely off his game today and Grigor Dimitrov showed him the door with a 6-1, 7-6(4), 6-2 drubbing in the quarterfinals. I was going to write the Bulgarian “gladly” showed him the door, but, because they’re bros, Grisha was somewhat muted in his post-match point celebration.Nothing was working...
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July 02, 2014  |  Discuss

Defending Champion Andy Murray Ousted By Grigor Dimitrov At Wimbledon

LONDON — Andy Murray’s reign as Wimbledon champion ended Wednesday with a straight-set loss in the quarterfinals to Bulgaria’s Grigor Dimitrov, who appears to be making his breakthrough after years of being touted as the game’s next top player. Dimitrov completely outplayed Murray on Centre Court, winning 6-1, 7-6 (4), 6-2 to reach his first Grand Slam semifinal. The 11th...
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July 02, 2014  |  Discuss

Andy Murray and Novak Djokovic Move into Wimbledon Quarterfinals

  #451518540 / gettyimages.com   (June 30, 2014) WIMBLEDON -Top seed Novak Djokovic and third seed Andy Murray are getting closer to a semifinal clash as both men reached the Wimbledon quarterfinals on Monday at the All England Club. Defending champion Murray reached his seventh straight Wimbledon quarterfinal after beating Kevin Anderson of South Africa 6-4, 6-3, 7-6 (6) under...
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June 30, 2014  |  Discuss

Andy Murray Rolls Past Roberto Bautista Agut to Reach Fourth Round

  #451329562 / gettyimages.com (June 27, 2014) WIMBLEDON – Defending Wimbledon champion Andy Murray continued his streak on not losing a set this fortnight at Wimbledon. He has now won 16 straight matches at the All England Club by beating Roberto Bautista Agut of Spain 6-2, 6-3, 6-2. The streak includes his road to the gold medal at the 2012 London Olympics, which was held...
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June 27, 2014  |  Discuss

Andy Murray: I’ve Never Lost a Game of Golf for Money

Andy Murray’s made a few coins during his time as a tennis player. Some estimates have his net worth right around $70 million. And that’s not counting the money he’s taken off foes on the golf course.Speaking to the media this week at Wimbledon, where Murray will take on Spain’s Roberto Bautista Agut in the third round on Friday, the Scotsman’s second favorite sport became...
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June 27, 2014  |  Discuss

Former Buckeye competing at Wimbledon

Former Ohio State tennis standout Blaz Rola is set to take on defending champion Andy Murray in the second round of Wimbledon on Wednesday morning. Rola, a Slovenia native, is a year removed from becoming the first Buckeye to win the NCAA singles championship. Currently ranked No. 92 in the world, he defeated Pablo Andujar of Spain in the first round 6-3, 6-1, 6-4. That marked Rola...
Via Fox Sports Ohio
June 24, 2014  |  Discuss

Andy Murray saved runaway dog from traffic?

Andy Murray has had a lot of success on the tennis court over the past couple of years. The British star won the US Open and a gold medal at the London Olympics in 2012 before taking home his first Wimbledon championship in 2013. But even with all that, Murray’s greatest recent achievement may have […]
Via Larry Brown Sports
June 24, 2014  |  Discuss

Andy Murray saved a dog on his way to Wimbledon

The defending Wimbledon champion is also a dog owner, so how he reacted when he saw a stray dog running into traffic shouldn't surprise anyone.
Via Fox Sports
June 23, 2014  |  Discuss

Andy Murray Rescues Runaway Puppy On His Way To Wimbledon

Reigning Wimbledon champion Andy Murray took a heroic little detour on his way to practice Sunday morning. The tennis player was driving to the All England Club when he spotted a labradoodle running toward oncoming cars on a busy road. Murray’s casual drive to practice turned into a rescue mission soon enough, though, as he pulled over and saved the scared pup. “I parked the...
Via NESN.com
June 23, 2014  |  Discuss
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