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Will Andy Murray ever reach elite status?

Andy Murray Despite being ranked among the best players in the world, Andy Murray seems unable to cement his place as a consistent, notable grand slam champion. Few doubt his talent and drive, as reaching at least the semifinals at the 2015 Wimbledon, French Open, and Australian Open is a near impossible feat for the majority of professional players. With a very impressive ten Masters...
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11 hours ago  |  Discuss

Nick Kyrgios takes nap during match with Andy Murray

Say what you want about Nick Kyrgios, but the man is entertaining. The 20-year-old Aussie lost in four sets to No. 3 seed Andy Murray in the first round of the U.S. Open Tuesday night, but he certainly had people talking. The immensely talented Kyrgios is a controversial figure in tennis thanks to his on and off-court antics and Tuesday night was no exception. He yelled, talked...
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1 day ago  |  Discuss

Murray faces Kyrgios at US Open in match full of intrigue

NEW YORK (AP) Andy Murray is facing one of tennis' top young players in the first round of the U.S. Open, a guy who just missed out on a seed. The third-seeded Murray's meeting with Nick Kyrgios was going to be intriguing based simply on talent, though that's not why the 20-year-old has folks talking these days. The last time Kyrgios played a two-time major champion, he earned himself...
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2 days ago  |  Discuss

Seeds of discontent and the search for identity in tennis

A few weeks ago, the global tennis community left Canada dazed and exhausted after a ridiculously absurd yet entertaining week crammed with surprises and plot twists. One of the basic themes of that week, however — lurking beneath headline-grabbing events from the likes of Nick Kyrgios, Belinda Bencic, and Andy Murray — was that the players who thrived in lower-tier tournaments...
Via Bloguin Best
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Seeds of discontent and the search for identity in tennis

A few weeks ago, the global tennis community left Canada dazed and exhausted after a ridiculously absurd yet entertaining week crammed with surprises and plot twists. One of the basic themes of that week, however — lurking beneath headline-grabbing events from the likes of Nick Kyrgios, Belinda Bencic, and Andy Murray — was that the players who thrived in lower-tier tournaments...
Via Attacking The Net
2 days ago  |  Discuss

U.S. Open men's preview: Will there be a surprise champion?

The U.S. Open in Flushing Meadows starts tomorrow. The men are gearing up to play best of five set matches in what looks to be steamy conditions. That’s nothing unusual for New York. Also not unusual, is that Novak Djokovic is the top seed at another major. He likes to play in New York, but has only captured the title once. Roger Federer and Andy Murray are in excellent form, each...
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3 days ago  |  Discuss

U.S. Open: Andy Murray has a lot to prove in New York

If Novak Djokovic fails to win the 2015 U.S. Open, he still has two majors in the bag this year; more Masters 1000 titles than anyone else; and the year-end No. 1 ranking. He successfully defended a major title outside Australia for the first time in his career. He is, by any measure, the best player in the present tense on the ATP Tour, and will carry that label into the 2016 Australian...
Via Bloguin Best
4 days ago  |  Discuss

U.S. Open: Andy Murray has a lot to prove in New York

If Novak Djokovic fails to win the 2015 U.S. Open, he still has two majors in the bag this year; more Masters 1000 titles than anyone else; and the year-end No. 1 ranking. He successfully defended a major title outside Australia for the first time in his career. He is, by any measure, the best player in the present tense on the ATP Tour, and will carry that label into the 2016 Australian...
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4 days ago  |  Discuss

U.S. Open Men’s Draw Analysis

The U.S. Open men’s draw is out. Here’s your bracket sheet. * See the cover image above? That’s the new look this year for Arthur Ashe Stadium. The roof which will cover the court in future years is not in place, but the outer portion of the structure has been erected. This points to the newness of this year’s event, something we’ll explore in the coming days here at Attacking...
Via Bloguin Best
6 days ago  |  Discuss

U.S. Open Men’s Draw Analysis

The U.S. Open men’s draw is out. Here’s your bracket sheet. * See the cover image above? That’s the new look this year for Arthur Ashe Stadium. The roof which will cover the court in future years is not in place, but the outer portion of the structure has been erected. This points to the newness of this year’s event, something we’ll explore in the coming days here at Attacking...
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6 days ago  |  Discuss

Tennis: Andy Murray on the rise?

You might think a top-ranked player in the world of tennis would have very little to prove, but obviously, Andy Murray doesn’t think so. The world no. 2 beat world no. 1 Novak Djokovic this Sunday at the Rogers Cup final, fighting through all 3 sets to take the match. While he hasn’t slipped out of his standing in the Big Four, as Rafael Nadal has, it had been over 2 years since...
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15 days ago  |  Discuss

A Wild Week In Canada: Busted Brackets, Canuckle-Heads, and Everything Else

When tennis fans and pundits sat down to preview the tennis season’s big week in Canada — with the WTA in Toronto and the ATP in Montreal — they couldn’t possibly have known what was about to unfold in the great North. Try to go back to the morning of Sunday, August 9, when the two-city tennis party was just getting started, and the Washington and Stanford tournaments were...
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16 days ago  |  Discuss

A Wild Week In Canada: Busted Brackets, Canuckle-Heads, and Everything Else

When tennis fans and pundits sat down to preview the tennis season’s big week in Canada — with the WTA in Toronto and the ATP in Montreal — they couldn’t possibly have known what was about to unfold in the great North. Try to go back to the morning of Sunday, August 9, when the two-city tennis party was just getting started, and the Washington and Stanford tournaments were...
Via Attacking The Net
16 days ago  |  Discuss

Rogers Cup men’s semifinals preview

The men’s semifinals of the Rogers cup are upon on. The draw sees three of the top four seeds through to the semis along with a surprise Frenchman. Let’s see who can make it through to the final in Montreal. Novak Djokovic vs. Jeremy Chardy Both these two managed to escape their quarterfinal matches. Chardy miraculously saved seven match points against American John Isner while...
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19 days ago  |  Discuss

Andy Murray, Kim Sears expecting first child early next year

Now Andy Murray will get ready to take a swing at fatherhood. The two-time major champion and his wife, Kim Sears, are expecting their first child early next year, Murray's manager, Matt Gentry, confirmed in an email to The Associated Press. Murray, currently No. 3, will join the ranks of highly ranked fathers on the ATP tour: No. 1 Novak Djokovic had a son last year, while No. 2...
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26 days ago  |  Discuss

Andy Murray's wife expecting first child early next year

Now Andy Murray will get ready to take a swing at fatherhood. The two-time major champion and his wife, Kim Sears, are expecting their first child early next year, Murray's manager, Matt Gentry, confirmed in an email to The Associated Press. Murray, currently No. 3, will join the ranks of highly ranked fathers on the ATP tour: No. 1 Novak Djokovic had a son last year, while No. 2...
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26 days ago  |  Discuss

Andy Murray returns to DC tournament for 1st time since 2006

WASHINGTON (AP) Andy Murray is back on hard courts for the first time in four months - and back at the Citi Open for the first time in nine years. The two-time major champion is seeded No. 1 at the U.S. Open tuneup that began Monday, getting his game in gear on the surface on which he won his first Grand Slam title at Flushing Meadows in 2012. Like other highly seeded players, Murray...
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August 03, 2015  |  Discuss

What to expect from Rafa Nadal this summer?

Looking at the ATP rankings, the current top three spots are occupied by the usual suspects. Novak Djokovic, Roger Federer, and Andy Murray have been the most consistent players this year and their rankings reflect that. The only member of the “Big Four” that is missing is Rafa Nadal. You have to look down to the number ten spot to find the Spaniard. With Rafa coming off another...
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July 20, 2015  |  Discuss

Britain faces Australia, Argentina gets Belgium in Davis Cup

LONDON (AP) A tearful Andy Murray celebrated taking Britain to its first Davis Cup semifinal for more than three decades on Sunday, sealing an emotional 3-1 victory over France to line up a home series against Australia. The Australians rallied from 2-0 down Friday to edge Kazakhstan 3-2 on Sunday, with Lleyton Hewitt winning the decider. Argentina will visit Belgium in the other...
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July 19, 2015  |  Discuss

Murray beats Simon to put Britain in Davis Cup semifinals

LONDON (AP) Andy Murray came from a set down to beat France's Gilles Simon 4-6, 7-6 (5), 6-3, 6-0 on Sunday and put Britain into the Davis Cup semifinals for the first time in 34 years. Murray, who won his opening singles on Friday and then teamed up with his brother Jamie to win Saturday's doubles, gave Britain an unassailable 3-1 lead in the best-of-five series on grass at the...
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July 19, 2015  |  Discuss

Murrays put Britain 2-1 up against France in Davis Cup

LONDON (AP) Andy and Jamie Murray came from a set down to beat Jo-Wilfried Tsonga and Nicolas Mahut 4-6, 6-3, 7-6 (5), 6-1 in the doubles to give Britain a 2-1 lead over France in their Davis Cup World Group quarterfinal on Saturday. Andy Murray had beaten Tsonga in straight sets on Friday to pull Britain level in the series, after Gilles Simon had defeated James Ward in straight...
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July 18, 2015  |  Discuss

Davis Cup: Murray vs Tsonga 2nd singles at Queen's

LONDON (AP) Andy Murray and Jo-Wilfried Tsonga will meet at Queen's Club on Friday in the first Britain-France tie in Davis Cup in 23 years. Theirs will be the second singles, following James Ward vs. Gilles Simon, as drawn on Thursday. Richard Gasquet, the Frenchman who went furthest at Wimbledon in reached the singles semifinals, was placed in a new doubles pairing with Nicolas...
Via AP on Fox
July 16, 2015  |  Discuss

Wimbledon: criticism of judges going too far?

After his Wimbledon quarterfinal loss to Andy Murray, Vasek Pospisil brought a return to Rafael Nadal’s criticism of chair umpires when he accused the umpire of wrongly penalizing him for time delays. Though Pospisil claims he was biased against for being a lower-ranked player, even the higher-ranked players have taken issue with the judging of matches. Earlier this year, Nadal...
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July 13, 2015  |  Discuss

Camilla donates Murray wristband to raise fund for charity

LONDON (AP) Buckingham Palace says a wristband worn by tennis star Andy Murray during his Wimbledon tournament and later given to the Duchess of Cornwall has fetched more than 2,000 pounds ($3,100) for an animal charity. Camilla, the wife of Prince Charles, grimaced as the chairman of the All England Lawn Tennis and Croquet Club handed her the sweaty wristband tossed out by the...
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July 13, 2015  |  Discuss

Rojer, Tecau defeat Murray, Peers in Wimbledon doubles final

LONDON -- Jean-Julien Rojer of the Netherlands and Horia Tecau of Romania won the men's doubles title at Wimbledon on Saturday. Rojer and Tecau beat Jamie Murray of Britain and John Peers of Australia 7-6 (5), 6-4, 6-4 on Centre Court. Murray is the older brother of Andy Murray, the 2013 singles champion who lost to Roger Federer in Friday's semifinals. The Murrays were the first...
Via AP on Fox
July 11, 2015  |  Discuss
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