Found June 26, 2013 on Tennis Panorama :
PLAYERS: Andy MurrayYen-Hsun Lu
(June 26, 2013) No. 2 seed Andy Murray brought some order to a day full of upsets and withdrawals with a straightforward win over Yen-hsun Lu of Taiwan 6-3, 6-3, 7-5 in just over two hours to move into the third round. Murray was asked about what he thought about all of the chaos taking [...]

Murray up for match against Serena

Andy Murray says he would fancy a match against 16-time Grand Slam winner Serena Williams. After being challenged by a fan on Twitter to take on Williams, Murray said in his column for BBC Sport that such a matchup could create interest among tennis fans. Murray, who is bidding to become the first British player to win Wimbledon since Fred Perry in 1936, said ''I've...

Murray wins in straight sets at Wimbledon

Andy Murray advanced to the third round of Wimbledon with a 6-3, 6-3, 7-5 victory over Yen-hsun Lu of Taiwan on Wednesday, bringing some order to an otherwise chaotic, injury-filled day at the All England Club. Murray served 11 aces and had 41 winners against only 14 unforced errors in his second consecutive straight-set victory this week at the All England Club. The second-seeded...

Wimbledon 2013: Gentlemen’s Singles Prediction

With the 3rd Round of the Wimbledon 2013 already underway, I thought I’d sit down and make some predictions as to how the rest of the tournament will turn out. With the outbreak of injuries and upsets that’s taken over this tournament any prediction of mine might be a bold prediction– because nobody knows what will happen! After all, Nadal and Federer were eliminated in the...

Andy Murray challenges Serena Williams to a match

Men's tennis star Andy Murray is game for a duel against women's tennis stud Serena Williams.The Englishman raised the possibility of a modern-day battle of the sexes in a recent column for BBC Sport and even suggested Las Vages as the place to do it.Murray brought up the topic while discussing the difference between playing five-set and three-set matches in the sport....

Murray Off to a Running Start at Wimbledon, Hewitt Stuns Wawrinka

(June 24, 2013) Andy Murray began his quest a Wimbledon title with a straightforward 6-4, 6-3, 6-2 win over Benjamin Becker. “It was a good start.  He’s a tough player.  I thought it was a pretty high‑standard match, apart from a few games in the middle of the first set. “But, yeah, we had a [...]

Andy Murray Keen To Take On Serena Williams

ReutersSay one thing for Andy Murray, say he's a fan of the WTA. Murray has often shown in the past he has deep knowledge of the WTA and respect for its players. In his latest BBC column, Murray expressed a desire to challenge Serena Williams to a match. “I have been challenged by someone on Twitter to taking on Serena Williams. I'd be up for it, why not? I've never...

Serena battles history and ... Murray?

We have now come up with two opponents who can beat Serena Williams: Andy Murray and 21-year-old Serena Williams. That's where the discussion went Thursday after Williams clobbered Caroline Garcia 6-3, 6-2 in the second round at Wimbledon. Responding to a tweet from a reader, Murray wrote in a column in a London newspaper that he would love to challenge Serena and suggested...

adidas introduces the Barricade 6 plus the evolution of a signature tennis shoe.

adidas has launched the barricade 8 and here's Andy Murray checking it out. The Brit is wearing it at Wimbledon in white/silver/blue. Take a look at the infographic below to see the evolution of the barricade since the 1 in 2004, and the tennis players that have worn the long-time and ever evolving model. Look for a women's barricade in the new adidas Stella barricade 8 in...

British Beat: Gavin Rees Favoured Over Anthony Crolla, Frankie Gavin Against Denton Vassell

(From left: Scott Quigg, Paul Smith, Anthony Crolla, promoter Eddie Hearn, Gavin Rees, Tony Dodson) Lightweight has proven a tough beat on the home front over recent years. Men such as Ricky Burns, Kevin Mitchell, John Murray, Derry Mathews, Anthony Crolla and Gavin Rees -- a melange of stylists and thorny operators -- have all walked it. On Saturday at the Bolton Arena the latter...

Upsets leave Wimbledon fans in need of a program

Looking for Rafa, Roger or Maria? Don't look at Wimbledon. It's less than a week into play and so many of its biggest stars have lost and left. That's made for some getting-to-know-you moments between Thursday and when the tournament concludes, next weekend. Among the long list of oft-overlooked players sharing the grass courts with Novak Djokovic, Andy Murray and...

Serena Williams, Novak Djokovic, Andy Murray Among 2013 ESPY Award Nominations

(June 27, 2013) Sports network ESPN has released the nominations list for their annual ESPY Awards (Excellence in Sports Performance Yearly), and it includes not only best male and female tennis-exclusive categories, but also nods to Serena Williams, Novak Djokovic and Andy Murray in various other categories. (Remember to cast your official votes at the ESPYS website here.) American...

Wimbledon Rewind: Favorites and Fifth Sets (Mostly) Dominate on Day 2

Yes, British tennis does extend beyond Andy Murray. The first round concluded at Wimbledon today without any seismic shock similar to Day 1 but with many more tightly contested matches than yesterday.  Check out the intriguing events below. ATP: Match of the day:  The top-ranked American squared off against the top-ranked Australian in a five-set rollercoaster of two giants. ...
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