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Andy Murray's personal trainer made a bet during the US Open with Murray's coach Ivan Lendl about who could perform better on the Versatile Machine, (I think that is what he said) which they use in their workouts. Check out the video to see who lost the bet and who is the "far superior physical specimen." Mental note......never make a bet with Ivan that you aren't 100% sure you will win or you will be embarrassed in front of the whole world. Ouch!
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Andy Murray is aware that the ATP Tour is not pleased about the decision to add an extra day of play at the U.S. Open - a Monday men's final - without also increasing compensation for the players.
But he says he hasn't heard of any plans for a reported boycott of the event.
''Since the player meeting, I haven't discussed with any of the players what was said...
The novelty of being the first British man to win a Grand Slam title in 76 years is about to give way to the reality of being a reigning major winner.
It's just another reason Andy Murray has found to keep Ivan Lendl in his corner.
Murray's career-changing win at the U.S. Open in September came shortly after his breakthrough win at the London Olympics, where he avenged...
It is accepted that an above-average ability to survive intense physical and mental pressure is required to rise to the top on the men's tennis tour, as anyone who witnessed Andy Murray's marathon victory over Novak Djokovic in the final of the US Open last September will realize.
These two extraordinary athletes are expected to find themselves on a collision course once...
Andy Murray has beaten Roger Federer for the first time in a Grand Slam event to advance to the Australian Open final against top-ranked Novak Djokovic.
Murray, who became the first British man to win a major in 76 years when he beat Djokovic in last year's U.S. Open final, missed a chance to serve for the match in the fourth set before beating Federer 6-4, 6-7 (5), 6-3, 6-7...
James Crabtree is currently in Melbourne Park covering the Australian Open for Tennis Grandstand.
Ivan Lendl (R) with Andy Murray
January 13, 2013 — To assume a grand slam is all about players showing up for a couple of weeks, slugging it out playing tennis before someone is crowned the title, walking away with a gargantuan check is a little misleading.
An awful lot else goes on...
Tennis star Andy Murray will compete in the newest version of the TV show The Superstars which US football players have previously dominated. The Superstars was great television. The Superstars was a gimmicky television show that appeared from 1973 to 1994 on ABC and NBC. It pitted top athletes from numerous sports competing in competitions…
(January 12, 2013) A look at some of the questions and answers from the Saturday news conferences before the Australian Open begins. They include Novak Djokovic, Serena Williams, Victoria Azarenka, Roger Federer, Sam Stosur, Maria Sharapova and Andy Murray.
Q. What are your thoughts on the Australians, like Bernard Tomic?
NOVAK DJOKOVIC: I believe their chances...
by James A. Crabtree
With the Australian open only a jiffy away now seems the opportune moment to make some foolhardy predictions as to who shall claim the spoils first in 2013.
At a glance it doesn’t look like a new grand slam champion will emerge just yet.
With the big 4 being cut down to the big 3 for a second straight major with a certain Spaniard sick one would assume that...