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It’s not often you see a shot in tennis get a whopping 4.7 seconds of hangtime, but that’s exactly what happened with this ****** from Andy Murray yesterday at the U.S. Open. The ball was up in the air so long Murray and his opponent both had time to make peanut butter and jelly sandwiches, eat them, then wash their hands before resuming play. Miraculously, Murray was still able to win the point after the ball came down in Denis Istomin’s half. Murray, the reigning U.S. Open champ, went on to defeat Istomin and advance to the quarterfinals. No word on if he plans to make the eephus a regular thing. [FTW] Article found on: Next Impulse Sports
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Tennis star Andy Murray smashed his racket after losing the first set in Thursday's U.S. Open quarterfinal match to Stanislas Wawrinka.
Unfortunately, a new racket didn't help Murray, as he lost the match in straight sets.
H/T Busted Racquet.
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Andy Murray needed a bit of luck to get through his fourth round match against Denis Istomin today when a giant shank off Murray's forehand landed just inside the baseline. The shot which eventually caused Murray to win the rally was at break point on Istomin's serve in the fourth set... eek! Murray even felt compelled to go on Twitter to acknowledge his good luck.
Andy Murray's reign as defending U.S. Open champion ended Thursday
in a surprising, frustration-filled 6-4, 6-3, 6-2 quarterfinal loss
to ninth-seeded Stanislas Wawrinka.
NEW YORK (AP) — Andy Murray’s reign as defending U.S. Open champion ended Thursday in a surprising, frustration-filled 6-4, 6-3, 6-2 quarterfinal loss to ninth-seeded Stanislas Wawrinka.
Third-seeded Murray won his first Grand Slam title at Flushing Meadows last year and his second at Wimbledon this July. But he was overmatched from the beginning on a blustery day in Arthur Ashe...
Andy Murray's reign as defending US Open champion ended Thursday in
a surprising, frustration-filled 6-4, 6-3, 6-2 quarterfinal loss to
ninth-seeded Stanislas Wawrinka.
Andy Murray battled his way past Denis Istomin and into the quarter-finals of the US Open. It was not a totally convincing performance from the defending champion, who again made a slow start, but he did what he had to do to come through 6-7 (5/7) 6-1 6-4 6-4.
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NEW YORK (AP) — The earliest real signs of trouble for Andy Murray came in the 10th game of his U.S. Open quarterfinal. For 22 points stretched over 15 excruciating minutes Thursday, Murray’s body language was as poor as his play.
When the 2012 champion pushed a simple forehand into the net, he smacked his palm against his forehead, once, twice, three times. When he left a similarly...
Andy Murray defeated the French tennis player Michael Llodra in straight during the first round of the US Open, 6-2, 6-4. After a length rain delay, and with Murray two points away from winning the match, Llondra decided to mess around and serve it underhand to the Scotsman. With Murray standing as far back as he was, it probably was a good play by Llodra, even if he lost the point.
The idea of a Swiss man making a deep run at the US Open is not a wild one. In fact, Switzerland is constantly planting its flag at this tournament. In the last nine years alone it has seized the last five men’s singles titles. That a Swiss man is once again two rounds away from swiping the crown jewel of American tennis shouldn’t come as a surprise. But it is, because that Swiss...
(September 5, 2013) FLUSHING MEADOWS – Switzerland’s Stanislas Wawrinka reached his first ever Grand Slam semifinal on Thursday afternoon but knocking out the third seed and defending champion Andy Murray 6-4, 6-3, 6-2 at the US Open. “I’m really happy, for sure,” Wawrinka said. “It’s amazing for me to be in the first semifinal in […]
(September 3, 2013) FLUSHING MEADOWS, NY – No. 3 seed Andy Murray and No. 9 seed Stanislas Wawrinka overcame rough starts to advance to the quarterfinals on Tuesday night at the US Open. Defending champion Murray stopped No. 65 Denis Istomin of Uzbekistan 6-7 (5), 6-1, 6-4, 6-4 on a windy Tuesday night while Wawrinka […]