Andy Murray pushed to five sets again at French Open

PARIS -- As if ordering room service, Andy Murray's latest unheralded French Open tormenter requested that a can of Coke and a Mars bar be brought to him right there on Court Philippe Chatrier for sustenance during their five-setter.Truth is, it was Murray who appeared in need of a jolt of some sort, especially while he was losing 16 points in a row during one stretch."I lost my...
Via Associated Press
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Andy Murray pushed to five sets again in another comeback win at French Open

PARIS – As if ordering room service, Andy Murray’s latest unheralded French Open tormenter requested that a can of Coke and a Mars bar be brought to him right there on Court Philippe Chatrier for sustenance during their five-setter. Truth is, it...
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Near-death in the afternoon: Murray and Wawrinka survive

The French Open didn’t occupy a prominent psychological place in Andy Murray’s tennis season — not in the distant past. Murray’s favorite major tournament is and has been the U.S. Open. His most consistent major tournament is the Australian Open, where he’s reached five finals dating back to 2010. The major tournament freighted with the most pressure for Murray — but...
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The Latest: Murray in trouble at French Open, down 2 sets

PARIS (AP) The Latest on the French Open (all times local): --- 8:30 p.m. Andy Murray is in trouble at the French Open - losing the first two sets and looking very out of sorts in his first-round match against the oldest player in the men's draw, 37-year-old Radek Stepanek. The second-seeded Murray lost the first set 6-3 and has just lost the second, again by 6-3. Murray has...
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Andy Murray-Amalie Mauresmo split is getting snippy

Few breakups ever really are mutual. Though Andy Murray and coach Amelie Mauresmo said their split after nearly two years together was “mutual,” Mauresmo told L’Equipe that the tennis star’s demonstrative on-court behavior toward his box played a large part in her no longer wanting to continue their working relationship. Mauresmo, a former world No....
Via New York Post
2 days ago

French Open 2016 Roundtable

What's Your Takeaway From The 2016 Clay Season?   Jonathan D'Rozario, Head Tennis Writer: Change is coming. I don't know whether that's in the form of a transformed Murray, a resurgent Nadal, or a Cinderella-esque run to glory for one of the young guns (Nishikori in particular has played well this clay season), but something's coming. Maybe not in time for a French Open surprise...
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Mauresmo explains coaching split with "complex" Murray

PARIS (AP) Amelie Mauresmo has revealed the reasons for her coaching split with Andy Murray, explaining they ''reached the end'' of what they could achieve and he was a ''complex'' player to work with. Murray became the first high-profile tennis player to hire a woman as a coach when he took on Mauresmo in June 2014, but they ended their working relationship on May 9. Under the...
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Andy Murray heads into French Open in confident form on clay

PARIS (AP) Andy Murray heads into the French Open buoyed by his form on clay, especially after handing top-ranked Novak Djokovic a stinging defeat recently. Murray lost to Djokovic in last year's semifinals at Roland Garros, but not before he frustrated the Serb by battling back from two sets down to force a decider. Djokovic is well placed to highlight the improvements in the...
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Djokovic defeats Murray in Madrid, recalling familiar themes

The official record will state — for anyone and everyone who looks up the result in subsequent years — that Novak Djokovic defeated Andy Murray on Sunday for his latest Masters 1000 championship in Madrid. Unofficially, the man Djokovic most centrally defeated at La Caja Magica was Djokovic himself. The World No. 1 has won many tennis matches — and many of his now-record 29...
Via Attacking The Net
16 days ago  |  Discuss

Andy Murray uses Skype with his dogs while he’s away

By Steve DelVecchio Being a professional tennis player requires a lot of world traveling, and that can lead to limited family time. For Andy Murray, it results in K-9 withdrawal. Murray has taken his two terriers, Rusty and Maggie May, to places like Florida, California and Paris, but the dogs can’t always travel with him. When the 2012 Olympic gold medalist doesn’t have his...
Via Larry Brown Sports
June 04, 2015  |  Discuss

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