ANDY MURRAY RUMORS & GOSSIP

Kerber wastes shot at No. 1, Murray's long streak ends, too

MASON, Ohio (AP) The final step up to No. 1 was simply too big for Angelique Kerber - this time, anyway. The world's second-ranked player wasted a chance to end Serena Williams' long run at the top. She fell behind at the outset, repeatedly missed routine shots and fell to Karolina Pliskova 6-3, 6-1 in the championship match Sunday at the Western & Southern Open. On the men...
Via Associated Press
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Olympic champion Andy Murray advances in Cincinnati

MASON, Ohio (AP) Andy Murray followed up his second Olympic singles title with a second-round victory Wednesday night in the Western & Southern Open. The top-seeded Scot beat Argentina's Juan Monaco 6-3, 6-2 to set up a match against South Africa's Kevin Anderson, a 6-2, 6-4 winner over 13th-seeded Richard Gasquet of France. Murray had trouble adjusting to the balls and called...
Via Associated Press
5 days ago  |  Discuss

MEDAL ALERT: Andy Murray beats Juan Martin del Potro for his 2nd straight Olympic singles gold

RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) MEDAL ALERT: Andy Murray beats Juan Martin del Potro for his 2nd straight Olympic singles gold.
Via Associated Press
9 days ago  |  Discuss

Novak Djokovic sheds tears after Olympic ouster

Tears of sadness streamed down Novak Djokovic’s face after the No. 1-ranked player in the world was upset by Juan Martin Del Potro in straight sets in the Olympics. It was the second consecutive time he has failed to reach the final, and this was his reaction upon leaving the court. You can see Djokovic shaking his head in disgust, with a few tears as well. Djokovic started...
Via The Sports Daily
15 days ago  |  Discuss

Andy Murray isn’t pleased Stan Wawrinka and Roger Federer withdrew from 2016 Rio Olympics

Andy Murray thinks you shouldn’t make excuses when it comes to playing for your country at the Olympics. In Rio for the 2016 Olympic Games and hoping to add to his one gold medal from the 2012 London Olympic Games, Murray had a candid interview after a practice speaking on the withdraws of major names such as Stan Wawrinka and Roger Federer. The Hans India transcribed the ESPN...
Via The Sports Daily
19 days ago  |  Discuss

Roger Federer will miss Olympics, U.S. Open with knee injury

Grand Slam winner Roger Federer announced via Facebook on Tuesday that he will miss the rest of the 2016 season, including the Olympics in Rio and the U.S. Open. As Federer says in his post, his injured knee will need extensive rehab, and he will have miss more time to make sure the knee is fully healed. Besides playing in the final major of the year, Federer was expected to play...
Via The Comeback
28 days ago  |  Discuss

Britain wins without Murray, Croatia beats US in Davis Cup

Wimbledon champion Andy Murray joined in the celebrations - if not the matches - as defending Davis Cup champion Britain beat Serbia 3-2 Sunday to set up a semifinal against Argentina, which handed Italy its first home loss in the tournament in seven years. Croatia rallied for a comeback 3-2 victory over the United States, with Borna Coric beating Jack Sock 6-4, 3-6, 6-3, 6-4 in...
Via Associated Press
July 17, 2016  |  Discuss

What Andy Murray means to a nation divided

LONDON — During Andy Murray's run toward a possible second Wimbledon title, the enthusiasm in Britain at least seemed to have been tempered by the divisive result of the recent Brexit vote, and even England's soccer team's shock Euro 2016 exit. It was a far cry from 2013, the year of his first title, when every set and game was cause for national anxiety as Murray marched towards...
Via FOX Sports
July 10, 2016  |  Discuss

Andy Murray wins second Wimbledon title

After losing in the Finals of both the Australian and the French Open to Novak Djokovic, Andy Murray finally grabbed the elusive third major title he’s been looking for since he won Wimbledon three years ago, winning at the all England club for the second time today. He beat Canadian Milos Raonic, making his first ever appearance at a major Final 6-4, 7-6, 7-6. Murray was locked...
Via The Comeback
July 10, 2016  |  Discuss

Djokovic defeats Murray to complete career Grand Slam

Novak Djokovic has finally done it. After dropping the first set in the French Open men’s final to Andy Murray, the world No. 1 won the next three to take the title over the No. 2 Murray, winning 3-6, 6-1, 6-2, 6-4. It was Djokovic’s first French Open win and completed his career Grand Slam. The Serb is only the eighth male tennis player to win all four major singles prizes...
Via NESN.com
June 05, 2016  |  Discuss
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