GB's Murray powers past Pella to level semi vs Argentina

GLASGOW, Scotland (AP) A commanding performance from Great Britain's Andy Murray ensured that its Davis cup semi against Argentina will go to the deciding match on Sunday. The tie is finely poised at 2-2, after Murray, who appeared to strain a muscle in the third set, breezed past Argentina's Guido Pella in straight sets in front of a partisan crowd in Glasgow, winning 6-3, 6...
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Murrays keep Britain alive in Davis Cup semi vs Argentina

GLASGOW, Scotland (AP) Andy and Jamie Murray kept Britain alive in its Davis Cup semifinal against Argentina, winning the doubles match in four sets to reduce the titleholder's deficit to 2-1 on Saturday. The Murray brothers beat Juan Martin del Potro and Leonardo Mayer 6-1, 3-6, 6-4, 6-4 in front of a rowdy crowd in Glasgow. The semifinal moves to the reverse singles on Sunday...
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Murray to play singles, doubles for Britain in Davis Cup

GLASGOW, Scotland (AP) Andy Murray will play both singles and doubles for Britain in its Davis Cup semifinal against Argentina starting Friday. Murray will open the semifinal with a singles match against Juan Martin del Potro, in a replay of the Olympic final won by Murray last month. Kyle Edmund takes on Guido Pella in the second singles. On Saturday, Murray will partner his...
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Davis Cup: Murray gives Britain lift vs Argentina in semis

With Andy Murray back, Britain should beat Argentina in Davis Cup this weekend for the first time since 1928 and make the final. Murray has won the Olympic gold medal and made the Cincinnati final and U.S. Open quarterfinals in the past month, but he has enough left in the tank to play singles and doubles, if need be, Britain captain Leon Smith said. Murray proved his mettle a...
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Who has the most to prove at the US Open?

It’s the final Grand Slam of the tennis year, and there are myriad story lines — including which tennis stars on both the men’s and women’s draws have the most to prove. Rafael Nadal and Juan Martin Del Potro had great showings at the Olympic Games in Rio but hadn’t had great showings until their respective trips to Brazil. They’ll look to prove that they’ll be players...
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Will 2016 be the year of Andy Murray?

For the second straight Olympic Games, Great Britain’s Andy Murray captured the gold medal in men’s singles tennis on Sunday, defeating Argentina’s Juan Martin del Potro 7-5 4-6 6-2 7-5. Del Potro, the reigning bronze medalist from London 2012, had an impressive tournament himself, notably eliminating Novak Djokovic and Rafael Nadal along the way. During the tennis telecast...
August 15, 2016  |  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...
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August 08, 2016  |  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...
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August 04, 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...
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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...
June 05, 2016  |  Discuss

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