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Murray grits through cramps to win at US Open

NEW YORK (AP) -- Spinning in 70 mph second serves, grabbing at his hamstring during points, Andy Murray gritted his way through head-to-toe cramps to win at the U.S. Open. Murray outlasted Robin Haase 6-3, 7-6 (6), 1-6, 7-5 in the first round Monday during an afternoon that was hot but not particularly humid. He was mystified that the cramps came on so early -- at the start of the...
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Andy Murray Battles Cramps, Advances At U.S. Open

NEW YORK — It looked like an easy match for Andy Murray on Monday, as the eight-seeded veteran faced Robin Haase in the first round of the U.S. Open. After blowing by the first two sets 6-3 7-6 (8-6), the man who won the event two years ago suddenly found another obstacle to face. His […]
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Murray doesn't plan to watch mum dance on TV

NEW YORK (AP) Andy Murray isn't one for reality TV - even if his mother is starring on it. British Fed Cup captain Judy Murray is set to compete this season on the BBC's ''Strictly Come Dancing,'' the show that inspired ''Dancing with the Stars'' in the U.S. ''If it makes her happy, then I will support her. I'm not really into...
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Andy Murray Feels Ready

(August 23, 2014) FLUSHING MEADOWS – 2012 US Open champion Andy Murray, coming off surgery at the end of 2013, says he’s ready and prepared for the US Open “For a slam, probably, I mean, any of the ones — I mean, Australian Open last year, Wimbledon last year, you know, would have been the last two. Obviously I missed the French last year. My back was not great during this...
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Murray edges Isner, joins Wawrinka, Serena in Cincy quarters

MASON, Ohio -- Andy Murray fought off two late match points and edged John Isner, 7-6 (3), 6-4, 7-6 (2) to reach the quarterfinals of the Western & Southern Open on Thursday. Stan Wawrinka shook off losing the first set to roll through the next two and advance with a 3-6, 6-0, 6-1 win over Marin Cilic. Wawrinka, the Australian Open champion, will meet unseeded Julien Benneteau...
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13 days ago  |  Discuss

Western & Southern Open: Murray cruises in Cincinnati opener

MASON, Ohio -- Andy Murray needed little more than an hour to get through his opening match at the Western & Southern Open on Wednesday, while Petra Kvitova was upset in straight sets Murray faced only three breaks points - and fought all of them off - during a 6-3, 6-3 win over Joao Sousa. He spent only 1 hour and 11 minutes on court. No. 4 Tomas Berdych converted only one break...
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14 days ago  |  Discuss

A Consistent Murray Moves Past Teen Kyrgios in Toronto

Andy Murray   By Dave Gertler (August 6, 2014) TORONTO – Andy Murray has averted the potential threat coming from Nick Kyrgios at the Rogers Cup in Toronto on Wednesday. Back from his hiatus that commenced after he was ousted from the quarter-finals of Wimbledon, the world No. 9 appeared fresh and in rhythm, employing a mixture of rock-solid consistency and relentless pressure...
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21 days ago  |  Discuss

Defending Champion Andy Murray Ousted By Grigor Dimitrov At Wimbledon

LONDON — Andy Murray’s reign as Wimbledon champion ended Wednesday with a straight-set loss in the quarterfinals to Bulgaria’s Grigor Dimitrov, who appears to be making his breakthrough after years of being touted as the game’s next top player. Dimitrov completely outplayed Murray on Centre Court, winning 6-1, 7-6 (4), 6-2 to reach his first Grand Slam semifinal. The 11th...
July 02, 2014  |  Discuss

Andy Murray saved runaway dog from traffic?

Andy Murray has had a lot of success on the tennis court over the past couple of years. The British star won the US Open and a gold medal at the London Olympics in 2012 before taking home his first Wimbledon championship in 2013. But even with all that, Murray’s greatest recent achievement may have […]
Via Larry Brown Sports
June 24, 2014  |  Discuss

Andy Murray Rescues Runaway Puppy On His Way To Wimbledon

Reigning Wimbledon champion Andy Murray took a heroic little detour on his way to practice Sunday morning. The tennis player was driving to the All England Club when he spotted a labradoodle running toward oncoming cars on a busy road. Murray’s casual drive to practice turned into a rescue mission soon enough, though, as he pulled over and saved the scared pup. “I parked the...
June 23, 2014  |  Discuss
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