Murray dodges birth recall ahead of Australian Open final

MELBOURNE, Australia (AP) Andy Murray has played through the Australian Open knowing that at any moment he would have to pull out and go to London for the birth of his first child. His wife Kim is not due until early February and there has been no sign of early labor. Hopefully it'll stay that way prior to Sunday's final when he faces Novak Djokovic, who has inflicted three of...
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January 30, 2016  |  Discuss

Andy Murray, the rain dancer, brings Great Britain a long-sought Davis Cup

If you traveled 80 years into the past, you would have traveled into a world which — in tennis terms — featured Great Britain as a foremost tennis nation, not a peripheral player on the scene. In 1935, the part of the world which birthed the sport of tennis was also the best at playing it in both singles and doubles. Great Britain, from 1933 through 1936, won four straight Davis...
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November 29, 2015  |  Discuss

Murray brothers lift Britain to 2-1 lead in Davis Cup final

GHENT, Belgium -- Britain is one point away from lifting the Davis Cup title for the first time in 79 years after winning Saturday's doubles against Belgium.Brothers Andy and Jamie Murray beat David Goffin and Steve Darcis 6-4, 4-6, 6-3, 6-2 to give Britain a 2-1 lead in the final going into Sunday's decisive reverse singles.Andy Murray could seal Britain's victory in Sunday's first...
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November 28, 2015  |  Discuss

Belgium continues surprise run in Davis Cup, will face Great Britain in finals

Jan. 31, 2014; San Diego, CA, USA; Andy Murray (GBR) cheers at a Davis Cup tie. Mandatory credit: Susan Mullane/USA Today Sports The Davis Cup is an event that doesn’t get the attention it deserves, at least from tennis fans in general, even though the tournament has been compared to soccer’s World Cup. Davis Cup is the largest international team competition in the sports world...
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September 25, 2015  |  Discuss

Andy Murray is the star, but the Davis Cup celebrates everything about tennis

Yes, the 2015 Davis Cup Final will have a superstar on stage, and that will be the foremost point of focus when Great Britain visits Belgium in tennis’s fabled and prestigious international championship. However, when this main event unfolds on a late-November weekend, you’ll be able to partake of a tennis feast in which everyone has a seat at the table. * The lasting glory and...
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September 20, 2015  |  Discuss

Murray advances Britain to first Davis Cup final in 37 years

GLASGOW, Scotland -- Andy Murray sent Britain into its first Davis Cup final in 37 years on Sunday, securing victory against Australia with a straight-sets win over Bernard Tomic. Murray -- ranked third in the world -- produced a 7-5, 6-3, 6-2 triumph to send Britain into an unassailable 3-1 lead and ensure it will face Belgium or Argentina in the Nov. 27-29 final. "We knew it would...
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September 20, 2015  |  Discuss

Rojer, Tecau defeat Murray, Peers in Wimbledon doubles final

LONDON -- Jean-Julien Rojer of the Netherlands and Horia Tecau of Romania won the men's doubles title at Wimbledon on Saturday. Rojer and Tecau beat Jamie Murray of Britain and John Peers of Australia 7-6 (5), 6-4, 6-4 on Centre Court. Murray is the older brother of Andy Murray, the 2013 singles champion who lost to Roger Federer in Friday's semifinals. The Murrays were the first...
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July 11, 2015  |  Discuss

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