Andy Murray

Murray anchors Great Britain to first Davis Cup semi-final in 34 years

Andy Murray

London, July 20 - World number three Andy Murray battled past Gilles Simon in a dramatic four-set thriller to help Great Britain reach their first Davis Cup semi-final in 34 years.

Murray overcame his French opponent Simon 4-6, 7-6 (7-5), 6-3, 6-0 in a thrilling contest at Queen's Club to give Britain an unassailable 3-1 lead in the best-of-five tie, the BBC reported.

This was Murray's third straight victory after thumping Jo-Wilfred Tsonga on Friday followed by his doubles win with his brother Jamie on the next day.

Duchess of Cornwall to auction Andy Murray's `wristband`

Duchess of Cornwall to auction Andy Murray's `wristband`

London, July 11 - Good news for Andy Murray's fans! The Duchess of Cornwall is putting the player's sweatband up for grabs.

The 28-year-old tennis ace had thrown his wristband into the crowd following his second round victory over Robin Haase at Wimbledon, and was caught by All England Club chairman Philip Brook, who gave it the Duchess, the Mirror reported.

The Duchess will now sell off the sweatband for the Royal Veterinary College Animal Care Trust, for which she has been a patron for the last 10 years.

Murray beats Karlovic to reach Wimbledon quarter-finals

Andy Murray

London, July 7 - World number three Andy Murray advanced to the quarter-finals of the Wimbledon Championships for the eighth time in a row after he overcame big-serving Ivo Karlovic at the Centre Court.

The third seed won the match 7-6 (9-7) 6-4 5-7 6-4 in three hours and three minutes.

The British champion will now face unseeded Canadian Vasek Pospisil in the last eight, the BBC reported.

Meanwhile, world number two Roger Federer and his compatriot Stanlias Wawrinka also advanced to the last eight.

Catch! Andy Murray tosses wristband to Camilla post Wimbledon win

Andy Murray

Washington DC, 4 July - Andy Murray gave Camilla, Duchess of Cornwall, a special token after his Wimbledon win on Thursday. A wristband!

The 28-year-old Scot tossed his wristband to the 67-year-old wife of Prince Charles, who attended the game where the tennis ace beat Robin Haase in the second round of the men's singles, People magazine reported.

Clarence House, which manages the official Twitter account for the royal couple, wrote "Thank you for your wrist band Andy!" to mark the incident.

Bjorkman enjoying partnership with Murray

Andy Murray

London, June 23 - Jonas Bjorkman, the deputy coach of Andy Murray, says that he is relishing his partnership with the British ace and is happy to be a part of his team.

The world number three added Bjorkman to his coaching staff in March initially on a five-week trail to help out in periods when Amelie Mauresmo was unavailable as she only agreed to work with him for 25 weeks.

Bjorkman said that he was happy to come in and be a part of his team with Mauresmo and Treacs, the Guardian reported.

Murray better prepared for Wimbledon post winning fourth Queen's Club title

Andy Murray

Johannesburg, June 22 - Britain number one Andy Murray believes he is in better position now than he was when he won the Wimbledon title in 2013.

Murray bagged a record-equalling fourth Queen's Club title after crushing big-serving Kevin Anderson of South Africa 6-3, 6-4 in Sunday's final.

This was Murray's third ATP title of 2015 after his victories on clay in Madrid and Munich.

Reflecting on his win, Murray said that he played better as the week went on, insisting that he had to come up with some great shots to win the game, Sport24 reported.

Murray insists to stay with Mauresmo and Bjorkman for a long time

Andy Murray

Johannesburg, June 20 - British ace Andy Murray has insisted that he plans to stick with his French coach Amelie Mauresmo and her deputy Jonas Bjorkman for a 'long time'.

The world number three, who is on the sixth backroom team of his career, is currently working with Bjorkman at Queen's Club while the heavily pregnant Mauresmo has taken a break ahead of Wimbledon.

Murray, who defeated Spain's Fernando Verdasco to move into the Queen's quarter-finals, said that he did not want new coaches every year as he wasn't that young anymore, Sport24 reported.

Murray survives Muller scare to enter semi-finals at Queen's tournament

Andy Murray

London, June 20 - Three-time champion Andy Murray survived a major scare as he overcame a fine grass-court display by Luxemburg's Giles Muller to enter the semi-finals at Queen's tournament.

Muller, who is currently ranked 48, showed a clinical performance until the top seed finally stepped up the gear and went on to defeat him 3-6, 7-6(7-2), 6-4.

The world number three will now face Viktor Troicki in the semis, the BBC reported.

Delighted with the victory, Murray said that he had started to read the serve a bit better at the end of the tie-break and that was when the match changed.

Murray relying on yoghurt, treacle for Wimbledon

Andy Murray

London, June 19 - World number three Andy Murray, who is enjoying his long stay at home, has been relying on fresh yoghurt and treacle, as he prepares for Wimbledon.

The 2013 Wimbledon champion is currently on course to win his fourth Queen's Club title after entering the third round by defeating Fernando Verdasco.

Murray said it was great to have a long spell living at home, but added that for an athlete, it's important he or she stays on the right path, the BBC has reported.

Murray backs change in 'wildcard entries' to Wimbledon

Andy Murray

Johannesburg, June 18 - British ace Andy Murray has supported the Lawn Tennis Association's (LTA) decision to amend criteria for awarding wildcard entries to Wimbledon.

Earlier, British players ranked inside the top 250 were given a free pass into Wimbledon's main draw and often performed miserably in the grass court Grand Slam.

However, the guideline has now been scrapped and Wimbledon wild cards will be handed out on a case-by-case basis when the first batch will be announced this week, ahead of the start of Wimbledon on June 29.

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