Andy Murray

Murray confident of clinching his second US open title

Murray confident of clinching his second US open title

Johannesburg, Aug.25 : Newly-crowned Olympic gold medallist Andy Murray has said he is playing the best tennis of his career at the moment and is confident of clinching his second U.S. Open title.

After losing the French Open final to Novak Djokovic, Murray went on to win the Queen's Club tournament and his second Wimbledon title before successfully defending his Olympic crown at Rio de Janiero.

Murray's career-best 22-match winning streak came to a halt when Croatia's Marin Cilic defeated him in last week's Cincinnati final,Sport24 reported.

Murray keeps Olympic tennis title, wins 2nd consecutive gold

Murray keeps Olympic tennis title, wins 2nd consecutive gold

Rio de Janeiro, Aug 15 : Britain's Andy Murray became the first player in history to win two consecutive gold medals in Olympic men's singles, downing Argentina's Juan Martin del Potro 7-5, 4-6, 6-3, 7-5 in a hard-fought match here.

The intense match lasted more than four hours on Sunday, with both players -- who had also competed in the doubles tourney in Rio -- becoming steadily more tired and committing assorted unforced errors during the fourth set, reports Efe.

Murray tops Nishikori to enter men's singles tennis final

Murray tops Nishikori to enter men's singles tennis final

Rio de Janeiro, Aug 14 : British second seed Andy Murray moved within one victory of an unprecedented second Olympic men's tennis singles gold medal by defeating Japanese No. 4 seed Kei Nishikori 6-1, 6-4 in the semi-finals at the Rio Games.

The 5-foot-10 Nishikori, who was on the verge of elimination in his quarterfinal match against France's Gael Monfils on Friday, when he had to stave off three match points, struggled against a 6-foot-3 opponent who plays as well as he does from the baseline, matches him in terms of speed and court coverage and has a much bigger serve, reports Efe.

Britain's Murray reaches Olympic tennis quarters

Andy Murray

Rio de Janeiro , Aug 12 : Defending champion Andy Murray of Britain struggled for a long stretch win over his Italian opponent Fabio Fognini but found his game midway through the third set to win 6-1, 2-6, 6-3 and advance to the Rio Olympics tennis men's singles quarter-finals.

The second-seeded Scotsman, the gold medal favourite after Serbian world No. 1 Novak Djokovic's stunning first-round defeat at the hands of Argentine Juan Martin del Potro, lost nine of 11 games to drop the second set and go down 3-0 in the decider here at the Olympic Tennis Centre on Thursday, reports Efe.

Andy Murray marches into Rio Olympics pre-quarters

Andy Murray marches into Rio Olympics pre-quarters

Johannesburg, Aug.10 : Defending champion Andy Murray produced a rich vein of form as he romped into the last-16 of the Rio Olympics event after claiming a comfortable win over Argentina's Juan Monaco in the men's singles event on Tuesday.

Murray, who is bidding to become the first man to win two Olympic singles golds, thrashed his Argentine opponent 6-3, 6-1 in the one-sided second round.

Reflecting on his performance, the world number two said that he played quite well from the back of the court while adding that he did not make much unforced errors as well, Sport24 reported.

Andy Murray moves to 2nd round in Olympic tennis

Andy Murray moves to 2nd round in Olympic tennis

Rio de Janeiro, Aug 8 : Reigning Olympic champion Andy Murray rolled over Serbia's Viktor Troicki 6-3, 6-2 in the men's singles event of the 31st Olympics here.

Murray took a little over an hour to down Troicki and was in top form coming off his triumph at Wimbledon, handling with aplomb each of the few challenges presented to him in Sunday's match, reports Efe.

He will now take on Argentina's Juan Monaco in the second round.

The British ace is the only tennis player besides Spain's Rafael Nadal who can potentially win two Olympic golds this year. IANS

Murray shrugs off Zika fears ahead of Rio Olympics

Murray shrugs off Zika fears ahead of Rio Olympics

Johannesburg, Aug.3 : World number two Andy Murray has played down the potential threat of Zika virus as well as the absence of two of his leading rivals namely Roger Federer and Stan Wawrinka as he is looking forward to defend his Olympic medal at Rio de Janeiro.

The Briton, who clinched his second Wimbledon title last month, said that he had a discussion with his doctor, who had assured him that nothing would happen.

Murray believes that the situation is not that bad as it has been stated while adding that he hopes he doesn't get too many mosquito bites in Brazil, Sport24 reported.

Wimbledon champ Murray says `best tennis still ahead of him`

Wimbledon champ Murray says `best tennis still ahead of him`

Johannesburg, July 11 : World number two Andy Murray believes his best tennis is yet to come after ending his three-year drought of a Grand Slam title with a straight-game win over Canada's Milos Raonic at Wimbledon
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Murray displayed a rich vein of form as he brushed aside the sixth seeded Canadian opponent 6-4, 7-6(3), 7-6(2) in the summit showdown to clinch his third Wimbledon title

After suffering painful defeats in eight of his previous ten Grand Slam finals, the Briton is now eyeing to use the Wimbledon victory as a ladder to success.

Murray beats Raonic to win second Wimbledon title

Murray beats Raonic to win second Wimbledon title

London, July 11 : Scot tennis star Andy Murray beat Canadian Milos Raonic in straight sets to clinch his second Wimbledon men's singles title here on Sunday.
Murray moved past Raonic 6-4, 7-6 (7-3) 7-6 (7-2) in just over three hours to claim his third Grand Slam title.

"I've had some great moments here and some tough losses. I'm glad to get my hands on the trophy again," Murray, who played in his 11th Grand Slam final, said after holding aloft the hallowed trophy. IANS

Murray insists Sharapova had no `valid excuse` for failing drug test

Murray insists Sharapova had no `valid excuse` for failing drug test

London, June 15 : Maintaining his hardline stance on Maria Sharapova's conviction, British tennis maestro Andy Murray has said that the Russian star had no `valid excuse` for failing a drug test at this year's Australian Open.

Murray's comments came hours after Sharapova appealed against her `unfairly harsh` two-year suspension to the Court of Arbitration for Sport.



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