Andy Murray

Murray climbs to third, Nadal slips to fifth in latest ATP rankings post Miami Open

Rafael Nadal and Andy Murray

Johannesburg, Apr 07 - Britain number one Andy Murray has climbed back to third spot in the world rankings after reaching Miami Open final, while Rafael Nadal slipped to his worst position in two years, having slumped to fifth in the rankings.

Meanwhile, Novak Djokovic reasserted his authority on top of the rankings with 13,205 points after winning his fifth Miami Open title, Sport24 reported.

Moreover, 17-time Grand Slam champion Roger Federer is second with Kei Nishikori regaining his spot at fourth.

Rankings as of April 6:

1. Novak Djokovic (SRB) 13 205 points

Murray `bans` celebs from attending his wedding!

Andy Murray

Wellington, Apr 07 - Britain's number one tennis player Andy Murray has revealed that there won't be any celebrities at his wedding as the Scot's bride-to-be Kim Sears has opted against a star wattage at the ceremony.

World number one Novak Djokovic revealed that he has not been invited to the Scot's wedding and he is not the only one who would be missing at the ceremony, which would be held at Dunblane Cathedral this weekend.

Murray hated getting `Easter Egg` from Djokovic on Easter !

Murray hated getting `Easter Egg` from Djokovic on Easter !

Sydney, Apr 06 : Britain number one Andy Murray posted a satirical tweet following his Miami Open defeat to Novak Djokovic in the final on Sunday, stating that he didn't appreciate being served a bagel in the title deciding set from the Serbian on Easter.

Djokovic bagged his fifth Miami Open title after defeating Murray 7-6 (7-3), 4-6, 6-0 in a gruelling contest.

Despite losing the first set by a whisker, Murray staged a strong comeback and won the second set before losing the momentum in the deciding set with a bagel- a colloquial term in Tennis for winning or losing a set 6-0.

'Gritty' Murray outmuscles Berdych to reach Miami Open final

Andy Murray

London, Apr 04 - Britain number one Andy Murray advanced to his fourth Miami Open final after defeating Czech opponent Tomas Berdych in straight sets on Friday night.

The two-time Grand Slam champion trounced Berdych 6-4, 6-4 as he leveled his career record against the Czech to 6-6.

Reflecting on his performance, Murray said that he did most things well, adding that his second serve was much better in the second set, and he served well on the big points and got a lot of free points behind his serve, the BBC reported.

Murray battles past Thiem to reach Miami Open semifinal

Andy Murray

London, Apr 02 - Britain number one Andy Murray recovered from a shaky start as he fought back from a set down to cruise into the semifinal of the Miami Open with a win over Dominic Thiem .

The two-time Grand Slam champion defeated his Austrian opponent Thiem 3-6, 6-4, 6-1 after a landmark 500th career win over Kevin Anderson in the last eight on Tuesday.

Reflecting on his performance, Murray said that he was getting himself into break point positions and it was a fine line between going for winners and trying to finish the point and making one's opponent play, the BBC reported.

Murray reaches 500 career wins post defeating Anderson in Miami Open

Andy Murray

London, Apr 01 - Britain number one Andy Murray has secured his 500th career win after trouncing Kevin Anderson to advance to the quarterfinal of the Miami Open.

Murray, two-time Grand Slam champion, outclassed South African opponent Anderson 6-4, 3-6, 6-3 to reach the landmark.

With the win, Murray has become the 46th man to reach 500 wins since the open era began.

Reflecting on the achievement, Murray said that he hoped he could use this as motivation to win some more, the BBC reported.

Andy Murray set to marry fiancee Kim Sears on April 11 at Dunblane Cathedral

Andy Murray set to marry fiancee Kim Sears on April 11 at Dunblane Cathedral

London, Mar.22 - The wedding details of Andy Murray and his fiancee Kim Sears have been revealed and it has been disclosed that the pair will tie the knot on April 11 at the Dunblane Cathedral.

It was initially thought the couple would get hitched at Murray's luxurious Cromlix House Hotel in Dunblane, which has its own chapel, to ensure privacy, but according to the Daily Record, they'll actually wed in the very public setting of the Dunblane Cathedral, the Mirror reported.

Murray says has no issues with Djokovic ahead of Indian Wells semis

Murray says has no issues with Djokovic ahead of Indian Wells semis

London, Mar 21 : Britain number one Andy Murray insisted that he has no issues with World number one Novak Djokovic, brushing aside the rumoured rift between both after their Australian Open finale, ahead of their BNP Paribas Open semifinal on Saturday.

Murray cruised into the semifinal round with a comfortable 6-3, 6-4 win over Spanish opponent Feliciano Lopez.

Murray, who lost 16 of his 24 encounters against Djokovic, including the last five said that he had seen Djokovic a few times since and has absolutely no issues with [him] at all, the Independent reported.

Murray clueless about date of his own forthcoming wedding

Andy Murray

London, Mar 20 - Britain number one Andy Murray has admitted that he doesn't know the date of his own forthcoming wedding, as he insists that tennis players are not normally very good with dates.

Murray is going to tie the knot with his girlfriend of nine-and-a-half years, Kim Sears, in April and all he knows about the wedding date is that it is three weeks from now on Saturday.

Murray, who is looking to add to his two Grand Slam titles after coming back to number four in the world rankings this year, claimed that tennis players aren't normally very good with dates, the BBC reported.

Murray claims 'cheat' Way Odesnik's 15-year doping ban 'good' for tennis

Murray claims 'cheat' Way Odesnik's 15-year doping ban 'good' for tennis

London, Mar 19 : Britain number one Andy Murray has claimed that American tennis player Wayne Odesnik's 15-year ban for doping is 'good for tennis'.

Odesnik tested positive for several banned substances, including steroids, in December and January, and the 267th ranked tennis player in the world announced his retirement within minutes of his ban becoming public.

The latest doping violations followed a two-year ban in 2010 for possessing human growth hormone (HGH). The ban is the longest in the tennis' history, the BBC reported.



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