Andy Murray

Murray stunned by 18-year-old Borna Coric in Dubai quarter-finals

Andy Murray

London, Feb 27 - Britain number one Andy Murray suffered a crushing defeat on Thursday as he was thrashed 6-1, 6-3 by Croatian teenage opponent Borna Coric in the Dubai Championships quarter-finals.

The two-time Grand Slam champion made 55 unforced errors during his match against Coris, who will next face world number two Roger Federer in the semi-final.

In light of his performance, Coris said that it was one of the biggest wins, adding that he was just trying to maintain his level, stay in the rallies as long as he could, the BBC reported.

Not even belly dancers can make Andy Murray smile

Not even belly dancers can make Andy Murray smile

London, Feb 26 (ANI): Andy Murray sure knows how to keep a poker face even when there's a belly dancer gyrating around him.

The 27-year-old tennis champ was at a players dinner in Dubai, where a belly dancer gave him a full show, but the grumpy Scotsman's lips just didn't curve, the Mirror reported.

The player, who'll soon be married to his fiancee Kim Sears late this year, kept a straight face in front of watching media even when the dancer was just inches away from him.

Murray is currently taking part in the Dubai Duty Free Tennis Championships. (ANI)

Murray leapfrogs Nadal to clinch third spot in ATP world rankings

Andy Murray

London, Feb 24 - Britain number one Andy Murray has overtaken 14-time Grand Slam champion Rafael Nadal to claim the third spot in the ATP world rankings.

The two-time Grand Slam champion climbed back to third spot after displaying an impressive performance in the 2015 Australian Open, where he finished as a runner-up following his defeat to Novak Djokovic.

Earlier, Murray fell as low as 12th in September 2014 after undergoing back surgery at the end of 2013.

Murray's self-written motivational notes secret behind his success

Andy Murray

London, Feb 19 - Britain number one Andy Murray has apparently jolted down motivational notes to inspire himself before his Rotterdam quarter-final defeat against Gilles Simon, according to a Twitter post by a sports journalist.

The handwritten tips like 'be good to yourself', 'try your best' was an attempt to motivate himself, the BBC reported.

However, Murray lost the clash 6-4 6-2 to Simon.

Earlier this year, Murray climbed back into the fourth spot in the ATP rankings after finishing runner-up at Australian Open in Melbourne. (ANI)

Murray admits was 'distracted' by Djokovic's fitness issue during Oz Open final loss

Andy Murray

London, Feb 02 - Britain number one Andy Murray has admitted that he got distracted by Novak Djokovic's fitness issues during his Australian Open final defeat against the Serbian.

Djokovic won his fifth Australian Open title with a 7-6 (7-5) 6-7 (4-7) 6-3 6-0 victory over Murray in a match that lasted three hours and 40 minutes.

The world number one appeared to be uncomfortable as he struggled with a leg injury when Murray was leading 2-0 in the third set.

Livid Czech fans tells Kim Sears to 'die' post outburst during high-octane semi-final clash

Kim Sears

London, Jan 31 - Czech tennis fans have expressed their anger against Britain number one Andy Murray's fiancee Kim Sears after she was filmed apparently aiming an outburst at the Czech's team when Murray broke back in a tense first set against Tomas Berdych.

Sears was filmed apparently saying a "Czech flash f***" during the Australian Open semi-final, where her boyfriend trounced Czech opponent Berdych with a four-set victory.

Coach Mauresmo backs 'focused, intense' Murray ahead of Oz Open final

Amelie Mauresmo

London, Jan 31 - Andy Murray's coach Amelie Mauresmo believes that the Britain number one has shown remarkable progress this year, describing him as more focused and intense ahead of the Australian Open final in Melbourne.

Murray, who is eyeing his third major, reached his fourth Australian Open final following a dramatic four-set semifinal win over Czech opponent Tomas Berdych.

The former world number, who became his coach last June, said that Murray was in a better place now and he was happy and relaxed in his own way, the Mirror reported.

Murray defends fiancee Kim Sears' F-word fusillade during pulsating semifinal win

Andy Murray

London, Jan 30 - Two-time grand slam champion Andy Murray has defended his fiancee Kim Sears after she was caught on camera apparently swearing during his semi-final over Czech opponent Tomas Berdych in Melbourne.

Sears was filmed apparently aiming an outburst at the Czech's team when Murray broke back in a tense first set.

Reflecting on the matter, Murray said that when there was a lot of tension surrounding something, it was completely normal that the whole first set everyone was tight, the BBC reported.

Murray says Kyrgios should be allowed time to 'grow up'

Murray says Kyrgios should be allowed time to 'grow up'

Johannesburg, Jan 29 : Britain number one Andy Murray has backed Australian teen star Nick Kyrgios, describing him as a nice guy and should be allowed time to mature and thrive.

Kyrgios was given a code violation warning for an audible obscenity by the chair umpire during the first set against Murray.

Murray, who trounced Kyrgios in straight sets at Australian Open quarter-final match, said that the Australian star was only going to continue to mature and improve in that respect as he gets older, adding that he just needs to be allowed to grow up , Sport24 reported.

Murray tips Berdych 'slight favourite' ahead of Oz Open semifinal clash

Andy Murray

London, Jan 28 - Britain number one Andy Murray has tipped Tomas Berdych as slight favourite ahead of their Australian Open semifinal clash on Thursday, saying that the Czech has been trained under his former coach Dani Vallverdu .

Murray, who is seeded sixth, parted ways with Vallverdu in November, which subsequently led his former coach to collaborate with Berdych.

Two-time grand slam champion Murray said that Dani knew his game inside out and he would come up with a great game plan, adding that his former coach knew his game probably better than anyone, the BBC reported.

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