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.
Johannesburg, June 13 : Confirming his reunion with Ivan Lendl, world number two Andy Murray hopes that his decision to rejoin forces with his former coach would play a major role in the battle to end top-ranked Novak Djokovic's reign.
The 29-year-old revealed that he had agreed a deal to resume his relationship with Lendl two years after they parted ways, Sport24 reported.
Johannesburg, June. 6 : British tennis star Andy Murray has admitted that his arch-rival Novak Djokovic deserves to be ranked number one after losing five Grand Slam finals against the Serbian.
Djokovic became the eighth man in the history of sport to achieve a career Grand Slam as well as third to hold all four majors simultaneously after capturing his elusive title at Roland Garros on Sunday.
Paris, June 5 : World number one Novak Djokovic will take on Andy Murray in the title clash of the Men's singles of the French Open at Roland Garros in Paris today.
Serbian Tennis star Novak Djokovic has reached the French Open final in four of the last five years but has never won the title so far.
On the other hand, Andy Murray is the first British man to reach a Roland Garros final since 1937. It will be the pair's seventh meeting in a Grand Slam final.
Johannesburg, June 2 : Ahead of the semi-final French Open showdown against Andy Murray, defending champion Stan Wawrinka has insisted that the British maestro is well ahead of him despite both men having captured two Grand Slam titles each.
Wawrinka stormed into the last four after he hammered Spain's Albert Ramos 6-2, 6-1, 7-6 (9-7) to set up a clash against Murray at the Roland Garros.
Paris, May 30 : World number two Andy Murray has booked his place in the quarter-finals of the French Open for a record sixth time, after defeating American John Isner in straight sets in the men's singles event here on Monday.
The British maestro produced a confident performance throughout the match as he eased past his American opponent 7-6 (11-9), 6-4, 6-3 in the fourth round contest at Roland Garros.
Paris: Top seed Novak Djokovic launched his bid for a first French Open title with a routine victory as Andy Murray battled through to round two on Tuesday, while Australian Open champion Angelique Kerber crashed out.
Djokovic, a three-time Roland Garros finalist, faced little resistance from Taiwan's world number 95 Lu Yen-Hsun as he eased to a 6-4, 6-1, 6-1 victory.
The Serb, bidding to become just the eighth man to secure a career Grand Slam, needed just 90 minutes on Court Phillipe Chatrier to book a second-round encounter with Belgian qualifier Steve Darcis.
Johannesburg, May 16 : British tennis maestro Andy Murray has reclaimed his second spot from Roger Federer in the latest ATP rankings after winning his maiden Italian Open title.
Murray celebrated his 29th birthday in style by outclassing world number one Novak Djokovic 6-3, 6-3 in the summit showdown in Rome that lasted one hour and 35 minutes.
However, the defeat hardly had an impact on Djokovic's rankings as the Serbian continues to remain at the top with 16150 points and maintains a comfortable lead of 7717 over Murray.
Johannesburg, May 16 : British tennis maestro Andy Murray celebrated his 29th birthday by winning his maiden Italian Open title after he swept aside world number one Novak Djokovic in straight sets in the summit showdown in Rome on Sunday.
The second-seed, who suffered a defeat against Djokovic in last week's Madrid Open final, produced a much commanding performance to outclass the Serbian 6-3, 6-3 in the contest that lasted for one hour and 35 minutes.
Johannesburg, May. 11 : British tennis star Andy Murray has stated he hoped his decision to part ways with Amelie Mauresmo wouldn't be seen as a failure for women coaching at the top level of the game.
Reflecting on his decision to end almost a two-year partnership with the former coach, Murray admitted his performance as well as results had improved under the guidance of Mauresmo but added that he couldn't add to his collection of Grand Slam titles, Sport24 reported.
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