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.
Madrid, May 9 : Number one seed Novac Djokovic defeated reigning Champion, Andy Murray 6-2, 3-6, 6-3 to claim the Mutua Madrid Open crown on Sunday.
The win, which was Djokovic' s fifth win in the last 6 ATP 1000 competitions, gives Djokovic a record of 29 ATP 1000 titles, one more than Spain' s Rafael Nadal, who was beaten by Murray in Saturday' s semi-final.
Madrid, May 4 : Spanish No. 1 Rafael Nadal enjoyed a comfortable debut in the Mutua Madrid Open here.
The fifth seed, who comes into the Madrid Open on the back of wins in Monte Carlo and Barcelona, had few problems in defeating Andrey Kuznetsov 6-3, 6-3 in one hour and 18 minutes on Tuesday, reports Xinhua.
Reigning champion Andy Murray had to work a bit harder against Radek Stepanek, who he defeated 7-6 (3), 3-6, 6-1 in a match which lasted just over two and a half hours.
Melbourne, April. 11 : Swiss tennis maestro Roger Federer has poked fun at Andy Murray after scribbling his own signature next to the Briton's face in spot number two at an official ATP event in Monte Carlo.
Federer, who is standing third in world rankings, mistakenly signed an ATP ranking board in Murray's place at second spot.
28-year-old Murray, who arrived late for the event, had no other option but to sign next to a picture of third-ranked Federer, news. com. au reported.
London, Mar 29 : World number two Andy Murray produced an error-strewn performance as he crashed out of the Miami Open after suffering a three-set defeat to Grigor Dimitrov in the third round in Florida.
The Briton also failed to contain his temper as he violently smashed his racket against his bag eight times during his 7-6, 6-4, 6-3 defeat to Bulgaria's Dimitrov, the Guardian reported.
Murray, who was also eliminated from the Indian Wells Masters in the third round, has only two wins on the ATP World Tour since reaching the Australian Open final. (ANI)
Johannesburg, Mar 15 : World number two Andy Murray crashed out of the Indian Wells Masters tournament after suffering a shock defeat to Argentina's Federico Delbonis in the third round on Tuesday.
The two-time Grand Slam champion was beaten 6-4, 4-6, 7-6 (7/3) by the Argentinean rival in a contest that lasted two hour and 46 minute.
Reflecting on his performance, Murray said that it was a tough match to lose, adding that he committed mistakes when he went for his shots, Sport24 reported.
California, Mar. 13 : World number two Andy Murray produced a remarkable performance as he saw off Marcel Granollers to book his place in the third round of the BNP Paribas Open here on Sunday.
After a slow start against his Spanish opponent, the 28-year-old Scottish player rebounded strongly to secure a 6-4, 7-6 (7-3) victory in the thrilling second round of the tournament.
Describing Granollers as a 'smart' player, Murray admitted that the former had made right decisions during the game, adding that he had made quite difficult for him to claim a victory.
London, Feb. 09 : British tennis star Andy Murray and his wife Kim Sears have become proud parents of their first child on Tuesday. The couple were blessed with a baby daughter.
According to the Guardian, Scotland first minister Nicola Sturgeon and her Labour counterpart Kezia Dugdale were among the first ones to congratulate the two-time Grand Slam champion on Twitter.
The couple got married in Murray's hometown of Dunblane last April and had announced the pregnancy last summer.
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