Andy Murray

Murray ends season as No. 1, defeats Djokovic to win ATP World Tour Finals

London [UK], Nov. 21 : Ace British tennis player Andy Murray ended his 2016 campaign on a perfect note after defeating Novak Djokovic in straights in the summit clash of the ATP World Tour Finals, assuming the mantle of year-end No. 1 in the Emirates ATP Rankings.

Murray dethroned Djokovic 6-3, 6-4 in a contest that lasted for an hour and 43 minutes to earn his first title at the ATP finals and make sure he remained No. 1 until next season.

The Briton replaced Djokovic as the top-ranked player in Paris, but the second-ranked Serb could have regained the numero one position by winning the summit clash on Sunday at the O2 Arena.

Murray brushes aside Cilic in first match as World No.1

Murray brushes aside Cilic in first match as World No.1

London [U. K], Nov.15 : Playing his first match as world number one, British tennis maestro Andy Murray produced a rich vein of form to clinch a straight-set victory over Croatia's Marin Cilic in the round robin clash at the ATP World Tour Finals here on Tuesday.

The 29-year-old, who ended Novak Djokovic's 122-week reign at the top of the rankings last week, broke his Croatian opponent twice in each set on his way to a 6-3, 6-2 victory in the one-sided contest that lasted one and a half hour.

It was Murray's 12th win over Cilic and 20th victory in a row.

Murray and Serbia's Djokovic are vying to end the year at the number one spot.

Murray one win away from becoming World No.1 in Paris

Paris [France], Nov.5 : British maestro Andy Murray's quest to become world number one continued after he defeated Tomas Berdych of the Czech Republic in straight sets to storm into the semi-finals of the BNP Paribas Masters here on Saturday.

The second-seed, who is just one win away from the numero one ranking, survived a first-set tie-breaker to tough out a 7-6(9), 7-5 win over Berdych in a thrilling last-eight contest that lasted about two hours.

Excited to see himself moving in the right direction, Murray described `consistency` as his key to success before admitting that he had played some of his best tennis in last few weeks.

Andy Murray, Kim Sears set to wed in April at his luxury hotel

Andy Murray, Kim Sears set to wed in April at his luxury hotel

London, Feb 7 : Andy Murray and his fiancee Kim Sears are planning to get married on 11th April at the luxury hotel he owns in Scotland, it has been revealed.

The five-star Cromlix House Hotel, close to his home town of Dunblane, which has its own chapel, was the setting for the 27-year-old tennis star's brother Jamie's wedding in 2010.

The couple, who met in 2005, announced their engagement in November 2014, after having been together for nine years. (ANI)

Murray feels physically stronger than last year post advancing to Oz Open quarters

Andy MurrayLondon, Jan 26 - Britain number one Andy Murray admitted that he felt much stronger physically than last year in the fourth-round tie against Bulgarian opponent Grigor Dimitrov.

Sixth seeded Murray, who trounced Dimitrov 6-4 6-7 (5-7) 6-3 7-5 in a pulsating thriller, cruised into the quarterfinal round of Australian Open .

Murray, who is eyeing his third major, said that he felt physically better than the last year for a match that went three and a half hours, the BBC reported.

Ex coach Smith believes Murray among 'favourites' for Oz open

Leon Smith and Andy MurrayLondon, Jan 17 - Head of British tennis Leon Smith believes that Britain number one Andy Murray is one of the favourites to win the Australian Open as he is in good condition .

The former coach of Murray said that he was in great shape and was hitting the ball extremely well, adding that he had got as good a chance as anyone to win the tournament, the BBC reported.

According to Smith, Murray is in good shape and has played a lot of matches in the last three or four months of 2014. He further said that there's no doubt that helped condition his body, get match fit and, importantly, build confidence and get his ranking back to number six, the report added.

Murray bags Abu Dhabi title as 'sick' Djokovic pulls out of final

Andy MurrayLondon, Jan 04 - British number one Andy Murray started the year on a winning note as he bagged his first title of 2015 after world number one Novak Djokovic pulled out of the Mubadala World Tennis Championship final showdown in Abu Dhabi on account of illness .

Djokovic, who defeated Stanislas Wawrinka 6-1, 6-2 in the semifinals, said that he had been sick then with a fever and he was not fit to play, the BBC reported.

Murray, who swept aside Rafael Nadal 6-2, 6-0 in the semifinals, revealed that he felt pain in his shoulder but confirmed that it was fine, adding that there weren't any tears instead just soreness.

Murray to face Djokovic in Abu Dhabi final after cruising past Nadal 6-2, 6-0

Andy Murray, Rafael NadalLondon, Jan 03 - British number one Andy Murray brushed aside world number three Rafael Nadal in straight sets in the Mubadala World Tennis Championship semifinals in Abu Dhabi for the first time since the
2013 Wimbledon final clash.

Murray, who thrashed Nadal 6-2, 6-0, would face top ranked Novak Djokovic in the finals of professional tennis exhibition tournament on Saturday.

Nadal, who was playing his first match since losing to 17-year-old Borna Coric in the Swiss Open, appeared to be completely out-of-form as the Spaniard failed to convert any of his 12 break points, the BBC reported.

'Engaged' Andy Murray wants to marry in 2015

andy murray kim searsJohannesburg, Dec 2 : Andy Murray has waited long enough and hopes to marry her love of 9 years Kim Sears next year.

The 27-year-old tennis champ, who recently announced his engagement to Sears, said that though they plan to tie the knot in 2015 a plan to get married next year, they haven't set a date yet, News24. com reported.

Murray, who's ranked British number one, was talking to the reporters in Manila, where he's taking part in the new International Premier Tennis League (IPTL) team tournament. (ANI)

Murray gets engaged to long-term girlfriend Kim Sears

andy murray kim searsLondon, Nov 27 : Britain number one Andy Murray's agent has confirmed that the Scot has got engaged to his long-term girlfriend Kim Sears.

Murray and Sears have been a couple since 2005 and she regularly watches his matches. It is being speculated that the Wimbledon champion popped the question to Sears last Wednesday.

Earlier this year Murray, from Dunblane in Perthshire, joked during a question and answer session with fans that he was getting married after Wimbledon, The BBC reported.

Murray laments heavy defeat against Federer at World Tour Finals

Andy MurrayLondon, November 15 : Britain number one Andy Murray revealed that he has never endured a heavy defeat like his 6-0, 6-1 thrashing by Roger Federer at the ATP World Tour Finals.

Murray believes that he has never been in that position in his entire career as he struggled to earn some points in order to counter strikes made by Federer. He further laments that it would be a tough task to look back at this defeat in the future. It may never happen again, said Murray in his column, the BBC reported.

Murray books place in Tour Finals post straight sets win over Dimitrov at Paris Masters

Andy MurrayLondon, Oct 31 - Britain number one Andy Murray recorded a straight sets win over Wimbledon champion Grigor Dimitrov at the Paris Masters to book his place at the ATP World Tour Finals.

Murray, who lost in straight sets at Wimbledon , beat the Bulgarian 6-3, 6-3 to reach the quarterfinals. He is seeking to win his fourth title in six weeks and also required to reach the last eight to qualify for the season-ending finals in London.

The Scot would next face world number one Novak Djokovic, who needed a second-set tie-break for a 6-3, 7-6 (7-2) win over Gael Monfils, in the last eight on Friday, The BBC reported.

Murray says 'deserves to be' in London Tour Finals

andy murrayLondon, Oct 30 - Britain number one Andy Murray has said that if he gets in to London he deserves to be there, after he moved to within one win of qualifying for the World Tour Finals with a 6-3, 6-4 win over Julien Benneteau at the Paris Masters.

Murray, who is fifth in the race to qualify for November's finals, outclassed his French opponent in 71 minutes to reach the third round. He just needs to reach the quarterfinals in France to clinch his place in London.

The Scot, who has won three titles in five weeks, would face Grigor Dimitrov , who beat Murray at Wimbledon, next, The BBC reported.

Murray beats Anderson at Valencia Open to boost hopes of qualifying for World Tour Finals

Andy MurrayLondon, Oct 25 - British number one Andy Murray recorded a hard-fought win over Kevin Anderson at the Valencia Open to boost his hopes of qualifying for the ATP World Tour Finals.

Murray won 6-7 (3-7), 6-4, 6-4 to reach the semifinals, where he will face Spain's David Ferrer in a key contest in terms of ATP Finals places.

Top seed Ferrer beat Thomaz Bellucci 6-1, 6-2 and will meet Murray for the third week in a row on Saturday. The Spaniard is 10th in the Race to London, two places behind Murray, The BBC reported.

Murray moves ahead of Ferrer in race to qualify for Finals post Vienna Open win

Andy MurrayLondon, Oct 20 - British number one Andy Murray came down from a set to beat David Ferrer 5-7, 6-2, 7-5 in the Vienna Open final and move ahead of the Spaniard in the race to qualify for the World Tour Finals.

Murray broke his opponent three times in the final set before holding his nerve to serve out the match and win only his second title of the year. The win means the Briton leapfrogs Ferrer and moves up to eighth in the race to London.

Murray prepared for all possibilities in race for last spots at World Tour Finals

Andy MurrayJohannesburg, Oct 16 : British number one Andy Murray has admitted that he is prepared for all possibilities as the race for the last handful of spots at the World Tour Finals heats up with less than three weeks left in the season.

The 2013 Wimbledon champion, who opens play on Thursday in the second round of the Austrian Open against Canadian Vasek Pospisil, said that making the eight-man championships in London is a goal for every player at the start of the year.

Murray said that there are a lot of seeding advantages with being in the top eight, and added that he would be trying his best to make it to London over the next two or three events, Sport24 reported.

LTA says Murray is 'unquestionably loyal' to Great Britain

Andy MurrayLondon, Sep 25 - The Lawn Tennis Association (LTA) has revealed that former Wimbledon champion Andy Murray is 'unquestionably loyal' to Great Britain after the tennis ace was criticised for supporting Scottish independence.

The online abuse directed at Murray after he declared his backing for the yes campaign has been described as vile. Michael Downey , chief executive of governing body LTA, said that he welcomed the Scot actively engaging in the democratic process.

Murray rues 'running out of legs' in defeat to Djokovic in US Open quarters

Andy-MurrayLondon, Sep 05 : British number one Andy Murray has said that he was disappointed that world number one Novak Djokovic had proved physically better than him in their US Open quarterfinal clash.

Eighth seed Murray lost 7-6 (7-1), 6-7 (1-7), 6-2, 6-4 to Djokovic in three hours and 32 minutes at Flushing Meadows.

Murray said that he thought physically Djokovic was better than him in the end, and added that he was a little bit disappointed because he did train very hard, The BBC reported.

Murray draws inspiration from McIlroy to end year-long wait by wining US Open title

Andy-MurrayLondon, Aug 25 : British number one Andy Murray is determined to put his recent disappointments behind him and is hoping to draw inspiration from the stunning exploits of Northern Irish golf ace Rory McIlroy by ending his year long wait for a tournament victory at the US Open.

The Briton will begin his campaign for a third Grand Slam title, and second at Flushing Meadows, against Dutchman Robin Haase on Monday. Murray arrived at Flushing Meadows on the back of three successive quarterfinal defeats, and without a title or a win over a top 10 player since Wimbledon last year.

Andy Murray seeded eight for 2014 US open at Flushing Meadows

Andy-MurrayLondon, Aug 20 : Tennis ace Andy Murray is seeded eighth for the 2014 US Open, which is set to commence at Flushing Meadows on Monday.

According to the BBC, the 27-year-old, who won the tournament in 2012, has not won an ATP ranking event since Wimbledon in 2013.

Britons Daniel Cox and Naomi Broady, who lost their first-round qualifiers in straight sets, will not be participating in the main draw.

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