Andy Murray

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Jan 27th, 2013
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Novak Djokovic returned to his dominant best to win his third consecutive Australian Open title, denying Andy Murray a second major championship with a 6-7 (2), 7-6 (3), 6-3, 6-2 victory Sunday night at Rod Laver Arena. The top-ranked Djokovic is the first man in the Open era to win three straight Au...
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Jan 25th, 2013
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MELBOURNE, Australia (AP) Andy Murray has beaten Roger Federer for the first time in a Grand Slam event to advance to the Australian Open final against top-ranked Novak Djokovic. Murray, who became the first British man to win a major in 76 years when he beat Djokovic in last year’s U.S. Open f...
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Sep 10th, 2012
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With the exit of the World no.1 Roger Federer in the quarterfinals, the US Open draw had been converging towards an inevitable showdown between the two remaining heavyweights in the field, the 2nd seed and defending champion Novak Djokovic and the 3rd seed and reigning Olympic gold medallist, Andy Mu...
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Aug 18th, 2012
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Novak Djokovic has reached the final of the Cincinnati Open thanks to a straight-sets victory over Juan Martin del Potro. The match was a repeat of the recent bronze medal contest at the London Olympics which Del Potro won. However, Djokovic gained a degree of revenge this time thanks to a 6-3 6-2 tr...
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Jul 29th, 2012
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Team GB has won its first London 2012 medals, with cyclist Lizzie Armitstead taking silver in the women’s road race. Swimmer Rebecca Adlington has taken bronze in the final of the 400m freestyle. London 2012 chairman Lord Coe insisted Olympics venues were “stuffed” with sports fans,...
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Jun 27th, 2012
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Andy Murray has put on a devastating display of grass-court tennis to hammer Nikolay Davydenko and race into the second round of Wimbledon. The fourth seed did not make a single unforced error in the first two sets as he breezed past the Russian, a former world No.3, 6-1 6-1 6-4 under grey skies on [...
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Jun 9th, 2012
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Sara Errani has learned to do the unexpected, which is why she has reached her first Grand Slam final at Roland Garros. But the inventive Italian is now confronting her greatest challenge in the form of Maria Sharapova, who has won 18 of her last 19 matches on clay and battered Wimbledon champion Pet...
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Jun 8th, 2012
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For the fourth straight time in a Grand Slam final, it will be Novak Djokovic vs. Rafael Nadal. That Nadal got there by winning his French Open semifinal in a breeze against David Ferrer was no shock. That Djokovic made it after running into only a wisp of a challenge from Roger Federer — well, [&hel...
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Jun 8th, 2012
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Paris: Defending Champion Rafael Nadal defeated David Ferrer 6-2, 6-2, 6-1 to storm into the final of French Open 2012. Nadal to serve. He wins the game with a great backhand and leads 5-1. Ferrer could win just one game in that point. Ferrer played ‘some’ competitive tennis for this game, of no use,...
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Jun 8th, 2012
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Second seed Nadal continued his impressing run of form at Roland Garros as he saw off Nicolas Almagro in the quarter-finals. After being stretched to a tie-breaker in the first set, Nadal won the remaining two sets, 6-, 6-3 to storm into the final four of the tournament, needing just two hours and 46...