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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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...
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Jun 8th, 2012
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Roger Federer and Novak Djokovic will go head-to-head for the 26th time in the French Open tennis semi-finals tomorrow and both agreed the outcome lay in the lap of the gods. At one stage in Tuesday’s quarter-finals at Roland Garros it looked like both were on their way out. Federer was two sets to l...
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Jun 7th, 2012
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David Ferrer has admitted that he is expecting a ‘tough’ match against Rafael Nadal when they meet in the semi-finals of the French Open on Friday. World number six Ferrer saw off Andy Murray in four sets on Wednesday, while defending champion Nadal brushed aside Nicolas Almagro earlier i...
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Jun 7th, 2012
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16-time Grand Slam champion and his rival Novak Djokovic are having day-off at the 2012 French Open tournament on Thursday, where both the players has entered into the semi finals. World No. 3 Roger Federer has thrashed 2009 US Open champion Juan Martin Del Potro in thrilling five sets with a 3-6, 6-...