Andy Murray

Andy Murray Is World No. 1

Andy Murray will finish 2016 on top of the world rankings after an imperious 6-3, 6-4 victory over Novak Djokovic clinched his first ATP Tour Finals title on Sunday (Nov 20). Murray had ended Djokovic's 122-week reign as world number one two weeks ago and his triumph in their winner-takes-all clash at London's O2 Arena stopped the Serb regaining pole position. The 29-year-old is the 17th man to hold the prestigious year-end number one berth since the inception of the ATP rankings in 1973...
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Nishikori upsets Murray to reach US Open Semis

Kei Nishikori stunned Andy Murray to reach the U.S. Open semifinals on Wednesday, holding his nerve in a breathtaking final set to move two wins away from becoming the first Asian man to capture a Grand Slam singles title. Nishikori clinched a dramatic 1-6, 6-4, 4-6, 6-1, 7-5 comeback triumph in a shade under four hours against the Wimbledon and Olympic winner and 2012 U.S. Open champion. Waiting for the 26-year-old next will be either 2009 U.S. Open champion Juan Martin del Potro or thi...
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Andy Murray Defends Gold Medal at Rio Olympic

After a marathon battle, Andy Murray finally felled gentle giant Juan Martin del Potro in a grueling four sets to win his second Olympic men’s singles gold medal. An absorbing match lasting four hours and two minutes – ending with both players in tears – saw Murray triumph 75 46 62 75 to become the first player in history to win two singles golds – and indeed defend an Olympic singles title. "I know tonight's one of the hardest matches that I've had to play for a big, big title," said Murray...
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Murray Claims Second Wimbledon Crown

Britain’s Andy Murray put the finishing touch to an almost faultless fortnight to claim a second Wimbledon title with a 6-4 7-6(3) 7-6(2) defeat of big-serving Canadian Milos Raonic in the Centre Court sunshine on Sunday. The world number two, champion in 2013, was in control throughout the two hour 48 minute contest as the power game that sixth seed Raonic employed to crush Roger Federer in the semi-finals made little impact on the 29-year-old Scot. Unlike three years ago when near hysteria b...
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Novak Djokovic Conquered the Mount of Roland Garros

A French Open champion at long last, and the first man in nearly a half-century to win four consecutive major championships, Novak Djokovic grabbed a racket and etched a heart in the very red clay that had given him such heartache in the past. Then, when he finally was handed the La Coupe des Mousquetaires — the one trophy he truly yearned for, the one he needed to complete a career Grand Slam — Djokovic held it overhead, his eyes shut, before kissing it, exhaling and smiling broadly. Later, Dj...
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