Djokovic still hungry after latest triumph

Feb 1, 2016

Djokovic still hungry after latest triumph

Novak Djokovic has a new goal for the year. He calls it the Djoker Slam. The No. 1-ranked player has one thing missing from his fast-growing collection of 11 Grand Slam trophies. “The French Open. It’s the one I never won,” Djokovic said early ...

Djokovic thrashes Murray to claim sixth Australian Open title

Jan 31, 2016

Djokovic thrashes Murray to claim sixth Australian Open title

Novak Djokovic was still walking around Melbourne Park with his trophy, celebrating his record sixth Australian title, when five-time runnerup Andy Murray was heading for the airport in a rush to reunite with his pregnant wife. Top-ranked Djokovic maintained his perfect streak in six ...

Murray outplays Raonic to reach Australian Open final

Jan 29, 2016

Murray outplays Raonic to reach Australian Open final

Iron-clad defense triumphed over all-out attack as Andy Murray overhauled Milos Raonic 4-6, 7-5, 6-7 (7-4), 6-4, 6-2 on Friday to book another Australian Open final against Melbourne Park nemesis Novak Djokovic. World No. 2 Murray came from behind twice to topple the rangy ...

Murray victory overshadowed by father-in-law's collapse

Jan 23, 2016

Murray victory overshadowed by father-in-law's collapse

The Australian Open was rocked late on Saturday when Andy Murray’s father-in-law Nigel Sears collapsed during a match at Rod Laver Arena, overshadowing the world No. 2’s advance to the fourth round. Sears, the coach of former French Open champion Ana Ivanovic, collapsed while ...

Grand Slam debutant Osaka advances to third round

Jan 21, 2016

Grand Slam debutant Osaka advances to third round

Japan’s 18-year-old Naomi Osaka reached the third round of her first Grand Slam on Thursday, defeating 18th seed Ukrainian Elina Svitolina 6-4, 6-4 at the Australian Open. Born to a Haitian-American father and a Japanese mother, the 180-cm Osaka claimed four straight games from ...

Nadal, Venus ousted in first-round upsets; Murray cruises

Jan 19, 2016

Nadal, Venus ousted in first-round upsets; Murray cruises

Rafael Nadal lost in the first round of a major for only the second time in his career, beaten in five sets by Fernando Verdasco at the Australian Open in a reversal of their epic, 5-hour, 14-minute semifinal here seven years ago. On Tuesday, ...

Jan 4, 2016

Murray opens season with easy victory

World No. 2 Andy Murray was satisfied with the start to his season after romping past France’s Kenny de Schepper 6-2, 6-2 at the Hopman Cup on Monday. Murray, who led Britain to its first Davis Cup triumph in 79 years just over a ...

Nov 29, 2015

Britain closes in on Davis Cup glory

Britain was one point away from lifting the Davis Cup title for the first time in 79 years after winning the doubles against Belgium on Saturday. Brothers Andy and Jamie Murray beat David Goffin and Steve Darcis 6-4, 4-6, 6-3, 6-2 to give Britain ...

Murray lifts Brits in final

Nov 28, 2015

Murray lifts Brits in final

Andy Murray kept Britain in contention in the Davis Cup final when he beat Belgium’s Ruben Bemelmans in straight sets to leave the two nations level at 1-1 after the opening singles Friday. Murray, ranked No. 2 in the world, made a smooth transition ...

Nov 27, 2015

Edmund faces big test in Davis Cup

Unheralded British youngster Kyle Edmund was to face a Davis Cup baptism of fire when he was scheduled to make his debut in the final on Friday against Belgium’s David Goffin in the opening rubber. The 20-year-old, ranked 100th in the world, will join ...

Wawrinka powers into semis

Nov 21, 2015

Wawrinka powers into semis

Stan Wawrinka grabbed the last semifinal spot at the ATP World Tour Finals by beating Andy Murray 7-6 (7-4), 6-4 on Friday to wrap up the group stage at the season-ending tournament. Murray led 4-2 in the first-set tiebreaker but then lost the next ...