Murray revels in British triumph

Jul 20, 2015

Murray revels in British triumph

A tearful Andy Murray celebrated taking Britain to its first Davis Cup semifinal in more than three decades on Sunday, sealing an emotional 3-1 victory over France to line up a home series against Australia. The Australians rallied from 2-0 down on Friday to ...

Murray admits being down after loss to Federer

Jul 16, 2015

Murray admits being down after loss to Federer

Andy Murray is still struggling to recover from his Wimbledon misery as the world No. 3 prepares to lead Britain’s bid to reach the Davis Cup World Group semifinals for the first time in 34 years. Murray’s challenge for a second Wimbledon title was ...

Federer, Murray to face off in semifinal

Jul 9, 2015

Federer, Murray to face off in semifinal

wimbledon ondon Roger Federer and Andy Murray ran into each other Wednesday morning in the champions’ locker room at the All England Club, then walked together over to the practice area to prepare — on adjacent courts — for their respective quarterfinals later in ...

Nadal ousted by qualifier

Jul 3, 2015

Nadal ousted by qualifier

On the final point of the first set of his latest Wimbledon disappointment, Rafael Nadal swung his mighty, lefty forehand — and whiffed, accidentally whacking his right leg with his racket. It was a painful, embarrassing mistake, symbolic of the sort of day this ...

Djokovic outlasts Murray in two-day, French Open semifinal match

Jun 7, 2015

Djokovic outlasts Murray in two-day, French Open semifinal match

Novak Djokovic squeezed his eyes shut and raised both arms, a rather reserved celebration at the conclusion of his up-and-down, two-day, five-set French Open semifinal victory over Andy Murray. There’s one more match for Djokovic to win if he’s going to collect his first ...

Djokovic tops Murray to reach French Open final

Jun 6, 2015

Djokovic tops Murray to reach French Open final

Moving within one victory of completing a career Grand Slam, Novak Djokovic reached the French Open final by getting past Andy Murray 6-3, 6-3, 5-7, 5-7, 6-1 on Saturday in the resumption of a suspended match. The semifinal was halted at 3-all in the ...

Wawrinka beats Tsonga, books spot in final

Jun 6, 2015

Wawrinka beats Tsonga, books spot in final

One year after his first-round loss in Paris, Stan Wawrinka will be playing in the final of the French Open. The eighth-seeded Swiss player advanced to his first final at Roland Garros with a 6-3, 6-7 (1-7), 7-6 (7-3), 6-4 win over local favorite ...

Djokovic ends Nadal's reign, routs nine-time champ

Jun 4, 2015

Djokovic ends Nadal's reign, routs nine-time champ

There was no trophy, and no title, on offer for Novak Djokovic at Court Philippe Chatrier. Perhaps there should have been, considering what he accomplished. Thoroughly outplaying the best there’s ever been on red clay, Djokovic ended Rafael Nadal’s 39-match French Open winning streak ...

May 14, 2015

Murray, Serena Williams withdraw from Italian Open

Andy Murray and Serena Williams pulled out of the Italian Open on Thursday ahead of their third-round matches. Murray said he was tired, while Williams claimed she was suffering with an elbow injury. “I practiced 40 minutes and felt pretty exhausted,” Murray told a ...

Murray cruises in opening match

May 14, 2015

Murray cruises in opening match

Andy Murray improved his record on clay this year to 10-0 with a 6-4, 6-3 win over 38th-ranked Jeremy Chardy at the Italian Open on Wednesday. The third-seeded Murray considered withdrawing before the tournament because of fatigue after his perfect start to the clay-court ...

Djokovic pushed in Rome opener

May 13, 2015

Djokovic pushed in Rome opener

Holder Novak Djokovic needed a late break in the final set to beat Nicolas Almagro 6-1, 6-7 (5-7), 6-3 in an opening match at the Italian Open on Tuesday. The Serb world No. 1 took his record on the clay of the capital to ...