Andy Murray

Britain reach Davis Cup quarters for first time since 1986

Andy Murray celebrates against Sam Querrey. Photo: AFP

Britain beat the United States to reach the Davis Cup quarter-finals for the first time since 1986 on Sunday as Japan finished off an injury-hit Canada to set up a maiden appearance in the last eight.

Monday, 3 February, 2014, 11:54pm

Murray on the mend after back operation

Andy Murray. Photo: AP

Wimbledon champion Andy Murray is on the mend after undergoing minor surgery on his back.

The 26-year-old Scot gave the thumbs up sign lying in his hospital bed in a picture he posted on his Twitter account to show he was in good spirits after the operation.

24 Sep 2013 - 4:44pm

Novak Djokovic, Andy Murray advance at Cincinnati

Novak Djokovic hits a return to Juan Monaco at the men's Cincinnati Open. Photo: Reuters

Top seeds Novak Djokovic and Andy Murray ignored distractions to post victories into the third round of the ATP-WTA Cincinnati Masters on Wednesday as the US Open build-up gained momentum.

Top seed Djokovic had to fight back as his game went awry briefly in the opening set on the way to a second-round win over Argentine Juan Monaco 7-5, 6-2.

16 Aug 2013 - 9:18am

For Andy Murray, grand slams are more important than being world No 1

Andy Murray is not worried about being No 1. Photo: Reuters

The 26-year-old will play his first match since being crowned Wimbledon champion when he lines up at the Rogers Cup Masters Series event this week in Montreal.

6 Aug 2013 - 3:50am

Murray victory opens door to lucrative endorsements

Andy Murray

Andy Murray shed his Fred Perry clothes in 2009. It took him four more years to escape the 77-year shadow cast by the last male British Wimbledon champion.

19 Jul 2013 - 5:08am

Murray rallies from two sets down to beat Verdasco

Fernando Verdasco returns to Andy Murray during their quarter-final match. Photo: AP

Andy Murray put the home fans through the wringer as he came back from two sets down to book a place in the Wimbledon semi-finals with an edgy 4-6, 3-6, 6-1, 6-4, 7-5 win over unseeded Spaniard Fernando Verdasco on Wednesday.

4 Jul 2013 - 5:25am

I'm dull as ditchwater to avoid media scandals, says Andy Murray

Andy Murray is known for his gruff responses. Photo Reuters

World No 2 Andy Murray admits his media appearances are rarely thrilling affairs, but he says his dour demeanour is a deliberate tactic to avoid creating unwanted headlines.

1 Jun 2013 - 4:35am

Andy Murray may miss French Open after injury forces Rome pullout

Andy Murray receives treatment during his second-round match against Spain's Marcel Granollers at the Italian Open. Photo: EPA

World No2 Andy Murray may miss the French Open after a long-term back injury forced him to quit the Rome Masters.

"I'd be very surprised if I was playing in Paris," a subdued Murray said after retiring from a second-round start at the Foro Italico, handing a 6-3, 6-7 (5-7) win to Spain's Marcel Granollers.

17 May 2013 - 3:32am

Andy Murray faces French Open pullout, Nadal on march in Rome

Andy Murray reacts during a men's singles match against Marcel Granollers at the Rome Masters. Photo: Reuters

World No 2 Andy Murray admitted on Wednesday that he could miss the French Open after a long-term back injury forced him to quit the Rome Masters.

“I’d be very surprised if I was playing in Paris,” a subdued Murray said after retiring from a second-round start at the Foro Italico, handing a 6-3, 6-7 (5/7) win to Spain’s Marcel Granollers.

29 Aug 2013 - 4:13am

Federer, Murray unfazed by gay players on tour

Roger Federer and Andy Murray. Photos: AFP

Roger Federer and Andy Murray have insisted that any player who came out as gay would not face discrimination on the ATP Tour. US basketball star Jason Collins recently revealed he was gay, becoming the first active professional player in the US to declare his homosexuality.

14 May 2013 - 5:45am

David Ferrer, Andy Murray to meet in Miami final

Andy Murray hits a forehand against Richard Gasquet during their semi-final match in Miami. Photo: AP

Former winner Andy Murray and third seed David Ferrer will meet in the final of the Miami Masters after both rallied from opening set losses to win their semi-finals in three sets.

31 Mar 2013 - 3:46am

Andy Murray, Serena Williams advance at Miami

Serena Williams returns to Na Li of China during their match at the Sony Open tennis tournament at Crandon Park in Key Biscayne, Florida, on Tuesday. Photo: AP

World No. 1 Serena Williams reached the semi-finals and British second seed Andy Murray booked a quarter-final berth with straight-set triumphs Tuesday at the WTA and ATP Miami Masters.

Williams defeated Chinese fifth seed Li Na 6-3, 7-6 (7/5) while Murray downed Italian 16th seed Andreas Seppi 6-2, 6-4 at the US$8.5 million hardcourt tournament.

27 Mar 2013 - 8:52am

Ivan the terribly nice guy

Ivan Lendl beat John McEnroe in an epic five-setter in the final of the French Open in 1984. The legends will cross racquets again in Hong Kong next month. Photo: AFP

Lendl, once the most feared player in the world, is now enjoying success as coach of grand slam winner Andy Murray.

24 Feb 2013 - 3:42am

Andy Murray tames Roger Federer in five-set thriller at Australian Open

Andy Murray pumps himself up during an enthralling Australian Open semi-final against Roger Federer. Photo: EPA

Andy Murray showed his new mental strength after blowing the chance to serve out his Australian Open semi-final against Roger Federer yesterday by demolishing the Swiss in the fifth set.

The 25-year-old Briton had been two points away from a final against Novak Djokovic when serving at 6-5 in the fourth set only for Federer to force a tiebreak and then a decider.

26 Jan 2013 - 4:16am

Calm Murray faces Federer in Australian Open semi-final

World No 1 Novak Djokovic rates Andy Murray's chances of toppling Roger Federer in the semi-finals of the Australian Open. Photo: Xinhua

The 25-year-old player from Scotland is attempting to win a second consecutive Grand Slam after a breakthrough year that included wins at the London Olympics and the US Open.

25 Jan 2013 - 2:55pm