Showing posts with label Andy Murray. Show all posts
Showing posts with label Andy Murray. Show all posts

Saturday, June 10, 2017

SPORTS: Andy Murray Loses Epic French Open To Stan Wawrinka

 In sports news, Andy Murray has failed to lift the Coupe des Mousquetaires for another year. 

Still, after an injury-ravaged season, Murray sounded reasonably satisfied with his spectacular five-set defeat at the hands of Stan Wawrinka.

Tuesday, July 5, 2016

I Don’t Love This Sport, But I Don’t Know What Else To Do — Nick Kyrgios To Andy Murray

 Nick Kyrgios has long craved admiration for being a maverick. But so did David Brent, sitting in his office in Slough. It is not enough, at this rarefied level of competition, to be convinced you are the next big thing in tennis simply by virtue of flair and flamboyance. Not if you insist, as Kyrgios did during this inexplicably absent-minded defeat to Andy Murray, on rushing points, refusing to sit down at changeovers, and generally cursing the unfairness of the

Wednesday, June 29, 2016

Andy Murray Up To Speed, Gives Training Partner Liam Broady Short Shrift

 Forget those gormless footballers and their abject surrender. Forget the crumbling of our political and economic institutions. Andy Murray is through to the second round of Wimbledon. Within these 13-and-a-half acres of manicured lawns and hanging petunia baskets, all is right with the world for another day.

Over the past few days, much that we have taken for granted has been torn apart. So this is a good time to celebrate the most consistent achiever in British sport. Every year at the All England Club, Murray knows he has nothing to gain from the early rounds, such are the

Tuesday, June 16, 2015

Andy Murray Beats Yen-Hsun Lu In Opening Match

 Andy Murray made a winning start to his grass-court season with a straight-sets win over qualifier Yen-Hsun Lu at Queen's Club.

The Briton won 6-4 7-5 at the Aegon Championships and will play Spain's Fernando Verdasco in round two.

Murray, the top seed and a three-time champion, fell behind in both