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October 27th, 2016

Murray Wins 12th Straight, Will Take On Isner Friday In Vienna QFs

Andy Murray’s win streak is now at 12.

Posted by Staff @ 11:01 pm in Fall Season | 2 Comments »

October 26th, 2016

Murray Wins In 3, Meets Simon Next In Vienna; Khachanov Advances

Andy Murray kept the pressure on Novak Djokovic in the No. 1 race.

Posted by Staff @ 7:10 pm in Fall Season | No Comments »

October 26th, 2016

No. 1 Hopeful Murray Opens Play Wednesday In Vienna Against Klizan; RBA, Pouille Fall

Andy Murray resumes his bid for the No. 1 ranking.

Posted by Staff @ 12:01 am in Year-End No. 1 | No Comments »

October 22nd, 2016

Murray Looks to Close Further on No. 1 Djokovic at Vienna Open

Andy Murray is closing on world No. 1 Novak Djokovic, and Vienna this week could be a big part of the Brit having a shot at catching the Serb at the year-end championships.

Posted by Staff @ 2:23 pm in Tennis | No Comments »

October 17th, 2016

Andy Murray: I Believe I Can Get To No. 1, So I’ll Give It My Best Shot

Andy Murray has narrowed the gap with Novak Djokovic for the No. 1 ranking.

Posted by Tom Gainey @ 10:11 am in 2016 Season, Year-End No. 1 | 44 Comments »

October 16th, 2016

Murray Puts Djokovic and No. 1 Ranking On Alert After Shanghai Title

“I believe I can get there,” the Brit said. “I definitely believe I can get there. These last few months have proved that to me. I’ll give it my best shot to do it, because I may never get another chance.”

Posted by Staff @ 8:55 pm in Shanghai | 14 Comments »

October 15th, 2016

Djokovic Unravels Against Bautista Agut, Spaniard To Face Murray In Shanghai Final

Novak Djokovic still can’t find the form. Andy Murray will meet Roberta Bautista Agut in the Shanghai final.

Posted by Staff @ 2:27 pm in Shanghai | 42 Comments »

October 14th, 2016

Novak Djokovic, Andy Murray Favored To Reach Shanghai Final

Will it be Novak Djokovic against Andy Murray in the Shanghai final?

Posted by Staff @ 5:59 pm in Shanghai | 85 Comments »

October 13th, 2016

Djokovic, Murray Roll Into Shanghai QFs; Wawrinka Goes Down

Stan Wawrinka and Milos Raonic both were upset Thursday in Shanghai.

Posted by Staff @ 2:49 pm in Shanghai | 64 Comments »

October 12th, 2016

Nadal, Berdych Bounced Out Of Shanghai; Djokovic, Murray-Pouille Thursday

Shangai Surprises: Rafael Nadal, Tomas Berdych, Nick Kyrgios and Grigor Dimitrov all lost Wednesday.

Posted by Staff @ 4:08 pm in Shanghai | 17 Comments »

October 9th, 2016

Djokovic Joins Murray, Stan, Nadal at Blockbuster Shanghai

Potential tough starts for (1) Djokovic vs. the upset specialist Fognini, (14) Gasquet vs. last week’s China Open finalist Dimitrov, (12) Kyrgios vs. Querrey who beat Djokovic earlier this year, (4) Nadal vs. the Troicki/Rosol winner, (10) Ferrer vs. Lopez in an all-Spanish meeting, (11) Goffin vs. Del Potro, and (13) Pouille vs. Hot Sauce…

Posted by Staff @ 10:12 pm in Tennis | 2 Comments »

October 9th, 2016

Murray Wins Beijing China Open Over Dimitrov, Who Says The Brit is the Best This Year

“In that game he started slicing a lot of backhands,” Murray said. “It threw me off my rhythm a little bit.”

Posted by Staff @ 8:48 pm in beijing | 71 Comments »

October 8th, 2016

Murray To Meet Dimitrov In Beijing Final; Raonic Withdraws With Right Ankle Injury

Andy Murray will face Grigor Dimitrov in the final of Beijing.

Posted by Staff @ 7:58 pm in beijing | 22 Comments »

October 7th, 2016

Dimitrov Dominates Nadal In Beijing; Murray Rolls Into SF Battle With Ferrer

In his seventh try, Grigor Dimitrov finally beat Rafael Nadal, crushing the Spaniard 6-2, 6-4 in Beijing.

Posted by Staff @ 11:56 am in beijing | 22 Comments »

October 6th, 2016

Nadal, Dimitrov Advance To QF Clash In Rainy Beijing; Murray Faces Edmund

On a rainy day in Beijing, Rafael Nadal and Grigor Dimitrov advanced to a quarterfinal showdown.

Posted by Staff @ 3:20 pm in beijing | 14 Comments »