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March 18th, 2017

World No. 1 Andy Murray Officially Withdraws From Miami With An Elbow Injury

For the first time in his career Andy Murray won’t play in Miami where he lives part time.

Posted by Staff @ 1:12 pm in Miami | 3 Comments »

March 13th, 2017

Andy Murray Still Has No Explanation Why He Struggles So Much At Indian Wells

The losing continues for Andy Murray at Indian Wells.

Posted by Tom Gainey @ 4:31 pm in Indian Wells | No Comments »

March 12th, 2017

Pospisil Shocks Murray in 2nd Rd. at Indian Wells; Djokovic, Nadal, Federer Today

“It’s crazy to think I had to play pre-qualifying here two years ago,” said the elder Zverev, who will next face Thiem.

Posted by Staff @ 12:47 am in Indian Wells | 29 Comments »

March 11th, 2017

Murray Opens Bid For First Indian Wells Title Tonight; Djokovic, Sick Nadal Win Doubles

Rafael Nadal, Novak Djokovic and Andy Murray were all winners Friday at Indian Wells…in doubles.

Posted by Staff @ 11:58 am in Indian Wells | 5 Comments »

March 8th, 2017

Indian Wells Men’s Preview: Can Murray Finally Win? Who’ll Emerge From The Quarter Of Death?

Sean Randall makes his pick for the Quarter of Death and the entire Indian Wells field.

Posted by Sean Randall @ 11:38 pm in Indian Wells | 16 Comments »

March 7th, 2017

Defending Champ Djokovic With Federer, Nadal, Del Potro And Kyrgios In Same Indian Wells Quarter

A loaded men’s singles draw gets underway on Thursday.

Posted by Staff @ 11:07 pm in Indian Wells | 28 Comments »

March 5th, 2017

Murray Beats on Unseeded Verdasco for ATP Dubai Title

“It’s nice to win and I played much better as the match went on,” said Murray, who improved to 13-1 career against the Spaniard.

Posted by Staff @ 11:32 pm in Tennis | 7 Comments »

March 4th, 2017

Murray, Verdasco To Meet In Dubai Final

A new Dubai champion will be crowned Saturday.

Posted by Staff @ 9:30 am in Dubai | 32 Comments »

March 3rd, 2017

Murray Saves 7 Match Points In Dubai Win Over Kohlschreiber

World No. 1 Andy Murray saved 7 match points during an epic 20-18 second tiebreak win over Philipp Kohlschreiber.

Posted by Staff @ 12:05 am in Dubai | 2 Comments »

March 1st, 2017

Federer Shocked By Qualifier Donskoy In Dubai; Murray Rolls Into QFs

Roger Federer suffered one of his worst career hard court losses Wednesday in Dubai.

Posted by Staff @ 8:07 pm in Dubai | 7 Comments »

March 1st, 2017

Murray Wins Dubai Opener, Wawrinka Out; Federer Returns Wednesday

Roger Federer, Andy Murray, Tomas Berdych and Gael Monfils are all in action Wednesday in Dubai.

Posted by Staff @ 9:20 am in Dubai | 81 Comments »

February 25th, 2017

Murray, Wawrinka, Federer Headline Dubai; ATP Preview

.(1) Andy Murray starts against Malek Jazari, and (2) Warinka against Damir Dzumhur…Wildcards were awarded to the UAE’s Omar Alawadhi, Bautista Agut and Egypt’s Mohamed Safwat

Posted by Staff @ 1:00 pm in Tennis | 17 Comments »

February 25th, 2017

Federer, Murray Play Beach Tennis At Dubai And Of Course Roger Won [Video]

They took their games to the beach.

Posted by Tom Gainey @ 10:43 am in Dubai, Videos | 1 Comment »

January 22nd, 2017

World No. 1 Andy Murray Out in 4th Round Stunner To Mischa Zverev at Australian Open

“I don’t know how I did it,” the 29-year-old Zverev said. “I was like in a little coma and serve and volleying my way through it. I think you should tell me how I did it because honestly there were a few points where I don’t know how I pulled it off, I don’t know how I won some points but somehow I made it.”

Posted by Staff @ 8:42 am in Australian Open, Tennis | 54 Comments »

January 22nd, 2017

Andy Murray: I Wasn’t Flat, It Just Wasn’t To Be Today, Mischa Deserved To Win

Andy Murray discusses his stunning loss to Mischa Zverev at the Australian Open Sunday.

Posted by Staff @ 3:43 am in Australian Open | 1 Comment »