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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 »

January 20th, 2017

Andy Murray Likes To Sleep With The Air Conditioning On!

Andy Murray says he tries to sleep as much as possible.

Posted by Tom Gainey @ 9:52 am in Australian Open | 9 Comments »

January 20th, 2017

Andy Murray, Roger Federer React To Novak Djokovic’s Shock Loss

What did Roger Federer and Andy Murray think of the upset of Novak Djokovic?

Posted by Tom Gainey @ 9:47 am in Australian Open | 29 Comments »

January 19th, 2017

Federer Faces Berdych Tonight At The Australian Open, Can He Win? Third Round Preview

Does Roger Federer have a chance at upsetting Tomas Berdych tonight at the Australian Open?

Posted by Sean Randall @ 5:52 pm in Australian Open | 121 Comments »

January 17th, 2017

Nadal Says Body is Good; Murray, Federer On Deck Wednesday at Aussie Open

“The body is good,” Nadal said of his wrist, knees, hair, etc. “And that’s the key. If the body is not good, everything is more difficult. After Roland Garros everything was more difficult, but that’s in the past.”

Posted by Jeremy Davis @ 8:02 am in Australian Open | 82 Comments »

January 16th, 2017

Wawrinka, Nishikori, Cilic Escape with Wins on Day 1 at Australian Open

Murray kept the Ukraine’s Illya Marchenko at arm’s length with a 7-5, 7-6(5), 6-2 win. The Brit has not been a fan of the weather in Melbourne to start the week.

Posted by Staff @ 9:07 am in Australian Open | 27 Comments »

January 15th, 2017

Roger Federer’s Return Headlines Day 1 At The Australian Open; No. 1s Murray, Kerber On Court

It’s opening day of the 2017 Australian Open!

Posted by Staff @ 12:45 am in Australian Open | 25 Comments »

January 14th, 2017

Andy Murray: I Don’t Feel Any Different Being A No. 1 Seed At A Slam

Just call me Andy, not Sir Andy, Murray says!

Posted by Tom Gainey @ 1:31 am in Australian Open | 92 Comments »

January 12th, 2017

Australian Open Men’s Draw Preview: Djokovic Opens With Verdasco, Federer Lands With Murray

Sean Randall previews the Australian Open draw.

Posted by Sean Randall @ 10:03 pm in Australian Open | 104 Comments »

January 8th, 2017

Novak Djokovic Defends Doha Title, Beats Rival Andy Murray In 3 Set Thriller

Novak Djokovic avenged a loss in the London ATP Finals to beat Andy Murray in a 3 set thriller in Doha.

Posted by Staff @ 1:00 am in Doha | 51 Comments »

January 7th, 2017

Andy Murray: It’s Disappointing To Lose To Novak, But It Doesn’t Change My Chances At The Australian Open

Andy Murray isn’t worried about Australia despite his loss to rival Novak Djokovic.

Posted by Tom Gainey @ 4:47 pm in Australian Open, Doha | 5 Comments »

January 6th, 2017

My 2017 Top 10: Is It Novak Djokovic Or Andy Murray, And Can They Hold Off The Next Wave?

Who’ll finish No. 1 in 2017? Sean Randall breaks it down.

Posted by Sean Randall @ 6:54 pm in 2017 Season | 6 Comments »

January 6th, 2017

Djokovic Saves 5 MPs Against Verdasco, Will Meet Murray In Doha Final; Who’s The Pick?

Who’ll win the Doha final between Andy Murray and Novak Djokovic?

Posted by Sean Randall @ 4:56 pm in Doha | 79 Comments »

January 5th, 2017

Murray Wins 27th Straight, Will Meet Berdych In Doha SF; Djokovic Rolls

One match away from an Andy Murray-Novak Djokovic final in Doha.

Posted by Staff @ 6:02 pm in Doha | 28 Comments »