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April 20th, 2017

Nadal Rolls, Djokovic Survives, Murray And Wawrinka Fall In Monte Carlo; Friday QFs

“The most normal thing would be to lose the match,” said Ramos-Vinolas on trailing 0-4 in the third set. “But today it’s one of those days that sometimes happens. I still fought. I was fighting. I was 0-4, and I thought that I need to keep playing every point. Then, at the end, I won. I don’t know what to say.”

Posted by Staff @ 9:18 pm in Monte Carlo | 55 Comments »

April 20th, 2017

Murray Wins, Nadal Struggles at Monte Carlo; Nadal v Zverev Thursday

“I definitely played better as the match went on,” said Murray, who hadn’t played in over a month due to a right elbow injury. “Obviously, the first service game was not ideal. But when you are coming back from not really serving for a few weeks, it’s, I think, normal.

Posted by Staff @ 12:28 am in Monte Carlo | 78 Comments »

April 16th, 2017

Andy Murray: I’m A Horrible Cook, The Only Think I Can Make Is Scrambled Eggs [Video]

Andy Murray talks food before Monte Carlo.

Posted by Tom Gainey @ 11:56 am in Monte Carlo | 1 Comment »

April 11th, 2017

Andy Murray Is Back After Elbow Issue, Hopes To Play Monte Carlo

Andy Murray’s elbow is much better!

Posted by Tom Gainey @ 2:09 pm in Clay Season | 53 Comments »

March 30th, 2017

Andy Murray Pulls Out Of Davis Cup, Novak Djokovic Will Play

Novak Djokovic will be the lone Top 10 player in Davis Cup next week.

Posted by Tom Gainey @ 10:13 am in Davis Cup | 3 Comments »

March 27th, 2017

Elbow Tear Leaves Andy Murray’s Clay Season In Limbo

Andy Murray’s clay season might be delayed.

Posted by Tom Gainey @ 4:39 pm in Injuries | 12 Comments »

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 »