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January 31st, 2016

Andy Murray: It’s Been A Difficult 2 Weeks, I’m Proud To Have Made The Finals, Now I Want To Get Home

Andy Murray met the press after losing to Novak Djokovic in the Australian Open final.

Posted by Tom Gainey @ 8:48 am in Australian Open | 65 Comments »

January 31st, 2016

2016 Australian Open Men’s Final Open Thread: Novak Djokovic v Andy Murray

Open thread for the men’s Australian Open final between Novak Djokovic and Andy Murray.

Posted by Staff @ 12:01 am in Australian Open | 197 Comments »

January 29th, 2016

Will Andy Murray Beat Novak Djokovic In The Australian Open Final?

Sean Randall makes his pick for the Australian Open final between Novak Djokovic and Andy Murray.

Posted by Sean Randall @ 10:58 pm in Australian Open | 72 Comments »

January 29th, 2016

Andy Murray: I Don’t Think Many People Are Expecting Me To Win On Sunday Against Novak

Andy Murray talked about facing Novak Djokovic in the Australian Open finals.

Posted by Tom Gainey @ 9:30 am in Australian Open | 19 Comments »

January 29th, 2016

Andy Murray Wears Out Milos Raonic to Reach Fifth Australian Open Final

Winning the third set tiebreak to go up two sets to one, in the fourth set Raonic left the court for a medical timeout and came back with his movement looking shaky. Later in the set the Canadian received courtside treatment on his upper right leg.

Posted by Staff @ 9:06 am in Australian Open, Tennis | 30 Comments »

January 28th, 2016

Andy Murray v Milos Raonic Australian Open Semifinal, Who’s The Pick?

Who’ll win the Andy Murray-Milos Raonic semifinal? Sean Randall makes his pick.

Posted by Sean Randall @ 12:58 pm in Australian Open | 123 Comments »

January 27th, 2016

Murray Wins, Raonic Sets Canadian History at Aussie Open

Murray is part of a Brit threesome in the semis with Johanna Konta and his brother Jamie in the men’s doubles.

Posted by Staff @ 7:46 am in Australian Open, Tennis | 36 Comments »

January 26th, 2016

Andy Murray v David Ferrer, Milos Raonic v Gael Monfils; Who’ll Make It To The Australian Open SFs?

Sean Randall handicaps the second quarterfinal day at the Australian Open.

Posted by Sean Randall @ 4:51 pm in Australian Open | 46 Comments »

January 26th, 2016

World No. 1 Djokovic vs World GOAT Federer in Aussie Open Semifinals

“I sort of had a good start,” Nishikori said. “But when I lost the game with my serve, everything start, you know, changing. He start playing much better. I lost little bit confidence, start missing a lot.”

Posted by Staff @ 8:44 am in Australian Open, Tennis | 159 Comments »

January 25th, 2016

Raonic Stumps Stan; Federer, Djokovic on Court Tuesday at Australian Open

It was also a landmark win considering the Canadian hadn’t beaten a Top 10 player at a Slam in five years. In the fifth set Raonic broke for a 4-2 lead and rode out the match from there, winning the last game at love.

Posted by Staff @ 8:39 am in Australian Open, Tennis | 25 Comments »

January 25th, 2016

Drained Andy Murray Considered Pulling Out Of His Match Against Bernard Tomic

With so many distractions and a family-first attitude, Andy Murray nearly pulled out of the Australian Open.

Posted by Tom Gainey @ 7:48 am in Australian Open | 38 Comments »

January 23rd, 2016

Murray v Tomic Next on Aussie Radar; Djokovic, Federer Up Sunday; X-Notes

Isner is 1-6 career against Ferrer. The winner of the match-up will meet the Murray-Tomic victor in the quarterfinals.

Posted by Staff @ 8:54 am in Australian Open, Tennis | 66 Comments »

January 22nd, 2016

Azarenka Meets Happy Osaka Saturday At Australian Open; Murray, Wawrinka Continue On Semifinal Path

Former champions Victoria Azarenka and Stan Wawrinka headline action Saturday at the Australian Open.

Posted by Staff @ 8:05 am in Australian Open | 17 Comments »

January 21st, 2016

Ferrer Sends Hewitt Into Retirement At Australian Open; Murray, Monfils Impress; Verdasco Out

Lleyton Hewitt played his last singles match Thursday night at the Australian Open.

Posted by Staff @ 8:13 am in Australian Open | 10 Comments »

January 19th, 2016

Sam Groth Hopes Andy Murray’s Wife Goes Into Labor Before Their Thursday Match

The best way to beat Andy Murray is to not have to play him!

Posted by Tom Gainey @ 9:13 am in Australian Open | 6 Comments »