Andy Murray http://www.globalpost.com/taxonomy/term/25270/all en Tennis-Murray focused on more grand slam success http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130110/tennis-murray-focused-more-grand-slam-success <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Thomson Reuters </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>By Simon Cambers</p> <p>MELBOURNE, Jan 11 (Reuters) - Prodesk, this skedded for 0800, chrs</p> <p>For some players, achieving their lifetime goal leaves them content but blights their ambition. For Andy Murray, nothing could be further from the truth.</p> <p>The Scot's victory at the US Open last September, on the back of his Olympic triumph the previous month, was the fulfilment of a dream.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130110/tennis-murray-focused-more-grand-slam-success" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Andy Murray Andy Murray BBC Scotland Sports Personality of the Year Disaster Tennis Thomson Reuters Fri, 11 Jan 2013 04:15:04 +0000 Thomson Reuters 5732973 at http://www.globalpost.com Tennis-Murray focused on more grand slam success http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130111/tennis-murray-focused-more-grand-slam-success <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Thomson Reuters </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>By Simon Cambers</p> <p>MELBOURNE, Jan 11 (Reuters) - Achieving a lifetime goal can leave some players content but may also blight their ambition. For Andy Murray, however, nothing could be further from the truth.</p> <p>The Scot's victory at the U.S. Open last September came on the back of his Olympic triumph the previous month and was the fulfilment of a dream.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130111/tennis-murray-focused-more-grand-slam-success" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Andy Murray Andy Murray BBC Scotland Sports Personality of the Year Disaster Tennis Thomson Reuters Fri, 11 Jan 2013 08:30:15 +0000 Thomson Reuters 5733019 at http://www.globalpost.com Tennis-Murray returns to Melbourne monkey-free http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130112/tennis-murray-returns-melbourne-monkey-free <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Thomson Reuters </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>By Greg Stutchbury</p> <p>MELBOURNE, Jan 12 (Reuters) - Fighting Novak Djokovic to a standstill in a cliff-hanging Australian Open semi-final last year convinced Andy Murray he had what it took to win a grand slam title.</p> <p>Struggling to swat away moths fluttering in front of his face, an exhausted Djokovic finally broke Murray's resistance in a pulsating 6-3 3-6 6-7 6-1 7-5 win taking almost five hours.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130112/tennis-murray-returns-melbourne-monkey-free" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Andy Murray Novak Djokovic Roger Federer Tennis Thomson Reuters Sat, 12 Jan 2013 09:30:36 +0000 Thomson Reuters 5733527 at http://www.globalpost.com Tennis-Merciless Murray roars into second round at Melbourne Park http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130114/tennis-merciless-murray-roars-second-round-at-melbourne-park <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Thomson Reuters </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>MELBOURNE, Jan 15 (Reuters) - Andy Murray launched his bid for a second successive grand slam trophy with a crushing 6-3 6-1 6-3 over Dutchman Robin Haase to charge into the second round of the Australian Open on Tuesday.</p> <p>The 25-year-old Briton, who captured a long-awaited major title at the U.S. Open last year, charged out of the blocks against the 53rd-ranked Haase, capturing an early break in each set and wrapping up the match in a quick-fire 97 minutes.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130114/tennis-merciless-murray-roars-second-round-at-melbourne-park" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Andy Murray Andy Murray BBC Scotland Sports Personality of the Year Tennis Thomson Reuters Tue, 15 Jan 2013 02:30:25 +0000 Thomson Reuters 5734517 at http://www.globalpost.com Tennis-Murray success brings more moans than cheers Down Under http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130115/tennis-murray-success-brings-more-moans-cheers-down-under <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Thomson Reuters </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>By Ian Ransom</p> <p>MELBOURNE, Jan 15 (Reuters) - Australia's traditional love of the underdog and admiration for sporting battlers garnered plenty of support for Briton Andy Murray during his long wait for grand slam success.</p> <p>However, the Scot's U.S. Open triumph last September has snuffed out some of the good will at Melbourne Park this year, with Australians having grown weary of sporting success from their former colonial masters.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130115/tennis-murray-success-brings-more-moans-cheers-down-under" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Andy Murray Andy Murray BBC Scotland Sports Personality of the Year Technology Tennis Thomson Reuters Tue, 15 Jan 2013 05:15:30 +0000 Thomson Reuters 5734531 at http://www.globalpost.com Tennis-Tight-shirted Murray has designs on Australian Open title http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130117/tennis-tight-shirted-murray-has-designs-australian-open-title <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Thomson Reuters </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>By Simon Cambers</p> <p>MELBOURNE, Jan 17 (Reuters) - Andy Murray may have designs on the Australian Open title but that is about as far as it goes when it comes to the world of fashion.</p> <p>The Scot has been sporting a tighter-than-usual shirt so far in Melbourne and it continues to serve him well, his 6-2 6-2 6-4 victory over Joao Sousa of Portugal sending him through to round three on Thursday.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130117/tennis-tight-shirted-murray-has-designs-australian-open-title" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Andy Murray Andy Murray Geography of Australia States and territories of Australia Thomson Reuters Thu, 17 Jan 2013 07:15:03 +0000 Thomson Reuters 5735444 at http://www.globalpost.com Tennis-Murray overcomes practice partner Berankis http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130119/tennis-murray-overcomes-practice-partner-berankis <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Thomson Reuters </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>MELBOURNE, Jan 19 (Reuters) - Andy Murray, berating himself for playing "nonsense" tennis in the second set, overcame pesky practice partner Ricardas Berankis on Saturday to advance to the fourth round of the Australian Open.</p> <p>The third-seeded Briton struggled to break down the stubborn 22-year-old and grew frustrated with himself throughout the match, sporadically breaking into outbursts of anger between games before he ran out a 6-3 6-4 7-5 victor.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130119/tennis-murray-overcomes-practice-partner-berankis" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Andy Murray Ričardas Berankis Tennis Thomson Reuters Sat, 19 Jan 2013 07:00:36 +0000 Thomson Reuters 5736511 at http://www.globalpost.com UPDATE 1-Tennis-Murray not frustrated, despite frustrations http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130119/update-1-tennis-murray-not-frustrated-despite-frustrations <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Thomson Reuters </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>(Adds details, quotes)</p> <p>By Greg Stutchbury</p> <p>MELBOURNE, Jan 19 (Reuters) - Andy Murray described some of his play as "shocking" and berated himself for playing "nonsense" tennis but the world number three was adamant he was not frustrated after he advanced to the Australian Open fourth round on Saturday.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130119/update-1-tennis-murray-not-frustrated-despite-frustrations" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Andy Murray Ričardas Berankis Sports Tennis Thomson Reuters Sat, 19 Jan 2013 10:00:04 +0000 Thomson Reuters 5736532 at http://www.globalpost.com INTERVIEW-Tennis-Djokovic still has edge over Murray - Wilander http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130120/interview-tennis-djokovic-still-has-edge-over-murray-wilander <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Thomson Reuters </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>By Ian Ransom</p> <p>MELBOURNE, Jan 20 (Reuters) - Andy Murray's breakthrough win at the U.S. Open was reward for having the courage to leave his comfort zone, but the player he beat in the final still has the edge over the Briton, according to seven-times grand slam champion Mats Wilander.</p> <p>Wilander said little could be read into Murray's five-set victory over Novak Djokovic at a gusty Flushing Meadows last September, given the Serb appeared to have had a bad day in the office.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130120/interview-tennis-djokovic-still-has-edge-over-murray-wilander" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Andy Murray Andy Murray Mats Wilander Tennis Thomson Reuters Sun, 20 Jan 2013 06:00:27 +0000 Thomson Reuters 5736782 at http://www.globalpost.com UPDATE 1-Tennis-Murray laments easy ride on path to second slam http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130121/update-1-tennis-murray-laments-easy-ride-path-second-slam <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Thomson Reuters </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>* Murray eases quarter-finals</p> <p>* Simon exhausted after Monfils match (Writes through with quotes)</p> <p>By Nick Mulvenney</p> <p>MELBOURNE, Jan 21 (Reuters) - Andy Murray lamented the ease of his victory over an exhausted Gilles Simon at the Australian Open on Monday despite it taking him to within three wins of back-to-back grand slam titles.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130121/update-1-tennis-murray-laments-easy-ride-path-second-slam" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Andy Murray Andy Murray BBC Scotland Sports Personality of the Year Tennis Thomson Reuters Mon, 21 Jan 2013 11:15:29 +0000 Thomson Reuters 5737167 at http://www.globalpost.com Tennis-Murray march bears hallmarks of Lendl influence http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130123/tennis-murray-march-bears-hallmarks-lendl-influence <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Thomson Reuters </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>By Simon Cambers</p> <p>MELBOURNE, Jan 23 (Reuters) - As Andy Murray marched imperiously into the Australian Open semi-finals for the fourth consecutive year on Wednesday, his coach Ivan Lendl's influence on the third seeded Scot could hardly have been clearer.</p> <p>The U.S. Open champion's ultra-professional 6-4 6-1 6-2 victory over Jeremy Chardy took him through to his 12th grand slam semi-final as he ruthlessly exploited his opponent's weaker backhand with a number of successful raids to the net.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130123/tennis-murray-march-bears-hallmarks-lendl-influence" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Andy Murray Andy Murray Jo-Wilfried Tsonga Social Issues Tennis Thomson Reuters Wed, 23 Jan 2013 09:45:03 +0000 Thomson Reuters 5738208 at http://www.globalpost.com PREVIEW-Tennis-Murray quest faces Federer obstacle in Melbourne http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130124/preview-tennis-murray-quest-faces-federer-obstacle-melbourne <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Thomson Reuters </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>By Nick Mulvenney</p> <p>MELBOURNE, Jan 24 (Reuters) - Andy Murray's bid to become the first man in the open era to back up his maiden grand slam triumph with the title at the next major comes up against the considerable obstacle of Roger Federer in Friday's Australian Open semi-final.</p> <p>While the U.S. Open champion has a 10-9 lead over Federer in their career meetings, he has never beaten the world number two in one of the four biggest tournaments in tennis.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130124/preview-tennis-murray-quest-faces-federer-obstacle-melbourne" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Andy Murray Münchenstein Roger Federer Roger Federer Tennis Thomson Reuters Thu, 24 Jan 2013 11:00:17 +0000 Thomson Reuters 5738750 at http://www.globalpost.com Tennis-Murray can overcome Fed factor, says Cahill http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130125/tennis-murray-can-overcome-fed-factor-says-cahill <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Thomson Reuters </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>MELBOURNE, Jan 25 (Reuters) - On paper, Roger Federer should have little to fear from Andy Murray in Friday's Australian Open semi-final, holding a 3-0 record over the Scot in grand slams. But respected coach Darren Cahill says Murray has been galvanised by Olympic gold and has his best chance yet of grand slam success over the Swiss.</p> <p>Australian Cahill, who helped Lleyton Hewitt and Andre Agassi reach world No. 1, said Murray had shown massive improvement over the past 12 months.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130125/tennis-murray-can-overcome-fed-factor-says-cahill" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Andy Murray Andy Murray BBC Scotland Sports Personality of the Year Tennis Thomson Reuters Fri, 25 Jan 2013 05:00:19 +0000 Thomson Reuters 5739190 at http://www.globalpost.com Tennis-Agassi amazed by quality in 'golden age' of men's game http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130125/tennis-agassi-amazed-quality-golden-age-mens-game <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Thomson Reuters </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>By Nick Mulvenney</p> <p>MELBOURNE, Jan 25 (Reuters) - Eight-times grand slam champion Andre Agassi has been amazed by the soaring quality of men's tennis since he retired and believes he would struggle to compete in what he believes is a golden age of men's tennis.</p> <p>On his first visit to Melbourne Park since calling time on his career, Agassi said Roger Federer, Rafa Nadal and Novak Djokovic were arguably the three greatest players of all time and Andy Murray had shown he was capable of competing with them.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130125/tennis-agassi-amazed-quality-golden-age-mens-game" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Andy Murray Rafael Nadal Roger Federer Tennis Thomson Reuters Fri, 25 Jan 2013 08:45:10 +0000 Thomson Reuters 5739228 at http://www.globalpost.com UPDATE 1-Tennis-Murray beats Federer to set up Djokovic final http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130125/update-1-tennis-murray-beats-federer-set-djokovic-final <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Thomson Reuters </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>(Adds details, quotes)</p> <p>* Superb service sees Murray through</p> <p>* Briton to face Djokovic in Sunday's final</p> <p>By Greg Stutchbury</p> <p>MELBOURNE, Jan 25 (Reuters) - Andy Murray set up an enthralling Australian Open final against world number one Novak Djokovic after a high-quality victory against Roger Federer on Friday.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130125/update-1-tennis-murray-beats-federer-set-djokovic-final" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Andy Murray Münchenstein Roger Federer Tennis Thomson Reuters Fri, 25 Jan 2013 13:30:28 +0000 Thomson Reuters 5739343 at http://www.globalpost.com