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Tennis: Murray makes it through, Federer, too

Andy Murray avoided another early exit at Indian Wells on Saturday, rallying for a three-set victory over Lukas Rosol in his opening match at the ATP Masters and WTA hardcourt event. Murray, the Wimbledon Champion who has yet to reach a final since undergoing back surgery in September, asserted himself in the second and third sets for a 4-6, 6-3, 6-2 victory over the 49th-ranked Czech. World number one Rafael Nadal was waiting in the wings to launch his title defence with a second-round night match against Czech Radek Stepanek.

Tennis: Wimbledon champ Murray to warm-up at Hurlingham

Andy Murray will warm up for his Wimbledon defence by participating in the BNP Paribas Tennis Classic at London's Hurlingham Club in June, it was announced on Wednesday. Murray, the world number seven, will be one of the star attractions at the exhibition event in west London from June 17-20 where leading male and female players will get in practice ahead of Wimbledon, the last of tennis' four major tournaments still played on grass. "Playing at the Hurlingham Club last June was the perfect way for me to warm up for Wimbledon," said Murray.

Murray says marriage, a family are goals outside tennis

Acapulco, Mexico, Feb 25 (EFE).- British tennis star Andy Murray, the 2013 Wimbledon champion and world No. 7, said in an interview with Efe that his focus on court was to play consistently, while his goals off the court included marriage and having a family. "I've thought about having a family life, a happy life, with a family. I plan to get married because it's very important for me, for my future, when I no longer have the opportunity to play tennis and stop traveling so much," the Scotsman said.

Murray says marriage, a family are goals outside tennis

Acapulco, Mexico, Feb 25 (EFE).- British tennis star Andy Murray, the 2013 Wimbledon champion and world No. 7, said in an interview with Efe that his focus on court was to play consistently, while his goals off the court included marriage and having a family. "I've thought about having a family life, a happy life, with a family. I plan to get married because it's very important for me, for my future, when I no longer have the opportunity to play tennis and stop traveling so much," the Scotsman said.

Tennis: Murray lifts Britain into Davis Cup quarter-finals

Andy Murray beat Sam Querrey in four sets Sunday to send Great Britain into the quarter-finals of the Davis Cup for the first time since 1986. Wimbledon champion Murray posted his second singles victory of the tie, downing Querrey 7-6 (7/5), 6-7 (3/7), 6-1, 6-3 to capture the needed third point in the best-of-five match tie. Britain had seized a commanding 2-0 lead on the opening day on Friday as 175th-ranked James Ward pulled off a remarkable comeback win over Querrey.

Tennis: Murray lifts Britain into Davis Cup quarter-finals

Andy Murray beat Sam Querrey in four sets Sunday to send Great Britain into the quarter-finals of the Davis Cup for the first time since 1986. Wimbledon champion Murray posted his second singles victory of the tie, downing Querrey 7-6 (7/5), 6-7 (3/7), 6-1, 6-3 to capture the needed third point in a 3-1 victory in the best-of-five match tie. Britain had seized a commanding 2-0 lead on the opening day on Friday as 175th-ranked James Ward pulled off a remarkable comeback win over Querrey.

Murray seals rare British Davis Cup win over U.S.

(Reuters) - Britain celebrated their first Davis Cup victory over the United States since 1935 when Andy Murray beat Sam Querrey 7-6 6-7 6-1 6-3 on Sunday in the World Group first-round tie in San Diego. Wimbledon champion Murray broke his big-serving opponent five times on the red clay surface to give Britain an unassailable 3-1 lead and the final match of the rubber, between James Ward and American Donald Young, was scrapped.

Tennis: Ward upsets Querrey to give Brits 2-0 lead

James Ward rallied to shock Sam Querrey in five sets as Great Britain seized a 2-0 lead over the United States in their Davis Cup World Group opener on Friday. Wimbledon champion Andy Murray set the tone, breezing past Davis Cup newcomer Donald Young in straight sets as Britain moved closer to a berth in the Davis Cup quarter-finals. Ward won 10 of the last 11 games to come from behind and beat Querrey 1-6, 7-6 (7/3), 3-6, 6-4, 6-1, while Murray needed just 98 minutes to dispatch world number 79 Young 6-1, 6-2, 6-3.

Tennis: Murray dominates Young in Davis Cup opener

Andy Murray breezed past Donald Young in straight sets as Great Britain took an early lead in their Davis Cup World Group opener against the United States on Friday. The reigning Wimbledon champion Murray needed just 98 minutes to easily dispatch world number 79 Young 6-1, 6-2, 6-3 on the clay court surface at Petco Park stadium, home of Major League Baseball's San Diego Padres. Murray, who blasted seven aces, closed out the rubber with a backhand return down the line that Young had no chance on.

Tennis: Murray teases Twitter fans with wedding talk

British tennis star Andy Murray kept his fans guessing on Wednesday after announcing on Twitter that he will marry girlfriend Kim Sears later this year, only to then backtrack. The 26-year-old reigning Wimbledon champion was responding to questions on the micro-blogging website when one Twitter user, @saravana_24, asked, "When are you getting married?" Murray replied: "We are getting married just after Wimbledon should be a great day."
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