Andy Murray

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Murray Repeats at Wimbledon

Britain finally wins at something

(Newser) - After Britain famously endured a 77-year wait between Wimbledon men's champions, Andy Murray has given the host country a pair of titles in quick succession. Murray dulled booming serves with quick-reflex returns, played impressively mistake-free tennis while coming up with daring passing shots and beat Milos Raonic 6-4, 7-6... More »

Djokovic Wins 5th Aussie Open

Andy Murray again falls as cops bust a 'court invader'

(Newser) - Novak Djokovic won his fifth Australian Open title and extended Andy Murray's misery at Melbourne Park by beating the Scotsman 7-6 (5), 6-7 (4), 6-3, 6-0 in the final today. Djokovic broke open a close match with a service break in the eighth game of the third set, winning... More »

Finally, the Brits Win Wimbledon

Andy Murray is first British male in 77 years

(Newser) - Andy Murray became the first British man in 77 years to win the Wimbledon title, beating Novak Djokovic 6-4, 7-5, 6-4 in today's final. Murray, who lost to Roger Federer in last year's final, won his second major title after last year's US Open. The last British... More »

Djokovic Grabs 3rd Straight Aussie Open

Andy Murray loses his 3rd final at the event

(Newser) - Novak Djokovic beat Andy Murray 6-7 (2), 7-6 (3), 6-3, 6-2 in today's final to become the first man in the Open era to win three consecutive Australian Open titles. After two sets without a service break, top-ranked Djokovic broke Murray in the eighth game of the third set... More »

Murray Beats Djokovic, Wins 1st Grand Slam

25-year-old Scot rallies after losing two straight sets

(Newser) - Andy Murray has won the US Open in five grueling sets to become the first British man since 1936 to capture a Grand Slam title. Murray beat defending champion Novak Djokovic 7-6 (10), 7-5, 2-6, 3-6, 6-2 today in his fifth try in the final of a major tournament. The... More »

Murray Beats Berdych in Windy Match

Brit advances to 5th Grand Slam final

(Newser) - Dealing with 20 mph wind that blew a changeover chair onto the US Open court on one point and yanked his hat off during another, Andy Murray navigated his way into his fifth Grand Slam final. Now he'll try to win his first Grand Slam title. Adapting to the... More »

Federer Misses Out on Gold

Andy Murray beats him for Olympic top spot in tennis

(Newser) - Andy Murray had Centre Court rocking today, winning gold for the home team and beating Roger Federer 6-2, 6-1, 6-4 in the Olympics tennis final at Wimbledon. The result was a royal rout. Murray swept nine consecutive games, breaking Federer's serve four times in a row. The victory marked... More »

Federer Wins 7th Wimbledon

Britons again denied as Andy Murray goes down

(Newser) - Roger Federer won his record-tying seventh Wimbledon title today, beating Andy Murray 4-6, 7-5, 6-3, 6-4 under a closed roof on Centre Court. The 17-time Grand Slam champion excelled once the roof was closed early in the third set, giving Murray little chance to end Britain's 76-year wait for... More »

Brits Get Native Son to Cheer After 74 Years

Andy Murray reaches Wimbledon finals against Roger Federer

(Newser) - For the first time in 74 years, a native Brit has climbed his way to the Wimbledon finals. Andy Murray will take on six-time champ Roger Federer on Sunday, reports Bleacher Report . Murray defeated French player Jo-Wilfried Tsonga in four sets in today's semifinal. If Federer wins the finals,... More »

William, Kate Hit Wimbledon

Kate is an avid tennis fan

(Newser) - Andy Murray performed a majestic bow on Centre Court, then sheepishly apologized to his royal fans—Prince William and new bride Kate—for his unkempt appearance. The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge watched from the front row of the Royal Box today as the fourth-seeded Murray beat Richard Gasquet to... More »

Djokovic Bests Murray, Wins Aussie Open

British men maintain Grand Slam drought

(Newser) - Novak Djokovic won his second Australian Open title, breezing past Andy Murray 6-4, 6-2, 6-3 today to extend Britain's near 75-year drought in men's singles Grand Slams. Djokovic also won the 2008 Australian title. Murray has lost three Grand Slam finals, also falling to Roger Federer in the 2008 US... More »

Federer Takes Australian Open

Beats Brit Andy Murray for 4th title Down Under, 16th Grand Slam

(Newser) - Roger Federer has beaten Andy Murray 6-3, 6-4, 7-6 (11) for his fourth Australian Open title, extending the British men's drought in Grand Slam singles championships into a 74th year. Murray was riding the hopes of a British public, most of whom have only read about the last British man... More »

Nadal Drops Out, Roddick Dumped at Aussie Open

Croatian Marin Cilic prevails in marathon match

(Newser) - Defending champ Rafael Nadal dropped out of the Australian Open today with a knee injury, and Andy Roddick was knocked out by Croatian Marin Cilic. The 14th seed Cilic beat the four-time semi-finalist 7-6, 6-3, 3-6, 2-6, 6-3 in a marathon match lasting 230 minutes. The seventh-seeded American struggled with... More »

Henin Fights Into Semifinals

Belgian, 27, in first Grand Slam since ending retirement

(Newser) - Former world No. 1 Justine Henin reached the semifinals in her Grand Slam comeback, beating Nadia Petrova 7-6 (3), 7-5 Tuesday to take out the last seeded player in her half of the Australian Open draw. The 27-year-old Henin, unranked and playing on a wild-card entry at Melbourne Park after... More »

No. 2 Murray Sent Packing

16th-seeded Cilic ousts British star in straight sets

(Newser) - Second-ranked Andy Murray was surprisingly ousted from the US Open today by 16th-seeded Croatian Marin Cilic, a lopsided 7-5, 6-2, 6-2 match in the fourth round. Cilic overcame two set points in the first set, then pounded Murray over the last two to make his first career Grand Slam quarterfinal.... More »

Roddick Gains Final vs. Federer

(Newser) - Andy Roddick reached his third Wimbledon final today in London, beating local hero Andy Murray 6-4, 4-6, 7-6 (7), 7-6 (5). Roddick will face five-time champion Roger Federer on Sunday. The American lost to Federer in the 2004 and '05 finals, as well as the '03 semifinals. Murray had been... More »

Roddick Advances to Wimbledon Semis

(Newser) - Andy Roddick reached his fourth Wimbledon semifinal,  beating 2002 champion Lleyton Hewitt today 6-3, 6-7 (10), 7-6 (1), 4-6, 6-4. The American broke Hewitt to lead 5-4 in the final set and then served out the match. He finished the match with 43 aces. More »

Murray's Right: Wimbledon's Roof Changes the Game

Indoor conditions slow serve by 1mph, scientists say

(Newser) - On Monday night Andy Murray played the latest match ever at Wimbledon, pushing through five sets under the center court's new retractable roof. The lanky Scot complained that the "very, very heavy and very humid" atmosphere inside was distorting his serve—and scientists say he's got a point. "... More »

Federer Sweeps Murray for 5th US Open Title

(Newser) - Back at his best, back at the top, Roger Federer beat Andy Murray 6-2, 7-5, 6-2 today to win his fifth consecutive US Open championship and 13th Grand Slam title overall. Federer is the first man since Bill Tilden in the 1920s to win the tournament that many times in... More »

Murray Stuns Nadal at US Open

(Newser) - No one ever seems to run Rafael Nadal ragged, and yet Andy Murray did just that in the US Open semifinals. Murray finished a stunning, rain-interrupted 6-2, 7-6 (5), 4-6, 6-4 victory today at Flushing Meadows to reach his first Grand Slam final and stop the No. 1-ranked Nadal's 19-match... More »

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