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Andy Murray's agony: 'It's so sore I even hate walking the dogs'

Jan 15, 2019 - 2:17 PM

The Scot faces a dilemma of playing through pain for an emotional farewell at Wimbledon or undergoing surgery that might mean he may never play again

BATTLE-SCARRED. Andy Murray bows out of the Australian Open largely due to a battered right hip. Photo from Twitter (@AustralianOpen)

Murray bows out of last Australian Open as Federer, Nadal fight on

Jan 14, 2019 - 9:26 PM

'Maybe I'll see you again,' says Andy Murray as his voice cracks with emotion

SWAN SONG? Britain's Andy Murray is not certain if he'll be able to come back for another Grand Slam. Photo by Saeed Khan/AFP

Federer opens Australian title defense as Murray hobbles into action

Jan 14, 2019 - 12:05 PM

Federer is aiming for his record 7th Australian Open crown and 21st Grand Slam title

SHATTERING RECORDS. Roger Federer is aiming for a third straight Australian Open title. File photo

Andy Murray to retire, eyes Wimbledon as last event

Jan 11, 2019 - 9:22 AM

(UPDATED) 'I can play with limitations. But having the limitations and the pain is not allowing me to enjoy competing or training,' says the former world No. 1

SWAN SONG. Andy Murray hopes to end his stellar career at Wimbledon, but admits that the Australian Open this January may be his last run. Photo by Asanka Brendon Ratnayake/AFP

Murray upbeat after winning start in Brisbane

Jan 01, 2019 - 7:04 PM

Sidelined from competitive play since the China Open in September, the former world No. 1 is slowly returning to his old form

RIGHT TRACK. Andy Murray begins the year on a winning note. File photo by Gyln Kirk/AFP

'Big Four' still Grand Slam stars to beat, insists Djokovic

Jan 01, 2019 - 6:21 PM

Since and including 2010, the Serbian star, Roger Federer, Rafael Nadal and Andy Murray have won 32 Grand Slams between them

CRAVING FOR MORE. Novak Djokovic heads into the new season seeking to add to his 14 Grand Slam titles. File photo by Johannes Eiselle / AFP

Murray happy with decision not to quit tennis

Dec 28, 2018 - 8:14 PM

The former world No. 1 misses 11 months of the year due to a hip injury

RIGHT CHOICE. Andy Murray says he would be full of regret had he decided to stop playing 6 months ago. Photo by Gyln Kirk/AFP

Andy Murray climbs 457 places in ATP rankings

Aug 06, 2018 - 5:37 PM

The former world number one is continuing his comeback from an 11-month injury layoff

RISING THROUGH THE RANKS. Andy Murray is now ranked 357th. Photo by Martin Bernetti

Murray, Nishikori out of Australian Open as injury list grows

Jan 04, 2018 - 5:41 PM

Murray has yet to recover from a hip injury while Nishikori has been sidelined since August with a torn tendon in his wrist

OUT OF ACTION. 'Sadly I won't be playing in Melbourne this year, as I am not yet ready to compete,' says Andy Murray. Photo by Nezar Balout/AFP

Brisbane too hot for Muguruza as Murray also withdraws

Jan 03, 2018 - 9:13 AM

Muguruza and Murray hope for speedy recovery in order to be in shape in the coming Australian Open

WITHDRAWAL. With the Australian Open around the corner, tennis stars Muguruza and Murray opt out of Brisbane International. Photos from Facebook

Mission impossible? Nadal wants New Yorkers to be quiet

Aug 30, 2017 - 1:33 PM

Rafa echoes similar concerns made by Andy Murray in last year s US Open

SILENCE. The noise under the roof of Arthur Ashe stadium made it difficult for Rafael Nadal to hear the ball when hitting. Photo by Lionel Bonaventure/AFP

Nadal eyes number one in Montreal with Murray sidelined

Aug 08, 2017 - 1:30 PM

Rafael Nadal is expected to open his campaign for a 4th Canadian title

Querrey ousts hobbling top seed Murray at Wimbledon

Jul 13, 2017 - 12:52 AM

American Sam Querrey world number 28 defeats Andy Murray to reach his first Grand Slam semi final

AMERICAN DREAM. Sam Querrey is the first American man in the semi-finals of a Grand Slam since Andy Roddick finished runner-up at Wimbledon in 2009. Photo by Daniel Leal-Olivas/AFP

Plenty at stake as Murray, Federer, Djokovic eye semifinals

Jul 12, 2017 - 6:48 PM

Defending champion Andy Murray will retain his world number one ranking if he makes the Wimbledon semifinals while Roger Federer defies age and Novak Djokovic fights a shoulder injury

EYEING SEMIS. Britain's Andy Murray attends a practice session amid light rain on July 11, 2017. He is eyeing a semifinal stint the 2017 Wimbledon Championships. Photo by Daniel Leal-Olivas/AFP

Tennis: Nadal in new Wimbledon misery as Murray, Federer coast

Jul 11, 2017 - 8:07 AM

Nadal s stunning defeat by Gilles Muller comes after defending champion Andy Murray and 7 time winner Roger Federer cruise into the last eight in straight sets

EARLY EXIT. Rafael Nadal reacts after losing against Gilles Muller in their men's singles fourth round match on the seventh day of the 2017 Wimbledon Championships in Wimbledon, London, on July 10, 2017. Glyn Kirk/AFP

Wimbledon heavyweights braced for 'Manic Monday'

Jul 10, 2017 - 11:23 AM

Expectations are high in this year s Wimbledon as 4 of the world s best tennis players are present in the last 16

THE BEST TODAY. World number one Andy Murray is the only one of the 'Big 4' to have dropped a set in the first week. Photo by Glyn Kirk/AFP

Murray survives scare to join Nadal in Wimbledon last 16

Jul 08, 2017 - 12:13 PM

Murray doesn t have his way against Fognini but the world number one eventually subdues the eccentric Italian for a 10th successive appearance in the Wimbledon fourth round

LAST 16. Britain's Andy Murray celebrates beating Italy's Fabio Fognini during their men's singles third round match at the 2017 Wimbledon Championships. Murray goes through to the last 16. Photo by Daniel Leal-Olivas/AFP

Wimbledon: Venus in tears, Murray, Nadal stroll as Wawrinka falls

Jul 04, 2017 - 8:00 AM

World number 3 Stan Wawrinka is the opening day s biggest casualty losing to Russian debutant Daniil Medvedev while there were emotional comeback wins for Petra Kvitova and Victoria Azarenka

DEFEATED. Switzerland's Stan Wawrinka reacts against Russia's Daniil Medvedev during their men's singles first round match on the first day of the 2017 Wimbledon Championships at The All England Lawn Tennis Club in Wimbledon, southwest London, on July 3, 2017. Medvedev won 6-4, 3-6, 6-4, 6-1. Adrian Dennis/AFP

Murray-Nadal, Federer-Djokovic in potential Wimbledon semis

Jul 01, 2017 - 10:49 AM

The men s division is jam packed with champions while women s tennis lacks star power without Serena Williams and Maria Sharapova

Wawrinka beats Murray in epic to reach French Open final

Jun 09, 2017 - 11:49 PM

Wawrinka will now face either Rafael Nadal or Dominic Thiem in Sunday s final

EPIC. Stan Wawrinka came out on top of a 4-hour, 34-minute battle of shotmaking and endurance to become the oldest French Open finalist in 44 years. Photo by Gabriel Bouys/AFP

Murray, Wawrinka advance to French Open semis as Djokovic crashes out

Jun 08, 2017 - 3:46 AM

Stan Wawrinka becomes the oldest French Open semi finalist in 32 years and will face Andy Murray for a shot at playing for the title

FINAL FOUR. Andy Murray will face Stan Wawrinka while Rafael Nadal faces Dominic Thiem in the other semifinal match. Photo by Gabriel Bouys/AFP

Murray, Wawrinka charge into French Open last 8

Jun 06, 2017 - 11:40 AM

After trouncing Karen Khachanov Andy Murray takes the microphone to remember the victims of the recent attacks in London and Manchester

Murray downs Del Potro, French women feud

Jun 04, 2017 - 11:14 AM

World number one Andy Murray achieves his 7th win in 10 meetings and will next face either John Isner or Karen Khachanov

Agassi 'good for Djokovic and tennis', says Murray

May 26, 2017 - 8:00 PM

The 8 time Grand Slam champion Andre Agassi is Novak Djokovic s new coach

Nadal in prime form as Murray seeks clay court redemption in Rome

May 14, 2017 - 7:36 PM

Andy Murray who said he has been talking to part time coach Ivan Lendl every Monday is hoping fortune turns in his favor

DETERMINED. Andy Murray aims to seek redemption and plans to keep his spot as the number one men's player. Photo by Gerard Julien/AFP

Andy Murray wins 45th career title with Dubai triumph

Mar 05, 2017 - 1:18 AM

Murray dominates Spain s Fernando Verdasco in two sets to win in just 73 minutes

CRUISING. Andy Murray adds another title to his trophy case. Photo by Karim Sahib/AFP

Andy Murray 'very down' as Australian Open heartbreak continues

Jan 22, 2017 - 8:13 PM

I ve had tough losses in my career in the past I ve come back from them This is a tough one says Murray after his upset loss

HEARTBREAK IN MELBOURNE. Many thought world number one Andy Murray would finally win an Australian Open title when rival and defending champion Novak Djokovic was ousted earlier. Those hopes were dashed on Sunday. Photo by Paul Crock/AFP

Andy Murray shocked by Mischa Zverev, ousted at Australian Open

Jan 22, 2017 - 3:35 PM

The world number one men s player is eliminated by the world number 50 player in a major upset

GRAND UPSET. Andy Murray's quest for his first Australian Open title has once again been derailed. Photo by Paul Crock/AFP

Andy Murray says he'll never give up on elusive Australian Open title

Jan 16, 2017 - 6:08 PM

Murray carves out a win over Illya Marchenko in the first round and will face Russian Andrey Rublev next

NEVER BACKING DOWN. World number one Andy Murray has lost 5 Australian finals - 4 of them to his key rival Novak Djokovic. Photo by Peter Parks/AFP

5 men to watch at the 2017 Australian Open

Jan 10, 2017 - 2:30 PM

Here are 5 players who might challenge the world s top two Andy Murray and Novak Djokovic

ON TO THE AUSSIE OPEN. Milos Raonic, seen here at Brisbane International on January 7, 2017, is one of 5 men that could challenge the world's top two tennis players. Saeed KHAN / AFP

Djokovic ends Murray's 28-win streak in Qatar triumph

Jan 08, 2017 - 11:10 AM

Andy Murray loses to Novak Djokovic in a 3 set thriller but retains his world number one ranking

SUMMIT MEETING. "He was close ... all the way to the last shot you never know with Andy," Djokovic said of his nearly 3-hour epic with Murray. Photo by Karim Jaafar/AFP

Murray, Djokovic set up dream showdown at Qatar Open

Jan 07, 2017 - 11:17 AM

The world number one will face the man he supplanted in the Qatar Open final

SUMMIT SHOWDOWN. Andy Murray (L) and Novak Djokovic (R) will face off in a highly-anticipated early season meeting which sets the table for the Australian Open. File photo by Glyn Kirk/AFP

Murray battles through, Djokovic gets selfie surprise

Jan 05, 2017 - 12:13 PM

Murray claims his 26th straight win while Djokovic gets a selfie request from his opponent

Arise 'Sir Andy', 'Sir Mo' as Murray, Farah knighted

Dec 31, 2016 - 1:56 PM

Murray s knighthood caps a dream season of finishing as the year end world number one for the first time while Farah receives his knighthood after he retained his 5 000 and 10 000 meters titles at the Rio Olympics

KNIGHTHOOD. Andy Murray and Olympic gold medalist Mo Farah will each receive a knighthood in the New Year Honors. File photos by GLYN KIRK and ERIC FEFERBERG / AFP

Murray, Djokovic set up gripping final showdown in London

Nov 20, 2016 - 11:19 AM

Murray shattered Djokovic s 122 week reign at number one Now they ll settle who is the best in the ATP Tour Finals

SHOWDOWN IN LONDON. Andy Murray has usurped Novak Djokovic as the world's number one player. Now they'll face off in a winner-take-all showdown. Photo by Martin Bureau/AFP

Murray, Djokovic target year-end top spot

Nov 12, 2016 - 3:04 PM

A friendly rivalry that began 15 years ago when they first faced off in European junior tournaments will reach a new level over the week as they fight to end the year as the world number one

TOP GUN. Andy Murray has moved into the world's top spot among men's tennis players after Novak Djokovic's recent slump. Photo by Miguel Medina/AFP

No time to relax for king of the world Andy Murray

Nov 07, 2016 - 6:38 PM

The 29 year old celebrates his coronation by claiming a 14th Masters 1000 title over American John Isner in Paris

Britain's Andy Murray poses with his trophy after winning the final tennis match against USA's John Isner at the ATP World Tour Masters 1000 indoor tournament in Paris on November 6, 2016. MIGUEL MEDINA / AFP

It's official: Andy Murray is now the world's top men's tennis player

Nov 06, 2016 - 6:08 AM

Britain s Andy Murray is now the world s top tennis player supplanting the struggling Novak Djokovic after Milos Raonic withdrew from Paris

TOP GUN. Andy Murray has moved into the world's top spot among men's tennis players after Novak Djokovic's recent slump. Photo by Miguel Medina/AFP

Cilic stuns Djokovic in Paris, clears Murray path to the top

Nov 05, 2016 - 3:46 AM

Novak Djokovic s struggles continue as Andy Murray moves into position to take the world number one ranking

UPSET. Croatia's Marin Cilic was 0-for-14 against Novak Djokovic but stunned the world's top ranked men's tennis player at the Paris Masters. Photo by Franck Fife/AFP

Murray struggles amid Djokovic chase in Paris

Nov 03, 2016 - 11:51 AM

Murray aims to end Djokovic s reign atop the rankings but is pushed to the limit by Fernando Verdasco

Djokovic 'rejuvenated' by Murray top-spot battle

Oct 31, 2016 - 12:48 PM

As Djokovic prepares to defend the Paris Masters title he has won for the past 3 years he insists Andy Murray s charge for the top has provided the fresh impetus he needs

REJUVENATED. Novak Djokovic is feeling rejuvenated this season as Andy Murray goes for his world number one spot. Photo by WANG ZHAO / AFP

Murray closes in on slumping Djokovic for tennis world number one

Oct 17, 2016 - 3:31 PM

Andy Murray could overtake Novak Djokovic at the top of the rankings with wins in Vienna and Paris

LATE YEAR RUSH. Andy Murray may become Britain's first world number one under the ATP's computerized rankings, which were introduced in 1973. Photo by Johannes Eisele/AFP

Tennis: Argentina takes commanding lead following Pella's win

Sep 17, 2016 - 11:12 AM

Guido Pella defeats Kyle Edmund while Andy Murray drops to Juan Martin Del Potro

Tennis: Murray hoping to build on best season of career against Argentina

Sep 15, 2016 - 11:10 AM

This past year Murray has already won a second Wimbledon title a second Olympic gold medal and gotten to the final of the Australian and French Opens

CHAMPION AGAIN. Andy Murray wins his second Wimbledon title and his first Grand Slam title in 3 years. Photo by Andy Rain/EPA

Brilliant Nishikori stuns Murray to reach US Open semi-finals

Sep 08, 2016 - 1:31 PM

Japanese star Kei Nishikori moves within two wins of becoming the first Asian man to capture a Grand Slam singles title

Speed king Murray storms into US Open quarterfinals

Sep 06, 2016 - 4:38 PM

The 29 year old reigning Wimbledon and Olympic champion storms to an impressive seventh win in 10 meetings against the 22nd seeded Dimitrov

Andy Murray of Great Britain reacts against Grigor Dimitrov of Bulgaria during his fourth round men's singles match on day 8 of the 2016 US Open. Mike Stobe/AFP

Tennis: Serena speeds through as Wawrinka, Murray battle into last 16

Sep 04, 2016 - 4:10 PM

Williams gets another milestone while Murray and Wawrinka advance

MILESTONE WOMAN. Serena Williams won her 300th Grand Slam match in style. Photo by Andy Rain/EPA

Serena, Murray storm through on rainy day at US Open

Sep 02, 2016 - 12:41 PM

Serena Williams and Andy Murray advance to the third round of the US Open with straight set wins

Murray, Serena ride strong serves into US Open second round

Aug 31, 2016 - 12:09 PM

Wimbledon champions Andy Murray and Serena Williams power into the second round of the US Open

ON TO ROUND 2. Serena Williams celebrates her victory over Ekaterina Makarova during her first round women's singles match on day two of the 2016 US Open. Mike Hewitt/Getty Images/AFP

'Best yet' Murray poised to pounce at US Open

Aug 28, 2016 - 1:22 PM

At 29 3 time major winner Andy Murray admits he is taking positives from being in the twilight of his career

POSSIBLE 2ND US OPEN TITLE? Andy Murray, 29, admits he's playing his best ever tennis as he aims for a second US Open title. File Photo by TANNEN MAURY/EPA