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  • Serena thanks Murray for speaking up for women’s issues

    Serena Williams said yesterday that female players “love Andy Murray” for his efforts to ensure women’s tennis is treated on equal terms with the men’s game.

    The 23-time grand slam winner said the men’s world number one was hugely popular among players on...

    Saturday 15th Jul 2017

    posted by Morning Star in Sport

  • Dodgy hip helps dump Murray out of quarters

    ANDY MURRAY’S painful hip finally caught up with him as the defence of his Wimbledon title came to an end with a quarter-final defeat by Sam Querrey.

    The result might have been different had Murray capitalised on a lead in the second set but, although he won the third, the...

    Thursday 13th Jul 2017

    posted by Morning Star in Sport

  • Murray heads to quarter-finals after hard match

    BRITAIN heaved a sigh of relief yesterday as defending champion Andy Murray broke through to the Wimbledon quarter-finals after an awkward encounter with Benoit Paire.

    He is just the third player in the Open era after Jimmy Connors and Roger Federer to reach 10 consecutive...

    Monday 10th Jul 2017

    posted by Morning Star in Sport

  • Murray expecting a ‘tricky’ encounter against Paire in the fourth round

    Andy Murray will continue to try to navigate his way through his unorthodox draw when he takes on Frenchman Benoit Paire in round four today.

    Perceived wisdom is that tennis is dominated by baseline grinders but Murray may beg to differ after his first week at Wimbledon.

    Monday 10th Jul 2017

    posted by Morning Star in Sport

  • Wimbledon: Konta joins Murray in being fit to play at SW19

    Johanna Konta joined Andy Murray in declaring herself fit for Wimbledon yesterday.

    Britain’s two leading hopes found themselves the subject of injury scares in the build-up to the Championships.

    Murray missed two days of training because of a hip problem while Konta hurt...

    Monday 3rd Jul 2017

    posted by Morning Star in Sport

  • Tennis: Murray eases into French Open quarter-finals

    Getting better and better, Andy Murray worked his way into the quarter-finals of the French Open yesterday by beating Karen Khachanov 6-3 6-4 6-4.

    Having started the French Open harbouring significant doubts about his form, the world number one has played himself into familiar...

    Tuesday 6th Jun 2017

    posted by Morning Star in Sport

  • Tennis: Murray recovers from blip to reach next round

    Andy Murr ay answered doubts about his form and fitness with a four-set win over Andrey Kuznetsov in the opening round of the French Open.

    It seemed like it could be a very difficult afternoon for the world number one when Russian Kuznetsov, ranked 73, won the second set.


    Wednesday 31st May 2017

    posted by Morning Star in Sport

  • Tennis: World Cup would be a great idea, says Murray

    Andy Murray supported plans for a tennis World Cup yesterday, backed by Barcelona star Gerard Pique.

    It has been reported that Pique, who is a big tennis fan, met with ATP officials in Madrid this week to discuss the idea, and he already has some powerful allies.

    World number...

    Saturday 13th May 2017

    posted by Morning Star in Sport

  • Tennis: Murray bust in Monte Carlo

    ANDY MURRAY’S serving woes continued yesterday as he crashed out of the Monte Carlo Masters following a 2-6 6-2 7-5 defeat to Albert Ramos-Vinolas.

    The world No 1 started his second-round match against Gilles Muller on Wednesday with three double faults in the first four points...

    Friday 21st Apr 2017

    posted by Morning Star in Sport

  • Tennis: Andy ruled out of Davis Cup quarter, says Jamie

    Andy Murray’s elbow injury is set to keep him out of the Davis Cup quarter-final tie with France next week, brother Jamie said yesterday.

    The world number one was forced to withdraw from the Miami Open after suffering the injury practicing for the event and returned to Britain...

    Tuesday 28th Mar 2017

    posted by Morning Star in Sport