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Murray Through to Australian Open Semi-Final

January 23, 2013


written by Rob Pollard for the Huffington Post Andy Murray is chasing history in Australia. No man in the Open era has managed to follow-up their first Grand Slam title by winning the next major tournament. It would be a huge achievement for Murray, and one which could signal what many observers have long-expected: a […]

Djokovic Wins ATP World Tour Title

November 13, 2012


written by Robert Pollard for Huffington Post UK Novak Djokovic left London’s O2 Arena as the undefeated champion of the Barclay’s ATP World Tour Finals after beating Roger Federer 7-6 (8-6) 7-5. With both players producing tennis of the highest order, it was a compelling match that provided a fitting end to a wonderful tennis […]

Djokovic Beats Murray at ATP World Tour Finals

November 7, 2012


written by Rob Pollard for Huffington Post The ATP World Tour Finals is the culmination of the year in tennis, as the eight finest players in the world gather to compete for the final trophy of the season. It is a celebration of the game as well as an illustrious trophy to secure and it […]

Murray On Course for Third Shanghai Title

October 13, 2012


written by Rob Pollard for Huffington Post UK For the third consecutive year, Andy Murray will play in the Shanghai Rolex Masters final after beating Roger Federer 6-4 6-4 in a stop-start match interrupted by rain. Murray outclassed Federer and will now look to make it three Shanghai titles in a row as he faces […]

Murray Into Shanghai Quarter-Final

October 11, 2012


written by Rob Pollard for the Huffington Post Andy Murray moved into the quarter-finals of the Shanghai Rolex Masters after sweeping past Alexandr Dolgopolov 6-2 6-2 in just under an hour. Murray was scarcely troubled by Dolgopolov who struggled to cope with the variety in the British player’s game. Murray has still never lost a […]

Murray Secures Maiden Grand Slam Title in Epic Circumstances

September 11, 2012


written by Robert Pollard for the Huffington Post The 76 year wait for a British winner of a men’s Grand Slam tennis event is over. Under the lights on Arthur Ashe Stadium in New York, Andy Murray won a quite breathtaking 5 set final against Novak Djokovic at the US Open, winning 7-6, 7-5, 2-6, […]

Murray Masterclass

September 4, 2012


written by Robert Pollard This was supposed to be a difficult match for Andy Murray against an in-form youngster serving aces at the rate of knots and making an impression at the top table of the game. How wrong that assessment looks now. Murray dismantled Milos Raonic in the most brutal fashion imaginable, winning 6-4 […]