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Andy Murray – Monte Carlo Rolex Masters 2011

April 17, 2011


Andy Murray exited the Monte Carlo Masters at the semi-final stage after a 6-4 2-6 6-1 defeat to world number one Rafael Nadal, leaving the Spaniard on course to win his seventh consecutive Monte Carlo title. Nadal was pushed hard by Murray who produced some of his best clay court tennis to date, eventually succumbing […]

ATP Tour – Toronto Masters

August 17, 2010


Andy Murray’s grip on the Toronto Masters title remained firm as he successfully defended the title he won in Montreal 12 months ago. He defeated Roger Federer in the final, completing a 7-5 7-5 win after a rain-hit match. It was a sensational week for Murray, who also defeated Rafael Nadal, David Nalbandian, Gael Monfils […]

Murray vs. Berdych – French Open 4th Round – Roland Garros 2010

June 1, 2010


Andy Murray limped out of this year’s French Open with a disappointing defeat to Czech player Tomas Berdych, losing 6-4 7-5 6-3. It was an unsatisfactory end to a campaign that had thrilled and delighted for the first three rounds. Murray looked disjointed, but credit must go to Berdych for the way in which he […]

Murray vs. Gasquet – French Open 1st Round – Roland Garros 2010

May 27, 2010


Andy Murray produced a superb comeback in his first round match at this year’s French Open, coming from two sets and a break down to beat Richard Gasquet of France 4-6, 6-7, 6-4, 6-2, 6-1. Both players produced some superb tennis during the 4 hours 4 minutes on court, with Gasquet showing the kind of […]

Andy Murray – Monte Carlo Rolex Masters – 2010

April 18, 2010


written for Student Direct Andy Murray’s abysmal form shows no signs of subsiding, with a lacklustre defeat meaning that he has now slipped to fifth in the world rankings. The red clay of Monte Carlo may not be his preferred surface, but a dismal 6-2 6-1 second-round defeat to world number 33 Phillip Kohlschreiber has […]

Andy Murray – BNP Paribas Open, Indian Wells – 2010

March 29, 2010


After a disappointing performance last time out in Dubai, Andy Murray was looking to improve greatly here at the first Masters 1000 event of 2010, in the Coachella Valley, California. However, his progress was halted at the quarter-final stage by the big-hitting Swede Robin Soderling and Murray now heads to Miami with some serious thinking […]

Andy Murray – Dubai Tennis Championships 2010

March 5, 2010


The Dubai Tennis Championships is a tournament held in high-esteem by many of the world’s top players. The palatial setting and extravagant 7-star hotel means that the players are particularly well looked after. This luxurious and pleasurable treatment means that, for many of the games top stars, it is one of the stand-out tournaments on […]

Andy Murray – Australian Open 2010

February 7, 2010


Andy Murray again excelled himself on the highest tennis stage, this time at the 2010 Australian open.  Murray’s form over the two weeks was spectacular, and, despite losing 6-3 6-4 7-6 (13-11) in the final to Roger Federer, he is surely getting ever closer to winning that elusive grand-slam title. Criticism of his decision to […]