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Murray to return to action in June

May 30, 2020 - 3:28 PM

Former world No. 1 Andy Murray returns to the court for charity after an injury-enforced absence

HELPING OUT. Andy Murray teams up with fellow British tennis players for a cause. Photo by Noel Celis/AFP

Kyrgios tells Murray 'you are better than Djokovic'

May 17, 2020 - 1:51 PM

Known for his cutting comments on top tennis players, Nick Kyrgios takes a swipe at world No. 1 Novak Djokovic again

STILL NICK. The ever controversial Nick Kyrgios chats with former world No. 1 Andy Murray amid the lockdown. Photo by Minas Panagiotakis/Getty Images/AFP

‘Madness': Murray wins Virtual Madrid title after connection hiccup

May 01, 2020 - 2:21 PM

After an opponent suffered an internet glitch, former world No. 1 Andy Murray advances to the finals and bags the crown

ACE. Andy Murray wins a prize money that will go mostly to lower-ranked colleagues affected by the tennis shutdown. Photo by Greg Wood/AFP

Murray warns tennis chiefs against quick return after virus

Apr 29, 2020 - 4:05 PM

Former world No. 1 Andy Murray says he does not see tennis returning to normal 'very soon' since the sport requires traveling

CAUTIOUS. Andy Murray says danger follows "when you try to do things too quickly." File photo by Noel Celis/AFP

Murray haunted by 2016 Roland Garros final loss to Djokovic

Apr 18, 2020 - 6:32 PM

In an Instagram Live chat, Andy Murray and Novak Djokovic talk about their rivalry since childhood

UPPER HAND. Novak Djokovic (left) holds a  25-11 head-to-head advantage over former world No. 1 Andy Murray. Photo from ATP Tour

Murray, Kerber to play in virtual Madrid Open

Apr 10, 2020 - 7:38 PM

Andy Murray and Angelique Kerber will play in a tennis video game to raise money for those struggling in the sport and people affected by the coronavirus

CALLED OFF. Andy Murray was supposed to see action in the Madrid Open, but it was canceled due to the coronavirus pandemic. File photo by Noel Celis/AFP

Murray delays comeback as pelvic injury lingers

Jan 17, 2020 - 12:40 PM

'I'm going to listen to my body and step back on the court to compete when the time is right,' says former world No. 1 Andy Murray

Andy Murray says his recovery is taking longer than expected. Photo by Greg Wood/AFP

'Gutted' Murray out of Australian Open

Dec 29, 2019 - 12:11 PM

'I've worked so hard to get myself into a situation where I can play at the top level and I'm gutted I'm not going to be able to play,' says Andy Murray after suffering another injury

Photo by Noel Celis/AFP

Djokovic moved by 'amazing warrior' Murray

Dec 19, 2019 - 8:32 PM

Novak Djokovic admits it was tough to match Andy Murray's documentary that chronicled his two-year battle with a hip issue

INSPIRED. Novak Djokovic calls Andy Murray "inspiring" for not giving up on his tennis career. Photo from Twitter/@rolandgarros

Murray will do 'great job' at Davis Cup, says British captain

Nov 18, 2019 - 3:16 PM

Andy Murray raises hopes he could return to the top of his game despite needing a career-saving hip surgery after winning his first ATP title since 2017 in Antwerp

BACK AT IT. Andy Murray, who inspired Britain to the 2015 Davis Cup title, will represent his country again. File photo by Greg Wood/AFP

'Very proud' Murray wins first ATP title since 2017

Oct 21, 2019 - 1:02 PM

From contemplating retirement earlier this year due to chronic hip pain, Andy Murray works his way back to top form for his 46th career title

COMEBACK. Andy Murray says winning the European Open "means a lot." Photo from Twitter/@atptour

Murray into first semifinal since 2017 French Open

Oct 19, 2019 - 2:29 PM

Andy Murray is two wins away from his first title since the Dubai Open in 2017

RECOVERY. Andy Murray continues to work his way back to top form following a major hip surgery earlier this year. File photo by Greg Wood/AFP

Andy Murray to make Grand Slam return at Australian Open

Oct 08, 2019 - 1:57 PM

Andy Murray is set to return to the Australian Open after his career-saving hip surgery

RETURN. Andy Murray is set to join a Grand Slam singles event in the 2020 Australian Open. Photo from Australian Open Twitter (@AusOpen)

Andy Murray battles into China Open last 8

Oct 02, 2019 - 10:25 PM

Andy Murray outlasts fellow Briton Cameron Norrie in extended sets for a quarterfinal berth

COMEBACK. Andy Murray survives a three-hour match against fellow Briton Cameron Norrie. File photo by Gyln Kirk/AFP

Murray beats US Open semifinalist for best win since surgery

Oct 01, 2019 - 5:02 PM

Andy Murray advances to the 2nd round of the China Open over Matteo Berrettini

BIGGEST WIN. Andy Murray sweeps World No. 13 Matteo Berrettini for his best win after a career-saving hip surgery. File photo by Asanka Brendon Ratnayake/AFP

Andy Murray says 'naive' to think he will return to top

Sep 23, 2019 - 6:17 PM

Once the world No. 1, Andy Murray continues to work his way back to top shape after undergoing a career-saving hip resurfacing surgery

ROAD TO RECOVERY. With no pain, Andy Murray says he is happy now playing tennis. File photo by Saeed Khan/AFP

Murray routs French teen for 1st singles comeback win

Aug 27, 2019 - 11:59 AM

Former world No. 1 Andy Murray sweeps past French 17-year-old Imran Sibille

COMEBACK. Andy Murray continues his climb back to the top with his first singles match win in the 2019 ATP Challenger Tour. Photo by Matthew Stockman/Getty Images/AFP

Murray hoping for match practice, faces $150 French player in Mallorca

Aug 26, 2019 - 8:06 PM

Andy Murray has shunned the bright lights of the US Open to play in a second-tier Challenger event as he continues his injury comeback

COMEBACK. Andy Murray is taking it slow as he seeks to regain his old form that saw him win 3 Grand Slam titles. File Photo by Greg Wood/AFP

Murray not playing in US Open after Cincinnati 1st round loss

Aug 13, 2019 - 9:36 AM

'I'm not going to play the US Open singles,' announces Andy Murray after losing to Richard Gasquet

EARLY EXIT. Andy Murray gets booted out in straight sets in the first round of the Cincinnati Masters. File photo from Twitter (@AustralianOpen)

Murray ready as he'll ever be for Cincy singles return

Aug 12, 2019 - 1:59 PM

Andy Murray last played singles in the Australian Open 8 months ago before undergoing a hip surgery

BACK AT IT. Andy Murrays says he feels no pain as he stages a singles comeback. File photo by Greg Wood/AFP

Andy Murray to return to singles in Cincinnati next week

Aug 10, 2019 - 10:01 PM

Former world No. 1 Andy Murray gets back to singles competition months after fearing that his career has come to an end

ALL SET. Andy Murray gears up for his first competitive singles game since the Australian Open in January. Photo from AFP

Murray moves nearer return as Tsitsipas inches into top 5

Aug 03, 2019 - 2:05 PM

'Physically, I'm so much better now. To be competing again and pain-free is brilliant,' says former world No. 1 Andy Murray

BACK SOON. After fearing that his operation could force him into retirement, Andy Murray is back practicing singles. Photo by Greg Wood/AFP)

Andy Murray 'quite close' to singles return, maybe Cincy

Jul 30, 2019 - 11:12 AM

'If I wasn't in Cincinnati, I would probably wait until after the US Open,' says recovering Andy Murray

RECOVERING. Andy Murray is looking to return to the men's singles tournament soon. File photo by Greg Wood/AFP

It's my duty to perform, says Serena after Wimbledon bow with Murray

Jul 07, 2019 - 3:09 PM

Serena Williams admits she felt pressured for teaming up with Andy Murray in the Wimbledon mixed doubles

ICONS LINK UP. Former world No. 1s Serena Williams and Andy Murray team up. Photo from Wimbledon's Twitter account (@Wimbledon)

Serena into last 16, fears 'performance anxiety' with Murray

Jul 06, 2019 - 11:40 PM

Partnering with Andy Murray for the first time, Serena Williams admits to feeling 'nervous' playing mixed doubles with the former world No. 1

POWER PAIRING. Serena Williams and Andy Murray easily become the favored duo in mixed doubles action. Photo from Wimbledon

Fun is back for Murray on victorious Wimbledon return

Jul 05, 2019 - 10:16 AM

Former world No. 1 Andy Murray admits he has rediscovered the fun in tennis after a 'life-changing' hip surgery

Britain's Andy Murray (R) and France's Pierre-Hugues Herbert celebrate winning a point against Romania's Marius Copil and France's Ugo Humbert during their men's doubles first round match on the fourth day of the 2019 Wimbledon Championships at The All England Lawn Tennis Club in Wimbledon, southwest London, on July 4, 2019. (Photo by Ben STANSALL / AFP) / RESTRICTED TO EDITORIAL USE / “The erroneous mention[s] appearing in the metadata of this photo by Ben STANSALL has been modified in AFP systems in the following manner: [first round] instead of [second round]. Please immediately remove the erroneous mention[s] from all your online services and delete it (them) from your servers. If you have been authorized by AFP to distribute it (them) to third parties, please ensure that the same actions are carried out by them. Failure to promptly comply with these instructions will entail liability on your part for any continued or post notification usage. Therefore we thank you very much for all your attention and prompt action. We are sorry for the inconvenience this notification may cause and remain at your disposal for any further information you may require.”

Dream team: Murray, Serena pair up in Wimbledon mixed doubles

Jul 03, 2019 - 12:07 PM

Andy Murray makes his way back to tennis thanks to an all-star partnership with Serena Williams

HYPED DUO. Former world No. 1s Andy Murray (left) and Serena Williams team up for the 2019 Wimbledon mixed doubles event. Photo from Wimbledon Instagram

Murray mulls over US Open singles return

Jun 24, 2019 - 4:24 PM

Marking his tennis return with a doubles victory in the Queen's Club Championships, Andy Murray says there is a possibility of a singles comeback

CHAMP AGAIN. Andy Murray teams up with Feliciano Lopez to clinch the Queen's Club Championships title. Photo from ATP Tour's Twitter account (@ATP_Tour)

Mixed fortunes: Murray in the dark before willing Wimbledon partners line up

Jun 22, 2019 - 1:51 PM

The former world No. 1 – returning after a 'life-changing' surgery – gets rejected twice before getting deluged with offers from potential mixed doubles partners

FINDING PARTNERS. Maria Sharapova says she’s willing to team up with Andy Murray, who got turned down by a couple of players including French Open champion Ashleigh Barty. Photo by Ted Aljibe/AFP

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