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Andy Murray welcomes first child
Andy Murray welcomes first child

Murray and Kim Sears married in Dunblane, Scotland in early 2015Andy Murray’s wife Kim has given birth to the couple’s first child, a daughter, in London, where the couple reside, the BBC have reported. Artist Kim married the World No. 2 last year in Murray's hometown of Dunblane in Scotland in early 2015 after the couple having been together for over a decade.Kim is the daughter of former tennis player Nigel Sears, who currently

Feb 9 2016
Andy Murray and Rafa Nadal feel the burn!
Andy Murray and Rafa Nadal feel the burn!

Andy Murray won a plate for his runner-up effort at the Australian Open a second year running, while Rafael Nadal had the worst possible result – a first-round exit, also known as a wooden spoon.

Feb 7 2016
Federer and Nadal can still compete against Djokovic, says former World No. 1 Tim Henman
Federer and Nadal can still compete against Djokovic, says former World No. 1 Tim Henman

While Federer lost to Djokovic in the semi-final of the Australian Open, Nadal was eliminated in the first round.Novak Djokovic may seem "unstoppable" at the moment but Roger Federer and Rafael Nadal still have it in them to compete against current World No.1, former British tennis ace Tim Henman said here on Thursday.Djokovic recently won the Australian Open, his 11th Grand Slam title, to confirm his stature as the undisputed leader in

Feb 5 2016
5 best matches at the Australian Open 2016
5 best matches at the Australian Open 2016

Emotion and passion, drama and thrills, comebacks and upsets – we have seen it all for the past fortnight at the 2016 Australian Open.  If you missed out on any of the action, you need not worry! You can easily relive all the matches of the tournament on the Sony LIV website and App. You can find all the highlights, winning shots, key moments, interviews and much more. With the season’s first Slam having just concluded, it is a

Feb 3 2016
Australian Open 2016 report card: A look back at how the top players performed in the tournament
Australian Open 2016 report card: A look back at how the top players performed in the tournament

  The Australian Open saw some hits, some misses and a lot of surprises early on in the tournament.The women’s draw in particular saw some significant upsets, with a majority of the seeded players crashing out in the earliest stages of the tournament.Among them were former World No. 2 Simona Halep, 10th-ranked Venus Williams – who made her return to the top 10 after a resurgence in late 2015, Kristina Mladenovic and Ana Ivan

Andy Murray's Australian Open heartbreak no surprise
Andy Murray's Australian Open heartbreak no surprise

Murray lost the final to Djokovic in straight setsWhile the rest of the world - including World No.1 Novak Djokovic - slept on Saturday night, Andy Murray had snuck out of his hotel room to watch brother Jamie win the men's doubles title at the Rod Laver Arena.Ordinarily, you would expect, it would not have been an issue but for the fact that just hours later, Murray, the junior, was due on court for his fifth shot at Australian Open glory, r

Feb 2 2016
Australian Open diary: Winning and losing and everything else in between
Australian Open diary: Winning and losing and everything else in between

5th time unlucky: Murray has not yet been able to win a final at the Australian OpenAs you've probably heard, Novak Djokovic defeated Andy Murray yesterday to add yet another exclamation mark to an already remarkable career that, if it had to be put down in words, would be written in all caps. By tying Rod Laver and Bjorn Borg’s mark of 11 Grand Slam titles, Djokovic has proven that he isn't just an all-time great, but a candidate f

Feb 1 2016
Novak Djokovic beats Andy Murray to win Australian Open 2016
Novak Djokovic beats Andy Murray to win Australian Open 2016

It’s Djokovic’s 6th Australian Open titleWorld No. 1 Novak Djokovic beat No. 2 Andy Murray in straight sets – 6-1, 7-5, 7-6 – to win the Australian Open, his sixth title in Melbourne and 11th Grand Slam overall.With today’s win, Djokovic has equalled a number of tennis milestones. He is now the only player apart from Australian great Roy Emerson to have won 6 Australian Open titles. With 11 Grand Slams, he has also n

Jan 31 2016
Preview: Australian Open 2016 - Novak Djokovic meets Andy Murray yet again
Preview: Australian Open 2016 - Novak Djokovic meets Andy Murray yet again

The pair played the finals in 2015 as well, with Djokovic coming out on topIt’s an old rivalry – and it was at the same tournament, at the same stage last year, when Novak Djokovic put paid to Murray’s Australian Open hope in the Scot’s 4th finals appearance in Melbourne.Three of those four had been against Djokovic – the other against Roger Federer, with Murray losing every single time.It is also to be noted, howeve

Jan 30 2016
Andy Murray defeats Milos Raonic to go through to Australian Open finals
Andy Murray defeats Milos Raonic to go through to Australian Open finals

It’s a repeat of the 2015 Australian Open finals as Murray takes on the World No. 12nd seed Andy Murray defeated 13th seed Milos Raonic of Canada in a hard-fought five-set match – 4-6, 7-5, 6-7, 6-4, 6-2 to make the finals of the Australian Open for the second year in a row. Murray lost out on last year’s title to Novak Djokovic, who is also in the finals this year and looks set to take his second consecutive title here, and 6th

Jan 29 2016
Milos Raonic: Lucky #13?
Milos Raonic: Lucky #13?

Raonic will face Andy Murray in the semi-final of Australian OpenThis missile, seeded #13 this year, has not misfired yet. His serves are as big as ever and his return game has improved significantly. Carlos Moya, the former French Open champion who now coaches the man dubbed the ‘Maple Leaf Missile’, has definitely added a whole new dimension to the promising Raonic’s game.Before he clashes with Murray in this game of big serve

Jan 28 2016
Australian Open 2016: Men's semi-final preview
Australian Open 2016: Men's semi-final preview

It’s crunch time at the Australian Open as players vie to be the title winner in Melbourne in 2016. Two big matches are up for the semis, one of them the biggest of the Open.A preview of the blockbuster action:Novak Djokovic vs Roger FedererTomorrow will see the match of the Australian Open – and it’s not even the final. One of tennis’ most iconic rivalries will see its 45th iteration at the semi-finals in Melbourne as Nov

Jan 28 2016
Australian Open diary: Djokovic's and Murray's negativity, Federer's casualness, and Azarenka's nerves
Australian Open diary: Djokovic's and Murray's negativity, Federer's casualness, and Azarenka's nerves

Two days ago I had written about how lonely and difficult a tennis player’s life can be, not unlike any ordinary person’s. But the more you watch the pros in action, the more you realise just how many things they have in common with us. Here's a look at some of the most human traits I noticed among the top players over the last couple of days:Novak Djokovic and Andy Murray have a pathological need to berate themselves An

Jan 27 2016
Andy Murray through to semifinals at Australian Open 2016
Andy Murray through to semifinals at Australian Open 2016

Murray held off a second-set challenge from Ferrer to progress to the semifinalsWorld No. 2 Andy Murray beat Spaniard David Ferrer in four sets – 6-3, 6-7, 6-2, 6-3 to secure the first men’s semi-final spot at the Australian Open.Although he has never won the Australian Open, Murray has reached the final on 4 prior occasions, most recently last year. He was beaten by Novak Djokovic on three of those occasions, and Roger Federer once.A

Jan 27 2016
Australian Open 2016: Report card of top players after week 1
Australian Open 2016: Report card of top players after week 1

The first week of the year’s first Grand Slam saw some brilliant tennis being played by both the experienced and the relatively less-experienced. Here, we take a look at the results of the top players from the first week of the Australian Open.Upset-tingThe women’s side has seen a significant number of seeded players toppled by their less-experienced counterparts; meanwhile, while the Big Four have all gone through to the next round,

Jan 26 2016
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