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Andy Murray Biography & Latest News

Andy Murray Biography

Andrew "Andy" Murray is a Scottish professional tennis player, ranked World No. 3 and currently the British No. 1. At the 2012 US Open, he became the first British player since 1977, and the first British man since 1936, to win a Grand Slam singles tournament, when he defeated Novak Djokovic in five sets. He embarked on his professional tennis career as the youngest Briton ever to play in the Davis Cup. He was named the 2005 BBC Scotland Sports Personality of the Year. In 2006, Murray won his first ATP title, the SAP Open, defeating World No. 11 Lleyton Hewitt in the final. Murray then won a Davis Cup rubber (but lost in doubles), was a finalist at the Legg Mason Tennis Classic, and then reached his first Masters Series semifinal in Toronto at the Rogers Cup. The next year, he successfully defended his San Jose title, defeating Ivo Karlović in the final. Before the clay season Murray defeated Raemon Sluiter in the Davis Cup to help Britain win the tie. Murray opened the 2009 season with a successful defence of his title at the Qatar Open in Doha, defeating Andy Roddick in straight sets. He won another Masters title in Miami over Novak Djokovic. At the Valencia Open 500 in 2010, Murray partnered his brother Jamie Murray to the final, where they defeated Mahesh Bhupathi and Max Mirnyi. At the 2012 London Olympics, Murray defeated Roger Federer in straight sets to win the gold medal in men's singles, becoming the first British champion in over 100 years. He also won a silver medal in mixed doubles.

Andy Murray Latest News & Articles

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Andy Murray clinches his third Shanghai Masters title

With this win, the World No. 2 extends his match winning streak to 11.

Andy Murray beats Gilles Simon, progresses to finals at Shanghai Masters

Murray won in straight sets, 6-4, 6-3.

Shanghai Masters round-up: Novak Djokovic survives a scare, Andy Murray cruises

Djokovic was one game away from losing in the quarter-finals.

Shanghai Masters round-up: Stan Wawrinka, Milos Raonic bite the dust

Novak Djokovic and Andy Murray remained on course for their final clash.

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Shanghai Masters round-up: Andy Murray cruises into third round, Rafael Nadal shocked

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Stan Wawrinka opts out of Chennai Open, to start 2017 season at Brisbane

This will be the first time after eight years of play at the Chennai Open that Wawrinka will not begin his season in India.

Andy Murray allegedly stalked by hotel maid on tour

Murray was speaking in a promotional interview for the IPTL - the International Premier Tennis League.

China Open: Andy Murray sets his sights on No. 1 ranking

Murray is the top seed at the China Open, as a result of the withdrawal of defending champion Novak Djokovic.

2016 China Open: Novak Djokovic second big name to pull out

Djokovic is the six-time winner of this tournament.

Davis Cup 2016: Juan Martin del Potro edges Andy Murray in an epic match

Del Potro avenged his Rio Olympic final defeat in just over a month.

A month after Rio, tennis world blessed with another Andy Murray vs Juan Martin del Potro clash

The Davis Cup World Group semi-finals get off to a blockbuster start.
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