Andy Murray

Andy Murray Suffers Straight-Sets Defeat At The US Open

STARNBERG, September 8, 2020 (Guest post) The US Open stands as a high-profile Grand Slam event. Big wins draw tremendously positive news coverage, while honorable losses may even receive uplifting reports. When a player suffers a tremendous defeat, the news […]

Epic Comeback: Where There Is A Murray, There Is A Way

WASHINGTON, September 2, 2020 (by Michael Dickens) Twenty months since his last Grand Slam appearance and two hip surgeries later, Andy Murray was down two sets to love in his first-round match against Yoshihito Nishioka on Arthur Ashe Stadium at the […]

Serena, Djokovic, Murray All Win To Stay Alive

WASHINGTON, August 25, 2020 (by Michael Dickens) When 23-time Grand Slam champion Serena Williams made her Western & Southern Open debut in New York on Monday afternoon, she probably wasn’t expecting to be pushed by unheralded, power-hitting Dutch qualifier Arantxa […]

Taking A Knee In Support Of Black Lives Matter

WASHINGTON, June 25, 2020 (by Michael Dickens) Before the start of each match in the Schroders Battle of Brits this week at the National Tennis Centre in Roehampton, England, all competitors are taking a knee in solidarity for the Black […]

Andy Murray: A Voice Of Reason In Troubled Times

WASHINGTON, June 23, 2020 (by Michael Dickens) Andy Murray makes his return to competitive tennis today in the Schroders Battle of the Brits. It’s an exhibition tournament Murray’s older Jamie organized and the three-time Grand Slam champion will be front and […]

Add ‘Best of British’ Championships To Summer Exhibition Calendar

WASHINGTON May 30, 2020 (by Michael Dickens) As tennis continues the process of reopening with a variety of exhibitions in the U.S. and throughout Europe, Great Britain’s Jamie Murray confirmed on Friday that his closed-door event, Schroders Battle of the Brits, is a […]

LTA To Host Series Of Summer British Tour Events

WASHINGTON, May 28, 2020 (by Michael Dickens) Add Great Britain to the growing list of European countries planning to host tennis events in the coming weeks. According to various reports, the Lawn Tennis Association of Great Britain (LTA) plans to […]

King, Murray Speak Out On Gender Equality And Pandemic Impact On Tennis

WASHINGTON, May 2, 2020 (by Michael Dickens) Christiane Amanpour, host of Amanpour, CNN International’s nightly global affairs program, welcomed tennis Hall of Famer Billie Jean King and three-time major titlist Andy Murray, both champions for women’s sports, on her show for […]

Murray, Bertens Win Virtual Titles From Home

WASHINGTON, May 1, 2020 (by Michael Dickens) Andy Murray won the Mutua Madrid Open for the third time – only this time he didn’t have to leave the comfort of his sofa at home. Thursday’s title was a virtual one […]

Cirstea, Murray Remain Unbeaten In #MMOPEN Virtual Pro

WASHINGTON, April 30, 2020 (by Michael Dickens) Britain’s Andy Murray and surprising Sorana Cirstea of Romania continued their winning ways in the Mutua Madrid Open Virtual Pro tournament on Wednesday. Each won their quarterfinal-round matches to reach Thursday’s semifinals. Murray […]