Home Topics Andy Murray

Andy Murray

Andy Murray: Return to the top may be slow progress

Andy Murray insists he can still win Grand Slams after almost a year on the sidelines with a hip injury, but the Scot doesn't expect to add another Wimbledon title to his collection this season.

Roger Federer regains world number one ranking after Nick Kyrgios win

Roger Federer staged a 6-7 (2-7), 6-2, 7-6 (7/5) comeback on Saturday over Nick Kyrgios to reach the Stuttgart Cup final and take back the world number one ranking.

Andy Murray’s Wimbledon hopes hit after tournament pull-out

Andy Murray’s hopes of being fit enough to play at Wimbledon have taken a fresh hit after he pulled out of his planned comeback next week in the Netherlands.

Andy Murray ‘closer’ to return, targets Wimbledon

Andy Murray says he “getting closer” to playing again following a frustratingly long injury lay-off and hopes to be fit enough to target a third Wimbledon title.

Rafael Nadal, Andy Murray head strongest ever Queen’s line-up

Spain's world number one Rafael Nadal heads what organisers say is the most formidable line-up for Queen's, the historic grass tournament in London that is a key warm-up event for Wimbledon.

Boris Becker: Mental battle key to Novak Djokovic comeback

Former world number one Novak Djokovic's toughest hurdle when he returns to the ATP Tour after a long injury absence will be a mental one, believes former coach Boris Becker.

Roger Federer on Rafael Nadal’s heels in rankings

Roger Federer's victory in the Australian Open has taken him to within 155 points of world number one Rafael Nadal in the ATP rankings released on Monday.

Roger Federer says he’s not retiring yet

Age-defying Roger Federer said after winning his third Grand Slam title in a year and a record 20th title, that retirement from tennis is not yet on his mind.

More Slam glory beckons for ageless Roger Federer

Only Marin Cilic stands between Roger Federer and a 20th Grand Slam title as an injury-ravaged Australian Open staggers to its Sunday final at Melbourne Park.

Marin Cilic awaits Roger Federer, Chung Hyeon in Australian Open final

World number 6 Marin Cilic dominated British hope Kyle Edmund in straight sets to become the first Croatian to reach the final of the Australian Open on Thursday.

Injured Rafael Nadal set to return in 3 weeks

World number one Rafael Nadal faces three weeks out after being diagnosed with a torn inner hip muscle during his Australian Open quarter-final defeat, his management said Wednesday.

Grigor Dimitrov, Elina Svitolina knocked out in Australian Open

World number three, Grigor Dimitrov has been knocked out by British rising star, Kyle Edmund, ranked 49, same day debutant Elise Mertens downed Elina Svitolina, world number four.

No Joseph Parker post-fight handshake – Anthony Joshua

Anthony Joshua said he will command the respect of Joseph Parker after inflicting a punishing defeat on the New Zealander, but insists there will not be a post-fight handshake.

Roger Federer in right space as Australian Open rivals play catch up

Roger Federer says tennis is "definitely a lot of fun" as he embarks on an Australian Open shrouded in mystery over the fitness and mindset of his major rivals in the next fortnight.

Australian Open: Rafael Nadal, Novak Djokovic lead the cast of injured players

The Australian Open begins tomorrow in Melbourne, but the year’s first Grand Slam is being buffeted by an unusually long list of players who are nursing all sorts of injuries.

Nick Kyrgios player to watch at Aussie Open – Roger Federer

Defending champion Roger Federer sees temperamental Australian Nick Kyrgios as a talented player and a threat at the Australian Open — if he can keep his focus.

Novak Djokovic returns from injury with win over Dominic Thiem at Kooyong

Former world number one Novak Djokovic marked his first appearance on the court since Wimbledon by trumping Austrian Dominic Thiem 6-1, 6-4 on Wednesday at the Kooyong Classic.

Recuperating Serena Williams pulls out of Australian Open

Bidding for more time for full recovery to defend her title, Serena Williams, has reluctantly pulled out of this year’s Australian Open.

Recent Stories

President Muhammadu Buhari on Thursday declared open the 2018 International Press Institute World Congress with a call on journalists worldwide to address the menace of fake news and hate speech.

President Buhari pledges to restore devastated communities in North-East

President Muhammadu Buhari has assured the Internally Displaced Persons (IDPs) in the country that his administration will leave no stone unturned in restoring their devastated communities for their immediate and safe return.
Ante Rebic Croatia Argentina

Ante Rebic: Argentina were so bad I didn’t want Lionel Messi’s jersey

Ante Rebic was so disappointed in Argentina's performance and conduct in Croatia's 3-0 win over them that he decided not to ask Lionel Messi to swap jerseys.
Venezuela

UN: Rule of law ‘virtually absent’ in Venezuela

Security forces in Venezuela have carried out hundreds of unjustified killings without any apparent consequences, the United Nations has said in a new report, drawing a rejection from government officials in Caracas.
super eagles

Gernot Rohr: Shake up in Super Eagles paid dividends

Super Eagles manager, Gernot Rohr, has claimed that tactical shake-up paid dividends as they beat Iceland 2-0 in Volgograd, Russia on Friday.

APC rules out crisis in national convention

The Sub-Committee on Monitoring, Coordination and Compliance of the All Progressives Congress (APC) Convention Committee, has allayed fears that the convention, scheduled holding on Saturday, would be marred by crisis.