Andy Murray receives knighthood from Prince Charles

Tennis 05/16/19, 14:34

Two-time Wimbledon champion Andy Murray received his knighthood from Prince Charles on Thursday, more than two years after he was awarded the honor by Queen Elizabeth II.Murray was dubbed by the Prince of Wales during a ceremony at Buckingham Palace, in recognition of his services to tennis and charity.The knighthood ...

Ferrer’s career comes to an end with loss in Madrid

Tennis 05/08/19, 17:03

David Ferrer's career came to an end with a 6-4, 6-1 loss to Alexander Zverev in the second round at the Madrid Open on Wednesday.The 37-year-old Spaniard had announced earlier that this would be his last tournament because he didn't feel he was fit enough to keep competing at a ...

Andy Murray upbeat after hip surgery, hopes to play again

Tennis 03/06/19, 11:07

Andy Murray says he is pain-free after hip surgery but likely won't play at Wimbledon.Murray tells the BBC in an interview he wants to continue playing but the surgeons "couldn't give me any guarantees."The three-time Grand Slam champion says "I don't feel any pressure to come back. If it allows ...

Murray’s mother says former Wimbledon champ could play again

Tennis 02/21/19, 09:17

Andy Murray is currently recovering from his hip surgery, and his mother thinks the two-time Wimbledon champion still has a chance of making a return.Murray announced last month at the Australian Open that he would compete in the season's first major but might never be able to play again. He ...

3-time major champion Andy Murray says he had hip operation

Sports 01/29/19, 04:41

Andy Murray did have a second hip operation, after all, getting a metal implant one year after his first procedure on the joint.The three-time major champion posted a message Tuesday on Instagram saying that he had the surgery in London on Monday."Feeling a bit battered and bruised just now," Murray ...

With Bob back, Bryans win in Australia; a lesson for Murray?

Tennis 01/16/19, 06:03

Bob Bryan was four months removed from hip replacement surgery when he joined his twin, Mike, for practice sessions in December in the hopes of reuniting the most successful men's doubles team of tennis' professional era.It felt, Bob jokes now, like some sort of audition to earn back his old ...

Djokovic’s start may follow Murray’s finale at Aussie Open

Tennis 01/13/19, 02:24

Novak Djokovic knows there's a chance he may not have played his opening match at the Australian Open before Andy Murray is out of the tournament. Perhaps even finished on the tour.Their careers have long been intertwined. They're both 31 and have birthdays a week apart in May, and they've ...

Nadal: Murray will be a big loss, but the game goes on

Sports 01/12/19, 01:02

Rafael Nadal knew it was inevitable that sooner or later the Big Four would become the Big Three.That Andy Murray is the first of the long-time leading four in men's tennis to signal the end of his career is something Nadal has to keep in perspective.The No. 2-ranked Nadal enters ...

Andy Murray ensconced as British sporting icon

Tennis 01/11/19, 07:44

The outpouring of sadness and respect in Britain over the news of Andy Murray's imminent retirement makes it easy to forget the emotional barrier that existed for so long between the tennis great and sports fans in his own country.Grumpy, sulky, petulant, cold. That was the initial view toward Murray, ...

Tearful Murray: Australian Open could be his last tournament

Tennis 01/10/19, 19:42

A tearful Andy Murray says the Australian Open could be his last tournament because of a hip injury that has hampered him for almost two years.The three-time Grand Slam champion says he plans to start his opening match against No. 22-ranked Roberto Bautista Agut at the Australian Open, where he ...

Murray advances in Brisbane in latest comeback from injury

Tennis 01/01/19, 01:18

Andy Murray doesn't know how long his latest comeback can last, so he's planning on making the most of it.The 31-year-old Murray returned to competitive tennis for the first time since September and gradually warmed into it, going on a late roll to take the last four games in a ...

All top players set for Australian Open in January

Tennis 12/04/18, 20:31

Australian Open officials say the world's top 102 women and top 101 men have confirmed they will compete at the first Grand Slam tennis tournament of 2019.World No. 1 Simona Halep heads up the women's field and Novak Djokovic, seeking his record seventh Australian Open title, is the No. 1-ranked ...

Djokovic wins a record fourth Shanghai Masters title

Tennis 10/14/18, 07:25

Novak Djokovic won a record fourth Shanghai Masters title with a 6-3, 6-4 win over 13th-seeded Borna Coric on Sunday.The second-seeded Djokovic has won all four Shanghai finals he's contested in his career (2012, 2013, 2015 and 2018). He previously shared the record of winning three Shanghai titles with Andy ...

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