The journey back for Andy Murray is still unknown. Despite a title on his return to Queens Club with Feliciano Lopez, a good run with Serena in mixed doubles, some hard fought wins in Asia and topping off an emotionally driven season with a title in Antwerp there are still a lot of unanswered questions which we may get answers to in 2020. The question is, how much tennis will Andy play and will he want to play? He was told by his surgeon in his Amazon Prime documentary that if he played seven more years of tennis there is … Continue reading Entering the unknown; what Andy Murray’s schedule could look like in 2020!
Throughout his career, Andy Murray has never backed down from a challenge. Early on in his career he was doubted physically, mentally and slated in the press. When he faced adversity he always came through strong. Any doubts have always been quashed. He has always come through obstacles and has battled at the very top of mens tennis consistently in one of the most brutal era’s. In the Resurfacing documentary on Amazon Prime we heard from his family, his team (Mark Bender, Matt Little, Shane Annun & Jamie Murray) and former coaches (Mark Petchey, Brad Gilbert, Amelie Mauresmo & Ivan … Continue reading Andy Murray Resurfacing documentary emphasis the Brit’s unmatched determination!
It is quite incredible that for 15 of the last 16 years the year end world number one ranking has been held by Federer, Djokovic or Nadal with all three holding it five times. There have been standout years for all three players when they have finished the year as number one but one year stands out the most to me and that is 2016. 2016 was the year Andy Murray finished the year as world number one. Federer missed quite a bit of tennis that year injured but Rafa and Novak still won big. Djokovic won in Melbourne, Indian … Continue reading Between them, Federer, Djokovic & Nadal have ended the year No.1 for 15 of the last 16 years but surely Andy’s 2016 was the standout?
Four weeks of formidable tennis have come to an end for Andy Murray. His season isn’t over yet as he is expected to take part in the Davis Cup Finals which begin on the 18th of November but will be heading back home now after a successful return to the ATP tour. With his Wife Kim expected to give birth this week this meant his season would end in Antwerp despite the offer of a wildcard into the ATP 500 event in Vienna. You can only look at these four weeks as positive and this run to the title was … Continue reading Determination, Tears & Heart! Andy Murray ends his four week schedule with title No.46
Andy Murray has come through his first round meeting with Kimmer Coppejans pretty unscathed. The former world number one had to battle hard on route to a 6-4 7-6 victory against the Belgian in front of home support. Andy took an early lead in the match finding himself 3-0 up after just 9 minutes on court but Coppejans remained in contention. The Belgian tried most of the time to get into that inside-out forehand position did get quite a lot of joy off the shot and found the break back. Murray wasn’t at his best, his serve didn’t stand up … Continue reading Andy Murray 6-4 7-6 Kimmer Coppejans; Brit battles hard against local favourite and sets out intentions for the rest of 2019
Andy Murray will be coming home from China on what has to be described as a successful trip. His ranking has gone from 503 to top 250 in the world and has spent an impressive 17 hours, 38 minutes and 21 seconds on court in seven matches averaging 2 hours and 31 minutes on court for each match. This is a big positive from the three weeks. The main purpose was to gain match fitness, test himself and win matches and to get deep as he did against some very good players is a positive sign. Zhuhai 6-3 6-7 6-1 … Continue reading A successful trip to China; 17 hours & 38 minutes of tennis 🎾 Big improvements ✅ Antwerp 🇧🇪 where after? 🗺
Former finalist Andy Murray and former champion Kim Clijsters will be playing at the Australian Open in January. Kim Clijsters will be using a wildcard for the event which is believed to be her first tournament in what will be her return to tennis. There is noise suggesting she could play in Adelaide at the beginning of the year but not confirmed. I’m not too sure how Andy Murray gets into the draw yet for the Australian Open. There is a possibility when the entrants lists are published in December he go in on ranking. He will need to be … Continue reading Andy Murray and Kim Clijsters confirmed to play at the Australian Open