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We Once Found Him Flawed

Wimbledon, Final (2) Murray d. (1) Djokovic, 6/4 7/5 6/4 Andy Murray has defeated Novak Djokovic in straight sets to claim the 2013 edition of Wimbledon, concluding a stretch of nearly eight decades in which the British furiously awaited their … Continue reading


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Some Kind of Madness

The second Monday at Wimbledon is, by the reckoning of many, the single finest day of men’s tennis on the annual calendar, a status reflected in the apparently irresistible urge to append an alliterative descriptor to it. It has been … Continue reading


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A Cautious Soul

Houston, Final Murray / Peers d. (1) Bryan / Bryan, 1/6 7/6 12-10 (5) Isner d. (1) Almagro, 6/3 7/5 ‘Jamie Murray, by far the less heralded of the Murray brothers, helps upset the most heralded brothers in the sport … Continue reading

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A Different Kind Of Drama

 Miami Masters, Final (2) Murray d. (3) Ferrer, 2/6 6/4 7/6 Andy Murray has won the Miami Masters 1000 title, in the process claiming his first trophy at this level in about eighteen months, reclaiming the number two spot from … Continue reading


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Private Universe

Miami Masters, Quarterfinals (2) Murray d. (9) Cilic, 6/4 6/3 (8) Gasquet d. (4) Berdych, 6/3 6/3 The fourth and last quarterfinal at the Miami Masters 1000 was, for non-partisan interests, undoubtedly the most anticipated of the lot. Tomas Berdych is ranked … Continue reading


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The Elusive Billy Bye

Andy Murray tomorrow plays his third promising youngster in a row. He’ll face Grigor Dimitrov in a widely anticipated Stadium Court encounter. The last time they met was in the Brisbane final in January (the heat and humidity will thus seem familiar). Yesterday … Continue reading


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Feathery Derangement

Indian Wells, Quarterfinals (1) Djokovic d. (8) Tsonga, 6/3 6/1 (7) del Potro d. (3) Murray, 6/7 6/3 6/1 Idle hopes that the second pair of Indian Wells quarterfinals would prove more interesting than the first grew forlorn after today’s … Continue reading


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Enough is Enough

Australian Open, Final (1) Djokovic d. (3) Murray, 6/7 7/6 6/3 6/2 Novak Djokovic defeated Andy Murray in the last match of the 2013 Australian Open, historically the match a fellow must win in order to be proclaimed champion. Given … Continue reading


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Waxing Eulogistic

Australian Open, Semifinal (3) Murray d. (2) Federer, 6/4 6/7 6/3 6/7 6/2 Thirteen hours have passed since a superb Andy Murray won the second men’s semifinal at the Australian Open, which it turns out is more than enough time … Continue reading


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Winning Slowly Fast

Australian Open, Quarterfinals  (1) Djokovic d. (5) Berdych, 6/1 4/6 6/1 6/2 (2) Federer d. (7) Tsonga, 7/6 4/6 7/6 3/6 6/3 (3) Murray d. Chardy, 6/4 6/1 6/2 (4) Ferrer d. (10) Almagro, 4/6 4/6 7/5 7/6 6/2 Four … Continue reading


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