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  • Murray Battles Past Tomic into Aussie Open Quarter Finals

    British Number One Andy Murray battled past Bernard Tomic and the home crowd to book a place in the quarter-finals of the Australian Open after a closely fought 6-4 6-4 7-6(4) victory on the Rod Laver Arena. Murray broke three times in the first set, twice in the second and once in the third, and

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    Murray Survives Sousa Test to Reach Last 16 in Melbourne

    British Number One Andy Murray joined Johanna Konta in the second week of the first Grand Slam of the year with a hard fought 6-2 3-6 6-2 6-2 victory over Portuguese 32nd seed Joao Sousa, after his frustration threatened to get the better of him in the third round clash. Murray’s second set wobble coincided

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  • Murray Produces Astonishing Display vs Groth

    Andy Murray produced a simply astonishing match of tennis against serve-and-volleyer Sam Groth of Australia to ease through into the third round of the Australian Open, reading the Australian’s game like a book to clinch a 6-0 6-4 6-1 victory. The win sets up a third round match against 32nd seed Joao Sousa, a match

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  • Murray Cruises Through First Round Tie

    Andy Murray this morning became the only male remaining in the Australian Open Singles Draw after a routine 6-1 6-2 6-3 victory over young German Alexander Zverev, with Kyle Edmund, Aljaz Bedene and Dan Evans all falling at the first hurdle. Hopes once again rest solely with Murray in the Men’s draw, after the 28-year-old

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  • Evans and Bedene in First Round Defeats

    Brits Dan Evans and Aljaz Bedene were unable to make any real impact on the Australian Open main draw, as both players succumbed to straight sets defeats at the hands of seeded opponents in the first round earlier this morning. Evans, having impressed during three qualifying matches to reach the main draw, had been pitted

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  • Kyle Cramps Up Through Five Set Defeat

    Kyle Edmund again was victim of his own body in a five-set thriller against Bosnian Damir Dzumhur. Cramp set in during the third set, and despite the Brit taking a 2-1 lead thereafter, the Bosnian took full advantage of the Brit’s lack of mobility to take a five-set victory in the first round of the

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  • Evans Qualifies for Australian Open; Gets Lopez

    The phrase ‘the luck of the draw’ couldn’t be more apt for Dan Evans in Australia today: having defeated final qualifying round opponent Bjorn Fratangelo 7-5 4-6 6-0 to reach the main draw of the Australian Open for the first time, the Brit was drawn against 18th seed Feliciano Lopez. Meanwhile Fratangelo snuck in as

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  • Evans One Win Away; Ward Out of Australian Open

    Dan Evans took the scenic route to victory over Israel’s Amir Weintraub to set up a final qualifying clash with Bjorn Frantangelo at the Australian Open qualifying event, while fellow Brit James Ward was defeated in straight sets by Dennis Novikov, 6-4 7-5. Evans served 6 aces but 13 double faults, and 40 winners against

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    Evans Shocks Vanni; Broady to Face Lim

    British Number Five Dan Evans took out the top seed in qualifying, Italian Luca Vanni, in straight sets overnight as he bids to reach his first ever Australian Open main draw. James Ward also won, while Brydan Klein was defeated and Naomi Broady found out her potential passage through the qualifying draw. Evans improved his

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  • Ward, Evans and Klein in Australian Open Qualifying

    James Ward, Dan Evans and Brydan Klein all discovered their routes to the main draw of the Australian Open earlier today, with the standout first qualifying round match being Evans against the top seed in qualifying, Luca Vanni. You can check out the full draw here. Vanni, who was defeated in three sets by Aljaz

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