Remember when the Roger Federer v. Rafael Nadal rivalry—featuring a contrast of styles, eight Grand Slam final matchups, and, according to some, maybe the greatest tennis match of all time—was going to eat tennis and shut out any other would be champions for a decade plus? That era feels like a distant memory, thanks…
The loudest burst from the stands in Flushing Meadows last night came just before the third-set tiebreaker, when a stadium full mostly of Americans shouted An-Dee Murr-Eee clap clap clap-clap-clap for the Brit just minutes after he laid a vulgar, impassioned speech to the chair umpire about how upset he was that his…
Novak Djokovic will enter the French Open undefeated on clay this year after a 6-4, 6-3 win over Roger Federer in the Italian Open final on Sunday. Djokovic is now the winner of 19 of the last 41 Masters tournaments, and has won his last 22 matches.
Andy Murray breezed past Rafael Nadal 6-3, 6-2 to win the Madrid Open on Sunday. The win is Murray’s first Masters win on clay, as well as his first win over Nadal on the surface.
Wimbledon defending champion and Britain's great hope Andy Murray was defeated by Bulgarian Grigor Dimitrov in straight sets Wednesday. A nation sneers.
Via Grantland, a delightful tale of a tennis superstar's mother's sardonic quest for enlightenment. War is over if you want it, but Twitter beef is forever.
So, who had Stan Wawrinka in straight sets, 6-4, 6-3, 6-2 over defending U.S. Open champion Andy Murray? That's what just happened.
Here's a pretty cool image from the front page wrap of the British daily The Times and a glimpse into what it's like to be Andy Murray right now.
Cooper and, particularly, Butler really lose themselves in their roles on the set of Wimblebros, the sequel to the critically acclaimed Laker Bros.
Andy Murray ended a 77-year drought at Wimbledon, becoming the first British man to win the tournament since Fred Perry in 1936, with a straight-set victory over Novak Djokovic.
It took coming back from a first-set tiebreak loss and a roof-closing delay, but Andy Murray is advancing to the Wimbledon final yet again after defeating Jerzy Janowicz 6-7, 6-4, 6-4, 6-3.
Former professional tennis player and all-world manly man—as in sex-with-ladies manly man—Justin Gimelstob is at it again (here, "at it again" is open to interpretation, but most likely means "reminding you he is a thing that exists"). Gimelstob is currently an announcer for the Tennis Channel and last night tweeted…
Last night Andy Murry and Novak Djokovic played a 4 hour, 54 minute match, tied for the longest U.S. Open men's final ever. It was a gem. CBS scheduled the Monday match in the 4 p.m. slot to ensure tennis wouldn't bump into its primetime lineup. That didn't work. The nearly unprecedented match stretched more than an…
Sean Connery is watching the Novak Djokovic-Andy Murray U.S. Open men's final at Arthur Ashe Stadium this afternoon. Connery has been out in New York all weekend rooting hard for Murray, a fellow Scotsman. And after Murray won a point in that delirious first set of today's match? You're the man now, dog.
Hey, it's time for a fifth straight U.S. Open men's final. Hopefully you're watching at work. Novak Djokovic is gunning for his second Grand Slam of the year; Andy Murray, fresh off Olympic gold, is going for his first. It'll be a battle of defense v. defense. Let's watch. Drop your thoughts in Kinja below.
This comes via the Twitter account of Maggie May Murray, the Border Terrier of Olympic tennis champ Andy Murray. (Or maybe it's actually Murray's human girlfriend running the account.) That's Maggie May, rocking the singles gold. Rusty is stuck with the mixed doubles silver, because whether it's children or pets, you…
Great Britain's gold medal brigade continued today as Andy Murray, who just four weeks ago was thrashed on Centre Court by Roger Federer, defeated Fed in straight sets 6-2, 6-1, 6-4.