Tag : Andy Murray

Tennis 2017: The changing of the guard?

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Here we go again then. After an off-season that feels shorter than the Football League, and with no shortage of intrigue within the sport while there’s been no competitive play, the tennis season has begun. This week, tournaments around the world including two in Brisbane and the annual Hopman Cup … Read More

Murray completes perfect year with Sports Personality accolade

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Andy Murray, who this year became world number 1 for the first time in his career, capped a magical twelve months with yet another victory at the BBC Sports Personality of the Year awards. Murray, who tonight is celebrating his third gong in the main category in four years, also … Read More

Sports Personality of the Year 2016 – Murray to cap perfect year?

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Ahead of the ceremony to announce BBC Sports Personality of the Year on Sunday night, The Gryphon Sport Editors James Felton, John Gibby and Luke Etheridge along with regular writer Ryan Wan give their thoughts on who will, or should, take home the spoils with their own ‘top threes’. James Felton … Read More

British tennis is on the up

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As sport fans in Britain we are used to disappointment. It’s an expectation so engrained in us from a young age that there’s a certain sense of inevitability whenever we lose a penalty shoot-out, or participate in any Rugby World Cup that isn’t 2003. For the last few decades no … Read More

Djokovic dethroned by Murray

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For the first time since the ATP tour rankings was established in 1973, a male British tennis player sits as the world number one: he could not be more deserving of this monumental achievement. Andy Murray, in overtaking his great friend and rival Novak Djokovic, has truly cemented himself as … Read More

Murray keen to right wrongs in Melbourne

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THE semi-finals of the first Grand Slam of the year are now upon us, with British No.1 Andy Murray still in the hunt for a maiden Australian Open title, having fallen at the final hurdle on four previous occasions. However, if the Scot wants to exorcise his demons, he will … Read More

2015 – A Look at the Good and Bad for Sport

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2015 has been yet another eventful year in sport. The Gryphon looks at who’s had a successful year, and who’s had one to forget. Good year for: Footballing teams of the Home Nations Wales, Ireland, England and Northern Ireland all had impressive qualification campaigns for Euro 2016 and will appear … Read More

Murray Master Class Steers Great Britain to Davis Cup Glory

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ANDY Murray has once again written his name into the history books of British tennis as he led his nation to their first David Cup title since 1936, a time when King Edward VIII was still sitting comfortably on the throne. In doing so, Murray became only the fourth player … Read More

Britain into Davis Cup Semis as Murray digs deep

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ANDY Murray grounded out a hard-fought victory over France’s Giles Simon in an enthralling four-set match which saw Britain reach the semi-final of the Davis Cup for the first time in 34 years. The British number one battled back from a set down to win 4-6 7-6 (7-5) 6-3 6-0 on a … Read More

Murray knocked out in Wimbledon Semi-Finals

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The Semi-Finals of Wimbledon 2015 proved to be one of the most entertaining in years, with some truly scintillating tennis on display in all four matches. However, it was to be the last match in the tournament for British hopeful Andy Murray, whose impressive campaign was cut short by a … Read More