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  Andrew Murray - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Andrew Murray, often spelt Andrew Moray, key military and political leader of the Scots during the Scottish Wars of Independence
Sir Andrew Murray, the son of the above, Guardian of Scotland in 1332 and again from 1335 to 1338; leader against the English during the Second Scottish War of Independence
Andrew Murray (minister) (1828–1917), South African minister of religion, missionary, and author
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 Andrew Murray (tennis player) - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Andrew "Andy" Murray (born 15 May 1987 in Glasgow, Scotland), is a Scottish tennis player, notable for his frequent outbursts of passion and natural talent.
Murray and David Sherwood produced a surprise win over the Israeli doubles team, who at the time were the World number eight pairing and had reached the Wimbledon semi-final in 2003.
Murray's run in Wimbledon 2005 came to an end when he was beaten by David Nalbandian after leading by two sets to love, but he showed visible signs of fatigue in the fourth and fifth sets.
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 Andy Murray / Tennis Website | News & Forum - MurraysWorld.com
Andy Murray says he will be the underdog in his US Open third-round clash with Chilean 10th seed Fernando Gonzalez, which is set for Sunday.
Murray's display of controlled fury delighted his coach Brad Gilbert and convinced the American that he is fast developing McEnroe's knack of getting mad, then getting even.
A poor second followed and Murray was in trouble at a break down in the third, but he recovered and withstood a Kendrick fightback to seal the win.
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ANDREW MURRAY: Yeah, I was trying to throw it at her, actually, just to shut her up because she was making so much noise the whole match (laughter).
She was obviously a tennis player, and then she's been the Scottish national tennis coach for six, seven years.
ANDREW MURRAY: I think -- everybody seems to think that all British players are going to be good on grass but they don't realize we don't really practice on it until two or three weeks around Wimbledon time.
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 Andy Murray tennis player tickets   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-02)
Murray is the youngest British player in the Open era to capture an ATP title and joins a distinguished roll call of previous winners including John McEnroe, Stefan Edberg, Michael Chang and Andre Agassi.
Murray's first game was against George Bastl of Switzerland in the first round at Wimbledon.
Murray has won in straight sets, 6 - 4, 6 - 2, 6 - 2 on his debut in a major.
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The point here though is we’ve got the opportunity to bring tennis into schools and we've also got a different type of person that we're trying to bring in to the game and that is going to be crucial because instead of calling tournaments tournaments, we'll call them 'slams' and it's about quickfire team competitions.
Andrew Murray is the rising star of British tennis.
Murray himself has been critical of the British Federation recently, saying they hindered the development of his elder brother Jamie.
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 Andy Murray Biography
Tennis player, Andrew Murray was born on 15 May 1987 in Dunblane.
In September 2004 Andrew Murray won the junior men's singles title at the US Open and went on to becaome the 2004 BBC Young Sports Personality of the Year.
With the win, Andy Murray, at the age of 18 years and 9 months became the fourth youngest tennis player to win an ATP Open - ahead of Federer and only older than Hewitt, Borg and Nadal.
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 Scotsman.com Sport - Andrew Murray - Murray picks up player of year award despite criticism   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-02)
ANDY Murray has been named player of the year in the Lawn Tennis Association awards, just a matter of days after he accused the governing body of 'ruining' the career of his brother Jamie.
Murray believes his older brother's world ranking of 896th is a poor reflection of the potential he showed several years ago.
As the governing body of British tennis, the LTA provides the funding and expertise at the grassroots of the game, but Murray believes it was unable to give his brother the right support in his early teens.
sport.scotsman.com /topics.cfm?tid=1308&id=2361942005   (618 words)

 The Social Affairs Unit - Web Review: Incivility on the tennis court: Theodore Dalrymple finds parallels between the ...
Tennis, which is a comparatively civilised sport, offers us another example of loss of control, apparently brought about by passion and controlled aggression.
Shouting and screaming is not an intrinsic part of watching tennis (though Mr Draper would no doubt claim that it was), a fact that could easily be verified by comparing the conduct of the crowd thirty years ago with the conduct of the crowd last year.
Federer, certainly the greatest tennis player of our time and quite possibly all time, curbed the occasional petulance of his younger self as a necessary part of becoming the player he is today.
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 Andy Murray / Biography - MurraysWorld.com
Andrew (Andy) Murray (born 15 May 1987) is a Scottish tennis player born in Dunblane, Perthshire, Scotland.
In 1996, aged 8, he survived the Dunblane Massacre, in which 16 children and their teacher were killed at his primary school.
Murray hid in the headmaster's office as the massacre occurred.
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 The Scotsman - Sport - Murray's chance to make history   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-02)
ANDREW Murray could become the youngest tennis player ever to play a Davis Cup fixture for Great Britain if he is picked by captain Jeremy Bates to take part in next month’s World Group play-off fixture against Austria in Portschach.
The player’s own camp is not expecting him to play but his mother Judy, the soon-to-be former senior coach for Tennis Scotland, believes that even to be included in a squad which also comprises Rusedski, Tim Henman and Alex Bogdanovic is just reward for his comeback after a serious knee injury.
Murray’s contract with Tennis Scotland expires in October, and she has decided not to renew it following what she declares is a lack of support at a time of great promise for the sport in Scotland.
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 Pro Tennis Fan: Andy Murray   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-02)
This is Murray's opportunity to really declare himself as a comer and with all the hometown support (despite the World Cup debacle, which has escalated quite ridiculously; nice to see non-Americans acting the fool), this is his best shot to date--no matter what he says about his game being more suited to other surfaces.
If Andy Murray were an American or maybe a Spaniard, he would be allowed to be what he is: the best 18-year-old tennis player in the world, a young gun with a nice game, a good head, and a solid chance to be a top pro.
Andrew Murray and his brother Jamie are considering teaming up to compete in the men's doubles at Wimbledon next summer, a move which would delight the All England Club as much as it might cause unease at the Lawn Tennis Association...
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 Andrew Murray, A New Wimbledon Legend in the Making   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-02)
Currently world number 21 Andy Murray has recently teamed up with coach Brad Gilbert and the pair revealed that their long-term plan is to have Andy replace Federer in the number one slot.
Andrew Murray, born 15th May 1987 in Dunblane, Perthshire, Scotland is 6ft 2in tall, is a right-handed player and is brimming with confidence.
The youngest son of former Scottish national coach Judy Murray, he was awarded the 2004 BBC Young Sports Personality of the Year Award after being named the LTA's Young Player of the Year for the second time.
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 Murray stuns Roddick
British teenager Andrew Murray pulled off the biggest win of his career when he upset top seed Andy Roddick 7-5, 7-5 to reach the SAP Open final on Saturday.
Murray finally broke Roddick to lead 6-5 when the American made a forehand error and won the set with a gorgeous forehand crosscourt winner.
Murray held serve and then struck a glorious passing shot on the way to another break.
www.rediff.com /sports/2006/feb/19tennis.htm   (624 words)

 Wimbledon Fan :: All things tennis...
Murray advanced through the second round of the Belgian challenger in straight sets against Gregory Carraz but a hamstring injury aided Xavier Mallisse in his defeat of Murray in the third.
Andy Murray has been in his first ever final of an ATP event and he played the person who many people consider to be the best man on the circuit, Roger Federer.
Murray has also achieved his personal goal set at the beginning of the year which was to break into the top 100 by the end of it.
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 CNNSI.com - Tennis - Week at a glance - Thursday December 30, 1999 03:46 PM
Laver is the only player to have won the Grand Slam twice, capturing all four major titles in 1962 as an amateur and again in 1969 as a professional.
Andrew won the Boys' 12 title at the Junior Orange Bowl International Tennis Championships in Key Biscayne, Florida, defeating Thomas Piskacek of the Czech Republic 6-4, 6-1.
Their mother, Judy, is a former junior tennis champion, and Andrew earlier this year won the 12s indoor crown at Auray, France, and the Aguen International in France.
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Murray is heading for the top 50 this year.
Murray is likely to remain as British number one for several more weeks at least.
So, whereas Murray will be aiming to be ranked inside the top 32 in the world by the time of the French Open in May so that he can be seeded at a Grand Slam for the first time, Henman could by then have dropped outside the top 50.
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 britishtennis.com - US Open: Murray wins boys title
Andrew Murray became the first British tennis player to win the US Open boys title as he crushed his Ukranian opponent Sergei Stakhovsky 6-4 6-2 in the final.
Andrew has already shown great strength of character as a survivor of the Dunblane school massacre in 1996 where 16 fellow pupils and a teacher were shot and killed by lone gunman Thomas Hamilton who then turned the gun on himself.
Andrew survived by hiding in the headmaster's office.
www.britishtennis.com /news/archive/2004/2004-09-12-2.shtml   (364 words)

 BBC SPORT | Tennis | What next for British tennis?
Draper, a former junior international rugby league and tennis player, has already declared his determination to recruit the right candidates to work alongside him.
Draper is keen to usher in a new era at the LTA but with no senior player ranked above 40, male or female, and just two juniors inside the world's top 100, he may not find an instant solution to a deep-rooted problem.
Murray, who has backed Draper's initial changes, continues his global search for a new coach after splitting from his British mentor Mark Petchey.
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 Andrew Murray sets up surprise final with Federer
The Thai player with the spiked hairdo and the crowd firmly on his side looked an easy winner and a certainty to progress to the final of the Thailand Open.
Murray has faced Federer on occasion, but has yet to be on the winning side.
That having been said it would be fitting if the next big thing in men's tennis was to bring to the end a winning run which has seen many experts describe Federer as possibly the finest tennis player of all time.
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 Scotland on Sunday - Sport - Other Sport - Murray inspires a tennis revival   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-02)
The current level of interest in tennis in Scotland is unprecedented and nor, thanks to Murray and his famous Attitude, is it seen as a predominately middle-class sport as typified by Middle Englander T Henman.
The interest in tennis here is unprecedented and it is amazing to think that when the next Davis Cup tie is played here, there will be a good chance that the majority of the team will be made up of Scots.
Murray's televised winning run in Bangkok brought out the early birds among the members at David Lloyd Renfrew, says Stuart Carr, one of the tennis coaches there.
scotlandonsunday.scotsman.com /othersport.cfm?id=2062462005   (1158 words)

 BBC SPORT | Tennis | McEnroe tips Murray for top spot
Murray has risen from outside the top 400 to 70 in the world while Henman has had his worst season for many years.
Murray's remarkable breakthrough season ended with defeat at the hands of Chile's Fernando Gonzalez in the Swiss Indoors.
"I won against a couple of very good players in Robby Ginepri - who had just been to the semis of the US Open - and Paradorn Srichaphan - in the city where he was born - and then to play against Federer in the final was very special," he told the BBC.
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 Alan Mackin, Andrew Murray, David Sherwood, TENNIS - CBS SportsLine.com
LONDON -- Andrew Murray was named Tuesday in Britain's Davis Cup squad to play Switzerland in next month's world group playoff.
Britain's captain Jeremy Bates named Murray, who came to prominence when he reached the third round of Wimbledon this year as a 312th-ranked wild card, Greg Rusedski, David Sherwood and Alan Mackin.
Murray became Britain's youngest-ever Davis Cup player when he was part of Britain's 3-2 win over Israel in a second-round Euro/Africa Group I tie in March.
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 MURRAY PLAYS DOWN WIMBLEDON HYPE: Sporting Life - Tennis | Andy Murray, Roger Federer, Tim Henman, US Open at Flushing ...
But Murray, who has been troubled by back and Achilles tendon injuries recently, confessed his enthusiasm for competing at the world's most prestigious grasscourt championships was tempered by concerns over the inevitable attention.
Murray has enjoyed contrasting fortunes so far this year as he won a first ATP Tour title when he came from a set down to beat Lleyton Hewitt at San Jose in February.
And Murray was also the victim of a surprise quarter-final exit at the Red Letter Days Open in Nottingham when he was beaten 6-7 6-4 1-6 by Italian Andreas Seppi.
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 Sport | New British hope could make tennis cool
Andrew Murray, the 18-year-old tennis player who this week became Britain's new hope, could bring new, trendier brands to the game, marketing experts believe.
Murray, whose victory at Wimbledon yesterday delighted tennis fans disappointed yet again by Tim Henman's early exit, is already sponsored by soft drinks company Robinsons and tennis clothing brand Fred Perry.
Murray may find some younger brand because he has more on-court presence, which Tim doesn't have," said Andrew Dwyer, a director of sports marketing agency GEM Group.
sport.guardian.co.uk /print/0,3858,5223873-108554,00.html   (316 words)

 Scotsman.com News - The Eligibles 2004 - Top 50 men - 7 Andrew Murray   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-02)
The son of the Scottish national tennis coach and former pro Judy Murray, Andrew has been playing since he was three.
Although his mother says he “wasn’t very good” to start off, Andrew now has a slew of junior titles to his name, made his Wimbledon debut when he was just 15, and this year won the US Open Juniors (previous holders of which include Pat Cash and Stefan Edberg).
The teenager, who turned down the chance to train with Rangers to focus on his tennis, was picked to represent Great Britain at the Davis Cup in Austria in September.
news.scotsman.com /topics.cfm?tid=1215&id=1300782004   (330 words)

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