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Andy Murray: Britain’s three-time Grand Slam winner ready to be considered a singles player again

Andy Murray: Britain’s three-time Grand Slam winner ready to be considered a singles player again

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Andy Murray does not tend to sugar coat his answers.He accepts there are reasons to be cheerful after his 6-4 6-4 defeat by Richard Gasquet in Cincinnati, but admits he is "quite far away from where I would like to be".That is to be expected after just two weeks of dedicated practice before his first singles match for seven months. Murray will only play doubles in New York, when the US Open gets under way in a fortnight. But you can now consider him a singles player above all else once again. A singles player who expects to be back in his peak physical condition in January: 12 months after the second operation on his right hip. "I think nine to 12 months after the operation is when I would e...
Transfer deadline day: Romelu Lukaku, David Luiz, Paulo Dybala, Wilfried Zaha, Andy Carroll

Transfer deadline day: Romelu Lukaku, David Luiz, Paulo Dybala, Wilfried Zaha, Andy Carroll

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Media playback is not supported on this device Transfer deadline day was back with a bang.High-profile names switching clubs, big bucks being exchanged, transfers breaking down and a hashtag demanding the sacking of a high-profile chief executive meant the final day of the Premier League summer transfer window proved rather entertaining.Here are five of the biggest talking points of the final day of wheeling and dealing until January... Done deals: Check out all the deadline day transfersWhy did Arsenal want David Luiz?Transfer deadline day often throws up a deal which...
Boxing news: Anthony Joshua uploads remarkable mini-documentary talking through Andy Ruiz Jr defeat

Boxing news: Anthony Joshua uploads remarkable mini-documentary talking through Andy Ruiz Jr defeat

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Anthony Joshua has uploaded a remarkable mini-documentary to his YouTube channel, reliving his first career defeat. Britain’s former unified heavyweight champion was dethroned by Andy Ruiz Jr in a massive upset last month, but believes he can rectify this in an immediate rematch. [embedded content] AJ’s 16-minute video shows new footage from his training camp, as he insists he had no problems leading up to the bout. It then runs through his knockout loss, with him narrating over each part of it to give an insight into what was going through his head at the time. getty Ruiz knocked Joshua down four times, causing a seventh-round stoppage At the conclusion, Joshua declares: “True failure is in quitting, I don’t think you should give up when you meet a
Andy Murray & Serena Williams win mixed doubles after Briton’s defeat with Pierre-Hugues Herbert

Andy Murray & Serena Williams win mixed doubles after Briton’s defeat with Pierre-Hugues Herbert

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Media playback is not supported on this device Wimbledon 2019 on the BBCVenue: All England Club Dates: 1-14 JulyCoverage: Live across BBC TV, radio and online with extensive coverage on BBC iPlayer, Red Button, Connected TVs and mobile app. Full detailsAndy Murray and Serena Williams began their blockbuster partnership with a confident win in the Wimbledon mixed doubles on a buzzing Centre Court.Britain's Murray and American Williams eased to a 6-4 6-1 win over unseeded Andreas Mies and Alexa Guarachi.The high-profile pair had too much quality for their battling opponents and will meet 1...
Andy Murray makes winning return in doubles at Queen’s

Andy Murray makes winning return in doubles at Queen’s

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Media playback is not supported on this device Britain's Andy Murray came through his first match since a career-saving hip operation with an impressive victory in the Queen's doubles.Murray, 32, was seemingly set for retirement before having his hip resurfaced in January.Five months later the Scot was back on court alongside Spain's Feliciano Lopez at the Fever-Tree Championships. The pair won 7-6 (7-5) 6-3 against Colombian top seeds Robert Farah and Juan Sebastian Cabal."It was brilliant. I enjoyed it a lot," Murray told BBC Sport. "I was a bit slow at the beginning...