Murray positive for COVID-19 ahead of Aus Open

Former world No. 1 Andy Murray has tested positive for COVID-19, STV said on Thursday, adding that he is still in good health. The Scottish broadcaster said Murray was self-isolating and still had hopes of competing in the Australian Open next month. However, that could prove difficult with players and officials required to arrive in … Read more Murray positive for COVID-19 ahead of Aus Open

Murray pulls out of Delray to minimize virus risk

Andy Murray has pulled out of the Delray Beach Open to minimize his coronavirus risk as he looks ahead to the Australian Open. The 33-year-old Murray said he was concerned about “the increase in COVID rates and the transatlantic flights involved” with traveling to the Florida tournament that begins Monday. The five-time Australian Open runner-up … Read more Murray pulls out of Delray to minimize virus risk

Murray awarded wildcard for Australian Open

Andy Murray has been awarded a wildcard for February’s Australian Open, tournament director Craig Tiley said on Sunday. The main draw entry for the first Grand Slam of 2021 comes two years after Murray, the five-time runner-up in Melbourne, played what he feared would be his final professional match there, losing in the first round … Read more Murray awarded wildcard for Australian Open

Murray beats British No. 1 Evans on return

Andy Murray defeated British No. 1 Dan Evans in straight sets in his first tennis match since October. Murray, a three-time Grand Slam winner, has been out of action after defeat to Fernando Verdasco. The 33-year-old pulled out of the remainder of the season after inflaming a pelvic injury he had sustained earlier in the … Read more Murray beats British No. 1 Evans on return

Murray praises Rashford, Osaka for social change

Andy Murray has praised US Open champion Naomi Osaka and Manchester United‘s Marcus Rashford for their work in driving social change. Murray spoke in his BBC column on the importance of athletes speaking out and driving change. “In tennis, we saw Naomi Osaka decide she would not play in her Western and Southern Open semifinal … Read more Murray praises Rashford, Osaka for social change

Andy Murray backs compulsory vaccine programme for tennis tournaments | Tennis News – Times of India

LONDON: Andy Murray said Tuesday that tennis players should be required to have a coronavirus vaccination before they are allowed to take part in tournaments. With the 2021 tennis schedule facing inevitable issues with the Covid-19 pandemic, three-time Grand Slam winner Murray hopes the long-awaited vaccine will be available by the spring and that a … Read more Andy Murray backs compulsory vaccine programme for tennis tournaments | Tennis News – Times of India

Lewis Hamilton deserves a  knighthood now, says Wimbledon champ Andy Murray

From one great champion to another, two-time Wimbledon tennis champion Andy Murray has added his support to a growing movement to have newly-crowned seven-time F1 world champion Lewis Hamilton knighted in the New Year Honours. Check out the Crash F1 YouTube channel – CLICK HERE The Mercedes driver lifted the F1 World Championship Drivers’ crown … Read more Lewis Hamilton deserves a  knighthood now, says Wimbledon champ Andy Murray

Murray: Hamilton ‘deserves’ knighthood

Andy Murray has said Lewis Hamilton is deserving of a knighthood but added that he doesn’t believe athletes should be given the award from Queen Elizabeth II. The Times reported that seven-time Formula One champion Hamilton would receive the honour in recognition of his achievements in 2020. 1 Related Hamilton, 35, has moved level with … Read more Murray: Hamilton ‘deserves’ knighthood

Gauff: Murray a ‘great ally’ on diversity

Coco Gauff has said she was inspired by Andy Murray after the former world No. 1 highlighted a lack of Black, Asian and minority ethnic (BAME) board members at the Lawn Tennis Association and All England Club. Murray posted a screenshot on Instagram of an interview in which 1996 Wimbledon finalist MaliVai Washington points out … Read more Gauff: Murray a ‘great ally’ on diversity

Murray suffers injury setback, out of Cologne

Andy Murray has suffered another injury setback and has pulled out of this week’s ATP Tour event in Germany due to a lingering pelvic problem, raising doubts over his participation for the remainder of the year. The former world No. 1 returned from a second hip surgery in January 2019 to win the Antwerp title … Read more Murray suffers injury setback, out of Cologne