Andy Murray is ready to withdraw from the ATP World Tour Finals in London for the second time in three years in order to give himself extra preparation for Great Britain’s first Davis Cup final for 79 years against Belgium.
Britain, who won the last of their nine Davis Cup titles in 1936, made their first final since 1978 with victory over Australia in Glasgow thanks to Murray’s 7-5, 6-3, 6-2 win over Tomic in Sunday’s first reverse singles.
Great Britain captain Leon Smith hailed the commitment of Andy Murray as his top player considers missing the Barclays ATP Tour finals to help prepare for the Davis Cup final. The 28-year-old duly delivered his third point of the match, beating Tomic 7-5, 6-2, 6-2 in Glasgow.
However, Murray recovered and with Tomic serving to send the set into a tie-break, the Brit found himself with three set points. Their only previous appearance was in 1904, when a 3-2 win over France gave them the chance to challenge the defending champions, the British Isles, in...
Andy Murray was sent packing at the fourth round of the US Open, his earliest Grand Slam exit in five years, while 17-time major victor Roger Federer of Switzerland reached the quarterfinals on Monday.
If Andy Murray hadn’t recovered from his five-set, second-round marathon against Adrian Mannarino on his off day from competition, the Scot showed he had made sufficient progress in his relatively breezy third round affair against Brazil’s Thomaz Bellucci late on...
Trailing 5-2 in the deciding set after also being 4-1 down in the second, Murray, who rose to number two in the world rankings on Monday, dug deep into his resources to rally for a victory that sets up a quarter-final against Richard Gasquet.