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How Andy Murray eats to beat Novak Djokovic

At first glance, they are like two peas in a pod. Andy 
Murray and Novak Djokovic, born one week apart, are identikit images of one another.

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Andy Murray will play fellow Briton Liam Broady in the first round at Wimbledon. Picture: Steve Paston/PA Wire

Andy Murray to face Liam Broady in first round of Wimbledon

Andy Murray will play fellow Briton Liam Broady in the first round at Wimbledon and has been drawn in the same half as Stan Wawrinka.

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Andy Murray and his coach Ivan Lendl (R) pose with the Aegon Championships trophy after his record breaking fifth title at Queen's. Picture: Getty

Andy Murray reunion with coach Ivan Lendl backed by mum Judy

Judy Murray has tipped Ivan Lendl to restore the “poker face” that can guide Andy Murray to another Wimbledon title.

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Andy Murray will avoid Novak Djokovic unless the pair meet in the final. Picture: Getty

Andy Murray seeded second at Wimbledon

Andy Murray will be seeded second at Wimbledon as the British number one targets a third grand slam title.

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The hate mail focused on Andy Murray's accent and his apparent 'snarling' on court. Picture: Getty Images

Andy Murray hate mail sent to tennis ace’s grandparents

ANDY Murray’s grandparents have been sent hate mail criticising the tennis ace.

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Andy Murray was forced to fight back from a set down against Milos Raonic. Picture: AFP/Getty Images

Murray and Lendl reunion reaps immediate reward at Queen’s

It’s going well then. One week into the glorious reunion and Andy Murray and Ivan Lendl have won the Aegon Championships again. The player-coach bond is a strong as it ever was. Or maybe not.

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Andy Murray came back from behind to defeat Milos Raonic. Pic: Getty

Andy Murray defeats Milos Raonic to win fifth Queen’s title

Andy Murray became the first man to win five titles at Queen’s Club yesterday –and then admitted: “To do it means a lot.”

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Andy Murray came through his Aegon Championships semi-final with Marin Cilic to set up a meeting with Milos Raonic at Queens Club. Picture: PA

Andy Murray’s focus is setting record at Queen’s

It seems like old times: Ivan Lendl and John McEnroe on either side of a tennis court with major honours up for grabs. Except that this time the two old rivals, the bitter foes of the ‘80s and ‘90s will have to sit on their hands while their charges – Andy Murray and Milos Raonic – do battle for the Aegon Championships this afternoon.

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Murray was made to work for his victory. Picture: Getty

Andy Murray defeats Marin Cilic to reach Queen’s final

Andy Murray can claim a record fifth Queen’s club title on Sunday, after dispatching Marin Cilic 6-3 4-6 6-3 in the Aegon Championships semi-finals.

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Andy Murray slips over as he reaches for the ball in his quarter final match against Kyle Edmund.  Picture: Richard Heathcote/Getty Images

Andy Murray’s slip on grass but bounces back to win to win

The future is safe for now (the Brexit vote notwithstanding): Kyle Edmund, Britain’s young pretender, has been put in his place and Andy Murray is through to the semi-finals of the Aegon Championships more or less unscathed.

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Andy Murray gestures during his win over British No 2 Aljaz Bedene at the Aegon Championships at Queen's. Picture: Glyn Kirk/AFP/Getty Images

Andy Murray win at Queen’s sets up another battle of Britain

When you have been a professional for a dozen years, you are 29 years old and you are the veteran of 41 grand slam campaigns, there is not a lot you have not seen or done in tennis. But for Andy Murray, the Aegon Championships are turning up new experiences every day.

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Andy Murray and Ivan Lendl during practice at Queen's Club. Picture: Jordan Mansfield/Getty

Ivan Lendl wants Andy Murray to rain on Djokovic’s parade

Ivan Lendl is back and it is his sole intent to rain on Novak Djokovic’s parade. Rain he has in abundance at the Aegon Championships this week and, in Andy Murray, he sees a perfect vehicle for his plans.

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Andy Murray was watched by new coach Ivan Lendl as he overcame touch opponent Nicolas Mahut at Queen's.  Picture: Ben Hoskins/Getty

Andy Murray wins tough match as he’s reunited with Ivan Lendl

It is a little late for a honeymoon period – Andy Murray and Ivan Lendl have known each other on and off for four years – but it would be safe to assume that two grand slam champions have renewed their vows. They are a couple again as of yesterday and all is blissful and happy.

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Andy Murray looks skywards as rain delays proceedings at Londons Queens Club yesterday. Picture: Getty

Andy Murray in a hurry to get restarted on grass

And so the work begins. Here, today – weather permitting – Andy Murray will open his account at the Aegon Championships against Nicolas Mahut and he will do it under the silent and slightly ominous gaze of Ivan Lendl.

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Andy Murray has reunited with his former coach Ivan Lendl. Picture: Getty Images

‘Stone Face’ Lendl back to provide Murray with emotional steel

For all the physical strength and technical brilliance of the world’s best players, tennis matches at every level are played between the ears. And it is as true for the club player desperately trying to win a point for his team as it is for a grand slam champion homing in on one of the biggest prizes in the sport.

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Andy Murray with his coach Ivan Lendl in 2013. The pair will reunite two years after parting ways. Picture: PA

Andy Murray announces coaching reunion with Ivan Lendl

Andy Murray is getting the band back together again.

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Andy Murray's gold medal win at London 2012 was a watershed moment for the Scot.  Picture: Julian Finney/Getty Images

Andy and Jamie Murray named in GB team for Rio Olympics

Andy and Jamie Murray have been named in the Great Britain tennis team for the Olympic Games in Rio.

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A wrist injury has ruled two-time champion Rafael Nadal out of  Wimbeldon. Picture: Michel Euler/AP

Wrist injury rules Rafael Nadal out of Wimbledon

Rafael Nadal will not play at Wimbledon because of the wrist injury that forced him out of the French Open.

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Judy Murray to get honorary degree from Glasgow University. Picture: Toby Williams

Judy Murray getting honorary degree from Glasgow University

THE mother of tennis ace Andy Murray is to be awarded an honorary degree from Glasgow University.

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Maria Sharapova's two year drugs ban is backdated to 26 January this year. Picture: Damian Dovarganes/AP

Maria Sharapova vows to appeal two-year doping ban

Maria Sharapova has vowed to appeal the two-year suspension handed to her for failing a drugs test at the Australian Open.

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