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Advantage Andy Murray in bid to usurp Novak Djokovic

For all that Andy Murray has achieved in the past four months, he is back in New York facing the same old problem: Novak Djokovic.

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Andy Murray prepares for the US Open in New York. Picture: Chris Trotman/Getty Images

Andy Murray targets four grand slam finals in a season

The Olympic gold medal may be tucked away in a dark corner in his kit bag – Andy Murray is not one for ostentatious displays of success – but there is no getting away from the fact that Murray is a champion and he is in the form of his life.

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NEW YORK, NY - AUGUST 26:  Andy Murray of Great Britain hits a shot during a practice session prior to the start of the 2016 US Open at the USTA Billie Jean King National Tennis Center on August 26, 2016 in the Queens borough of New York City.  (Photo by Chris Trotman/Getty Images for USTA)

US Open: Andy Murray is now the big scalp in New York

When Andy Murray left the French Open as the beaten finalist at the start of June, the sages and the soothsayers sucked their teeth.

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Andy Murray will open his US Open campaign against Lukas Rosol. Picture: Christophe Ena/AP

Andy Murray insists there is no bad blood with ‘hated’ Rosol

Andy Murray insists there is no bad blood between him and Lukas Rosol as the duo prepare to reunite in the US Open first round.

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Andy Murray is seeded behind Novak Djokovic at the US Open. Picture: John Minchillo/AP

Andy Murray will be second seed at US Open

Wimbledon champion Andy Murray will be the second seed at the 2016 US Open as he looks to win his second grand slam title of the year.

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Andy Murray returns to Marin Cilic during Sundays Western & Southern Open final in Cincinnati. Picture: AP.

Andy Murray ready to rest at end of 22-match winning streak

Andy Murray is ready to enjoy some well-earned downtime after his 22-match winning streak finally came to an end in Cincinnati.

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Marin Cilic shakes hands with Andy Murray after winning their match during the finals of the Western & Southern Open tennis tournament. Picture: AP

Andy Murray’s winning run ends as he’s beaten in Cincinnati final

ANDY Murray’s long winning streak has ended with defeat to Marin Cilic in the final of the Western and Southern Open in Cincinnati.

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Judy Murray at Cromlix Hotel, Dunblane. Picture: Ian Georgeson

Exclusive: Judy Murray fears for her tennis legacy

There is a soporific calm in the drawing room of the Cromlix Hotel near Dunblane. The wood panelling and heavy drapes keep the morning sun at bay and the only sound is the snap and crackle of logs on the fire. Then in bounces Judy Murray with a snap and crackle of her own and it’s as if there’s been a power surge. This is Murray as I have always envisaged her: a pixie-faced dynamo, commanding yet congenial, focused yet unguarded; and capable of taking on all-comers.

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Andy Murray's win over Bernard Tomic was his 21st victory in a row. Picture: Joe Robbins/Getty Images

Andy Murray wins to set up rematch with Milos Raonic in semi

Andy Murray will renew acquaintances with Milos Raonic as the Wimbledon finalists compete for a place in the Western & Southern Open final.

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Gordon Reid said he was 'honoured' to become a Speirs Gumley ambassador. Picture: Contributed

Speirs Gumley backs wheelchair tennis ace Gordon Reid

Property management company Speirs Gumley is sponsoring Britain’s number one wheelchair tennis player, Wimbledon champion Gordon Reid, as he goes for gold in Rio next month.

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Andy Murray defeated Juan Monaco, of Argentina in Cincinnati. Picture: John Minchillo/AP

Fatigue and shoulder injury can’t stop Andy Murray in USA

Olympic champion Andy Murray shrugged off shoulder trouble and the fatigue that followed his heroics in Rio to reach the third round of the Western & Southern Open.

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Andy Murray won gold in Rio. Picture: Getty

Official: Andy Murray is Scotland’s favourite celebrity

ANDY Murray has emerged as Scotland’s favourite celebrity, easily outstripping the likes of Sir Chris Hoy, JK Rowling and Sir Sean Connery.

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Andy Murray won his second gold medal in Rio. Picture: Getty

Poll: Should Andy Murray receive a knighthood?

Calls for Andy Murray to receive a knighthood have intensified in the wake of the Scots’ victory in the gold medal match at Rio 2016.

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Andy Murray is draped in the flag after receiving the gold medal yesterday. Picture: PA

Andy Murray inspired by fellow Team GB heroes

Andy Murray is used to carrying the burden of national expectation, from Melbourne Park to Flushing Meadow and all stops in between.

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Andy Murray reacts after winning a point against Argentina's Juan Martin Del Potro during their men's singles gold medal match. Picture: AFP/Getty

The six major milestones of Andy Murray

Andy Murray won his second successive Olympic gold medal with victory over Juan Martin Del Potro in the men’s singles final in Rio.

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Andy Murray with his gold medal following victory in the men's singles final in Rio. Picture: PA

Andy Murray beats del Potro in Olympic final to win gold medal

Andy Murray wrote his name into the Olympic history books by beating Juan Martin Del Potro to become the first tennis player ever to win two singles gold medals.

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Andy Murray roars during his match against Japan's Kei Nishikori in the Olympic semi-final. Picture: Owen Humphreys/PA Wire

Andy Murray wins through to Olympic final

Andy Murray will go for gold again after ruthlessly dispatching Kei Nishikori in a one-sided Olympic semi-final in Rio.

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Andy Murray lets out a roar of triumph after defeating Steve Johnson. Picture: Getty.

Andy Murray defeats Steve Johnson to reach Olympics semi

The enormous roar that Andy Murray let out after finally 
seeing off Steve Johnson said everything about his edgy Olympic quarter-final.

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Andy Murray was broken in the final set against Italy's Fabio Fognini but fought back to win. Picture: Mike Egerton/PA Wire

Andy Murray struggles through to Olympic quarter-finals

Andy Murray has a tried and tested winning formula for success in major championships. All business, no distractions.

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Andy Murray will play with brother Jamie in the doubles. Picture: PA

Andy Murray makes flying start in bid to retain Olympic gold

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