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Jamie’s Journey To No. 1

Tennis Updates: Jamie Murray is the new No. 1 in the Emirates ATP Doubles Rankings. Next week, the 30-year-old Scot replaces Brazil’s Marcelo Melo, who has been in top spot for 22 weeks since 2 November 2015. While he was the first of the Murray brothers to win a Grand Slam title, with Jelena Jankovic at Wimbledon in 2007, consistent ...

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Australian Open: Murray and Soares win doubles title

Tennis Updates: Jamie Murray became the first Briton to win the Australian Open men’s doubles title in 82 years, as he and Bruno Soares beat Daniel Nestor and Radek Stepanek 2-6 6-4 7-5. Brazil’s Soares, 33, twice lost his serve as Canada’s Nestor, 43, and Czech Stepanek, 37, took the opening set. Murray, 29, and Soares began to exert more ...

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Murrays Push Belgians To The Brink

Tennis Updates: Andy and Jamie Murray defeated Steve Darcis and David Goffin 6-4, 4-6, 6-3, 6-2 in the third rubber of the Davis Cup Final on Saturday to put Great Britain a win away from its first title since 1936. Andy continued to be the driving force behind Team Great Britain and has now featured in 10 of 11 rubbers ...

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Djokovic makes it to London final after beating Nadal

Tennis Updates: Novak Djokovic turned in a comprehensive performance in reaching a fourth consecutive final at the Barclays ATP World Tour Finals, defeating rival Rafael Nadal 6-3, 6-3 in 79 minutes on Saturday. It was a record 46th encounter in their storied careers. Three-time defending champion Djokovic will look to retain his crown when he faces either Roger Federer or ...

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Peers/Murray Scrape Through London Opener

Tennis Updates: Jamie Murray and John Peers kept alive their chances in the battle to become year-end No. 1 in the Emirates ATP Rankings on Sunday when they won their Group Ashe/Smith opener at the Barclays ATP World Tour Finals. The fourth seeds held their nerves in the Match tie-break to beat fifth-seed Italian Simone Bolelli and Fabio Fognini 7-6(5), ...

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Davis Cup: ‘Incredible’ Ward puts GB on brink

Tennis Updates: Great Britain captain Leon Smith praised James Ward’s “courage” after the world number 111 beat John Isner in five thrilling sets in the Davis Cup. Ward came through 6-7 (5-7) 5-7 6-3 7-6 (7-3) 15-13 in almost five hours. It gave Britain a 2-0 lead in the best-of-five World Group tie in Glasgow, with the doubles to come ...

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Davis Cup: Andy Murray ‘unlikely’ to play doubles with USA

Tennis Updates: Andy Murray says it is “unlikely” he will play the doubles in Great Britain’s Davis Cup tie against the United States in Glasgow. Murray opens against Donald Young in Friday’s singles at 13:00 GMT, followed by James Ward against John Isner. Jamie Murray and Dom Inglot have been nominated for Saturday’s doubles against the Bryan brothers. Line-ups can ...

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