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Posted on: August 03, 2012, 10:17 PM
Posted by: Ruthie
Hope your mother recovers ok caroline.  So many of our members seem to have people close to them in hospital right now. 
Posted on: August 03, 2012, 09:08 PM
Posted by: caroline
Well done Andy knew you would do it.The outcome was never in doubt.I truly believed in you.No pressure now you certain to get at least the SILVER.But i truly believe your gonna win the GOLD,its your time,and you truly deserve it,more than maybe most.Youv'e played the best tennis right thoughout the olympics.All the pressure will be on Fed your a winner whatever,he truly wants the gold,so all of the pressure will be on him.Shame i missed the match,had to go to the hospital,to visit my mother,who is very ill.Hope i can watch it on the BBC iplayer soon.Next the US Open after the olympics and iv got high hopes for that as well.GOOD LUCK AND GOD BLESS AS ALWAYS ANDY. yay clap hug
Posted on: August 03, 2012, 05:32 PM
Posted by: Ruthie
Watched the match on line this morning - wow if Andy could play like that today especially the serve - 81 per cent 1st serves + 15 aces unbelievable.
Posted on: August 03, 2012, 01:17 PM
Posted by: teejay1
Hi All,

I think some of these journalists are paid to ask bloody stupid questions. I mean, what has the economy got to do with Andy in particular and tennis in general? I loved Andy's response though, what a star! clap

Posted on: August 03, 2012, 07:47 AM
Posted by: Bevc
Sod the economy.  Medals are more important right now.  We can all worry about the country's financial woes later.

Yes - who asked him about the ruddy economy?
Posted on: August 03, 2012, 06:28 AM
Posted by: blueberryhill
Do we dare now say that the running forehand pass is a strength of Andy's?



Oh yes we can yay
Posted on: August 03, 2012, 03:42 AM
Posted by: adb..OH
Saw this one, it was great!  Go, Andy!
Posted on: August 03, 2012, 02:45 AM
Posted by: Aileen
Sod the economy.  Medals are more important right now.  We can all worry about the country's financial woes later.
Posted on: August 03, 2012, 02:11 AM
Posted by: Bevc
Andy Murray's progress through this busy and very different Olympic tennis tournament continued without fuss on the sixth day but now it gets serious: a semi-final on Friday against Novak Djokovic.

If he plays like he did in dismissing the 11th seed Nicolás Almagro in two quick, brutal sets, 6-4, 6-1, he has a fine chance at taking home better than bronze. If Djokovic plays like he did in beating Jo-Wilfried Tsonga, 6-1, 7-5, well, the Serb may struggle. He dropped a set against the ageing but determined Lleyton Hewitt on Wednesday and let his concentration slip, going behind 0-3 in the second set before the Frenchman let him back into the match.

The crowd loved it all. This is not Wimbledon, it is the Olympics and the contrasts have been stark: a more frivolous, raucous atmosphere in the stadiums, but a lack of grandeur overall, as if we had all been kept in after school.

Murray tip-toed around the issue when asked if doing well here – alongside other British success elsewhere in the Games – would give the country a lift in difficult economic times.

"I don't know what it does to help the economy," he said. "I know what it does to help the athletes and it gives [us] a sense of togetherness. From what I've seen, the whole of the country has got right in the Olympics, which is great.

"I know there are a lot of people that think tennis isn't necessarily an Olympic sport but I know how much I care about it. I really enjoy being part of a team and playing for my country."

http://www.guardian.co.uk/sport/2012/aug/02/andy-murray-nicolas-almagro-olympics

cmon GB
Posted on: August 03, 2012, 12:58 AM
Posted by: Aileen
Murray was a joy to watch this morning. If he can maintain this form with Djokovic he should make the final. Oh yes one has to add another rider,come through this silly mixed double match without injury.
  All those remembering their success in the Hopman's cup in 2010 should also reflect on their performance the following year.
I like these positive reminders. Smile   Laura was suffering from a thigh injury in 2011.
Posted on: August 03, 2012, 12:37 AM
Posted by: lgriev10
Do we dare now say that the running forehand pass is a strength of Andy's?

Better wait until he meets Federer again and see how many 'running forehand passes' he makes, because he sure couldn't manage any the last time they met.  racquet
Posted on: August 03, 2012, 12:16 AM
Posted by: Grabcopy
Do we dare now say that the running forehand pass is a strength of Andy's?
Posted on: August 02, 2012, 11:27 PM
Posted by: Iris
Thanx for the report MH, made it feel as if we were really there. Looking forward to your next match report.
Posted on: August 02, 2012, 10:16 PM
Posted by: ljs
Ive been on holidays this week , but got up at 7am today for this , and so glad I did !!!!!  Andy was awesome !!!!
Posted on: August 02, 2012, 07:43 PM
Posted by: Ruthie
So sorry to have missed this match and not recorded it either.  Do you know how long it will be up on line tho must admit don't really like watching on pc so much. Another great match report tmh especially for those of us who missed the real thing. Have they got you working FT now then?
The itf website which I accessed on train said Andy was sizzling.  And while part of me isn't sure about him playing mixed dubs couldn't help being pleased they won in the end and clearly meant alot to Andy to do so.  yay yay clap clap
Posted on: August 02, 2012, 07:20 PM
Posted by: caroline
Well done Andy,what a great match you played,you just keep getting,better and better.Your serve has improved so much.Am watching you and Laura playing mixed doubles now,good luck to you both.That great serve that you now have is going to win you so many GRAND SLAMS im sure.And fingers crossed the singles GOLD,and maybe a medal in the mixed doubles. cmon yeah yay clap
Posted on: August 02, 2012, 05:41 PM
Posted by: jdonald
What an excellent match. Well done Andy. Keep it going for a medal.
Posted on: August 02, 2012, 05:31 PM
Posted by: lashurst
What a work horse you've been MH on your first working week on News Team.

I've enjoyed your descriptive ways!

Posted on: August 02, 2012, 05:08 PM
Posted by: teejay1
Just been watching Almgaro's shoulder antics.  And they call Andy a drama queen?  Maybe he does has a problem, but he sure is letting everyone know about it.  Hope Haas and Wade are watching this and taking note. Rolling Eyes

Agreed! Simon Reed too.
Posted on: August 02, 2012, 05:05 PM
Posted by: Aileen
Just been watching Almgaro's shoulder antics.  And they call Andy a drama queen?  Maybe he does has a problem, but he sure is letting everyone know about it.  Hope Haas and Wade are watching this and taking note. Rolling Eyes