By Nigel Graber
Andy Murray wrapped up a euphoric weekend of Davis Cup tennis against France at Queen’s Club this afternoon with a gruelling victory over Gilles Simon. Trailing by a set and a break, the Scot came off the canvas to win 4-6, 7-6(5), 6-3, 6-0 and steer Great Britain into the semi-finals.

Murray’s epic effort followed his dismantling of Jo-Wilfried Tsonga in Friday’s singles, 7-5, 7-6(10), 6-2, which levelled the tie after James Ward had lost the opening rubber 6-4, 6-4, 6-1 against Simon.

On Saturday, riding a rising tide of national euphoria and brotherly love, Murray had teamed up with Jamie to seal a critical doubles victory over Tsonga and Nicolas Mahut, 4-6, 6-3, 7-6, 6-1.

Following today’s singles win, Murray said, "It obviousl...
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By Phil Messenger
Andy Murray's Wimbledon title dreams were crushed once more as he lost 5-7, 5-7, 4-6 to Roger Federer. The Swiss put on a masterclass of attacking grass court tennis and will now face Novak Djokovic in Sundays final.

Murray won the toss and, inexplicably, opted to receive. This came close to being an inspired choice as the Brit earned a break point in the opening game. Unfortunately this was as near as Murray got to a break all match - a pinpoint Federer serve snuffed out the chance and the Brit found himself on the back foot.

Federer's service stats have been exemplary for the entire championship and there was no letup today. The Swiss landed 76% of his first serves and fired down 20 aces, dropping just 21 points on serve.

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By Nigel Graber
In a highly entertaining encounter on Centre Court, Andy Murray today booked his place in the Wimbledon semi-final with a 6-4, 7-5, 6-4 victory over a Vasek Pospisil in the mood for some playful tennis.

For much of the match, twice rain-interrupted and concluded under the roof, the Canadian number two was smart, but Murray was smarter, mixing clipped crosscourt drives with deft dropshots and intelligent forays to the net.

The Canadian wasn’t helped by the 109 games he played on Monday in singles and doubles, but the first set was a triumph for the Scot. Murray struck home with 76% of his first serves, winning 82% of them.

In the third game of the match, Murray dragged Pospisil into the net with a dinked backhand volley, and then b...
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By Katie Finnegan
Andy Murray was made to work hard to overcome big-serving Ivo Karlovic, beating him 7-6, 6-4, 5-7, 6-4 to reach the Wimbledon quarter-finals for the eighth consecutive year.

Few players enjoy having the towering figure of 6ft 11in Karlovic in their draw. Returning his formidable serve is a daunting task - coming into today's encounter, he led the 2015 aces leaderboard with 754 aces, 136 at Wimbledon alone.

But the best returners usually find a way. And Murray's combination of returning reflexes, anticipation, winning lobs and dipping passing shots enabled him to eventually subdue the Croat's imposing serve on Centre Court.

Murray had a chance to break in the second game and set point opportunities at 5-4 and 6-5 but each time Karlo...
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By Nigel Graber
Andy Murray battled back from a shoulder injury this evening to overcome Italy's Andreas Seppi 6-2, 6-2, 1-6, 6-1 and book his place in the fourth round of Wimbledon.

After a routine first two sets, the third seed endured a troublesome spell that included not winning a game for 40 minutes and time out for treatment to both players.

For the first two sets, the Scot was in total control. In a blistering display, every groundshot found its mark, every serve was perfectly positioned and weighted, and every strategic play had the Italian number one scratching his head, wondering how he was ever going to make a dent in Murray’s defences.

Having won his last half a dozen matches against the 25th seed, Murray looked to be on course for vi...
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By Luke Sefton
Andy Murray coasted into the third round of Wimbledon with a straightforward 6-1, 6-1, 6-4 win against Robin Haase in just 87 minutes today.

The Brit broke early and never looked back, showing little sign of faltering and stepping it up when he needed to. Murray faced just the one break point all match, and hit 25 winners to 11 unforced errors.

Haase started bright with a love game, but it proved to be the only game he’d win for another 40 minutes as he was totally outclassed by the third seed.

Murray broke in game three after the Dutchman went long with a forehand and looked to be in a confident mood on Court 1. The Scot broke again just two games later – firing a stunning winner off a poorly hit Haase smash en route before seali...
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