Murray confident ahead of Madrid Open

Andy Murray remains confident he will one day win a grand slam title, something that has eluded a British male tennis player in singles competition since Fred Perry in 1936.

Murray feels 'great' ahead of Madrid Open

Andy Murray feels "great" following his recent elbow injury as he heads into this week's Madrid Open looking to build on last month's display in Monte Carlo.

Murray unfazed by tough draw as he aims to build on Monaco form

The elbow injury that forced him to withdraw from his last tournament has healed and Andy Murray is looking forward to the next stage of his recovery from his post-Australian Open slump. The world No 4 has been back on the practice court since last Sunday and is playing in this week's Madrid Masters.

Injury rules Andy Murray out of Barcelona Open

Andy Murray has pulled out of the Barcelona Open after failing to recover from the elbow injury he suffered in Monte Carlo.

Elbow injury may force Murray out of Barcelona

Andy Murray will decide today whether he is fit enough to play in this week's Barcelona Open. The 23-year-old Scot had a scan yesterday on the elbow he injured in Monte Carlo last week and has been having treatment from his physiotherapist.

Murray restores sense of pride as he battles to give injury the elbow

Andy Murray's pride has been hurting more than his body for most of the past 10 weeks but the world No 4 headed for Spain yesterday with an injured elbow his greatest concern. Having restored much of his confidence during an excellent first week of the clay-court season, Murray will have to decide in the next 48 hours whether he is fit enough to play in this week's Barcelona Open.

Nadal and injured elbow are too much for Murray

Rafael Nadal will meet fellow Spaniard David Ferrer in the final of the Monte Carlo Masters here after overcoming Andy Murray, who was increasingly hampered by a right elbow injury, 6-4 2-6 6-1.

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Andy Murray faces Rafael Nadal in Monte Carlo semi-finals

Andy Murray completed a routine 6-2 6-1 win over Portuguese qualifier Frederico Gil to set up a Monte Carlo Masters semi-final with six-time reigning champion Rafael Nadal.

Roger Federer out but Rafael Nadal marches on in Monte Carlo

Roger Federer fell 6-4, 6-4 to Jurgen Melzer in the quarterfinals of the Monte Carlo Masters today, the former top-ranked player's earliest loss in a tournament since Wimbledon last year.

Murray proves that you can't win in Monte Carlo

There can be no pleasing some people – and the sporting public of Monte Carlo are probably more particular in their tastes than most. Twelve months after booing Andy Murray off the court for the manner of his defeat in the Monte Carlo Masters, the Monégasques yesterday jeered the world No 4 for the manner of his 6-3, 6-3 victory over Gilles Simon.

Rafa Nadal and Roger Federer progress in Monte Carlo

Rafa Nadal and Roger Federer continued on a collision course towards the Monte Carlo Masters final after easily winning their third round matches in contrasting conditions today.

Murray eases back to winning ways

Better, much better. Nearly three months after he last took a set, let alone a match, Andy Murray finally rediscovered his winning touch yesterday. The 23-year-old Scot beat Radek Stepanek 6-1, 6-4 in the second round of the Monte Carlo Masters in such emphatic fashion that it was hard to believe he had lost his previous four matches so badly.

Murray: Henman can help me

As he continues his search for a new coach, Andy Murray is considering an approach to Tim Henman. While Murray realises there is little chance that Henman would be interested in going into coaching at this stage of his life, he says the former British No 1 is someone "I would be interested in working with".

Djokovic forced to miss Monte Carlo

Novak Djokovic has pulled out of next week's Monte Carlo Masters through injury. The world No 2, who is unbeaten this year with 24 straight wins, has a knee problem.

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