Britain’s Davis cup captain, Leon smith has warned current world tennis sensation, Andy Murray of the need to continue getting better if he is to tight grip and maintain his new heights on the ladder of world tennis.

Murray displaced Novak Djokovic off the ATP world ranking chart after beating him at this year’s World Tour final in London. Prior to that, the Serb had reigned as ATP’s crown prince for 122 consecutive weeks.

The best of the best in world tennis converge at the Qatar open come January 2 next year and Smith feels Andy Murray “…will absolutely work his socks off and try to get better again.” Continue reading

Andy Murray would be quite relieved to be able to finally secure a win versus Novak Djokovic

Andy Murray was relieved to be able to finally secure a win versus Novak Djokovic to clinch Rogers Cup yesterday.

In the previous eight meetings between the two players, Djokovic had beaten Murray every time. To avenge all those loses, Murray could perhaps not have chosen too many better occasions than this. Not only did he break the jinx, but, also sent a statement to his rivals ahead of making his way to Flushing Meadows.

Djokovic had pretty much won everything this season and thus, coming into this final, there was hardly anyone who was not putting his money on him. Murray’s head to head record against him was also making him the clear favourite. But, the Serb was not quite in his groove from the start. Continue reading