Re: Five Matches That Defined Your Favourite Player's 2012 Season
1. Djokovic def Murray Australian Open semis 6-3 3-6 6-7 6-1 7-5.. or the match that made fans believe this Lendl arrangement might pay dividends. You could see already the difference in Andy on the court.
2. Federer def Murray Wimbledon final 4-6 7-5 6-3 6-4
3. Murray def Federer Olympics 6-2 6-1 6-4 - #2 and #3 will be tied together for many years to come. Without the Wimbledon final disappointment, you don't get the preparation that leads to this.
4. Murray def Cilic US Open QFs 3-6 7-6 6-2 6-0 - Every year Murray has at least one match where he pulls a rabbit out of the hat and storms back from a deep deficit against an underdog. While he did not have a two-sets-to-none comeback this year, he did have this match to get to #5.
5. Murray def Djokovic US Open final 7-6 7-5 2-6 3-6 6-2
The wisdom of Nikolay Davydenko: "For sure [Nadal] will come back for the clay court season. And then he will try to win everything he can. Nadal is Nadal. The fans may miss him but not the players."
The Brian Baker Story. Proof that truth is stranger than fiction... until Hollywood buys the rights. Or decides to screw up it with a twist. But so glad he's back!
Andy Murray: 2012 Olympic gold and silver medalist. US Open Champ. Wimbledon champ. Never been prouder of him.