Andy Murray on fire.

Which of these was Andy’s best tourney?


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Pheasant

Hall of Fame
Andy Murray had some tournaments that really raises some eyebrows.

The 2012 Olympics saw Murray catch fire. He only lost one set during that tourney. As a matter of fact, he ended the tourney with straight set victories over Djokovic and then Federer. That is absurd. Is Murray the only player to beat Djoker and Federer in straights in the semis and then the final?

2012 USO was unreal too. He took out the mighty Djoker in a 5 set classic to raise the trophy.

2013 Wimbledon had Murray beating Djoker in straight sets in the final

2016 Wimbledon. Murray destroyed an in-form Raonic in the final to hoist his 2nd trophy.

2016 Olympics. Murray was clutch against Delpo to win his record setting 2nd gold medal in singles.

2016 WTF. This is my favorite. Both Djoker and Murray stormed to a 4-0 record to meet final with world #1 hanging in the balance. Djoker destroyed Nishi with a pair of breadsticks in the semi, which made it seem like Murray was doomed. But Murray prevailed in straight sets to take home the trophy and YE #1.
 

Towny

Hall of Fame
I think he played his best tennis at the Olympics, in terms of highest level. In many ways, it was the tournament that started it all and gave him the confidence to win slams. Beating Fed and Nole back to back is huge! Plus he had some weaker moments at the other tournaments, such as the Verdasco match in Wimbledon 2013
 

Rebel-I.N.S

Professional
That 2016 WTF for me.

He beat the world number 6, 5, 4, 3 and 2 in a single tournament to clinch Year-End #1 - officially the best player in the world across 2016.

The most epic run to #1 ever, IMO.

The fact it cost him everything, too...
 

Backspin1183

G.O.A.T.
I think he played his best tennis at the Olympics, in terms of highest level. In many ways, it was the tournament that started it all and gave him the confidence to win slams. Beating Fed and Nole back to back is huge! Plus he had some weaker moments at the other tournaments, such as the Verdasco match in Wimbledon 2013
And he did (beat Djokovic and Federer back to back on grass) in straight sets!!
 
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TheGhostOfAgassi

Talk Tennis Guru
Im a Rafa fan but Wimbledon 2013 and Andys run there is the most intense Ive ever seen. The insane amount of pressure Andy was under I dont think any player in history been under this pressure. Every minute of every match he played was raising my adrenaline.
Andy did it!!
His Wimbledon run isnt only Andys best tournament, but one of the best slam runs in the history of the sport.
 

Pheasant

Hall of Fame
I’m surprised that the 2012 USO isn’t getting more votes. This is the tournament that allowed Murray to winhis first slam title. And he did it in clutch fashion by out-clutching Mr. Clutch.


Reflecting back on Murray’s career has been a fun trip. He really was amazing.
 

MCallanan

Semi-Pro
Depends how we define 'best'. Are we talking form or something else? I've always thought that if you wanted a microcosm of Andy's entire career the 2016 Olympic Gold Final against Del Potro gives you that. If we are talk best accomplishment I'd take 2015 Davis Cup.
 

tudwell

Legend
Shanghai 2010 was a pretty killer tournament. Didn’t drop a set, only two got as close as 6-4. Destroyed Tsonga 6-2, 6-2 in the quarters and Federer 6-3, 6-2 in the final.

But for bigger tournaments, I’d go with 2012 Olympics. I don’t think he was ever able to really sustain his very best level over the course of a slam.
 

mike danny

Talk Tennis Guru
I will add something that's not in the poll: Shanghai 2010. Fed was clueless from start to finish.

Toronto 2010 too.
 

mike danny

Talk Tennis Guru
I’m surprised that the 2012 USO isn’t getting more votes. This is the tournament that allowed Murray to winhis first slam title. And he did it in clutch fashion by out-clutching Mr. Clutch.


Reflecting back on Murray’s career has been a fun trip. He really was amazing.
Probably because he struggled mightily throughout the entire tournament. He was more Mr. Clutch than Mr. On-Fire.

Tough 4 set win against Lopez.

Was very close to going down 2 sets to love against Cilic.

Tough 4 set win against Berdych.

5 set win against Novak.
 

RaulRamirez

Hall of Fame
I didn't vote, but also think that his 2015 Davis Cup run was legendary - that and 2012 Olympics (avenging his Wimby loss to Fed) may have been his very best moments. But all of these were great candidates.
 

HazBeen18

Rookie
For me, it will always be that WTF run against Nole. He fought so hard the second-half of 2016 and topped it all off with a valiant win against his greatest rival. Brilliant way to end the year and, unfortunately, his career. :(
 

tennis_pro

Bionic Poster
That 2016 WTF for me.

He beat the world number 6, 5, 4, 3 and 2 in a single tournament to clinch Year-End #1 - officially the best player in the world across 2016.

The most epic run to #1 ever, IMO.

The fact it cost him everything, too...
2016 WTF best one and the one that killed his career (or was it a compilation of the last 3 months of 2016).
 

Pheasant

Hall of Fame
That 2016 WTF for me.

He beat the world number 6, 5, 4, 3 and 2 in a single tournament to clinch Year-End #1 - officially the best player in the world across 2016.

The most epic run to #1 ever, IMO.

The fact it cost him everything, too...
Wow. I didn't realize that he beat players with those rankings. I.e, he beat the top 5 players in the world(not including himself, of course). We certainly cannot accuse him of taking advantage of an easy draw! I also love the fact that the final was for the YE #1 as well. It made that match similar to a Super Bowl in American football. That was the clincher for me.
 

D.Nalby12

Legend
During AO 2012 to AO 2013 he played many great matches. AO 2012 SF, WF12, Olympic 12, AO 2013 F and Shanghai 12 form was great too.
 

Rebel-I.N.S

Professional
Wow. I didn't realize that he beat players with those rankings. I.e, he beat the top 5 players in the world(not including himself, of course). We certainly cannot accuse him of taking advantage of an easy draw! I also love the fact that the final was for the YE #1 as well. It made that match similar to a Super Bowl in American football. That was the clincher for me.
Well technically, Monfils was World #6 but he pulled out with injury, bumping Cilic up one place. Achievement still stands though.
 

RaulRamirez

Hall of Fame
While ever-so-slightly off-topic, I think Murray (as of now) would belong somewhere in the Top 12-14 of the Open Era, essentially the last 50 years. While not up there with The Big 3, Borg, Sampras, Lendl, Connors, McEnroe, Agassi, I don't think he's far behind Becker and Edberg...or Wilander. So, I'd probably have him right behind Mats, and ahead of some guys with more majors like Newcombe, Vilas and Courier. (Obviously, Laver and Rosewall are WAY ahead, if we included them.)
 
2010 W SF (or was it 2011?) was probably peak Andy. Took the first set off a ruthless Nadal, and was going nicely in the second until he netted an easy swinging volley.
 

toby55555

Hall of Fame
2012 Olympics
2015 Davis Cup v USA, France, Australia, Belgium, wins over Isner, Tsonga, Tomic, Goffin amongst others.
 
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