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Since assembling new team, Murray has flourished, matured

Not long ago, Andy Murray wasn't such a fan favorite in Britain. He was accused of being too cocky, didn't take his fitness seriously and, inevitably, was always injured. But since assembling a new team late last year, the 21-year-old has flourished and, admittedly, matured.

Updated: September 9, 2008, 11:38 AM ET
By Ravi Ubha | Special to ESPN.com

NEW YORK -- Not long ago, Andy Murray wasn't such a fan favorite in Britain. He was accused of being too cocky, didn't take his fitness seriously and was always injured. Just when progress was being made under coaching guru Brad Gilbert, he decided to split with the fast-talking Californian, heftily being bankrolled by the U.K.'s Lawn Tennis Association. Murray's inability to issue a public thank you to Gilbert rankled further.

Since assembling a new team late last year, ...

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