Let's give Murray his due

Updated: January 26, 2010, 4:57 PM ET
By Ravi Ubha, ESPN.com

MELBOURNE, Australia -- Andy Murray has been criticized for being too passive on the court. He waits for mistakes and is afraid to hit his forehand, and his serve is still a work in progress, the doubters point out.

But he put it all together to produce one of the biggest wins of his career Tuesday night in the Australian Open quarterfinals, eliminating an ailing (again) Rafael Nadal. Nadal's short- and long-term future must be a worry given that he took an injury timeout for a tender right ...

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