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Ivan Lendl jumped at Andy Murray gig

Updated: January 13, 2012, 10:02 PM ET
Associated Press

MELBOURNE, Australia -- Ivan Lendl rejected up to 10 offers in the 18 months before he was finally lured back to the tennis scene by the prospect of turning Andy Murray into a Grand Slam winner.

The eight-time major champion agreed in December to start coaching Murray, the 24-year-old Scot who has lost in three Grand Slam finals.

Since retiring in 1994, Lendl has spent much of his time on the golf course and didn't play another tennis match in public until a 2010 exhibition. He told ...

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