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Why Murray is going to lose

By William Skidelsky  

This year's winner? Think again

A predictable wave of patriotism has attended Andy Murray’s serene progress through this year’s Australian Open, and there seems to be a growing expectation that Britain is finally set to have a grand slam winner. But the inconvenient truth is that Murray is almost certainly going to lose. Why do I think this? Bias is probably a factor. I am a Federer fan, and so (unpatriotically) I don’t want Murray to win. Don’t get me wrong: I…

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