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US Open champion Andy Murray swears off cursing

Published on Dec 8, 2012 6:03 AM
 
Andy Murray of Great Britain rests on his couch between games against Andy Roddick of USA during the inaugural Miami Tennis Cup at Crandon Park Tennis Center on Dec 1, 2012 in Key Biscayne, Florida. Murray is cleaning up his act after promising to stop swearing while on court. -- PHOTO: AFP

LONDON (AFP) - US Open champion Andy Murray is cleaning up his act after promising to stop swearing while on court.

The Scot has been warned about his language during matches in the past, but he believes non-Anglophone players get away with worse outbursts because umpires cannot understand what they are saying.

"Obviously, me saying shit or whatever is bad and wrong, and it's something I want to try to stop doing," Murray said, according to Scottish newspaper the Daily Record.

"But it isn't as bad as some of the stuff the foreign players come out with. I wouldn't want to name any names, but some of what they say is ghastly.

 
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