Federer is still the daddy

August 27, 2009

federer2All eyes will be on new dad Roger Federer at the U.S. Open next week to see if he really can combine nappy changing duties with a successful run to another grand slam title.

Roddick gatecrashes Murray’s Wimbledon party

July 3, 2009

roddickThe build-up to Friday’s second Wimbledon semi-final was all about Briton Andy Murray but the man of the hour was the fearless American Andy Roddick.

Murraymania keeps on building … but Andy’s unimpressed

July 1, 2009

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Andy Murray’s brutal straight sets victory over Juan Carlos Ferrero took him through to the semi-finals at Wimbledon for the first time in his career on Wednesday but while the centre court fans and the Henman Hill mob did their Mexican waves one man was singularly unimpressed by the Murraymania.

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Will Murray success at Wimbledon be RBS’s best return?

July 1, 2009

Royal Bank of Scotland is not best known for backing winners.

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So the Scottish bank must be savouring Andy Murray's run at the Wimbledon tennis tournament.

Murray Mound replaces Robson Green at Wimbledon

June 23, 2009

murraywinThe world famous Aorangi Terrace at Wimbledon, for so long known as ‘Henman Hill’ after SW19′s favourite son, was restored to ‘Murray Mound’ on Tuesday after flirting with a new name on Monday.

Cold, damp and on the losing side: A British sporting summer

June 10, 2009

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If you were being uncharitable you’d call it a typical scene from a British summer: a few hundred hardy fans braving the cold, the damp and the threat of travel chaos to stay on long after the TV cameras had packed up and watch Andy Murray partner Lleyton Hewitt in a meaningless doubles match at Queen’s.

French Open exit a missed opportunity for Murray

June 3, 2009

The French Open quarter-finals were as good as it got for Briton Andy Murray as the number three seed was ousted by Chilean Fernando Gonzalez 6-3 3-6 6-0 6-4.

Murray may never find magic French formula … but so what?

May 29, 2009

murrayDefine the perfect claycourt tennis player.

How about: The patient counter puncher who’s happy to trade blows from the baseline until his opponent makes an error then pounces with an angled drive or pinpoint passing shot.