from Left field:

Djokovic and Kvitova lead European charge

July 3, 2011

Few things in sport can be sweeter than lifting the Wimbledon trophy, as Novak Djokovic and Petra Kvitova found out on Saturday and Sunday.

from Left field:

Mercury rises on Wimbledon’s ‘Manic Monday’

June 27, 2011

A record crowd for a Wimbledon second Monday witnessed some breathtaking tennis while finding the time to take onboard plenty of liquids as temperatures soared in London.

from Left field:

Federer beats Murray in Australian Open final — how it happened

January 31, 2010

Roger Federer's stunning victory over Andy Murray ... as it happened.

from Left field:

Expect Federer v Murray to decide US Open again

August 28, 2009

federermurrayThe final grand slam tournament of the year, which begins on Monday at Flushing Meadows, will welcome the world's two highest ranked players in intimidating form.

from Left field:

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.

from Left field:

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.

Olympian feats

July 1, 2008

olympic-flag.jpgSerena Williams glides across the ice rink. Ana Ivanovic leaps to the net in beach volleyball.

Sharapova’s white tuxedo top stuns Wimbledon

June 25, 2008

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sharapova1.jpgFirst came Serena’s raincoat and Roger’s cardigan. But it was Maria Sharapova’s white tuxedo and shorts that upped the fashion stakes at the world’s most famous tournament. The 21-year-old Russian said she wanted to do something classy for Wimbledon so she decided to step up a gear in the tennis fashion parade when appearing on court for the first time in 2008.

A more civilised way to queue at Wimbledon

June 24, 2008

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queue11.jpgAt few other world sporting events do so many queue for so long.

Wimbledon , by dint of its allowing fans to just turn up on the day without booking, has always attracted vast numbers of the ticketless, either casual, after-work visitors or the more diehard types who come armed with tent and supplies to see the likes of Roger Federer, Ana Ivanovic and Maria Sharapova compete.