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Andy Murray’s French Open semi-final against Novak Djokovic halted by storm

Andy Murray leaves the court after bad weather halted his French Open semi against Novak Djokovic

For most of the first two-and-a-quarter hours of their French Open semi-final here on Friday, Andy Murray was lost in a miasma of helplessness against Novak Djokovic, who looked every inch the undisputed best player in the world that his deeds and form have suggested for at least a year. Two days ago he beat […]

June 6th, 2015 | Posted in Sport,Tennis | Read More »

Serena Williams rallies to see off Victoria Azarenka at French Open

Serena Williams celebrates a point in her match against Victoria Azarenka at the French Open

There were 17 American women in the French Open draw at the start of the week. At the end of play on Monday – if rain does not sluice through the entertainment – there will be one and her name is likely to be Serena Williams, despite trailing by a set and being 3-1 down […]

May 31st, 2015 | Posted in Sport,Tennis | Read More »

Venus Williams fined for snubbing press conference after French Open exit

Venus Williams has been fined $3,000 by tournament organisers for not attending a press conference following her first-round exit at the French Open. After Williams, the 15th seed, lost 7-6, 6-1 to Sloane Stephens on Monday, she snubbed the media, instead issuing a short statement: “When you arrive at any tournament you hope you will […]

May 27th, 2015 | Posted in Sport,Tennis | Read More »

Tomic ‘confident’ of shrugging off virus to start French Open

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Bernard Tomic has dispelled lingering fitness doubts to declare himself a certain starter for the French Open, which begins in Paris on Sunday. Australia’s top-ranked men’s player retired with a virus during his opening-round match at last week’s Nice Open. But he didn’t hold back during a sweaty hour-long training session at Roland Garros on […]

May 23rd, 2015 | Posted in Sport,Tennis | Read More »

Bob Hewitt, former tennis champion, jailed for six years for rape

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Australia-born star who won all grand slam doubles titles in 1960s jailed in adopted home of South Africa for abusing girls he coached in 1980s and 1990s The former tennis grand slam champion Bob Hewitt has been sentenced to six years in jail in South Africa for raping and assaulting young girls he coached in […]

May 19th, 2015 | Posted in Sport,Tennis | Read More »

Great Britain’s James Ward and Kyle Edmund handed wildcards for Queen’s

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Brits receive last two wildcards for Aegon Championships • Lleyton Hewitt will also join Andy Murray and Rafael Nadal at Queen’s Great Britain’s James Ward and Kyle Edmund have been awarded the two remaining wildcards for the upcoming Aegon Championships at Queen’s Club. Ward, the world No106, reached the semi-finals of the pre-Wimbledon tournament in […]

May 19th, 2015 | Posted in Sport,Tennis | Read More »

Venus pulls out of US Fed Cup team

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Venus Williams pulls out of US Fed Cup team to face Italy World number 16 Venus Williams has withdrawn from the United States Fed Cup team to face Italy on Saturday and Sunday for personal reasons. The seven-time Grand Slam champion, 34, has been replaced by Lauren Davis. Venus’s sister Serena Williams, the world number […]

April 15th, 2015 | Posted in Sport,Tennis | Read More »

Indian Wells: Andy Murray equals Tim Henman career win record

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Andy Murray equalled Tim Henman’s Open-era record for career wins by a British man as he advanced to the quarter-finals at Indian Wells. Murray beat unseeded Frenchman Adrian Mannarino 6-3 6-3 in what was the first meeting between the pair. The Scot will play Spaniard Feliciano Lopez in the last eight. Murray said he “wasn’t […]

March 19th, 2015 | Posted in Sport,Tennis | Read More »

Murray is very famous outside Scotland as well

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According to statistics, Murray is very famous in the world. Despite the accusation of some people that he broke England into two after winning the game in Wimbledon, twitter says that most likes came from outside of Scotland. Fedrere comes first in tweets with 2.7 million and then from the fourth position we meet Murray […]

July 13th, 2012 | Posted in Tennis | Read More »

The absence of Richard Bloomfield on the Commonwealth Games

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The English tennis player Richard Bloomfield is out of the competition of Commonwealth Games which takes place in Delhi, next Monday, due to health problems. His back injury does not allow him to participate in the event. Bloomfield has been replaced by Josh Goodall who is looking forward to representing England in this competition.

October 4th, 2010 | Posted in Tennis | Read More »