Tag Archives: Wimbledon 2018

Brits at Wimbledon

After much hype and speculation, Sir Andy Murray has finally come to the conclusion that he is not yet up to five set Grand Slam tennis after all, deciding to pull out of this year’s Wimbledon Championships on the eve of the tournament. At least the “will he, won’t he” has been answered, and Murray […]

Murray at Eastbourne

Having taken his first tentative steps back on the tennis court in nearly a year, Sir Andy Murray’s potentially difficult first round match at Eastbourne’s Nature Valley International turned into something of a stroll, as he dispatched Stan Wawrinka in straight sets. Unlikely as it may sound, the two multiple grand slam winners are currently […]

Murray at Queen’s

Well, Sir Andy Murray made it to Baron’s Court and the Fever Tree Championships at Queen’s Club, where he was faced in the 1st round by the maverick from Australia that is Nick Kyrgios, who had never defeated Murray in five previous meetings. Kyrgios was his usual unpredictable mixture of arrogance, elegance and brilliance, at […]

British hopes

Whilst we remain hopeful for Andy Murray’s chances at Wimbledon 2018, the more pragmatic and realistic amongst British tennis fans will be looking to some of the up and coming British talent to fly the flag at this year’s event. Kyle Edmund has soared up the world rankings to overtake the recuperating Murray as the […]

French Open

As we reach the culmination of the clay court season, all eyes turn to the 2018 French Open, held at Paris’ Stade Roland Garros on the surprisingly named Avenue Gordon Bennett. Less surprising is the fact that Rafael Nadal tends to come away with the spoils, given that he is by some considerable distance the […]

Serena Williams dropping out of Roland Garros – will this affect her chances at Wimbledon?

This year’s French Open at Roland Garros served up its usual mixture of style, long rallies and shock results, but a major talking point was Serena “Supermum” Williams coming dressed in the guise of a Marvel  super-hero for her return to Grand Slam tennis following the birth of her daughter Alexis in September 2017. However, […]