Posts tagged: Wimbledon


Since becoming the World No. 1 Andy Murray is yet to lift a major title. With him being the No. 1 seed, expectations would be higher.

Since 2008, Murray has not lost before the last eight in back to back quarter finals so he has to get his act together in Paris for the tournament in the last week in May. After crashing out early in Australia – in the fourth round to MischaZverev – he would need a good turn out this time around.

Novak Djokovic has left everything in doubts with his recent tennis. As the defending champion and as someone who did a career Grand Slam last year, he needs to prove a point. His world No. 2 status is also at stake with him posting loss after loss this year. Unlike Murray, in over a decade he has not lost in back to back quarter finals at majors. After his slump against Denis Istomin in the Australian Open and his recent one at Monte Carlo, Djokovic desperately needs to save face. Read more »


In recent events, popular British tennis player Andy Murray defeated his American opponent John Isner to secure his top spot on the ATP list.

Murray won his first ever Paris master title and is currently celebrating his rise to the sport’s number one position as he secured his victory in a particularly tough showdown against Isner. The match had a score line of 6-3 6-7(4-7) 6-4 bringing the talented player his sixth ATP title in a remarkable 2016.

The 29-year old Scot has added his second Wimbledon and Olympic titles on his journey to the very top of the ranking. Murray has been officially confirmed as the first singles number 1 from Britain ever since the ranking in the sport was computerized back in 1973.

Being a truly well deserved rise to the top, the tennis star’s ascent was confirmed after it became apparent that fellow player Milos Raonic would be unable to participate in the semi final rounds due to a leg injury that resulted in a withdrawal for the tournament. Read more »


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Kim Clijsters & Laura Robson Kids’ Clinic Wimbledon 2012

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Andy Murray Emotional Following Wimbledon Loss

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Murray: Wimbledon is History

British Tennis star, Andy Murray, has said that Wimbledon final is history now and he would have to concentrate on the upcoming matches now. He said that it was really disappointing to lose the Wimbledon final. He said that he was not able to stand up to the expectations of the huge crowd that had come to see the final of Wimbledon Championship. As per Murray, that defeat hurt him a lot. But, he would have to forget that and concentrate on the London Olympics now. Murray had been defeated by World’s no. 1 and one of the greatest tennis players of all times, Roger Federer, in the final of the Wimbledon Championship. Murray went into tears after the match.

Meanwhile, he has thanked the people of England for giving him such immense support. Before Murray, no British player had reached to the final of Wimbledon Championship since 1938. Also, No British player has won a Wimbledon title since 1936. The last British player to win the Wimbledon title was Fred Perry, who won the title in 1936. The People of England were hoping that Murray would become the first British player to win the Wimbledon title in 76 years. But, that didn’t happen. However, Murray had started pretty well in the final and had won the first set 6-4. But, after that, Federer didn’t give Murray any chance. He played some high quality tennis after the first set and won the next three sets by 7-5, 6-3 and 6-4. It was the 17th Grand Slam title for Roger Federer.

However, Murray, who is currently positioned at no. 4 in the world rankings, said that he has again got a chance to stand up to the expectations of British Spectators in the London Olympics. He said that he would give his best in the London Olympics and would try to win the Gold medal for his country.