Wimbledon 2021: Men’s QF review

As Football edges ever closer to home, the events yesterday at SW19 were always going to take a back seat. I’m his ‘shock’ exit at the hands of Hubert Hurkacz in straight sets, Roger Federer did try and snatch some headlines from Gareth and his lads. The inverted commas are there because yes, despite his […]

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Wimbledon 2021: Day 4 sees Kerber and Sorribes Tormo steal the show as the favourites show their quality

After the slips, slides and surprises so far at SW19, Day 4 had an air of normality to it. The favourites mostly won through and entertained everybody in the process. There were a few shocks here and there, Azarenka and Svitolina both bowed out, the former at least putting up a fight against the resurgent […]

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Wimbledon 2021: Day 3 sees some seeds slip up and others stake their claim amidst more Murray mania

Well it is certainly an enjoyable ride whilst it lasts, Andy Murray was up to his old tricks and defying the odds on Centre Court. Late into last night, the two-time champ channelled his guile and defensive mastery to overcome German qualifier Oscar Otte in five sets. A rested Shapovalov up next should have too […]

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Wimbledon 2021: Day 1 review, shocks and scares as a returning Scot sparkles

After two years away, Wimbledon returned with aplomb, delivering titanic battles, eyebrow-raising results and the triumphant return of the home hero to grab the headlines. Andy Murray’s performance against the disappointing Basilashvili was a compelling affair. So many glimpses of the Scot’s magic jarred awkwardly with a scattershot of match-rough rustiness. Still this was not […]

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