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 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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Wimbledon 2019: Finals review as two very different classics marred by disrespect

Illness has delayed this post, apologies. Apologies too for that rather negative headline, but all will become clear amidst the waffle. 2019 has undoubtedly been a classic Wimbledon, encompassed in the vastly different finals and encapsulated further by that truly epic men’s doubles contest in between. Yet, there was a continued theme of great champions […]

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