Category : Tennis

Prejudices Resurface in Williams Controversy

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Image Credit: [Chris Trotman/Getty Images North] More controversy over cartoon depicting Williams’ dispute with the Umpire in the US Open Final. Black History Month is a time of celebration and recognition for important black figures. Yet, even in the 21st Century, people of colour are still being depicted differently to … Read More

Edmund’s loss to Čilić brings to an end his fantastic run in the Australian Open

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Yesterday, Yorkshireman Kyle Edmund’s incredible journey in the Australian Open finally ended. His defeat came at the hands of Marin Čilić in a three set semi-final match that ended 6-2, 7-6, 6-2. Čilić dominated for the majority of the match with his serve winning easy points and his powerful forehands … Read More

Britain tennis continues ascent with Fed Cup win

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Britain’s Fed Cup tennis team qualified for the World Group II play-off stage of the competition for the first time in four years last weekend, as Anne Keothavong’s women saw off the Croatian team 2-1 in a close-run deciding set. With British number two Heather Watson seeing off Donna Vekic … Read More

Melbourne magic from old rivals

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Celtic and Rangers. England and Australia. Ali and Frazier. Sport has had more than its fair share of quality rivalries down the years, and on Sunday night in Melbourne, one of the greatest we have ever known was rekindled in truly dramatic style. For a long time many of us … Read More

Tennis 2017: The changing of the guard?

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Here we go again then. After an off-season that feels shorter than the Football League, and with no shortage of intrigue within the sport while there’s been no competitive play, the tennis season has begun. This week, tournaments around the world including two in Brisbane and the annual Hopman Cup … Read More

British tennis is on the up

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As sport fans in Britain we are used to disappointment. It’s an expectation so engrained in us from a young age that there’s a certain sense of inevitability whenever we lose a penalty shoot-out, or participate in any Rugby World Cup that isn’t 2003. For the last few decades no … Read More

Djokovic dethroned by Murray

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For the first time since the ATP tour rankings was established in 1973, a male British tennis player sits as the world number one: he could not be more deserving of this monumental achievement. Andy Murray, in overtaking his great friend and rival Novak Djokovic, has truly cemented himself as … Read More