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  1. Sport - Tennis - TENNIS

    No mercy for Andy Murray from clay king Rafa Nadal

    Posted Jun 07th 2014, 01:11am by AFP

    ... Sampras and three behind Roger Federer. Murray failed in his bid to become the first British player to contest the French Open final since Bunny Austin 77 years ago and will now turn his attention ...

  2. Sport - Tennis - TENNIS

    Robson: Watching Murray win was like 'watching a horror movie'

    Posted Aug 01st 2013, 12:00am by Reuters

    ... quite justified in thinking she was watching a slasher horror film. Alone. On a stormy night. Her hands were sweaty. She could not text her friends. At times she was down on her knees in front of her television in her flat in London. And when the nerves got really, really bad, the only image she could see of British compatriot Andy Murray's 6-4, 7-5, 6-4 victory over Novak ...

  3. Sport - Tennis - TENNIS

    Murray's US Open title gives Britain different kind of champion to Perry

    Posted Sep 12th 2012, 12:00am by AFP

    ... went to Hollywood, male film stars went and sulked in Nevada.'" By the time of Perry's death, he had finally become accepted into the British tennis culture. "Fred Perry ... in the countryside. Fred Perry, the last British man to win a grand slam title by capturing the US championship in 1936, would have done things differently- and probably a lot more noisily. Perry, who died ...

  4. Sport - Tennis - TENNIS

    Federer revival continues but Sharapova admits she must improve

    Posted Jan 18th 2014, 02:26pm by Agence France-Presse

    ... And in the men’s doubles, Indian-Pakistani pair Rohan Bopanna and  Aisam-ul-Haq Qureshi ended the grand slam comeback of British cancer survivor  Ross Hutchins and his partner, Colin Fleming. ...

  5. Sport - Tennis - TENNIS

    Murray to have back surgery, set to miss rest of season

    Posted Sep 20th 2013, 10:06am by Reuters in London

    ... The 26-year-old missed this year’s French Open due to a back injury but recovered to become the first British man to win Wimbledon for 77 years. He failed to retain his US Open title this month after ... the tournament. A statement from his management company reported by British media read: “Next week Andy is set to undergo minor back surgery in an effort to clear up a long-standing back problem. “The ...

  6. Sport - Tennis - TENNIS

    Confident Roger Federer ready to go far at ATP World Finals in London

    Posted Nov 04th 2013, 09:13pm by Reuters

    ... scrapping for points. Thankfully for the ATP, especially with British favourite Andy Murray absent after back surgery, Federer's strong run in Basel where he lost to Juan Martin del Potro ...

  7. Sport - Tennis - TENNIS

    Li avenges US Open defeat by Robson to reach last 16

    Posted Aug 31st 2013, 12:57am by AFP

    ... Agence France-Presse in New York Chinese fifth seed Li Na advanced to the fourth round of the US Open on Friday, smacking 11 aces in a 6-2, 7-5 victory over British teen Laura Robson. Li ... she made the last 16 by beating Li and in July at Wimbledon. In New York, she was the first British woman to be seeded at a Grand Slam since Jo Durie at the 1987 Australian Open. Li, 31, seeks ...

  8. Sport - Tennis - TENNIS

    US Open champ Nadal puts Spain on brink of victory

    Posted Sep 14th 2013, 01:27pm by Agence France-Presse in Paris

    ... talented and it was not easy to play against him.” However, his British teammate Daniel Evans was then well beaten 6-3, 6-2, 6-3 by Ivan Dodig as Croatia drew level. In other play-off ties, ...

  9. Sport - Tennis - TENNIS

    Wimbledon cheques provide lifeline for Britain's struggling fringe players

    Posted Jun 22nd 2013, 12:00am by AFP

    ... loser's cheque of £23,500 (HK$280,000). For British No 2 James Ward, 214 places below Murray in the world rankings, that windfall would almost double the US$38,000 he has pocketed in the first six ... at Queen's last week before losing to 2009 US Open champion Juan Martin del Potro. The 23-year-old, however, has often symbolised the Jekyll and Hyde nature of British tennis. Back in 2008, Evans had ...

  10. Sport - Tennis - TENNIS

    Andy Murray may miss French Open after injury forces Rome pullout

    Posted May 17th 2013, 12:00am by AFP

    ... to Spain's Marcel Granollers. The British ace, who celebrated his 26th birthday on Wednesday, said the pain in his lower left back that has bothered him since late 2011 flared up again recently, ...




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