All posts tagged Tennis

Djokovic and the Art of Preserving Energy
July 4, 2011, 1 Comment

July 20, 1937: Don Budge and Gottfried von Cramm meet in the centre court at Wimbledon in the final tie of the Davis Cup ...

Murray and the lack of a champion’s mind
July 2, 2011, 4 Comments

Very often we hear of a moment – a single point, a single tackle, or a single ball – that turned a sporting contest ...

Manic Monday at Wimbledon
June 28, 2011, No Comments

It says something about the equal dose of frustration and excitement that always ensues on Manic Monday that I managed t ...

Wimbledon 2011 – days one to four.
June 24, 2011, No Comments

Four days have passed by at Wimbledon and there have been lots of charming little sub-plots that have captured attention ...

A Rivalry to Remember
June 20, 2011, 4 Comments

On 6th of July, 2008, the technicians at the UK’s electric power transmission and distribution company, National G ...

Five things we learned from Roland Garros
June 7, 2011, 11 Comments

1. Roger Federer isn’t yet the greatest of all time: It is nigh on impossible, I believe to make such an assertion in ...

Roland Garros and the Prospect of a New Champion
May 21, 2011, 5 Comments

Of all the Grand Slam tournaments, I love the French Open – or if you prefer, as I do, its more endearing name, Roland ...

Of Murray’s Tribulations and Djokovic’s Joy
January 30, 2011, No Comments

Every time Andy Murray enters a Grand Slam tournament, the expectations are immense. These, of course, are only partly h ...

Of Tennis, Backhands, Henin and Gasquet
January 21, 2011, No Comments

Tennis is a glorious sport, one in which two players maul, with ferocious vigour, at each other from the opposite sides ...

Where are the next Federers and Nadals?
January 20, 2011, 1 Comment

The eras of Roger Federer and Rafael Nadal are doubtless far from over. Greatness in big, chunky scoops is constantly se ...