All posts tagged Wimbledon

Federer achieves perfection
July 11, 2012, 3 Comments

It’s 30-30, 5-6 in the second set, of the Wimbledon final. Andy Murray plants his second serve to Roger Federer’s ba ...

From “A History of the Present”: The History of Lukas Rosol
July 2, 2012, Comments Off

[Lukas Rosol may have made an inglorious exit from Wimbledon but not before stunning Rafael Nadal and making Christopher ...

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, Comments Off

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, Comments Off

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 ...

Of Wimbledon, Edberg, Chang and Ivanišević
June 18, 2011, 14 Comments

Wimbledon, which begins on Monday, somewhat peculiarly isn’t my favourite Grand Slam tournament. The honour belongs to ...

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 ...