Nick Powell takes a look at Murray’s recent misfortune on court and his likelihood of success in the twilight years of the Scotsman’s stellar career.
ATP World Tour Finals Review
Online Sport Editor Harry Scott-Munro looks back at the iconic moments from the ATP World Tour Finals time in London.
French Open 2020 Preview
Senthur Shanmugarasa previews this year’s French Open , where a small number of fans are set to be allowed to watch matches live. Rafael Nadal makes his return to Grand Slam tennis at his favourite Grand Slam, as the French Open kicks off in Paris on Sunday. Skipping the US Open on health grounds, he’s […]
Superb Evans Wins Inaugural Battle of the Brits Tournament
Online Sport Editor Harry Scott-Munro reviews last week’s Battle of the Brits Tournament, where there were positives for former world number one Andy Murray, even in defeat. Such has been the impact of Covid-19 on global tennis in recent months that the recent Jamie Murray organised Battle of the Brits was one of the first […]
In The Floodlights: Ross Barkley
W hat do you suppose was going through Ross Barkley’s mind as he wheeled away to celebrate in front of the Gwladys Street End after Everton’s second goal in a 3-1 defeat of Burnley towards the end of last season? Or, indeed, when he picked up the ball in the middle of the field against […]
He’s Scot Skills: How Andy Murray Became Number 1
In early October, and on his way to victory in Shanghai, Andy Murray dismissed the possibility of replacing Novak Djokovic at the top of the rankings before the year was out. “I’d have to win pretty much every match between now and the end of the year, and Novak would have to win hardly any. […]
Andy Murray: The unappreciated superstar
When Thomas Hamilton entered Dunblane Primary school in 1996, loaded his four guns and opened fire upon a gymnasium of children, little did he envisage that laying in his mercy would be the most successful British tennis player of all time. Fast forward 20 years, and Andrew Murray is at the peak of modern tennis, having become […]
The end of the road for Rog?
Once again the tennis season starts to draw to a close, and the inevitable debate about Roger Federer’s future arises. After a poor start to the year in which he failed to make the semi finals in Roland Garros and a shocking third round knockout against Andreas Seppi in Australia, Federer – now 34 – […]