Tagged with Olympics

TPFTennis’ Top 10 Moments in 2012

TPFTennis’ Top 10 Moments in 2012

What a year this has been for tennis, and we, as spectators, have thoroughly enjoyed it. Here’s our top ten moments that we’ve seen, accompanied with highlights just below. 10) Yaroslava Shvedova’s ‘Golden Set’ Having earned a place in the Guinness Book of World Records, it simply had to make it onto our list of … Continue reading

BBC SPOTY 2012: Murray takes 3rd prize

BBC SPOTY 2012: Murray takes 3rd prize

Last night the BBC held their annual awards evening for Sports Personality of the year. 1,626,718 votes were cast by the British public for their favourite sports stars. Tennis world number three Andy Murray was among the 12 nominations for the prized award after a brilliant year, winning his first Grand Slam at the US Open, … Continue reading

Quote of the Week

Quote of the Week

“When you playing for your country, you raise your game, your intensity, your focus.” Andy Murray, reflecting on what it takes to be the first British tennis player to win the Olympics and a Grand Slam in the same year. Courtesy of Adidas.

Wimbledon Over Winter

Wimbledon Over Winter

From the reports from a Senior Groundsman at Wimbledon, we’ve put together this quick article about what goes on at Wimbledon over the Winter. In the weeks immediately after the end of the Olympics, the courts are re-turfed, the top layer of the court is stripped off, scarified in two directions then they seed, feed and cover. Once … Continue reading