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Murray BACK in Action?

Murray BACK in Action?

Andy Murray had a minor back operation earlier this week, but we’re glad to know he’s okay – informed via the following tweet. Thanks for all the well wishes, means a lot to me… pic.twitter.com/KokbiW8Y4M — Andy Murray (@andy_murray) September 23, 2013 Yesterday (Monday), Andy had an operation on the lower disks of his back. … Continue reading

Murray Makes it Three

Murray Makes it Three

It was the defending champion Marin Cilic who was Andy Murray’s opponent in the Queen’s Club, and we knew it would be a tight match having both matches finishing within ten matches of each other. The final itself went very much similarly to both semi-finals, with the leader after the opening set going on to … Continue reading

The Battle of Spain

The Battle of Spain

In the 60th Barcelona Open Banc Sandabell the clay courts play host to three Spaniards who will effectively be battling it out for the title on their. Top seeded David Ferrer has finished a Nadal’s runner-up four time and has a 25-10 win-loss record at the ATP 500. Second, Nadal has won it seven times. He has … Continue reading

Wimbledon’s Changing

Wimbledon’s Changing

It has been recently announced that the prize money for Wimbledon will be upped by 40% in 2013. Being increased by £6.5m from last year, the men’s and women’s singles champions will now receive an extra £450,000 – £1.6m each. The prize money for the men and women was originally equalled in 2007. This decision … Continue reading

The Davis Cup – From a British Perspective

The Davis Cup – From a British Perspective

In the second round of this year’s Davis Cup (GB got a bye through the first), Great Britain met Russia at the Ricoh Arena in Coventry – West Midlands of the UK. The two sides are quite evenly matched in a way, with Russia having a huge singles advantage, yet not one ‘officially’ doubles player … Continue reading

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

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