Tagged with US Open

Murray Misses Out

Everyone in Britain was hoping for Andy Murray to retain his US Open title to cap off the year after his dream Wimbledon win. However, he admitted he got a bit giddy after becoming arguably the best British tennis player in 77 years, and had been celebrating more than training in the 41 days leading … Continue reading

Classic Match of the Week

Classic Match of the Week

Andy Murray’s US Open title defence took a premature end with a straight sets defeat to Stan Wawrinka on Thursday. This week we look back at the first team he reached a slam final. Cast your mind back to New York in 2008. Nadal had won the two previous slams on the clay of Paris … Continue reading

Evans Excites the American Crowd

Evans Excites the American Crowd

At 23 years of age and an impressive showing at the US Open, Evans looks destined to break into the top 100 and be a more regular face in the majors. However, it wasn’t quite all plain sailing for the Birmingham lad. When money’s tough following your tennis dreams can’t be easy, just ask this … Continue reading

Classic Match of the Week

Classic Match of the Week

Looking back to when centre court was all in green, we watch 1st and 2nd seeds Bjorn Borg and John McEnroe battle it out over five sets, eventually with the home favourite coming out on top. Unfortunately, this match didn’t get the limelight it deserved, being massively overshadowed by the previous Grand Slam final that … Continue reading

The Big US Open Preview

The Big US Open Preview

The US Open gets underway in one week’s time. TPFTennis’s bloggers preview the men’s singles event here. TPFTennis: Do you anticipate there being any surprise packages in the tournament, if so who? Nathan: A man outside the ‘big four’ hasn’t won a slam since del Potro did at this tournament in 2009, which proves how … Continue reading

Surge in Support for the Scot

Surge in Support for the Scot

We couldn’t help noticing how much Andy Murray has gained the interest, support and respect of many more over the 2012 year. So much so, that Roger Federer commented on how he’s come on in recent years, with his first Masters 1000 win a few years ago, followed by the Olympic Gold and Grand Slam … Continue reading