Sports writer for The Independent
25 June 2014 11:35 PM
Oh Tara, so close and yet … (yes, you can fill in the rest yourselves). This is Wimbledon and Tara Moore is British, so a first-round exit complete with the heroically maddening denouement conforms absolutely to convention, and a little, perhaps, to the wholehearted template set by her mentor, the late Elena Baltacha.
24 June 2014 11:42 PM
23 June 2014 11:58 PM
At 34, and with almost $30m (£17.5m) in prize-money banked, Venus Williams is excused the requirement to gush on sunny days at Wimbledon. Even so, a smile here and there would be nice.
23 June 2014 05:05 PM
Stakhovsky beat Carlos Berlocq 6-3 6-3 6-3
23 June 2014 02:55 PM
Great hope of American tennis continues difficult spell
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22 June 2014 08:13 PM
1-0 win sees another African team excelling in Brazil
18 June 2014 01:11 PM
The world No 6 represented the Republic as an amateur
Martin Kaymer win US Open 2014: German golfer eases through lap of honour to claim second major crown
16 June 2014 02:38 AM
German adds US Open title to US PGA honours after rebuilding game following tumble down the rankings
14 June 2014 07:49 PM
Last year's winner knows he needs 'a special round of golf' to catch German
13 June 2014 08:08 PM
How does one put this without causing offence? Here goes. Brendon de Jonge shoved the brazen insults of the US Open pairings committee where the sun don’t shine with a second-round 70 that kept him in the bunch behind leader Martin Kaymer.
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