Paul Newman

Paul Newman is Tennis Correspondent for The Independent.

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Wimbledon 2014 - Andy Murray comment: Every bit of the defending champion's game looked in good shape against Blaz Rola

Murray charged to an emphatic 6-1, 6-1, 6-0 triumph in the second round

Andy Murray celebrates his second-round success over Blaz Rola

Wimbledon 2014: Andy Murray powers to 6-1, 6-1, 6-0 victory over Blaz Rola

The defending champion eased into the third round where he will face Spain’s Roberto Bautista Agut

Amélie Mauresmo watches Andy Murray practise at Wimbledon

Wimbledon 2014: Champion Andy Murray confident of rocking on against rookie Blaz Rola

Big Slovenian hopes he will not 'poop his pants' on his debut on a major Grand Slam stage
Lleyton Hewitt’s career has lately been interrupted by a series of injuries and operations

Wimbledon 2014: Patched-up Lleyton Hewitt makes hard work of wobbly Pole Michal Przysiezny

Trust Lleyton Hewitt to make a meal of it. The 33-year-old Australian has made a career out of winning marathon contests and even when he faced an opponent on a 13-match losing streak here he took his time.

Roger Federer in action during his first round victory

Wimbledon 2014: Strong start from Roger Federer, but tougher tests await

Some are talking of the Swiss claiming his eighth Wimbledon title this year

Marinko Matosevic beat Fernando Verdasco 6-4 4-6 6-4 6-2

Wimbledon 2014: Mrinko Matosevic makes amends for comments with win over Fernando Verdasco

Australian criticised Andy Murray's appointment of Amelie Mauresmo as his coach

Andy Murray in action on Day 1 of Wimbledon

Wimbledon 2014: Andy Murray gives the performance of a champion in straight sets victory over David Goffin

British No 1 gets rousing reception from crowd on Centre Court

The British No 1 Heather Watson has discovered the perfect cure for her sleepless nights

Wimbledon 2014: Heather Watson aims to dance into second week for first time

Heather Watson’s neighbours this week might have to brace themselves for some noisy nights. The British No 1 has had trouble sleeping recently but found a solution which helped her to win the Prague Open last month.

Andy Murray returns the ball during a practice session

Wimbledon 2014: Andy Murray ‘in best shape possible’ to deal with the pressure of title defence

Pressure? If Andy Murray thought he had experienced it all last summer when he ended 77 years of British disappointment by winning the Wimbledon men’s singles title, he was reminded of the nation’s continuing expectations here yesterday. The 27-year-old Scot had barely settled into his seat in front of the world’s media before he was asked how it felt, in the wake of England’s World Cup exit, to have “the hopes of a despondent nation” on his shoulders.

Wimbledon 2014: Virginia Wade queries female choice for Andy Murray

Virginia Wade has upset Andy Murray with comments in the past and the 1977 Wimbledon champion probably did nothing to endear herself to the Scot yesterday with her verdict on his latest coaching appointment. Wade said she could not understand Murray’s thinking in recruiting Amélie Mauresmo as his coach.

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