Robin Scott-Elliot is a Sports News Correspondent for The Independent.
06 July 2014 07:45 PM
Tennis truly has its golden generation right now
03 July 2014 10:59 PM
A quarter-final place in the girls’ singles was secured by Tornado Black, sister of Hurricane. Great things are forecast for both, although Michael Fish doesn’t think either will cause any trouble. The names were carefully chosen by their mother, who comes armed with a marketing degree, to attract attention (it’s working) – Black was originally Alicia but the Tornado was added when she first showed promised at tennis and mother made sure it stuck. Hurricane was always Hurricane.
02 July 2014 10:16 PM
Silver linings for Judy Murray: Jamie is still going in the mixed doubles and Maia Lumsden, her next Scottish big thing, is alive and kicking in the juniors. Murray Snr partnered the Australian Casey Dellacqua into the third round of the mixed doubles while Lumsden, the 16-year-old Glaswegian wild card who trains in Spain as a young Andy Murray once did, is through to the third round of the girls’ singles.
02 July 2014 01:45 PM
Kerber had less time to recover after playing Maria Sharapova yesterday
01 July 2014 10:38 PM
He is Deliciano to Judy Murray and today Feliciano Lopez produced some tasty language during a dispute over a line call during his fourth-round defeat by Stan Wawrinka on No 2 Court. His industrial language was picked up by a BBC microphone and it was not long before the Beeb, so loath to give offence in these parts after last year’s Inverdalegate, was apolo-gising to one and all. Which surely makes it only a matter of time before we are given an apology for the contin-ued employment of Robbie Savage by BBC Sport.
01 July 2014 07:02 PM
Bid for Wimbledon doubles crown ended by Alexander Peya and Bruno Soares
Tour de France 2014: Yorkshire arrival puts ‘unknown’ cycling legend Beryl Burton up in lights at last
30 June 2014 07:54 PM
Beryl, a play written by Maxine Peake, opened last night at the West Yorkshire Playhouse in Leeds as part of a series of events connected to the Tour de France’s visit
27 June 2014 10:55 PM
Is it wrong to ask to look at a woman’s underwear? Pat Cash thinks so and so, unsurprisingly, do female players at Wimbledon. Cash opened fire on the All England Club over their all-white policy, which has been reinforced for this year. The former champion said the policy “has absolutely gone ridiculous” and claimed that some players had been told to “change their bras and tops because they had slight colour on them” while another had to change blue underwear because it showed through when they got “sweaty”.
27 June 2014 08:55 PM
Team Sky's Sir Dave Brailsford said it was 'a very, very tough decision' to leave him out of the Tour team
26 June 2014 10:32 PM
The tennis player and hotelier Andy Murray has added another business string to his bow – movie mogul. Of sorts. Murray has “invested” in the new film about the life of Seve Ballesteros which is released Friday.
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