Robin Scott-Elliot is a Sports News Correspondent for The Independent.
25 June 2014 11:35 PM
A good day for Jamie Delgado as he marked his record 23rd consecutive appearance at Wimbledon with one of his best victories, coming from two sets down in company with Gilles Muller of Luxembourg to beat Lu Yen-hsun and Divij Sharan. The 37-year-old Briton first played here as a junior in 1992. Only Virginia Wade (26 years) and Martina Navratilova (24) have been here more years in a row. The two grandes dames of the grass have rather more to show from it. Delgado's best is a boys' semi-final and third round in the doubles.
24 June 2014 11:42 PM
The World Cup is occupying plenty of minds here – Victoria Azarenka described Lionel Messi, her favourite player, as "cute", Andrea Petkovic has a soft spot for Jürgen Klinsmann and Caroline Wozniacki is surprised by Costa Rica's progress – but don't mention it to Robin Haase. The first question for the Dutchman after his match was how much attention he was paying to the football. "Nothing," he replied. "I don't want to talk about soccer." OK. "It's really not important for me right now." End of press conference.
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24 June 2014 04:48 PM
Lisicki took to Centre Court on day two to blast past Julia Glushko in straight sets 6-2 6-1
23 June 2014 07:16 PM
On Wednesday afternoon Venus Williams will take on Kurumi Nara of Japan in the second round of the women’s singles, a match secured via an opening day victory in three bruising sets against Spain’s hard-hitting Maria-Teresa Torro-Flor. It will be the elder Williams 88th singles outing at Wimbledon, taking her above Virgina Wade and will mean only three women and one man have played more matches here in the open era.
19 June 2014 09:21 PM
Chile manager Jorge Sampaoli oversaw five wins from six during the World Cup qualifying stage
17 June 2014 08:40 PM
“Eins, zwei, drei, vier!” was Der Tagesspiegel’s happy take on Germany’s perfect start to the World Cup. Bild, the country’s best-selling tabloid, was more bullish. “This,” it declared, “is going to be our World Cup.” And if it is going to be the Nationalmannschaft’s World Cup then it is set to be one German player’s tournament in particular. Thomas Müller, added Bild, has the “killer gene”.
16 June 2014 08:28 PM
Belgium open their World Cup campaign against Algeria
World Cup 2014 - view from the sofa: Everyone's so happy to be here – even ITV's Adrian Chiles is smiling
13 June 2014 08:34 PM
Ian Wright is not the only happy man on TV
13 June 2014 07:46 PM
The field was set back, three men stationed deep on the leg side, the ball was banged in short and England’s batsmen tumbled into the trap. One by one they fell.
12 June 2014 09:30 PM
It’s 14 years since Pele’s prediction of a side from the continent lifting the World Cup was supposed to come true
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