Murray required medical treatment shortly after the win as temperatures continue to soar beyond the 40C mark
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Monday 01 November 2010
Sunday 31 October 2010
A reprint of the pseudonymous Jenny Wren's 1891 response to Jerome K Jerome's Idle Thoughts of an Idle Fellow, this collection of 12 humorous essays presents Miss Wren's thoughts on love (she has never been in love herself, and doesn't devote much thought to "the creature 'man'", for "I do not think him worth it," but makes caustic observations on love matches in the Bible, in literature, and among her own acquaintance); on Christmas ("such a prickly time"); on children and dogs (she has a decided preference for the latter); and on tennis (she would happily "injure the man who invented it").
Friday 29 October 2010
Caroline Wozniacki battled back from a set down to defeat Francesca Schiavone of Italy 3-6, 6-1, 6-1 at the WTA Championships here yesterday, a win that ensures she will end the year as the world's No 1 player.
Friday 29 October 2010
Defending champion Ivan Ljubicic of Croatia overcame a slow start to beat Taylor Dent in straight sets in the second round of the Open Sud de France yesterday. The fourth seed hit five aces and broke Dent's serve three times as he won 7-5, 6-4.
Tuesday 26 October 2010
Just weeks after becoming the world's top-ranked women's player, Caroline Wozniacki will have to fight to keep that position at this week's WTA Championships in Doha.
Friday 20 August 2010
Andy Murray came from a set down to book his place in the quarter-finals of the Cincinnati Masters last night.
Thursday 24 June 2010
Gladiatorial metaphors are common in tennis, a sport of one-to-one combat, but last night at Wimbledon they came close to reflecting reality.
Wednesday 23 June 2010
Andy Murray's victory over Jan Hajek yesterday was just the start of a road he hopes will take him to a first Wimbledon title but going into the third day he is already the only British singles player left in the tournament.
Friday 04 June 2010
Robin Soderling powered into his second successive French Open final today after coming from two sets to one down to beat Tomas Berdych.
Friday 04 June 2010
Roger Federer's defeat to Robin Soderling in the quarter-finals of the French Open this week ended one of the most remarkable runs in sport.
Tuesday 01 June 2010
Francesca Schiavone today insisted words could not describe the emotion she felt at reaching her first grand slam semi-final after producing arguably the most complete performance of this year's French Open to stun Caroline Wozniacki.
Sunday 30 May 2010
There's something heart-warming about the ripping adventures of James Cracknell and Ben Fogle. Not simply the fact that the pair seem to pit themselves against unspeakable odds, but also that they do so with a combination of sincerity, dignity and pragmatism. After their Atlantic jaunt, their latest endeavour is up to the mark.
Thursday 27 May 2010
Venus Williams has been causing a stir at the French Open with her risque fashion styles this week.
Tuesday 25 May 2010
An emotional Justine Henin today described her French Open comeback as "a beautiful moment" after coming through a tricky first-round match against Tsvetana Pironkova.
Monday 17 May 2010
Liam Neeson's Downton dreams
Daniele Watts: Django Unchained actress detained by Los Angeles police after being mistaken for a prostitute
Scottish independence referendum: A nation divided against itself
Scottish independence: David Cameron is becoming the 'George Bush of Britain'
Russia freezes Ukraine into submission: Kiev admits country doesn't have enough fuel for winter
Scottish independence: The Queen breaks silence on referendum debate – as think tank warns of £14bn black hole if Scotland votes Yes
Portuguese academic says British are 'filthy, violent and drunk'
- 2 Scottish independence: What you shouldn't tweet about if you want to avoid jail today
- 3 Scottish independence: Five reasons Salmond is secretly hoping for a 'No' vote
- 4 Isis plan to 'behead random member of the public' in Sydney thwarted by Australian police
- 5 Archbishop of Canterbury admits doubts about existence of God