Murray required medical treatment shortly after the win as temperatures continue to soar beyond the 40C mark
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Friday 10 April 2009
Saturday 07 March 2009
Friday 06 March 2009
With Britain due to take on Ukraine this weekend in the Davis Cup, we remember the greatest moments from this historic competition.
Friday 13 February 2009
Andy Murray will face Mario Ancic for a place in the final of the ABN AMRO World Tennis Tournament in Rotterdam tomorrow after Marc Gicquel retired in the third set of their quarter-final.
Saturday 07 February 2009
The name Peter Alphon will mean nothing to today's generation. But because I was a close friend of Paul Foot, who spent years investigating the A6 murder of 1961, for which James Hanratty was later hanged, I lived with the name Alphon almost as closely as he did.
Thursday 05 February 2009
Managers of a shop on a royal estate have been forced to apologise after it was found to be selling golliwog toys.
Thursday 20 November 2008
The All England Club is to pay the Lawn Tennis Association £55m to buy back the 50 per cent share in its grounds which it gave to the British game's governing body 74 years ago.
Thursday 30 October 2008
The world No 1, Rafael Nadal, eased past France's Florent Serra 6-2, 6-4 to book a place in the third round of the Paris Masters yesterday.
Saturday 25 October 2008
Robin Soderling needed 20 aces and two tie-breaks to defeat top seed Andy Roddick 7-6, 7-6 and reach the semi-finals of the Lyons ATP tournament yesterday. Soderling, seeded seventh in the indoor event, won both tie-breaks 7-5 to take a tight contest in an hour and 23 minutes.
Thursday 23 October 2008
Friday 19 September 2008
Andy Murray proved he is no Davis Cup choker with a straight sets victory over Alexander Peya that drew Great Britain level with Austria at one rubber apiece.
Sunday 14 September 2008
The American novelist David Foster Wallace, famous for his epic Infinite Jest, has been found dead, aged 46.
Wednesday 06 August 2008
Our report on 23 April suggested that until the British tennis professional Robert Dee won a match in April this year, he had lost every previous professional match he had played, enduring a run of 54 consecutive defeats. We now accept that this was wrong as Mr Dee had won, and continues to win, many professional matches in Spain where he is based and plays most of his competitive tennis, including 20 matches in the last year alone. We apologise to Mr Dee.
Friday 13 June 2008
How delightful that a statue of the man who wrote "It is useless to pretend that I enjoy myself abroad" adorns the refurbished St Pancras. Equally dubious about the expat life ("Our savings gone, we climb the stony path/ Back to the house with scorpions in the bath"), Betjeman extolled the delights of the Northern Line's City Branch ("a strong smell of wet feet"). What he wrote of Waugh – "he will always appeal to those who like the English language" – applies equally to himself. On themes from Girls to Clergy, this selection of prose and poetry is as full of treats as an old-fashioned sweet-shop.
Thursday 15 May 2008
Andy Murray matched his best clay-court performance by reaching the third round of the Hamburg Masters with a 6-3, 6-3 win over Gilles Simon yesterday. "It was a very good victory," said Murray. "He's beaten a lot of top guys on clay and is a very tough clay-court player. I was happy to finish it off so professionally."
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