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Saturday 30 June 2012
Briton thrashed by world No 3 Radwanska and handed a lesson in how hard life is at the top
Thursday 15 March 2012
Top seed Victoria Azarenka stormed into the last four of the Indian Wells WTA tournament with a ruthless 6-0 6-2 demolition of Agnieszka Radwanska, improving her record this year to 21-0.
Thursday 23 June 2011
Serena Williams identified Laura Robson as a player with the complete package as she talked up Britain's teenage tennis hot-shot today.
Sunday 10 October 2010
Wednesday 05 May 2010
The agency that represents Anna Kournikova and Martina Hingis says the pair is teaming up again at Wimbledon.
Monday 21 September 2009
Angry Strictly Come Dancing judge Craig Revel Horwood rallied round Alesha Dixon today and blasted the "horrendous" backlash directed at her.
Monday 21 September 2009
Earlier this year, the BBC stirred up a fair amount of irritation with the news that it had sacked one of the judges of its popular Saturday night celebrity talent show, Strictly Come Dancing. The BBC was looking to refresh the line-up of judges. Arlene Phillips, though a very experienced choreographer, was felt by the BBC to be the main candidate for removal.
Sunday 20 September 2009
It's the hardest game in the world, that ballroom dancing. Joe Calzaghe may yet become the next sportsman to dazzle us on Strictly Come Dancing (BBC1, Friday and Saturday). After all, he is used to wearing sequins and he's nimble on his feet from years of skipping rope.
Sunday 19 July 2009
Monday 22 June 2009
Laura Robson is out of Wimbledon at the first hurdle but demonstrated her potential with a performance in which she outclassed one-time quarter finalist Daniela Hantuchova for a set and half and ought to have won the match.
Saturday 20 June 2009
Laura Robson has been handed a tough draw against Daniela Hantuchova, herself once a teenage prodigy, in the first round of the women's singles. The 15-year-old Briton will become the youngest Wimbledon competitor since 1995 when she takes on the unseeded Slovakian, who will be playing in her ninth Championships and reached the last eight aged 19.
Monday 15 June 2009
The Seeded players Paul-Henri Mathieu of France and Italian Andreas Seppi bowed out in straight sets on the opening day of the ATP grass-court tournament at Eastbourne yesterday. A week before the start of Wimbledon, the third-seeded Mathieu fell 6-4, 6-2 to Janko Tipsarevic of Serbia, and the seventh-seeded Seppi was beaten 7-6, 7-5 by Croatia's Ivan Ljubicic.
Saturday 11 October 2008
Saturday 05 July 2008
It was difficult to adjudicate which was Sergio Garcia's biggest achievement yesterday. Shooting a 64 to conjure his way back into the European Open or then making it around the M25 and the capital in time to see his friend Rafael Nadal sprint through his semi-final at Wimbledon. There were stages during the usual Friday rush when both seemed on the outskirts of impossible.
Monday 26 May 2008
In the final women's match at Roland Garros last year Ana Ivanovic froze in the heat of a glorious June afternoon and lost the final against Justine Henin in front of a capacity crowd. When Ivanovic walked out on to a largely empty Court Philippe Chatrier for the first match of the 2008 French Open here yesterday the skies were grey and the air was cool, but she quickly warmed to her task.
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