The Williams family entourage is normally a feature of Wimbledon but this year Serena has been supported only by sister Isha. Her father, Richard has stayed home following the birth of a son, Dillon, while the rest of the family, including Venus, have also remained Stateside. Serena is staying in the same house in Wimbledon where they have previously passed the fortnight and despite her big sister not being there, she is still sleeping in the smaller bedroom.
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Thursday 26 May 2005
Thursday 05 May 2005
Thursday 31 March 2005
Monday 28 March 2005
Tim Henman is wrestling with his good-guy image and that of a grumpy old man after admitting he is coming down with "over-30 syndrome". As the only member of the world's top 10 never to have reached a grand slam final, Henman is using Andre Agassi as a role model as he seeks to blossom in the latter years of his career.
Tuesday 15 March 2005
Monday 14 March 2005
Friday 25 February 2005
Wednesday 23 February 2005
Greg Rusedski was inconsolable last night after failing to convert a match point before losing to Tim Henman for the sixth time in eight meetings on the ATP Tour.
Saturday 22 January 2005
A weekend of Champion Hurdle trials opens this afternoon at Haydock, where assorted members of the locker room vie for the privilege of becoming the Tim Henman of the division. In other words, to be damned with the faint praise of being Britain's number one. The serious business, though, is deemed to be taking place tomorrow in Ireland, where four of the top six seeds in the betting for the Cheltenham crown - all of which are Irish-trained - lock horns at Leopardstown.
Saturday 15 January 2005
Jeremy Bates, Britain's Davis Cup captain, described Tim Henman's retirement from the team yesterday as a "watershed". With Greg Rusedski approaching his 32nd birthday this year, the loss of Henman seems like the beginning of the end of a period of comparative success for the British game.
Monday 10 January 2005
Sunday 21 November 2004
Tim Henman acknowledged the dilemma of his life in tennis. "I've never hidden behind the fact that I'll be judged on whether I win Wimbledon or not," he said. "I'm sure if I don't win Wimbledon, then that's what will stick in a lot of people's minds."
Monday 15 November 2004
Saturday 06 November 2004
Friday 24 September 2004
Britain's Davis Cup captain decided to rely upon Greg Rusedski alongside Tim Henman against Austria in the World Group play-off.
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