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  • WillisClay
    Marcus Willis Secures Staggering Qualification for Wimbledon

    British world #775 Marcus Willis was the only Brit to make it out of qualifying for the grass court Grand Slam, Wimbledon, as he put together a quite remarkable run which involved victories over a top 100 player, a hotly-tipped Russian starlet, and a player who has already beaten Liam Broady this year and performed

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  • Marcus Willis (GBR) in action during the Aegon Trophy at Nottingham Tennis Centre.

Photographer: Chris Vaughan
Date: Sunday, June 1, 2014
    Willis, Cox, Whybourn, Lumsden Win Wimbledon WC Playoffs

    Marcus Willis, Daniel Cox, Lisa Whybourn and Maia Lumsden have all received wildcards for the upcoming Wimbledon qualifying event next week after winning the Wimbledon wildcard playoffs organised by the LTA this week ahead of several disappointed fellow Brits. Great to see 2 members of the DH Tennis family reach Wimbledon Qualifying @DanCox90 @Willbomb90 #coachingteam #claimingwehelped

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  • Murray and Bedene Battle Through to RG Third Round

    Andy Murray and Aljaz Bedene – for the first time in the latter’s career – reached the third round of the French Open on Wednesday and Thursday, as the other remaining British hopefuls, Heather Watson and Kyle Edmund, were both beaten on Days 4 and 5 of the second Grand Slam of the year. Great

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  • Four Brits Through to Roland Garros Second Round

    Andy Murray came through a real scare against 37-year-old qualifier Radek Stepanek to reach the second round of the second Grand Slam of the year in Paris, while Kyle Edmund and Aljaz Bedene both secured more straightforward victories to reach the Men’s Singles second round. Three British women fell in the first round, but Heather

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  • Konta’s Australian Open Ends in Semi-Finals

    Johanna Konta’s astonishing run to the semi-finals of the Australian Open was finally halted by seventh seeded German Angelique Kerber, with the Brit losing 7-5 6-2 in a relatively one-sided semi-final. It was Konta’s slow start in the first set which let her down, but in general both ladies played some sublime tennis, with Kerber

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  • Murray and Konta Surge Through to Semi-Finals

    Andy Murray and Johanna Konta became the first male and female to both reach the semi-finals of a Grand Slam since Sue Barker and John Lloyd in 1977 after two equally impressive quarter-final victories over David Ferrer and Shuai Zhang respectively. Johanna Konta’s winning scoreline of 6-4 6-1 perhaps doesn’t reflect the battle for the

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  • Konta Makes History at Australian Open

    British Number One Johanna Konta became the first woman to reach the quarter-finals of a Grand Slam since Jo Durie in 1984 after battling through a three-set thriller at the Australian Open earlier today, winning 4-6 6-4 8-6 against Russian 21st seed Ekaterina Makarova in three hours and four minutes. Konta will now face either

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  • Konta Dominates to Reach Second Week in Australia

    British Number One Johanna Konta became the first woman to reach the last 16 of the Australian Open since 1987 after a dominant display of tennis against Czech Denise Allertova, not facing a break point and winning 6-2 6-2 to set up a fourth round clash against 21st seed Ekaterina Makarova of Russia. The Brit

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  • Konta Crushes Zheng to March On in Australia

    Johanna Konta produced a clinical display to defeat China’s Saisai Zheng in the second round of the Australian Open 6-2 6-3 to set up a third round match with Czech Denisa Allertova in the third round. Konta hit 26 winners en route to a comfortable straight sets victory, saving 75% of the break points she

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  • KontaWinVWilliams
    Konta Crushes Williams in Superb First Round Performance

    British Number One Johanna Konta upset the odds and played magnificently to secure a 6-4 6-2 victory over 8th seed Venus Williams in the first round of the Australian Open earlier this morning to avenge her defeat to the American in China last year and surge into the second round. It is widely known that

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