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    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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  • Djokovic Completes Career Slam Over Murray in RG Final

    Novak Djokovic triumphed for the first time at Roland Garros after defeating Andy Murray 3-6, 6-1, 6-2, 6-4 in Paris. 

 Tennis: Not to be this time @andy_murray but great performance to reach another grand slam final. Well done Andy! pic.twitter.com/vu5CT7cCge — Team Scotland (@Team_Scotland) June 5, 2016 Andy Murray just killed it at an entirely

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  • Murray Claims Solid Wins Over Big Servers Karlovic and Isner

    Normality was somewhat restored this weekend at the second Grand Slam of the year, Roland Garros: with Aljaz Bedene quite comfortably securing passage to the third round of a Slam for the first time in his career, and Andy Murray twice being taken to five sets in a shaky start for the Scot, it seems to

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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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  • Ward and Klein Both Lose in QR1 at Roland Garros

    Out-of-form James Ward and recovering-from-injury Brydan Klein are hardly the likeliest of pairs to secure victories in the first qualifying round of the second Grand Slam of the year, especially given neither player is hugely competent on clay. Unfortunately, neither player could upset the odds as both went down in straight sets earlier today. British interest

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  • Murray Defeated in Straight Sets in Australian Open Final

    World Number One Novak Djokovic proved once more that he is the best player in men’s tennis with a straight sets win over World Number Two Andy Murray. Djokovic claimed a sixth Australian Open Title by winning 6-1, 7-5, 7-6 (7-3) against a spirited Andy Murray on the Rod Laver Arena. The title was also

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  • Murray Battles Past Raonic in Five Sets

    Andy Murray did it the hard way against Canadian Milos Raonic but eventually ground out a five-set victory over the world number 13, winning 4-6 7-5 6-7(4) 6-4 6-2 to set up a final on Sunday with Novak Djokovic. It looked for a while after Raonic took the third set in a tiebreak that the

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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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