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Judy Murray

Andy Murray’s mum is a fabulous-sounding woman. She’s done a long interview with The Guardian which they’re publishing in bits and pieces today. She talked about working with young tennis players in Scotland with no budget and no facilities. And … Continue reading

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Andy Murray and Amelie Mauresmo

They confirmed yesterday that they’ve entered into a coaching relationship for the grass court season initially, with the possibility of extending their association if things go well. They were both matter-of-fact and keen to discuss how they will work together; … Continue reading

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Nadal Went the Distance

I did not. I watched the first set and a half and then went back to bed. The portion I watched was nervy, lack lustre stuff. Lots of errors, very few rallies, neither Nadal or Djokovic playing at their best. … Continue reading

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Andy Murray on Women Coaching Men

Here’s his response to questions about whether it’s okay for a male player to have a female coach: “I don’t really care whether some of the other male players like it or not. That’s not something that bothers me. I … Continue reading

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Reasons to Admire Andy Murray

It’s French Open time. Paris in the spring time is cold. There have been some big upsets. Both Williams sisters out in the second round for the first time since 2011. Both Australian Open champions out in the first round. … Continue reading

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TV or Not TV

I cancelled my Sky subscription several months ago, leaving us with no telly for the first time in more than a decade. Silence fell on the lounge in the evening and I found it strange at first. But, now that … Continue reading

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Gone Missing

I was sidetracked last night by the latest episode of Sherlock Holmes (pocket review – stylish, surprising, and good fun, just don’t analyse the plot too closely!) and didn’t put up a post. So here are a couple of pictures … Continue reading

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