Wimbledon wrap-up: oh, so close for Federer

Yesterday’s Wimbledon final was the best that I have seen in about five years, minus the stirring spectacle we had last year of an entire nation behind one man attempting to capture a title. The fact that Andy Murray easily dispatched Novak Djoković was beside the point; a British man (a Scot, but still) had won Wimbledon at last. One can only hope that the wait for the next American...
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The 10 Biggest Stories Of Wimbledon 2014

NOTE: Attacking The Net was created this year to cover the major tournaments, with the possibility (no guarantees, though…) that it could cover more of the tennis calendar in the future. This blog will go largely dark for the next month. You’ll get post-tournament wrap-ups on the Monday morning after the Canada and Cincinnati tour stops, the main steppingstones to the U.S. Open...
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6 days ago  |  Discuss

Tennis Players Discuss How They Like To Eat Their Wimbledon Strawberries

Ever wondered how tennis stars like Novak Djokovic, Andy Murray, Roger Federer and Maria Sharapova eat their Wimbledon strawberries? Well now you know. [YouTube] The post Tennis Players Discuss How They Like To Eat Their Wimbledon Strawberries appeared first on Diehardsport.
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9 days ago  |  Discuss

Andy Murray Eats Strawberries With His Fingers

Of course Andy Murray eats strawberries with his fingers. Who doesn't?
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9 days ago  |  Discuss

WIMBLEDON: Dimitrov downs Murray, William and Kate arrive, and Serena's asleep

I mean, really. What kind of Championships defense was THAT? Andy Murray was completely off his game today and Grigor Dimitrov showed him the door with a 6-1, 7-6(4), 6-2 drubbing in the quarterfinals. I was going to write the Bulgarian “gladly” showed him the door, but, because they’re bros, Grisha was somewhat muted in his post-match point celebration.Nothing was working...
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10 days ago  |  Discuss

Semifinals Set for Both Men and Women at Wimbledon

  #451600652 /   (July 2, 2014) WIMBLEDON – Grigor Dimitrov ended the run of defending champion Andy Murray 6-1, 7-6(4), 6-2 to reach the semifinals of Wimbledon, becoming the first Bulgarian man to do so. Dimitrov joins No. 1 seed Novak Djokovic, seven-time Wimbledon champion Roger Federer and another newcomer Milos Raonic in the semifinals. The No. 11 seed...
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The Young And The Relentless

Novak Djokovic, pictured above, is the odd man out in Friday’s Wimbledon gentlemen’s singles semifinals. At age 27, Djokovic is neither the old man Roger Federer is, nor is he part of the “young gun” generation led by Grigor Dimitrov and Milos Raonic. For the most part, Wednesday’s quarterfinals at Wimbledon — which followed victories by Simona Halep and Eugenie Bouchard...
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The Young And The Relentless

Novak Djokovic, pictured above, is the odd man out in Friday’s Wimbledon gentlemen’s singles semifinals. At age 27, Djokovic is neither the old man Roger Federer is, nor is he part of the “young gun” generation led by Grigor Dimitrov and Milos Raonic. For the most part, Wednesday’s quarterfinals at Wimbledon — which followed victories by Simona Halep and Eugenie Bouchard...
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Defending Champion Andy Murray Ousted By Grigor Dimitrov At Wimbledon

LONDON — Andy Murray’s reign as Wimbledon champion ended Wednesday with a straight-set loss in the quarterfinals to Bulgaria’s Grigor Dimitrov, who appears to be making his breakthrough after years of being touted as the game’s next top player. Dimitrov completely outplayed Murray on Centre Court, winning 6-1, 7-6 (4), 6-2 to reach his first Grand Slam semifinal. The 11th...
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Andy Murray Rolls Past Roberto Bautista Agut to Reach Fourth Round

  #451329562 / (June 27, 2014) WIMBLEDON – Defending Wimbledon champion Andy Murray continued his streak on not losing a set this fortnight at Wimbledon. He has now won 16 straight matches at the All England Club by beating Roberto Bautista Agut of Spain 6-2, 6-3, 6-2. The streak includes his road to the gold medal at the 2012 London Olympics, which was held...
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15 days ago  |  Discuss

Ricky Gervais Cheers On Andy Murray At Wimbledon In Slow Mo

Why watch Ricky Gervais cheer on Andy Murray at Wimbledon in regular speed when you can watch it in slow motion.
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Andy Murray: I’ve Never Lost a Game of Golf for Money

Andy Murray’s made a few coins during his time as a tennis player. Some estimates have his net worth right around $70 million. And that’s not counting the money he’s taken off foes on the golf course.Speaking to the media this week at Wimbledon, where Murray will take on Spain’s Roberto Bautista Agut in the third round on Friday, the Scotsman’s second favorite sport became...
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Andy Murray Routs Blaz Rola to Earn Berth in Third Round

#451198468 / (June 25, 2014) WIMBLEDON – Third seed and defending champion Andy Murray completely demolished Blaz Rola of Slovakia 6-1, 6-1 and 6-0 in 84 minutes to move into the round of 32 on Wednesday on Court No. 1. “Finish matches as quickly as you can,” the Scot said.  “If you have the momentum with you and you’re playing well, that’s what you...
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17 days ago  |  Discuss

Former Buckeye competing at Wimbledon

Former Ohio State tennis standout Blaz Rola is set to take on defending champion Andy Murray in the second round of Wimbledon on Wednesday morning. Rola, a Slovenia native, is a year removed from becoming the first Buckeye to win the NCAA singles championship. Currently ranked No. 92 in the world, he defeated Pablo Andujar of Spain in the first round 6-3, 6-1, 6-4. That marked Rola...
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18 days ago  |  Discuss

Andy Murray saved runaway dog from traffic?

Andy Murray has had a lot of success on the tennis court over the past couple of years. The British star won the US Open and a gold medal at the London Olympics in 2012 before taking home his first Wimbledon championship in 2013. But even with all that, Murray’s greatest recent achievement may have […]
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Andy Murray saved a dog on his way to Wimbledon

The defending Wimbledon champion is also a dog owner, so how he reacted when he saw a stray dog running into traffic shouldn't surprise anyone.
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19 days ago  |  Discuss

Andy Murray Rescues Runaway Puppy On His Way To Wimbledon

Reigning Wimbledon champion Andy Murray took a heroic little detour on his way to practice Sunday morning. The tennis player was driving to the All England Club when he spotted a labradoodle running toward oncoming cars on a busy road. Murray’s casual drive to practice turned into a rescue mission soon enough, though, as he pulled over and saved the scared pup. “I parked the...
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Shaquille O’Neal is a Special Guest in the Royal Box for Andy Murray’s Opening Wimbledom Match

#451089722 / (June 23, 2014) WIMBLEDON – Seems that defending Wimbledon champion Andy Murray has a fan in former basketball superstar Shaquille O’Neal who was in attendance in the Royal Box as Murray played his opening match. The “big Aristotle” along with his girlfriend,saw Murray win over David Goffin 6-1, 6-4, 7-5.  
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19 days ago  |  Discuss

All Will Hail the Conquering Hero as Andy Murray Opens Wimbledon on Monday

  #451031526 / (June 22, 2014) WIMBLEDON – Andy Murray will receive a conquering hero’s welcome when takes Wimbledon Centre Court on Monday at one o’clock as he opens to defend his 2013 title. Murray broke the 77-year-old curse, as no man from Great Britain laid claim to Wimbledon since Fred Perry won the title back in 1936. The 2012 year was a special year...
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20 days ago  |  Discuss

Andy Murray Wins at Queen’s Club with New Coach Amelie Mauresmo

  #450436148 / (June 11, 2014) Andy Murray returned to where his grass-court journey started twelve months ago and immediately picked up where he left off.   The defending Aegon Championships and Wimbledon champion cruised past Paul-Henri Mathieu 6-4, 6-4. He will now face Radek Stepanek in round three at The Queen’s Club in London.   “I was looking forward...
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June 11, 2014  |  Discuss

Andy Murray Names Amelie Mauresmo as his New Coach

(June 8, 2014) Andy Murray has named former pro Amelie Mauresmo as his new coach. Mauresmo, who is the French Fed Cup captain is a former No. 1 player and won the Australian Open and Wimbledon championships in 2006. Here is the statement from Andy Murray’s website: Andy has appointed French coach and former World Number 1, Amelie Mauresmo, as his new coach, initially for the grass...
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June 08, 2014  |  Discuss

Wimbledon Champions Marion Bartoli and Andy Murray Unite at Rally for Bally

(June 6, 2014)LTA – Marion Bartoli will share a court with fellow Wimbledon singles champion Andy Murray as part of the Rally For Bally on June 15th.   Bartoli and Murray, both of whom lifted Wimbledon trophies at The Championships in 2013, will join with Ross Hutchins at The Queen’s Club, which hosts one of three Rally For Bally fundraising matches all being held that day....
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June 06, 2014  |  Discuss


Andy Murray models for, an online retail destination for men’s style, in the latest installment of “The Look.” The Queen’s Club served as the backdrop for his shoot, which was photographed by John Balson and styled by Dan May. Murray was outfitted in denim designs from Nudie Jeans, Simon Miller and Jean Shop, long-sleeve tees from Acne Studios and Massimo Alba...
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June 03, 2014  |  Discuss

Darkness falls on Murray and Kohlschreiber in 5th set at French

The third-round French Open match between Wimbledon champion Andy Murray and 28th-seeded Philipp Kohlschreiber was suspended at 7-all in the fifth set because of fading light Saturday.
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May 31, 2014  |  Discuss

Rafael Nadal and Andy Murray Move into Third Round of French Open

  #494285849 /   (May 29, 2014) Four-time defending champion Rafael Nadal put down one of the up-and-coming young guns of the men’s tour Dominic Thiem of Austria 6-2, 6-2, 6-3 on Thursday. The victory ups the world No. 1′s record at the French Open to 61-1, the lone loss coming in 2009. At times, Thiem displayed his promise with all out shots, but Nadal...
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May 29, 2014  |  Discuss
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