Archive | August, 2012

Sharapova launches Sugarpova

August 21, 2012

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By Lisa-Marie Burrows For those who do not think Maria Sharapova is sweet enough already, you will be pleased to hear that she has officially launched her line’ of candy called ‘Sugarpova.’  The Russian tennis superstar is the current No. 3 in the rankings and on Monday she presented the product in New York, after […]

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Roger Federer features in new Mercedes-Benz commercial

August 16, 2012

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Once again Roger Federer has featured in another TV advert and this time he is promoting the new Mercedes-Benz luxury SUV family car. Very suitable for the father of two young children! The advert sees the world No.1 in his sports gear signing autographs, suited and booted on the red carpet and acting his No.1 […]

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Rafael Nadal Silences his Cynics

August 16, 2012

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By Lisa-Marie Burrows It was announced on Wednesday that Spanish No.1 and 11-time Grand Slam champion, Rafael Nadal, is still injured and will not be playing at the US Open, which does not come as a great surprise.  There has been so much speculation, guessing and assumptions which have all been made during the last […]

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The latest withdrawals from Cincinnati

August 10, 2012

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By Lisa-Marie Burrows It seems that the Olympic year continued to have a profound effect on the health and fitness of the tennis players, with many under performing, looking tired and withdrawing due to injury. The Masters 1000 tournament in Toronto has been severely affected by withdrawals, early exits and injured players and now the […]

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Serena Williams already thinking about Rio 2016

August 7, 2012

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By Lisa-Marie Burrows Serena Williams is like a machine and she does not want to stop! Why would she?  Her comeback is in full swing and she is returning to her peak performance.  She does not want to stop and is not thinking about stopping either.  Not long after her victory at the Olympic Games […]

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Andy Murray’s face set to appear on Royal Mail postage stamps

August 7, 2012

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By Lisa-Marie Burrows Murray speaks after Olympic triumph and the Royal Mail celebrates it with a stamp. After beating Roger Federer in the Olympic final, Andy Murray has spoken of his feelings with the media revealing how important the win was for him and the rest of the nation with their hefty expectations: “It ‘s […]

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Andy Murray Defeats Roger Federer and wins Olympic Gold

August 7, 2012

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By Lisa-Marie Burrows Britain’s Andy Murray delighted the home crowd on Sunday after he became the first British man to win an Olympic singles gold medal in 104 years at the All England Lawn Tennis Club in Wimbledon after defeating world No.1 and 7-time Wimbledon champion Roger Federer 6-2, 6-1, 6-4 in just under two […]

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