Archive | September, 2012

Roger Federer is looking forward to a vacation

September 19, 2012

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By Lisa-Marie Burrows The Swiss tennis player is exhausted and wants to take a break to plan for the future and his priorities The last work of Roger Federer was consumed on Sunday, when he secured his nation staying in the main draw of the Davis Cup for 2013. The tennis player has won both […]

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Andy Murray hoping for a Scottish academy

September 19, 2012

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By Lisa-Marie Burrows Andy Murray promotes the creation of a national sports center in his country of origin After 76 years of fasting without a Grand Slam champion, the British people finally saw one of their offspring get on the top step of the podium in a Grand Slam. The champion, fresh from his victory […]

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Andy Murray and Ivan Lendl: Different players with a similar history

September 13, 2012

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By Lisa-Marie Burrows Andy Murray is still one of the main topics of discussion on TV and in the newspapers (particularly the British ones!) after his epic battle against defending US Open champion, Novak Djokovic on Monday night, after a grueling five set match that lasted almost 5 hours that boasted exquisite rallies in each […]

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Roger Federer is nervous about playing on the clay for Davis Cup

September 13, 2012

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By Lisa-Marie Burrows Roger admits to a Swiss newspaper of feeling a bit tired and afraid of the surface on which he will face the Netherlands In an interview with a Swiss newspaper, Roger Federer has expressed his concerns about the Davis Cup playoff against the Netherlands to stay in the World Group. The match […]

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Courier feels Spain are the favourites against the USA in the Davis Cup

September 13, 2012

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By Lisa-Marie Burrows The captain of the United States praised the Spanish team, as Isner confirms that it will be tough against Spain as they are very strong ‘ The captain of the United States, Jim Courier, is convinced that even with the absence of Rafael Nadal it does not make Spain the underdog or […]

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Milos Raonic: “The margin between me and the best in the world is subtle.”

September 13, 2012

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By Lisa-Marie Burrows According to Raonic there’s still something to do to reach the level of the greatest players Milos Raonic has had a good 2012 as he managed to be the first Canadian to get into the top 20. Raonic will play this weekend against South Africa in the Davis Cup but he always […]

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Del Potro going against the advice of his doctor to play in the Davis Cup

September 13, 2012

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By Lisa-Marie Burrows The Argentine will be on court despite the advice of 15 days of rest Juan Martin Del Potro does not want to miss the opportunity to play in the semi-final representing Argentina and help to book the place for his country for the second consecutive time in the Davis Cup final. The […]

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Chris Evert: ‘Serena Williams can beat my Grand Slam record’

September 13, 2012

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By Lisa-Marie Burrows According to the former champion Williams could exceed her number of successes According to Chris Evert, the winner of 18 Grand Slams, Serena Williams could end her career with 20 majors. “I would be very happy if Serena won more Slams than me, I’d like to see her achieve this. If she […]

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Gael Monfils looking forward to his return

September 13, 2012

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By Lisa-Marie Burrows Monfils ready to return to the circuit after knee injury After four months of absence, Gael Monfils looks ready to return. The Parisian tennis player should play next week in the Open de Moselle in Metz. After the end of a bad injury to the patella, the Frenchman seems eager to return […]

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Djokovic: “One of my goals is to go number 1 by the end of year”

September 13, 2012

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By Lisa-Marie Burrows After his first victory in the Grand Slam final of the US Open, Andy Murray and Novak Djokovic were both weary players that shared their thoughts during the aftermath after their battle that lasted nearly 5 hours. Andy Murray: “He ‘s been playing fantastic, incredibly difficult. Liberation is perhaps the best word […]

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