1. 2013 WIMBLEDON CHAMPION ANDY MURRAY - THIS IS YOUR LIFE

    The 2013 Wimbledon men’s champion was born 15 May 1987 in Glasgow, Scotland. Andy Barron Murray grew up with his elder brother Jamie, in Dunblane near Stirling. His mother Judy was an outstanding player and had won 64 Scottish titles...

    Martin Baldridge Written by Martin Baldridge about 1 year ago 1,436 reads 16 comments

  2. Will 2013 Be the Year Novak Djokovic Finally Wins the Grand Slam?

    It’s been more than 40 years since Rod Laver became the last man to win a calendar-year Grand Slam back in 1969...

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  3. Can Rafael Nadal Go on to Become the Greatest of All Time?

    Having missed seven months recovering from severe tendinitis in both knees, Rafael Nadal announced his return to the ATP tour in February by winning four of the six tournaments he's entered since and losing in the finals of the other two...

    Martin Baldridge Written by Martin Baldridge about over 1 year ago 13,693 reads 617 comments

  4. Who Will End the ATP 2013 Season World No. 1?

    ANDY MURRAY Following his recent Miami Masters victory, many in the tennis community are tipping the world No...

    Martin Baldridge Written by Martin Baldridge about over 1 year ago 4,414 reads 159 comments

  5. Who Will End the Year as World No. 1?

    With just four weeks of the 2012 ATP season remaining, it looks increasingly likely that Novak Djokovic will end the year ranked world No. 1...

    Martin Baldridge Written by Martin Baldridge about almost 2 years ago 3,822 reads 70 comments

  6. US Open 2012: Is the Fed-Djoko-Nadal, Top-3 Dominance Good for the Men's Game?

    In the 37 Grand Slams played since Roger Federer won his first Wimbledon in 2003, Federer has amassed a record 17 Slam titles, Rafael Nadal 11 and Novak Djokovic five...

    Martin Baldridge Written by Martin Baldridge about almost 2 years ago 3,747 reads 166 comments

  7. US Open 2012: Can Late Bloomer Andy Murray Finally Win His 1st Grand Slam?

    He's reached the final of Grand Slams four times, including this year's Wimbledon, but can London 2012 Olympic gold medalist Andy Murray go one step further and win his first major at the upcoming U...

    Martin Baldridge Written by Martin Baldridge about almost 2 years ago 2,425 reads 82 comments

  8. US Open 2012: Is Rafael Nadal a Genuine Title Contender?

    He hasn't won a tournament on any surface other than clay in more than a year and a half. So can 2010 U.S...

    Martin Baldridge Written by Martin Baldridge about almost 2 years ago 5,087 reads 210 comments

  9. Things You May Not Have Known About 2012 US Open Champion Andy Murray

    He's Britain's finest tennis player since Fred Perry in the 1930s, but there are some things about 2012 US Open and Olympic champion Andy Murray that you might not know, or perhaps just need reminding of...

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  10. London 2012: How the Olympics Held at Wimbledon Impacts the Men's Tour

    Amidst sounds of jubilation, London was announced as the venue for the 30th Olympiad in July, 2005. But how does the tennis event, held on the lawns of the All England Club at Wimbledon, ...

    Martin Baldridge Written by Martin Baldridge about almost 2 years ago 2,503 reads 18 comments

  11. Novak Djokovic, the Making of a Champion, Part 2

    Continued from Part 1 TURNING PROFESSIONAL In early 2003, at the age of 15, Djokovic received wildcards into three Futures events in Germany and Serbia, but failed to win a match...

    Martin Baldridge Written by Martin Baldridge about 2 years ago 1,919 reads 14 comments

  12. Roger Federer: How His Multilingual Interviews Make Him Even More Popular

    Roger Federer is one of the most respected people on the planet, and is regarded by many to be greatest tennis player of all time...

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  13. Rafael Nadal: The Making of a Champion, Part 2

    Continued from Part 1 TURNING PROFESSIONAL In early 2001, at age 14, Rafa began playing the qualifying draws of professional tournaments...

    Martin Baldridge Written by Martin Baldridge about 2 years ago 2,912 reads 61 comments

  14. London 2012: How Long Will Roger Federer Last as World No. 1?

    The day after his Wimbledon victory saw Roger Federer return to the world No. 1 position for the first time since June 2010. However, going into the London Olympics , he leads world No...

    Martin Baldridge Written by Martin Baldridge about 2 years ago 13,264 reads 201 comments

  15. Andy Murray: The Making of the 2012 US Open Champion, Part 2

    Continued from Part 1 2 005 started off poorly for the 17-year-old Murray, who made little impact on the South American Challenge clay-court circuit, on which he and coach Pato Alvarez had decided he should compete...

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  16. London 2012: How Serena Williams Ranks Among the All-Time Greats

    Five-time Wimbledon champion Serena Williams heads to the London Olympics in search of her first individual gold medal...

    Martin Baldridge Written by Martin Baldridge about 2 years ago 3,074 reads 8 comments

  17. US Open 2012: Maria Sharapova: The Making of a Champion, Part 2

    Continued from Part 1 By May 2004, 17-year-old Maria had entered the world’s Top-20. In July, 10 years after leaving her home, family and friends behind, she stunned the tennis world...

    Martin Baldridge Written by Martin Baldridge about 2 years ago 1,538 reads 6 comments

  18. Men's Tennis: Roger Federer, Rod Laver and How the GOAT Debate Changes over Time

    " Roger Federer certainly is my claim to be the best of all time - if there is such a thing. With Rafael Nadal not far behind," said Rod Laver , on July 5th in London. High praise indeed from one GOAT (Greatest Of All Time) to another...

    Martin Baldridge Written by Martin Baldridge about 2 years ago 14,015 reads 224 comments

  19. London 2012 Summer Olympics: Why Roger Federer Is Hot Favourite to Win Gold

    Fresh from his historic seventh Wimbledon championships win, Roger Federer now sets his sights on gold at the London Olympics . Fed already has one gold medal in his ever-expanding trophy cabinet...

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  20. US Open 2012: The Williams Sisters: The Making of Champions, Part 2

    Continued from part 1 THE RISE OF VENUS In October 1994, 14-year-old Venus, the “Ghetto Cinderella” as her father referred to her, played her first professional tournament at Oakland, California...

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  21. Wimbledon 2012: Roger Federer, the Making of a Champion, Part 2

    Continued from Part 1 WORLD JUNIOR CHAMPION Having reached the semifinals of the 1998 junior Australian Open, and at age 16-and-a-half, Federer turned professional...

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  22. Wimbledon 2012: What Went Wrong for Andy Murray at Wimbledon?

    The 2012 Wimbledon final saw Roger Federer reinforce his claim as the greatest tennis player of all time. To win the Championships Federer beat Andy Murray 4-6, 7-5, 6-3, 6-4 to equal Pete Sampras' record of seven Wimbledon titles...

    Martin Baldridge Written by Martin Baldridge about 2 years ago 1,314 reads 10 comments

  23. Wimbledon 2012: Can Andy Murray Beat Roger Federer to Win the Wimbledon Title?

    He's the first British man since Bunny Austin in 1938 to reach the Wimbledon final, but can Andy Murray go one step further and finally put the ghost of Fred Perry to rest? An ...

    Martin Baldridge Written by Martin Baldridge about 2 years ago 2,515 reads 12 comments

  24. Wimbledon 2012: Why Novak Djokovic Will Cruise to Wimbledon Crown

    Novak Djokovic , defending Wimbledon champion and world No. 1, takes on Roger Federer in the Wimbledon semifinals. Nole has beaten Fed the last three times they've met, and is in his absolute prime...

    Martin Baldridge Written by Martin Baldridge about 2 years ago 2,375 reads 215 comments

  25. US Open 2012: The Williams Sisters: The Making of Champions, Part 1

    Venus, and Serena Williams grew up and learned their trade in Compton, Los Angeles, under the watchful eye of parents Richard and Oracene. The Compton area of South Central LA is not noted for producing tennis champions...

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