Andy targets more Grand Slam success

The Northern Echo: Andy Murray

10:51am Tuesday 9th July 2013

ANDY MURRAY has vowed to use the Wimbledon title as motivation to try to add to his haul of Grand Slam trophies.

Murray living the dream

The Northern Echo: WIMBLEDON CHAMPION: Andy Murray

10:48am Tuesday 9th July 2013

ANDY MURRAY has revealed he did not want to go to sleep after winning his first Wimbledon men’s singles title as he feared he would wake up and it would all be a dream.

Tennis hoodoo is finally banished

The Northern Echo: TELL-TALE SIGNS: Andy Murray in front of the scoreboard after defeating Serbia's Novak Djokovic

10:03am Monday 8th July 2013

THERE is a select group of sporting achievements that are recognisable as soon as there is mention of the year they took place.

Unforgettable scenes as Murray wins Wimbledon

The Northern Echo: CREATING HISTORY: Andy Murray in action against Serbia's Novak Djokovic yesterday

9:59am Monday 8th July 2013

ANDY MURRAY withstood the pressure of history and the prowess of world number one Novak Djokovic to be crowned Wimbledon champion amid unforgettable scenes on Centre Court.

Andy’s mother so proud after Wimbledon Centre Court victory

10:06am Monday 8th July 2013

JUDY MURRAY saluted her son Andy after he ended Britain’s 77-year wait for a men’s singles champion at Wimbledon.

Murray into Wimbledon final

9:45pm Friday 5th July 2013

BRITISH second seed Andy Murray has reached the Wimbledon mens singles final by beating Poland's Jerzy Janowicz 6-7 (2/7) 6-4 6-4 6-3, and will play Novak Djokovic on Sunday.

Murray facing up to a big service

10:14am Friday 5th July 2013

ANDY MURRAY reported no ill effects from Wednesday’s epic win over Fernando Verdasco and is ready to take on the might of Jerzy Janowicz in this afternoon’s Wimbledon semi-finals.

Lisicki’s final delight

The Northern Echo: EMOTIONAL: Sabine Lisicki cries tears of joy after her win, while the defeated Agnieszka Radwanska packs her bags

10:12am Friday 5th July 2013

A GIDDY Sabine Lisicki could barely contain her excitement after becoming the first German to reach the women’s singles final at Wimbledon for 14 years.

Murray is in a rush to make the final

The Northern Echo: Andy Murray speaks to his coaching team during a practice session

11:43am Wednesday 3rd July 2013

ANDY MURRAY is on target to take his shortest route yet into the Wimbledon semi-finals as he prepares for a challenge he has not faced all year.

Djokovic in different situation to last Berdych meeting

The Northern Echo: Novak Djokovic

11:42am Wednesday 3rd July 2013

NOVAK DJOKOVIC was at a difficult point in his career when he was confronted by Tomas Berdych at the semifinal stage of Wimbledon three years ago.

It’s ridiculous, says Flipkens after win

The Northern Echo: FOCUS: Sabine Lisicki in action against Estonia's Kaia Kanepi, as the conqueror of Venus Williams reached the semi-finals wirth a 6-4, 7-5 victory

11:41am Wednesday 3rd July 2013

BELGIAN Kirsten Flipkens caused a Centre Court sensation as she dumped the 2011 champion Petra Kvitova out of Wimbledon to reach the semi-finals.

Wimbledon dreams end for Williams and Robson

The Northern Echo: What just happened: Laura Robson looks as puzzled as 10th seed Kirilenko

2:57pm Monday 1st July 2013

SABINE Lisicki did the unthinkable this afternoon as world number one and defending champion Serena Williams was sent tumbling out of Wimbledon.

Murray tries to ignore the weight of expectation after another Wimbledon win

9:51pm Friday 28th June 2013

ANDY Murray knows full well what is expected of him at Wimbledon this year, even if he would rather ignore it.

No reason why Federer won’t be back on top

The Northern Echo: LISTEN AND LEARN: Andy Murray on the practice courts with coach Ivan Lendl yesterday

10:01am Friday 28th June 2013

ANDY MURRAY has backed Roger Federer to be a force at Wimbledon again and thinks it will be a long time before anyone gets close to the Swiss great’s grand slam quarterfinal record.

Champion-elect Serena eases to a simple victory

The Northern Echo: BEATEN: Caroline Garcia

9:56am Friday 28th June 2013

THE rash of upsets at Wimbledon this week have sharpened the focus of defending champion Serena Williams.

Robson backed to make top ten

The Northern Echo: POWER: Serena Willilams wasn’t troubled yesterday as the defending champion moved into the third round with ease

9:55am Friday 28th June 2013

LAURA ROBSON will resume her Wimbledon campaign on Centre Court today with praise from Serena Williams ringing in her ears.

No mistake for Djokovic

The Northern Echo: Novak Djokovic

9:51am Friday 28th June 2013

NOVAK DJOKOVIC claims it is good for tennis to see big names go out and new faces emerge to challenge for grand slam honours.

The ultimate Battle of the Sexes is welcomed by pair

9:58am Friday 28th June 2013

WIMBLEDON champion Serena Williams has accepted Andy Murray’s invitation for a showdown but admits it would be a struggle to win just one game against the Scot.

Smith sees potential in Robson

The Northern Echo: HIGH HOPES: Laura Robson

11:12am Thursday 27th June 2013

SAM SMITH, the last British woman to reach the fourth round at Wimbledon, sees no reason why Laura Robson cannot match her exploits at the All England Club this year.

Federer floored on a day of early exits

The Northern Echo: Defending champion Roger Federer loses to world number 116

11:04am Thursday 27th June 2013

ROGER FEDERER insists he is still capable of winning a record eighth Wimbledon title despite suffering a shock second round defeat to world number 116 Sergiy Stakhovsky yesterday.

Murray stays clear of trouble

The Northern Echo: NO PROBLEMS: Andy Murray

11:07am Thursday 27th June 2013

ANDY MURRAY admitted Wimbledon’s injury crisis played on his mind in the early stages of his victory over Lu Yen-hsun.

Serena the big winner as top seeds tumble

The Northern Echo: Serena Williams in action against Luxembourg's Mandy Minella during day two of the Wimbledon Championships

11:09am Thursday 27th June 2013

SERENA WILLIAMS’ chances of retaining the Wimbledon crown were given a major boost yesterday as Maria Sharapova and Victoria Azarenka bowed out at the All England Club.

Djokovic not fazed after Nadal’s exit

10:24am Wednesday 26th June 2013

NOVAK DJOKOVIC is learning to expect the unexpected at Wimbledon but is making sure he keeps his own game under control.

Fever is affecting beaten Watson

The Northern Echo: FIRST-ROUND EXIT: Heather Watson

10:01am Wednesday 26th June 2013

HEATHER WATSON admitted she is still feeling the impact of being sidelined by glandular fever after sliding to a first-round Wimbledon defeat against American teenager Madison Keys.

Brilliant Robson stuns 10th seed Maria Kirilenko

The Northern Echo: Laura Robson celebrates after a shock win over 10th seed Maria Kirilenko

5:20pm Tuesday 25th June 2013

LAURA Robson lifted the doom and gloom surrounding British tennis as she moved into the second round of Wimbledon with a shock win over 10th seed Maria Kirilenko.

Sharapova puts spat with Williams to one side

10:30am Tuesday 25th June 2013

MARIA SHARAPOVA refused to further inflame her row with Serena Williams as she insisted it was time for tennis to come first.

An easy opening win for Murray

The Northern Echo: Andy Murray

10:29am Tuesday 25th June 2013

ANDY MURRAY insisted Rafael Nadal’s shock firstround exit from Wimbledon would have no effect on his own plans.

The Shark bears his teeth to cause a massive shock

10:28am Tuesday 25th June 2013

AFTER a decade as a professional, the man known as ‘the shark’ finally showed his teeth as Steve Darcis knocked Rafael Nadal out of Wimbledon at the first-round stage.

Excuses? They are not for Nadal

10:27am Tuesday 25th June 2013

RAFAEL NADAL refused to blame his problematic knees in the wake of his shock firstround exit at the hands of Steve Darcis.



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