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Stefanos Tsitsipas – Serious Box Office!

Locker Room

August 13, 2018

Stefanos Tsitsipas may have been edged out by Rafael Nadal in Toronto, but he also won the right to be called the exciting future of tennis. And why shouldn’t the 20-year-old Greek with the flowing locks and movie-star looks not light up Wimbledon 2019? Bjorn Borg did it back in the 1970s. He had screaming […]

Wimbledon wouldn’t be Wimbledon without the Americans!

USA

August 7, 2018

Try to imagine Wimbledon over the years without Americans. It just wouldn’t have been the same, would it? Rebellious, record-breaking, glamorous or utterly brilliant, the Americans always add something – and that’s why we can’t wait to welcome them. Although an American man hasn’t won the singles title since Pete Sampras, they haven’t stayed out […]

Catch up with Lucy Shuker

Wimbledon

August 3, 2018

We had the pleasure of visiting Lucy Shuker during one of her training sessions at Roehampton Club. Lucy shared her Wimbledon experience, her achievements for 2018 so far and what’s on the horizon! Lucy has had such an amazing year so far and with the US Open just around the corner, we are all in […]

The Canadians are coming!

Canada

July 31, 2018

Whisper it softly, but there is a love affair going on between the Canadians and Wimbledon. You can feel it in the air. The Canadians are good enough to achieve the big Wimbledon singles breakthrough in 2019. In a sense it has already happened. Milos Raonic  reached the Wimbledon final in 2016 – and Eugenie […]

Top Six Most Dramatic Matches – Wimbledon 2018

Locker Room

July 25, 2018

Wimbledon 2018 surpassed all expectations. What a Championships once more! Incredible drama from start to finish, shocks aplenty, breathtaking feats of human endeavour…and of course superb tennis! Here are our top six most dramatic matches from Wimbledon 2018, in reverse order. You will of course have your own favourites and there were so many to […]

Real Tennis, what exactly is it?

Wimbledon

July 18, 2018

Real Tennis explained by former world No 1 Katrina Allen. Tennis as we know it today took off in the 1870s but it comes from the game known as “Real Tennis”, invented by French monks in the 12th century.  At one point, the game was the national sport in France and there were thousands of courts around the country. […]

Djokovic Wins Wimbledon To Confound The Critics

Locker Room

July 15, 2018

Novak Djokovic roared to the heavens after winning his fourth Wimbledon title, despite a gallant comeback from Kevin Anderson. There was relief, there was joy, there was even the release of years of frustration and anger in that cry of triumph. At last, the realisation that the bad times were over. Amazing Anderson only belatedly […]

Kerber Wins Wimbledon To Deny Serena History

Locker Room

July 14, 2018

Angelique Kerber spoilt Serena’s party by winning her first Wimbledon title with some supremely free-flowing tennis. Serena, in contrast, never relaxed. Her drive volley in the final game, with all the court beckoning, flew hopelessly long as if to illustrate the point. Angelique enjoyed being underdog. Her game was fluent. Glory came swiftly, and the […]

Djokovic Defeats Nadal To Play Anderson In Final

Locker Room

Novak Djokovic defied all logic to defeat Rafael Nadal in what was largely a thrilling baseline shoot-out. On the rare occasions he came to the net or was drawn there, Djokovic thrived. Yet for most of the match he stayed back, risking all as he put himself in the firing line of Nadal’s awesome power. […]

Pure Magic Under Lights After Anderson Wins Marathon

Locker Room

July 13, 2018

Novak Djokovic led by two sets to one but Rafael Nadal looked far from beaten when play was suspended for the night on Centre Court. How lucky were those who had tickets for Centre Court on Friday! After history in the sunlight, we witnessed pure magic under the lights, as two of the very best […]

Lucy Shuker Paralympic Wheelchair Tennis Player Exclusive Video

Locker Room

Lucy Shuker GB #1 Paralympic Wheelchair Tennis Player We spent the day with Lucy Shuker GB #1 Paralympic Wheelchair Tennis Player. Watch the exclusive Video of her preparations before a match. Learn how she copes with pressure during a match. Lucy is an inspiration to many, as a T4 Paraplegic many considered her injury to profound to find […]

Kerber Stands Between Serena And History

Locker Room

July 12, 2018

Lucky spectators on Centre Court on Saturday could see Serena Williams make history. Will this be the day Serena wins her 24th Slam, to equal the all-time record of Margaret Court? The American’s supreme performance for her 6-2, 6-4 win against Julia Goerges says yes. Crazy Serena is of course cautious in her analysis, especially […]

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