Category Archives: Tennis

Tennis: Jonny Marray last man standing at the Hall of Fame

Jonny Marray, along with his doubles partner Aisam-ul-Haq Qureshi of Pakistan, is the last Brit standing in top-level tennis competitions this week as he secured a place in the Hall of Fame Tennis Championships semi final. Having returned to the … Continue reading

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Tennis: Aljaz Bedene in the main draw for Trophee Hassan II

British number two AljaĆŸ Bedene has reached his first main draw since switching from representing Slovenia after advancing through the qualifying stages of the Trophee Hassan II in Casablanca. Agree with his decision to abandon his home country and establish … Continue reading

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Results: 6th to 12th October 2014: Trophies for Liverpool Ladies, Alison Waters, St Helens, Lewis Hamilton

Don’t worry, I won’t be making a habit of this. With some time to myself, here’s a list of last week’s results, separated by sport. With a bit of luck, I’ll looking to carry on putting some sport-by-sport summaries in … Continue reading

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Results 19/8/2013 – Great Britain’s water polo team lose to Hungary again

The future of water polo in this country doesn’t look any brighter after the Great Britain junior women were thrashed in the first match of the World Junior Championships in Volos, Greece. Following a minute’s silence for Hungarian water polo … Continue reading

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Results 12/6/2013 – England’s squash men continue to impress at World Team Championships

Rather than learn from my shooting mistake the other day, where my eagerness to talk meant that I hastily pronounced that Britain’s shooters had failed to qualify – before going on to do even worse the next day and confirm … Continue reading

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Results 11/6/13 – Heather Watson through to second round of AEGON Classic in Birmingham

British number two Heather Watson is one of a select few to make it through to the second round of a home tennis tournament this week, namely the AEGON Classic in Birmingham. Still recovering from an early-season bout of glandular … Continue reading

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Results 22/5/13: Zara Dampney and Lucy Boulton qualify for the Corrientes Grand Slam

Zara Dampney and Lucy Boulton continued their impressive run at Grand Slam beach volleyball events by once again qualifying for the main draw, this time the Corrientes Grand Slam in Argentina. Following a winless tournament in Shanghai, the Brits returned … Continue reading

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Results 21/5/13 – Top seeds James Willstrop and Laura Massaro show no fear at squash’s British Open

England’s women finally got in on the action at the Allam British Open yesterday… despite them playing their opening round in Pontefract, rather than the KC Stadium like the men. In any case, it was plain sailing for the four … Continue reading

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Results 20/5/13 – Reading HC amongst the hockey teams achieving success in Europe

Coming off the end of a slow week of sport but before we reach the next one, a few competitions ran into the next week, providing a couple of winners for Great Britain. Delegations from each of the three countries … Continue reading

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Results 16/5/13 – Mark Cavendish secures 100th win but Bradley Wiggins is out of the running

Great and terrible news all round on Stage 12 of the Giro d’Italia. Mark Cavendish secured his 100th stage win of his career and third of the 2013 edition to claim the red jersey once again. Unfortunately, Bradley Wiggins proved … Continue reading

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