Until next year…

Wimbledon 2020 has drawn to a close, and what a Wimbledon it was. With the Championships cancelled for the first time since WW2 fans relied on history and technology to bring us the joy of the Championships. They certainly delivered. No matter how great the classic matches are however, there is something they simply couldn’tContinue reading “Until next year…”

7 Rounds of Strawberries and Cream – The Final

Yikes! Well folks, here we are: Sunday the 12th of the July, Men’s Finals Day and the last day of The Championships. We have reached the end, but what to end on? What recipe to test and share with you all for finals weekend.

The Forgotten Art

We’ve been watching a lot of grass court tennis in the last two weeks. Between Wimbledon’s YouTube Channel going round-by-round with a spectacular array of matches and the BBC Rewind programme audiences have been spoiled for choice. These two sacred weeks of summer that we thought we had lost have instead been as enthralling, gripping and sofa bound as always.

The Queue

I should be in the Wimbledon Queue right now. I should have my Queue Card, The Overnight Queuing Code of Conduct, and the oh so gloriously named A Guide to Queuing. Instead I am at home.

The Adria Tour

Like many we looked on at the first leg in Belgrade questioning what we were seeing, wondering at the hugs, handshakes and 4,000 strong crowds. When news broke earlier this week that first Grigor Dimitrov, then Borna Coric, and eventually Viktor Troiki and Novak Djokovic (along with both their wives and multiple trainers) had testedContinue reading “The Adria Tour”

The Murray Double

For Andy Murray, one needs look no further than the summer of 2012, and the epic double of Wimbledon and the Olympics.

Pete Sampras vs. Roger Federer, Wimbledon 2001

Seven times Wimbledon champion Pete Sampras, then considered to be the greatest grass court player of all time, steps onto Centre Court to face 19-year-old Roger Federer for a place in the quarter finals. Sampras is the defending champion. Federer has never before played on Centre Court.


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