Eastbourne Day Four: Edmund too good for Murray

Tweet Zuzanna Marciniak concludes day four at the Nature Valley International, where Kyle Edmund beat his compatriot Andy Murray and Caroline Wozniacki ended British hopes as she defeated Johanna Konta. Kyle Edmund became the fifth British player to ever beat Andy Murray and the first one to do it in almost 12 years, as he secured a straight-set win over the former world number one, 6-4 6-4. He now plays Mikhail Kukushkin in the quarterfinals. Edmund looked focused and confident throughout the match and let the nerves take control of…

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Eastbourne Day Three: Konta gets her first win

Tweet Zuzanna Marciniak reports on day three at the Nature Valley International in Eastbourne which saw the Brits shine, as Joanna Konta progressed into the third round, while wildcard Cameron Norrie won his first grass court match this year.   Johanna Konta cruised past Aleksandra Krunic 6-1 6-3 in her opening match at the Nature Valley International in Eastbourne and will now face world number two and top seeded player, Caroline Wozniacki. Britain’s number one produced a confident performance in front of her home crowd, with her aggressive baseline play allowing…

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Eastbourne Day Two: Murray on fire

Tweet Andy Murray needed only 77 minutes to beat three-time Grand Slam champion Stan Wawrinka in straight sets 6-1 6-3 in the first round in Eastbourne and claimed his first win since last July. Throughout the whole match Murray electrified the crowd with brilliant shots, leaving Wawrinka throwing his towel with frustration. The Scot was impressive from the start and forced the Swiss into making several errors. ‘’I am very happy to get the win. I played well in the first set, the second one was a bit patchy and…

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Eastbourne Day One: Grand Slam champions square off

Tweet Britain’s Andy Murray will face another Grand Slam champion, Stan Wawrinka, in a first round encounter on Monday. Both players received wildcards from the organisers, as they make their way back from injuries which forced them to take a hiatus from the sport. Murray appeared today for the first time at Devonshire Park to practice with another British star and his possible second round opponent, Kyle Edmund. The duo attracted hundreds of fans who cheered and watched them as they practiced. Always a pleasure! Great to have you back…

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Davis Cup announces divisive proposals

Tweet The Davis Cup is now dead. The ITF have killed one of the best tennis tournaments in the world with their new proposals which will come into effect next year. Quite understandably, the changes have caused a huge divide between current and ex-players. The good news is that the final proposals haven’t been approved yet, with a two-thirds majority needed at the ITF annual general meeting in August. The changes put forward are part of a new 25-year, $3 billion plan with an investment group founded by footballer Gerard Pique. Specifically, it will…

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