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Catching Up With Paralympian Lucy Shuker

Locker Room

April 24, 2020

Lucy Shuker won’t let the coronavirus pandemic dent her dream of participating in another Paralympics. In fact she says she feels a bit like Benjamin Button as she approaches her 40th birthday at the end of May. Remember the Brad Pitt movie character who aged in reverse and got younger as time went on? Shuker […]

The Perfect Player: Were Murray And Djokovic Right?

Locker Room

April 21, 2020

Andy Murray and Novak Djokovic showed extraordinary insight when they tried to put together the perfect composite player recently. But sometimes during their fun Instagram exchange, they were unable to agree an outright winner for each category. So here at WDH we thought we’d clear up any lingering doubts and fill in some gaps. That […]

Djokovic and Murray Reveal The Ones That Got Away

Locker Room

April 20, 2020

Andy Murray and Novak Djokovic both look back on 2016 with a tinge of regret – even though it was such a triumphant year for them. That’s the winning mentality they share. To earn your place among the elite, you don’t just have to be hungry for success. You need to be positively greedy. Their […]

Remember The Year Wimbledon Happened Twice?

Wimbledon

April 15, 2020

Two Wimbledon tennis tournaments in one year. Can you imagine? In our hunger for live tennis, we could be forgiven for wanting that to happen next year! With no Wimbledon possible in 2020, there’d be a certain logic to craving twice the pleasure in 2021. But it’s not going to happen – and neither should […]

Boris Johnson and a British Leader’s Love for Tennis

Locker Room

April 10, 2020

Did you notice how often Boris Johnson’s love for tennis came up when he fell ill recently? David Cameron, a former British Prime Minister even seemed to think that Boris would be served by precisely the qualities he likes to show on a tennis court. He explained: ‘Boris is a very tough, very resilient, very […]

Why Will Wimbledon 2021 Be So Special?

Locker Room

April 3, 2020

Looking forward to Wimbledon 2021 already? The players are! And you sense they’re determined to make up for lost time and put on a sporting show like nothing the world has ever seen. So many moments of sheer theatre could leave us spellbound. Moving farewells might also have us fighting back the tears. The great […]

Would Judy Murray Make It In Stand-Up Comedy?

Locker Room

March 19, 2020

Judy Murray never ceases to entertain. After Andy Murray’s brilliant performance on Sport Relief, we asked whether the much-loved tennis star could switch to stand-up comedy instead if he wanted. To everyone’s amusement, his mother Judy tweeted one very blunt word by way of reply: “No.” This made us wonder. Were we barking up the […]

Andy Murray Is Smashing It – On And Off Court!

Locker Room

March 17, 2020

In the last few days, we have been reminded of why everyone loves Sir Andy Murray. He has determination and humour in equal measure and that’s why he is often seen as such a shining role model. No wonder he commands so much affection. Something of a national treasure. And you can’t see that changing. […]

Ten Best Wimbledon Moments Of Last Decade

Wimbledon

March 13, 2020

Wimbledon 2020 is just around the corner, the first of the new decade. So we thought we’d whet your appetite by picking our top ten most memorable Wimbledon moments of the last decade. You will have your own favourites. It’s all so subjective and not easy to put one magical scene ahead of any other. […]

Rafael Nadal and Heather Watson Savour Glory In Mexico

Locker Room

March 2, 2020

Rafael Nadal and Heather Watson triumphed in contrasting ways to claim their Mexican Open singles titles in Acapulco. Watson somehow held her nerve in a dramatic cliffhanger, while Nadal remained imperious throughout. But the end result was just the same  – a super boost to confidence as the season gains momentum. For the much-loved Spaniard, […]

Andy Murray Aims For Early Comeback

Wimbledon

February 25, 2020

Andy Murray says he is desperate to play in the Grand Slams again. And of course Murray still hopes to be able to play Wimbledon. In the mean time he may even be fit enough to play Miami. First he has to come through his latest period of intensive training. The long-term issue is what […]

Federer: See You At Wimbledon!

Locker Room

February 20, 2020

Roger Federer has reassured Wimbledon tennis fans that he expects to be ready for the championships this summer following his knee operation. The French Open’s loss appears to be Wimbledon’s gain. Federer revealed he has had minor surgery but remains very upbeat. ‘I can’t wait to be back playing again soon, see you on the […]

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