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Federer Back To Highest Level For Wimbledon 2021

Locker Room

June 10, 2020

Roger Federer has set his sights on hitting his highest level in time for Wimbledon 2021. That’s great news for tennis fans still desperate to see the living legend put on one last spectacular show at the spiritual home of tennis. But here’s the thing. Roger isn’t just talking like a man who wants to […]

Jamie Murray Announces Doubles Line-Up For Battle of the Brits

Locker Room

June 9, 2020

Jamie Murray knows how to tap into the nation’s love for all things tennis. His doubles pairings for the much-anticipated Schroders Battle of the Brits are exciting and intriguing in equal measure. We can’t wait for the six teams to fight it out at the LTA’s National Tennis Centre from June 23-28. The doubles action […]

What Do Those Federer Riches Really Tell Us?

Wimbledon

June 2, 2020

So Roger Federer became the first tennis player to top the Forbes list of the world’s highest-paid athletes. They say money talks – and it does. But in this case the story speaks of more than money alone. And like all good stories, it leaves us wanting more – at Wimbledon 2021. Best start with […]

Andy Murray Is Back For Battle Of The Brits

Locker Room

May 29, 2020

Andy Murray will return to competitive action on June 23rd. The long wait is almost over! Murray will take part in a six-day tournament organised by his brother Jamie. And the whole country is buzzing with expectation! This will be Andy’s first big test since November, when he played against the Dutch in the Davis […]

Now We’re Seeing The Real Coco Gauff

Locker Room

May 21, 2020

We’re seeing the real Coco Gauff right now because her schedule isn’t dominated by the tennis tour. And guess what? She’s amazing! And that can only bode well for Wimbledon 2021. Coco’s Twitter feed over the last month or so gives us great insight into the girl with the world at her feet. Has international […]

Murray Leads Way As Tennis Mania Sweeps England

Locker Room

May 18, 2020

What a special weekend it was for tennis! The sheer joy felt by so many in England because we could finally play again! The first big step in the right direction. Some normality at grass roots level. The exquisite feeling of holding a tennis racquet once more. The sweet swish of the stroke and delightful […]

The Caring Power of Wimbledon – Force for Good

Wimbledon

May 14, 2020

Wimbledon is showing its true colours. We’re not talking about the famous all-white kit worn by the players. We’re not even referring to the beautiful violet-and-green colours of the All England Lawn Tennis & Croquet Club. They say your true colours come out in a crisis. In this case you might say it’s all the […]

Novak Djokovic And The Wimbledon Miracle

Locker Room

May 8, 2020

A few days ago, Novak Djokovic was asked to reflect upon the magnificent 2019 Wimbledon men’s final he played against Roger Federer. It was one of the best of all time. A final Djokovic probably shouldn’t have been allowed to win. But he did. And the 7-6 (7-5), 1-6, 7-6 (7-4) 4-6, 13-12 (7-3) scoreline […]

Murray Brothers Started Out Playing “Paume”

Locker Room

May 1, 2020

Judy Murray doesn’t think budding tennis players should be discouraged by the lockdown. After all, her title-winning sons, Andy and Jamie first developed their skills when they were stuck at home as small children. And the path those famous Murray brothers took as toddlers had fascinating parallels with the historic development of tennis itself. Speaking […]

One Love: Tennis Unites In Lockdown

Locker Room

April 28, 2020

Our favourite tournaments are on hold but something special is happening in the world of tennis. It feels like there has never been so much love to go around. And it could lead to lasting unity in our sport. The way people have responded to adversity is uplifting. It’s inspirational. The magic of past rivalries […]

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 […]

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