Andy Murray still manage to have Respect all over UK after losses

Andy Murray might not have managed to win as many major titles as his compatriots and fans were expecting him to after his win in the Wimbledon Championships 2013, but, he still commands the same amount of respect in all parts of United Kingdom and the young players from there, both males and females, see him as role model.

Heather Watson, a 22 year-old female tennis player from UK, became the champion in the singles competition of the Hobart International Tennis tournament yesterday and she dedicated her win to Murray saying that the Scot has been a great inspiration over the last few years for her and many other British youngsters.

It was the second World Tennis Association title for Watson. No player from Great Britain had been able to win two titles on the tour in the female category in the last three decades. Continue reading

Novak Ready for Wimbledon Defence

Defending Wimbledon champion, Novak Djokovic, has insisted that he is heading into this year’s tournament full of confidence and form. The Serbian star got his grass-court campaign underway at the Boodles exhibition event, beating Andy Murray 6-4 6-4 in his first appearance since his defeat to Rafael Nadal in the final last month’s French Open.

The world number one will now head to the All England Club looking to replicate his stunning triumph from last year. Djokovic swept aside his rivals for much of 2011, claiming three of the four Grand Slams, and cementing his place at the top of the rankings.

While 2012 has not seen Djokovic able to dominate the game like he did last year, the Serb has already collected the Australian Open title, as well as reaching the final of the French Open. Continue reading