Tuesday, July 10, 2012
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Great Disappointment, But He Will Bounce Back
the thick black cloud of abject disappointment gradually dissipates in
Andy Murray’s mind after his Wimbledon final defeat, the positives of
the 25 year-old Scot’s campaign begin to sink in and his determination
is now stronger than ever before to end a 76 year wait for a British
male Grand Slam singles champion and claim Olympic gold for his nation
on the same Centre Court.
“Sunday was painful,
but the prospect of attempting to win a gold medal is already spurring
me on,” maintained Murray who accepts the fact he will not have coach
Ivan Lendl in his corner for the Olympics but re-iterated the influence
of the former world no.1 is closing the gap between simply being a Grand
Slam contender and a champion.
Playing Golf is a
Great Relaxation for Djokovic
18 holes of golf is not the usual reaction of a defending champion after
losing his Wimbledon crown but that was Novak Djokovic’s say of purging
his disappointment after last Friday’s semi-final defeat to Roger
Surbiton Golf Club, about eight miles distant from the All England Club
and requested a tee-time as quickly as possible. Together with three of
his support team, Djokovic played a full round before finishing around
Role in Williams’ Win
Williams emotional victory at Wimbledon highlighted the effort that her
team put into her well being post her pulmonary embolism of February
2011, which almost ended her career.
There were two key
members of her team whom she thanked; her long time hitting partner and
touring coach, Sasha Bijan, and her new coaching consultant Patrick
Mouratoglou, who owns his own academy in France. Serena began working
with Mouratoglou after Virginie Razzano stunned her in the first round
of Roland Garros.
reveal exactly what he was working on with Serena, but she said that she
was hitting serves at his academy and she ended up setting a Wimbledon
women's record with 102 aces.
Things Looking Up
good news for Canada continues, with two of the northern nation's
juniors winning the Wimbledon girls and boys crowns. A day after Eugenie
Bouchard won the girls' singles with a 6-2, 6-2 victory over Elina
Svitolina of Ukraine, Filip Peliwo followed suit by winning the boys'
singles crown by taking out No. 1 Luke Seville of Australia 7-5, 6-4.
With Milos Raonic
also having become a top 30 player on the ATP Tour, things are looking
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