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Wimbledon Disappointment All Round

Wimbledon logo by Hillarie (CC BY-NC-ND 2.0)

Did you manage to get a ticket for Wimbledon? No, me neither. There I was all present and correct on the dot at 1 pm with my code only to be told I was one billion in the queue, giving me about the same chance of getting tickets as winning Wimbledon itself.

Perhaps Queens had scheduled Andy Murray’s match second to console all the British fans who tried and failed in the online queue (can’t escape queuing when it comes to anything to do … Read the rest

Murray’s Moment of Destiny

Andy Murray needs an epiphany.

Or alternatively, he could watch last night’s episode of Today at Wimbledon and listen to Boris Becker, the mastermind behind Novak Djokovic’s inexorable rise to tennis domination.

“Obviously you are not going to win a Wimbledon final by waiting for the other guy to lose it…you have to go for your shots, you have to be aggressive, you have to just do a little bit more than the other guy.”

In an individual sport, your greatest opponent is not the … Read the rest