Asked about her family’s royal interest, Bouchard, 20, laughed: “I should say parental interest, probably mostly mother. She named us, so I wasn’t really aware of what was going on at that time. … [Read more...] about Cliff Richard at Wimbledon: What the deuce was his garish blue pinstripe number all about?
Fears Andy Murray could miss Wimbledon because of concerns that his recovery from hip surgery has stalled sent a shiver of dismay through the game on Tuesday night. However, a spokesperson for Queens, the grasscourt tournament that starts on 18 June, two weeks before Wimbledon, said their six-times champion is still on the entry list and they have had no indication he plans to pull out. … [Read more...] about Andy Murray a doubt for Wimbledon after fears over recovery emerge
Portsmouth were head and shoulders above most of the division until suffering winter blues, which coincided with Ronan Curtis’s form tailing off, but the Republic of Ireland winger should return stronger after a dream debut season and Pompey look well equipped to go the distance. Kenny Jackett appears to have filled the void left by Matt Clarke, who has joined Brighton, with the signings of Sean Raggett and Paul Downing while the loan capture of Ross McCrorie from Rangers, who is highly regarded by Steven Gerrard, seems shrewd. Ellis Harrison failed to make the grade at Ipswich but the former Bristol Rovers forward gives Jackett another dimension in attack. If Jamal Lowe stays put amid Championship interest, Pompey will be hard to stop. … [Read more...] about League One 2019-20 season preview
Alexander Zverev is not one of those tall men who look embarrassed by their height. Quite the opposite, in fact. Push him onstage with a microphone – as happens every year at the gala dinner on the eve of the Laver Cup – and he will draw himself up to his full 6ft 6in, commanding the room with the wit and authority of an oversized Michael Parkinson. … [Read more...] about Alexander Zverev flying solo in bid for ‘young guy’ to usurp leading men
'My life just began when I became a mother. I'll say that really openly. I think to see that rise of women being able to fulfil their dreams, as well as balancing motherhood, I think they all are heroes. … [Read more...] about How US Open finalist Victoria Azarenka won tragic custody battle that forced her to quit sport for nine months in dispute with child’s father that ‘she wouldn’t wish on anyone’