UWS TV, “On Ayr” February 2019

Presented by Eszter Tarnai and Sarah Peddie with reports from Jack Ewing, Amy Park, Alex Doherty, Scott Bevan and Anais Mampuya. Sports reports and analysis  from Darren Weir and Sandrine Wyrich. Directed by Sarah Heckes, technical consultant Gareth Malone.   Advertisements Continue reading UWS TV, “On Ayr” February 2019

BREAKING: Andy Murray crashes out of Australian Open

By Jacob Toland Andy Murray has possibly played his last ever game of professional tennis after crashing out of the Australian Open in the first round after a 6-4 6-4 6-7 (5-7) 6-7 (4-7) 6-2 defeat. The battling Brit came from two sets down against number 22 seed Roberto Bautista Agut to tie the match at two sets each. It was vintage Murray as he … Continue reading BREAKING: Andy Murray crashes out of Australian Open

Evans and Boulter progress in a day of British casualties at the Australian Open

by Craig Vickers Dan Evans and Katie Boulter sweetened an otherwise bitter day for British hopes at the Australian Open, as five Brits tasted defeat in the first round in Melbourne this morning. Evans, playing in his first Grand Slam main draw match since he returned from a drugs ban, dispatched Japanese qualifier Tatsuma Ito in straight sets. Boulter, meanwhile, made history by becoming the … Continue reading Evans and Boulter progress in a day of British casualties at the Australian Open

Golden Era Coming to an End

By George Connolly Tennis superstar Andy Murray announced overnight that he is to retire after an ongoing hip injury. The Scot was in tears at his press conference before his round of 128 Australian Open match against Spaniard Roberto Bautista Agut. He said to the media that he would like to bow out at Wimbledon but does not know if that will be possible. That … Continue reading Golden Era Coming to an End

It’s Game, Set and Match for Murray.

By Jack Ewing In a matter of months, perhaps even a matter of days, one of Britain’s greatest ever sportsman will hang up his racket for the last time.  Andy Murray will be regarded as the most successful British tennis player of the modern era by quite some distance. His impact on British sport over the last 10-15 years has been monumental. Always sad when … Continue reading It’s Game, Set and Match for Murray.

Murray to call time on glittering career

By Lewis Walker Former world number one Andy Murray has today announced his retirement plans to call time on his 13-year glittering career. The 31-year-old Scotsman who has claimed three Grand Slam titles as well as two olympic gold medals, broke the sad news to tennis fans around the globe by announcing that he plans to play his last tournament at this years Wimbledon Championships … Continue reading Murray to call time on glittering career

Billie Jean King among those to pay tribute to Andy Murray as he plans retirement

by Craig Vickers Tributes have been pouring in today on social media as three-time Grand Slam champion Andy Murray announces his plans to retire at Wimbledon. The 31-year-old broke down in tears as he addressed the media before the start of the Australian Open, saying his tireless efforts to rehabilitate his injured hip have been in vain. The former number one said: “Obviously I have … Continue reading Billie Jean King among those to pay tribute to Andy Murray as he plans retirement

WTA Weigh In on Serena’s War of Words

By Gregor Hynds This weekend Serena Williams brought to light an gender issue with global tennis after her US Open defeat to Naomi Osaka. During the match on Saturday evening at Flushing Meadows, Mrs Williams argued with umpire, Carlos Ramos, after the official gave a game to Osaka saying Williams had committed her third code violation during the game. This isn’t the first time Carlos … Continue reading WTA Weigh In on Serena’s War of Words

Opinion: Why Andy Murray should NOT be knighted…YET

By BLAIR MEIKLE Amid all the clamour for Andy Murray to receive a knighthood, the man himself has played down his chances.   He feels that he is too young to receive the “highest honour you can get in this country”, and it is hard to disagree with him.   Knighthoods are given to people at the end of their careers or those who have … Continue reading Opinion: Why Andy Murray should NOT be knighted…YET