Showing posts with label tournament. Show all posts
Showing posts with label tournament. Show all posts

Swiss Personality of the Year Stanislas Wawrinka

Stanislas Wawrinka started 2014 as if it was still 2013. He was voted Swiss Personality of the Year. Just one week after winning the tournament in Chennai, he was awarded the most prestigious award Switzerland gives away. Just having been nominated was an unexpected honor.

Jerzy Janowicz and Andy Murray

Every day, Polish workers (but not only) show Brits what it means to work. Will a Polish journeyman circuit player named Jerzy Janowicz show world number two Andy Murray what it means to play tennis? If you go by what the betting odds show with the bookies, there is little chance of that. But there is also a lot of local support for no reason other than that he is a fellow Brit hidden in the money put on Andy Murray.

Jerzy Janowicz

Tennis: Mr Darcis Says Nada

Wimbledon is always good for a surprise; but some surprises really surprise. Steve Darcis from Belgium put Rafael Nadal out of the tournament in the first round. He managed this after his start into the grass season by losing to Stanislas Wawrinka in the first round at s'Hertogenbosch in Holland a week ago. It put an abrupt end to Rafael Nadal's dream comeback, but is a dream comeback for Steve Darcis.

Steve Darcis