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Cameron Norrie becomes first Briton to win Tennis’ Indian Wells – other historic British firsts

Cameron Norrie created history late last night by becoming the first British tennis player to win the Indian Wells Masters in California beating Georgian Nikoloz Basilashvili 3-6 6-4 6-1. To celebrate this historic achievement, here are some more examples of historic British firsts. Rachel Blackmore Horse Racing is one of the best examples of men […]

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Monte Carlo Masters: Cheltenham resident Dan Evans eliminated at semi-final stage after defeat to Stefanos Tsitsipas

British number one Dan Evans saw his time at the Monte Carlo Masters come to an end on Saturday after losing in straight sets to world number three Stefanos Tsitsipas. Despite having little success on clay courts throughout his career, the 30-year-old shocked fans worldwide by progressing to the last four via a surprise victory […]

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Wimbledon 2021: A reduced capacity expected as Cheltenham resident Dan Evans looks to pass the summer Grand Slam’s third round

Hope is growing that this summer’s Wimbledon Championships will be able to go ahead in front of reduced capacity crowds, organisers have revealed. Cheltenham resident and world number 34 Dan Evans has never progressed beyond the competition’s third round, but is expected to compete once again when it starts on 28 June. Tournament organisers have […]

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“We are expecting it to be finished mid-March” – East Glos Club Chair provides an update on new padel courts coming to Gloucestershire

East Glos Club Chairman Andrea Butland has said she expects the county’s new state-of-the-art padel courts to open in mid-March. Padel is a racket sport that merges both tennis and squash to create a fun and inclusive alternative to the popular sports. There are currently no padel courts in Gloucestershire and when they open fully […]

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Djokovic adds ninth Australian triumph and 18th overall – How does the Serbian sensation fare against Federer & Nadal?

The idea of a “GOAT” debate is something that fascinates everybody and likewise entices them to have their say. In football, you could say Messi or Ronaldo for example. In Rugby union Richie McCaw, Dan Carter or maybe even Jonah Lomu. As Novak Djokovic dismantled Daniil Medvedev in straight sets to claim an 18th Grand […]

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‘One of the greatest achievements in sport’ – Roger Federer full of praise for ‘greatest rival’ Rafael Nadal after historic 13th French Open win

Rafael Nadal beat world number Novak Djokovic in straight sets to claim his twentieth Grand Slam title and become the first person to win 13 French Open titles. It means Nadal has now equalled Roger Federer’s record of 20 Grand Slams. Federer, who named the Spaniard as his ‘greatest rival’ called the achievement of winning […]