Finally, after a 77-year wait, a British male has won Wimbledon’s title! Andy Murray earned his first Wimbledon title this weekend in a hard fought battle with world number one Novak Djokovic.
It was an emotional day at Wimbledon and Murray summed it up in this quote after his win…
“That win was for myself but I also understand how much everyone else wanted to see a British winner at Wimbledon. I hope you guys enjoyed it.”
To celebrate we’re featuring all things tennis, from Andy Murray’s biography to tennis rackets, so you can get practicing for the next family Grand Slam.
Andy Murray: Champion: The Full Extraordinary Story, £5.99, Waterstones
Hodgkinson explains how Murray first emerged as a tennis player of true quality, and how his rivalry with his brother Jamie spurred him on. He looks at the close relationship Murray has with his mother, and the various coaches who haved worked with him to assess their influence on his game.
Nike ‘Always causing a racquet’ t-shirt, £25.00, Nike Store
Train in style with this bold print Nike tee, which will be sure to turn a few heads on the court. With sweat wicking fabric and a rib crew neck, this t-shirt is comfort and style in one.
Babolat C-Drive 102 Aero Pro Drive GT tennis racquet, £113.90, Amazon
Play like a pro, with a Babolat tennis racket. This is Rafael Nadal’s weapon of choice, and if it’s good enough for his game it should serve your needs perfectly.
Pongo portable table tennis, £39.99, Firefox
Perfect your tennis skills anywhere with the Pongo portable table tennis set. Just extend the net, extract the handles and pick up the ball, then its set, game, match.
Tennis Tutor tennis ball machine, £999.00, Sweatband.com
Want to get as good as Murry? Then perhaps invest in a tennis ball machine- no partner needed meaning you can train whenever you want. Sharpen your skills, raise your game and build your confidence.
Grand Slam Tennis 2, £12.39, Play.com
Rise to stardom with the revolutionary Total Racket Control as you challenge a deep roster of elite players, including Djokovic, Federer, Nadal, Sharapova, Borg, and McEnroe.