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Federer: Greatest of All Time or Second Best of his Generation?

There is a tennis Grand Slam tournament starting tomorrow and you all know what that means: reams of sycophantic articles in praise of the tennis doyen’s tennis doyen, Sir Roger Federer.  The Sir prefix is pure facetiousness on my part but it would not actually surprise me if a SW19 pressure group are currently lobbying […]

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The Irish Inspiration Behind Wawrinka’s Major Success

Before his first appearance in a Grand Slam Final, Stanislas Wawrinka is reported to have said with admirable self-deprecation: “No one beats me 27 sets in a row”.  It was a reference to his miserable record against his opponent Rafael Nadal and as events unfolded in Melbourne on Saturday night, it turned out to be […]