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Who should be winning Wimbledon- Federer or Cilic? IMO #17

Who should be winning Wimbledon- Federer or Cilic? IMO #17

I’m Will from Heighington Millfield Primary Academy, I am a keen journalist and sports fan, that is why I’m re-launching my sport-based series of articles called IMO (standing for ‘in my opinion’).  I will add to this series once a month, so you can always look forward to some new sports articles arriving at the YJA website!   […]

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Federer wins Australian Open

Federer wins Australian Open

On Sunday at the Rod Laver Arena, Roger Federer, the well-known Swiss tennis player, won his 18th Grand Slam title. This is the fifth time he has held high the Australian Open winner’s trophy. In the final, he came face to face with his old rival, Rafael Nadal. Despite being 3-1 down in the last […]

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Novak Djokovic knocked out by world number 117

Novak Djokovic knocked out by world number 117

World number 2, Novak Djokovic has received a shock when world number 117, Denis Istomin, beat him in the second round of the Australian Open. It is the first time that Djokovic has lost in the second round of a Grand Slam since Wimbledon 2008. The result means that world number one, Andy Murray, is […]

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Top 10 Sporting Moments of 2016

Top 10 Sporting Moments of 2016

While no year is truly void of brilliant sporting moments, 2016 has been up to its eyeballs in classic memories and victories. With one of the most enthralling 12 months of sport just hours away from completion, it would only be fair to indulge in some good old reminiscing. After all, there’s plenty to look […]

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Knighthood for Andy Murray?

Knighthood for Andy Murray?

After he beat Novak Djokovic in straight sets to win his first ATP World Tour Final and become the world’s number one, rumours are going around that Andy Murray should be knighted. Andy says he does not want to become knighted because he thinks he’s too young! “It is the highest honour you can get […]

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Andy Murray defeats Milos Raonic for the Wimbledon title

Andy Murray defeats Milos Raonic for the Wimbledon title

Andy Murray takes the Wimbledon title for the second time in his career, beating the Canadian Milos Raonic in straight sets This was a victory that gave a chord to many fans; even his poker-faced coach, Ivan Lendl, couldn’t hold back his emotions as Andy Murray hoisted the coveted silverware. Andy Murray became the first […]

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Murray’s Beijing loss set him on the road to glory

Murray’s Beijing loss set him on the road to glory

In Andy Murray’s second round game of Wimbledon 2016 there may be a very warm handshake with his opponent. The name Yen-Hsun Lu, in all probability, won’t sound familiar to you, but he has changed Andy Murray’s career as a professional tennis player and it all came from one of Andy Murray’s worst defeats in his career. […]

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Murray anticipates another Davis Cup Campaign

Murray anticipates another Davis Cup Campaign

Andy Murray says he will take part for the full Davis Cup competition this year. The Scot hopes to defend the Great British title once again. Last year, Andy Murray won the Davis Cup for Great Britain almost on his own; in the final match against Belgium, he struck with his forehand to ensure victory […]

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Tennis is Djokovic’s oyster

Tennis is Djokovic’s oyster

  Amidst an impressive chain of Grand Slam victories, it’s becoming increasingly apparent that men’s tennis is pandering towards a one-man sport. Novak Djokovic’s merciless victory over Andy Murray in this year’s Australian Open proved just his latest statement of intent when it comes to tightening his stranglehold on the sport. The Serbian seems invincible. […]

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Murray has plenty to think about at Australian Open

Murray has plenty to think about at Australian Open

On Sunday, Novak Djokovic, the world number one tennis player, beat Andy Murray in straight sets to win his sixth Australian Open title. The Scot becomes only the second man, behind his former coach Ivan Lendl, to lose five finals at the same Grand Slam venue, since the Open tournament began, back in 1968. Murray […]

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