Wimbledon 2021: Murray magic ends Day 3 on a dramatic high as many seeds fall

Britain's Andy Murray celebrates winning a game to go up 5-2 in the fifth set against Germany's Oscar Otte during their men's singles second round...

Andy Murray finished later than his four-set thriller with Nikoloz Basilashvili, but importantly clinched a five-set victory over German qualifier Oscar Otte after three hours 51 minutes to secure successive Grand Slam wins for the first time since he was last here, four years ago. 12 seeds fell across both the men and women’s singles matches today, as R1 is also officially over.  Continue reading

French Open 2021: Alize Cornet blasts decision to postpone Grand Slam by a week

DUBAI, UNITED ARAB EMIRATES - MARCH 09: Alize Cornet of France stretches to play a backhand in her Round Two match against Aryna Sabalenka of Belarus during Day Three of the Dubai Duty Free Tennis Championships at Dubai Duty Free Tennis Stadium on March 09, 2021 in Dubai, United Arab Emirates. (Photo by Francois Nel/Getty Images)

Alize Cornet, world no.59, criticised the decision to postpone this year’s Roland Garros tournament by a week – now starting on May 30 – given the impact it will then have on the rest of the tennis calendar: which includes shortening this summer’s grasscourt season by a week.
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