Serbia’s ovak Djokovic falls during his third-round match  against France’s Gilles Simon at the Wimbledon Championships on Friday. Photograph: EPA

The danger this week was that much of it was frivolously spent admiring Andy Murray. It has been difficult to avoid. Less downbeat, a game that’s ding(...)

Bulgaria’s Grigor Dimitrov plays a forehand during his 6-2 6-3 6-4 defeat of Luke Saville of Australia at Wimbledon yesterday. Photograph: Getty Images

If Andy Murray slapped down a declaration with his sobering straight set – 6-1 6-1 6-0 – win over Blaz Rola, an equally dispassionate Grigor Dimitrov (...)

Andy Murray  reacts after defeating Blaz Rola of Slovenia in their men’s singles  at the Wimbledon. Photograph: Suzanne Plunkett/Reuters

Andy Murray pulled off the most emphatic Wimbledon win of his career to race into the third round.The defending champion was in sublime form on Court(...)

Belgium’s David Goffin returns to Andy Murray during their first-round match at Wimbledon. Photograph:  Matthew Stockman/Getty Images 1:58

On his first and hopefully not last visit to Centre Court at Wimbledon, the young Belgian David Goffin (real age 23) provided Andy Murray with the sor(...)

Andy Murray posing with Rufus the Hawk, a raptor that keeps unwanted birds from flapping around the courts.

A front page picture in a London newspaper yesterday had Andy Murray posing with Rufus the Hawk, a raptor that keeps unwanted birds from flapping arou(...)

 Andy Murray and  coach Amelie Mauresmo during a practice session at the Aegon Championships  at the Queen’s Club in west London last week. Photograph: Andrew Cowie/AFP/Getty Images

Andy Murray’s recent cold shoulder to tennis orthodoxy was not out of character. As a teenager he folded his tent in Britain to take his tennis to the(...)

Amelie Mauresmo has been appointed as Andy Murray’s new coach.  Photograph: Sean Dempsey/PA

Wimbledon champion Andy Murray has appointed Amelie Mauresmo as his new coach.The Scot split with former coach Ivan Lendl in March after a successful (...)

Marion Bartoli reacts after winning the women’s singles final at Wimbledon on Saturday. Photograph:  Dennis Grombkowski/Getty Images.

The noggin. There is no accounting for it. How many Wimbledon titles have been lost and won on the power of the mind? So often, women’s Centre Court f(...)

Marion Bartoli of France trains on a practise court at the Wimbledon.   Photograph: Toby Melville/Reuters

Marion Bartoli completes her journey from rock bottom to the most prestigious match in women’s tennis tomorrow when she steps out on Centre Court to (...)