✕ CLOSE Online Special City News Entrepreneurship Environment Factcheck Everything Woman Home Front Islamic Forum Life Xtra Property Travel & Leisure Viewpoint Vox Pop Women In Business Art and Ideas Bookshelf Labour Law Letters
Click Here To Listen To Trust Radio Live
SPONSOR AD

Mighty Murray lifts Wimbledon gloom

Not many sports events can turn to a knight of the realm to lift the gloom but Wimbledon’s rainy on Tuesday was saved by a…

Not many sports events can turn to a knight of the realm to lift the gloom but Wimbledon’s rainy on Tuesday was saved by a virtuoso performance from Sir Andy Murray which had Centre Court cooing in pleasure.

A classic battle of Britain it wasn’t, as opponent Ryan Peniston failed to live up to the occasion, but Murray – who has revelled in National Treasure status since famously ending Britain’s 77-year wait for a home men’s singles champion in 2013 – played his part to perfection, winning 6-3 6-0 6-1.

“Obviously it is amazing to be back here on centre court,” said former world No 1 and twice Wimbledon champion Murray after his first-round victory.

 

Join Daily Trust WhatsApp Community For Quick Access To News and Happenings Around You.

UPDATE: Nigerians in Nigeria and those in diaspora can now be paid in US Dollars. Premium domains can earn you as much as $17,000 (₦27 million).


Click here to start earning.