Here’s a fun piece on this week’s AEGON Championships at The Queen’s Club, London, featuring top seed Andy Murray and 4 time champ Andy Roddick practicing on the grass courts. Formerly the Stella Artois Championships, the tournament’s distinctive red fencing has turned Smurf blue for the new sponsor, which will take a long, long while to get used to:
Quarterfinals by seeding include Murray vs. Fish and Monfils vs. Safin in the top half and Blake vs. Simon and Roddick vs. Cilic in the bottom. Also look out for the latest “Baby Federer” teen phenom, Grigor Dimitrov, who is in the Blake/Simon section of the draw.
Lleyton Hewitt, Andy Murray and James Blake are obviously relieved to be off the clay:
The first video mentions mucho live coverage on the BBC but we tennis-deprived folk in the New World are stuck with weekend coverage on Tennis Channel (click here for the tv schedule.)
Click here for the AEGON Championships website.