British superstar Andy Murray has named former world No. 1 Amélie Mauresmo to his coaching staff. Predictably, this move brought out the worst in many people on social media.
London 2012, one year on.
I actually physically can’t stop smiling after looking at these.
From misunderstood teen to national treasure.
Three glorious hours. Here’s how the internet saw it.
From Dunblane to Wimbledon and back.
For tennis fans in Great Britain, it’s been a long time coming.
Of course, we’re rooting for him. But that doesn’t mean we can’t enjoy a few gags at his expense.
The UK’s great hope is one step closer to a championship.
The derp is strong in this one.
An important new Tumblr features the British number 1 getting excited about dental hygiene.
From ‘66 and all that’ to last summer’s Olympic triumphs, the proudest moments from our national sporting history.
It’s pretty cool to have James Bond in your corner.
The UK tennis star hadn’t even had his medals for a full day before they were sacrificed to the temple of cute.
Murray ended things for the best tennis player in the world with three straight aces in what some say is “the greatest win in British tennis history.”
The pride of Great Britain lost to Roger Federer in the Wimbledon final three weeks ago, and looked as dejected as any athlete ever has. Today, Murray beat Federer in the Olympic gold medal match on the same court. Joy ensued.
At 30 years old, Federer’s game has become a mixture of technical skill and psychological warfare.
By defeating Andy Murray, the Swiss tennis star entered some rarified air in sports history. See how the thirty year old’s most recent accomplishment stacks up against some of the greatest champions of all time.
During the Wimbledon finals today, Twitter discovered Kim Sears, Andy Murray’s girlfriend. And with that, they also lost all of their sympathy for the defeated Brit.
With all of Great Britain hoping he would break a 74 year Wimbledon title drought for the country, Murray came up just short. You’d be emotional too.
Although the Scottish born tennis star ultimately lost to Roger Federer in the Wimbledon final, an entire nation won’t soon forget the native son’s run to a title.
Andy Murray is the first Brit to make the Finals in 74 years, and he’ll have a chance to do what hasn’t been done since 1936. Since then, a lot has happened. World War II, for example!
Pity poor Jo-Wilfried Tsonga.
Hey look, our generation’s Tim Henman is all grown up…and a sexy heroin addict. (This September issue is really firing on all cylinders.)
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