At Wimbledon, he has a hill to his name. But the short, Andy Murray is more of a mountain. Such as insurmountable even. Jo-Wilfried Tsonga made the charge Wednesday in the quarterfinals. The No. 1 French have held out a little more than a set.
Angered by the loss of the first set by a public Reboost just gained his cause, and legs well, Andy Murray takes the ascendancy of the second input shaft, with the successful break soon lead to the first 3-0. A surge of pride and combativeness of Big Jo enable it back to 3-3, then offer the joy of playing a second tiebreak. And even pass a mini-break. Behind the machine Murray combined with a small shot of French have less quickly to reverse the trend. A return of service misjudged by Jo-Wilfried Tsonga and then a forehand out of bounds of the 10th World Champion to give the advantage that all the United Kingdom looks (7-5).
The third set? Formality for the Scots: 6-3. Fourth? A alone, concluded 6-2. Eric Winogradski, the coach Jo pouts. The Centre Court, he, exultant. More than two games, and it will last the successor to Fred Perry.
A mountain in his way too. Nicolas Mahut, who enters the story, Rafa and Serena who provide, Roger Federer, who doubt. Back at the highlights of the vintage 2010 British Grand Slam. Rafael Nadal flew the final which pitted Tomas Berdych (6-3, 7-5, 6-4). The world No. 1 won Wimbledon for the second time, bringing to eight the number of titles in Grand Slam.