Battle of the Brits

These British Bulldogs Had Plenty Of Bite To The End

WASHINGTON, August 3, 2020 (by Michael Dickens) The Battle Of The Brits came down to a winner-take-all decider on the final day at the National Tennis Centre in Roehampton, England, and it was a thriller. Ahead 58-56 with five points […]

Battle Of The Brits Is Level Going Into Super Sunday

WASHINGTON, August 2, 2020 (by Michael Dickens) As The Battle Of The Brits entered its final two days with plenty of points on the table for the grabbing – and with the Union Jacks chipping away at the once invincible […]

Surprising Watson Undefeated At Battle Of The Brits

WASHINGTON, July 31, 2020 (by Michael Dickens) British No. 2 Heather Watson is coming out of a mid-career slump just at the right time. During the week-long Battle Of The Brits at the National Tennis Centre in Roehampton – her […]

Norrie Effectively Getting Job Done At Battle Of The Brits

WASHINGTON, July 30, 2020 (by Michael Dickens) Cameron Norrie doesn’t typically get the same headline attention that other British men’s tennis players like Andy Murray or Kyle Edmund – even Dan Evans – attract. However, it hasn’t kept the British No. 3 from […]

Racquet Tap Drama Highlights Day 2 At Battle Of The Brits

WASHINGTON, July 29, 2020 (by Michael Dickens) Whomever thought that the lack of a time-honored, proper handshake at the net would rob players and fans alike of some of the drama we’ve all come to expect during these pandemic times […]

Konta, Evans Humbled In Battle Of The Brits Openers

WASHINGTON, July 28, 2020 (by Michael Dickens) The week-long encore of the Battle Of The Brits event inside the National Tennis Centre in Roehampton, England, began with surprises on Monday: Both British No. 1s – Johanna Konta and Dan Evans – […]

Second ‘Battle Of The Brits’ A Murray Family Affair

WASHINGTON, July 25, 2020 (by Michael Dickens) Monday’s start to the second Battle of the Brits will be a Murray family affair. To be certain, organizer Jamie Murray has put together a mixed team competition – Union Jacks versus British […]

Evans Wins Battle Of The Brits Against Edmund

WASHINGTON, June 29, 2020 (by Michael Dickens) British No. 1 Dan Evans proved his might throughout the week – beating all comers – and when it ended Sunday afternoon, he won the Schroders Battle of the Brits with a performance […]

Evans Overcomes Murray To Reach Battle Of The Brits Final

STARNBERG, June 28, 2020 Dan Evans will take on Kyle Edmund in Sunday’s singles final of the Schroders Battle of the Brits, UK’s first behind-closed-doors tennis event. Evans fought past Andy Murray 1-6, 6-3, 10-8 on Saturday. “It’s great. I’m […]