/ 01 July 2024

‘Tis the season for strawberries and cream


And some tennis, of course… Wimbledon gets underway tonight with 14 Aussies competing in this year’s grass-court tournament… Top of the list is world #9 Alex ‘Demon’ de Minaur – who’s considered to be our best hope after reaching the quarter-finals in the French Open last month. He’s facing a tricky draw – so how far he’ll get is anyone’s guess… On the women’s side, 2-time Australian Wimbledon quarter-finalist Ajla Tomljanovic received a wildcard entry – so fingers crossed for her. A couple of Aussie Open champs – men’s world #1 Jannik Sinner and women’s world #3 Aryna Sabalenka – are favourites to win their respective comps, but Carlos Alcaraz, Novak Djokovic, Iga Świątek and Elena Rybakina are also in the mix. Meanwhile, it’s not clear if Andy Murray will make it to the court after undergoing surgery – but fans are hoping he does as this will be his last hurrah at the All England Club…

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