Wimbledon: Andy’s Sunday

ANDY Murray roared like a lion on Centre Court today.
He’s just been into the press interview room after his 6-4 6-7 6-3 6-2 victory over Tommy Haas.
With hopes of real British success at Wimbledon rising, I asked Andy how he would spend tomorrow preparing for his fourth round match on Monday.
That’s a tough clash with French No 8 seed Richard Gasquet.
So how will he be spending his Sunday?
“I’m going to come and practice here around midday, probably.
“Then just try and relax, probably get a massage, see my physio, try and recover in the best way possible.
“Just try and take my mind off tennis a little bit, because last time I was in this position I didn’t really deal with the second week too well against Baghdatis.

“I didn’t play my best. So change a few things in comparision to what I did last time,” he told me.
What will he do differently?
“Just try and stay relaxed and not get too excited, not get too ahead of myself.
“I know it’s going to be a really difficult match.
But, you know, not spend too much time in front of the TV this year – spend more time with my friends, take my mind off tennis.

“I’m spending less time watching tennis on the TV and having more of a life outside tennis, which is what’s, for me, making a difference.
“I’m enjoying myself when I’m on the court now rather than it being a bit of a drag.”
Andy will be back on Centre Court on Monday afternoon, where he was watched today by sporting stars, including Sir Bobby Robson.
Gasquet has beaten him twice and the Frenchman said he was looking forward to playing on the showpiece court.
But the way Andy is playing, the Scot could well progress to a quarter final on Wednesday.
His expected opponent Rafael Nadal is currently on Centre Court, one set up and 4-1 to the good in the second.
With around an hour of good evening light left, Rafa will be hoping to complete victory over German Nicolas Kiefer tonight.
*Stockport teenager Naomi Broady achieved her first singles win at Wimbledon this afternoon.
Broady, 18, was at the centre of a tennis storm last September over postings on a social networking website.
Taking part in Junior Wimbledon, she beat Romanian seventh seed Ana Bogdan 6-3 7-6.
I watched the match and interviewed Broady afterwards.
More about that on Monday
Wylie’s Wimbledon

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