Big Apple dreams for Murray

Some believe that Andy Murray’s first grand slam could be worth more than stg£100 million in sponsorship deals, writes Linda Maher

29th August, 2009

While Wimbledon is considered the classic of all the tennis grand slams, with its observed formalities and royal presence, the US Open in New York is much more brash and in-your-face.

All last week, there were elaborate press conferences, training court interviews and product launches featuring the main players. Atone stage, Roger Federer was holding a microphone and doing an interview while warming up with his coach, who was firing balls at him from the...

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