Can Murray break the spell of Djoković?

Rossa Fanning, chairman of selectors of the Irish Davis Cup and Fed Cup teams, runs the rule over Wimbledon 2016’s runners and riders

26th June, 2016
Novak Djokovic is the man to beat at Wimbledon this year especially for Andy Murray Picture: Getty

The narrative for the men’s event reduces itself to one question: can anybody beat Novak Djoković? Answer: unlikely, but the player with the best chance is one Andrew Barron Murray.

Once you get beyond the recurring tendency for self-flagellation (his matches in Miami and the semi-final against Nadal in Monte Carlo were cases in point), you find an intelligent, sophisticated, thoughtful and mature married father of one, a selfless team player in an...

Subscribe from just €1 for the first month!


What's Included

With any subscription you will have access to

  • 971569B3-2C5E-4C45-B798-CEADE16987A8

    Unlimited multi-device access to our iPad, iPhone and Android Apps

  • 099C8662-C57C-42F2-9426-F2F90DF17C8F

    Unlimited access to our eReader library

  • 198AE43B-B9CF-4892-8769-D63C2104BA08

    Exclusive daily insight and opinion seven days a week

  • D8F37B78-25E4-4E4A-A376-4F5789B1564A

    Create alerts to never miss a subject that matters to you

  • B15F2521-37CD-4E02-B898-730A20D39F7F

    Get access to exclusive offers for subscribers on gifts and experiences

  • A564FE02-1AB8-4579-AF9D-BA32A2E5ACA7

    Get content from Business Post, Business Post Magazines, Connected, Tatler and Food & Wine

Share this post

Related Stories

EY reports €393m revenues in Republic of Ireland for 2021 financial year

Content is king – just ask Netflix as rivals attempt to steal its crown

Tom Maguire: Tax changes we make now could help business for years