Andy Murray has endured a turbulent 2011
As the dust settles on Wimbledon and the tennis world looks to the US Open for the final Grand Slam of the year, one man continues to chase that elusive first Grand Slam title that many thought he would have won by now. 

Yes, when Andy Murray first burst onto the scene back in 2004 winning ‘BBC Young Sports Personality of the Year’ award he was tipped for greatness and after impressive runs as a wild card in both Queens and Wimbledon the following year, when ranked in the 300s and only 18 years of age, he was widely described as the UK's brightest sporting hope. It was already seen as an inevitability that Murray would win a Grand Slam and it was just a case of how long.

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    Elliott Hodgeon is a '1st' BA (Hons) graduate of Edge Hill University, currently studying a Masters alongside his role as Vice President Faculty of Education within the Students Union.

    Growing up Elliott played a variety of sports, with a spell at county level football, winning various competitions in athletics and table tennis and more recently playing for Edge Hill University's basketball team.

    This assortment is reflected in his watching and reporting of sport which ranges from horse racing to cycling. In this segment you can hope to hear unbiased opinions on a range of sporting issues and events.


    July 2011