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SportSerena into Wimbledon last 16, fears 'performance anxiety' with Murray

20:25  06 july  2019
20:25  06 july  2019 Source:   msn.com

Murray to play alongside Serena

Murray to play alongside Serena Andy Murray will play alongside Serena Williams in the mixed doubles at Wimbledon, the Scot's management team have announced. The American and the Scot talked up the idea of joining forces during their pre-tournament press conferences on Saturday. And after Serena started her quest for an eighth singles title at the All England Club with a straight-sets victory over Giulia Gatto-Monticone, the 37-year-old teased journalists during her post-match press conference. "I am just going to see how I feel today. I don't know, I am still in the singles mode, figuring that out. "We'll see.

Andy Murray was having some trouble lining up a teammate for mixed doubles at Wimbledon . Fortunately, he was eventually able to snag a “solid partner”: Serena Williams. Per multiple reports Tuesday, Murray ’s agent confirmed the superstar pairing, ensuring the kind of breathless coverage

Try Serena Williams. Murray 's team announced Tuesday night that Williams will pair up with Murray at the All England Club. The deadline to sign up for Murray recently returned to the court after major surgery on his right hip. The two-time Wimbledon champ isn't playing singles at the event but he is

Serena into Wimbledon last 16, fears 'performance anxiety' with Murray© Adrian DENNIS Serena Williams hits a return against Julia Goerges

Seven-time champion Serena Williams reached the fourth round at Wimbledon for the 16th time on Saturday before joking she feared "performance anxiety" when she teams with Andy Murray in mixed doubles.

The 37-year-old American defeated Germany's Julia Goerges 6-3, 6-4 and goes on to face Spain's Carla Suarez Navarro for a place in the quarter-finals.

Before that, however, she will play mixed with Murray later Saturday against Andreas Mies and Alexa Guarachi.

Murray and Serena to face Chilean/German duo

Murray and Serena to face Chilean/German duo Murray and Serena to face Chilean/German duo

Andy Murray says playing with Serena Williams in the Wimbledon mixed doubles is potentially once-in-a-lifetime opportunity which he could not miss.

London (Reuters) - Serena Williams and Andy Murray 's mixed doubles first-round match at Wimbledon was canceled The two tennis stars had teamed up on Wednesday to play in the event. Serena is still competing in the singles, while Murray hasn't played singles since the start of the year

"I feel like I have a little bit of performance anxiety," said Williams as she prepares to partner the Briton for the first time.

"It's such a buzz going around about me and Andy now, that I've got nervous

"I wanted to play mixed because I've only played just about 15 matches so far this year."

Eleventh seed Williams, who defeated Goerges in last year's semi-finals, is bidding to equal Margaret Court's all-time record of 24 Grand Slam titles.

It was her fifth win in five meetings with Goerges and just her second victory over a top 20 player in 2019.

"It's been an arduous year for me, so every match I'm hoping to improve tons. Every time I get out there, I try," added Williams.

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Serena into Wimbledon last 16, fears 'performance anxiety' with Murray
Serena into Wimbledon last 16, fears 'performance anxiety' with Murray
Serena into Wimbledon last 16, fears 'performance anxiety' with Murray
Serena into Wimbledon last 16, fears 'performance anxiety' with Murray
Serena into Wimbledon last 16, fears 'performance anxiety' with Murray
Serena into Wimbledon last 16, fears 'performance anxiety' with Murray
Serena into Wimbledon last 16, fears 'performance anxiety' with Murray
Serena into Wimbledon last 16, fears 'performance anxiety' with Murray
Serena into Wimbledon last 16, fears 'performance anxiety' with Murray
Serena into Wimbledon last 16, fears 'performance anxiety' with Murray
Serena into Wimbledon last 16, fears 'performance anxiety' with Murray
Serena into Wimbledon last 16, fears 'performance anxiety' with Murray
Serena into Wimbledon last 16, fears 'performance anxiety' with Murray
Serena into Wimbledon last 16, fears 'performance anxiety' with Murray
Serena into Wimbledon last 16, fears 'performance anxiety' with Murray
Serena into Wimbledon last 16, fears 'performance anxiety' with Murray
Serena into Wimbledon last 16, fears 'performance anxiety' with Murray
Serena into Wimbledon last 16, fears 'performance anxiety' with Murray
Serena into Wimbledon last 16, fears 'performance anxiety' with Murray
Serena into Wimbledon last 16, fears 'performance anxiety' with Murray
Serena into Wimbledon last 16, fears 'performance anxiety' with Murray
Serena into Wimbledon last 16, fears 'performance anxiety' with Murray
Serena into Wimbledon last 16, fears 'performance anxiety' with Murray
Serena into Wimbledon last 16, fears 'performance anxiety' with Murray
Serena into Wimbledon last 16, fears 'performance anxiety' with Murray
Serena into Wimbledon last 16, fears 'performance anxiety' with Murray
Serena into Wimbledon last 16, fears 'performance anxiety' with Murray
Serena into Wimbledon last 16, fears 'performance anxiety' with Murray
Serena into Wimbledon last 16, fears 'performance anxiety' with Murray
Serena into Wimbledon last 16, fears 'performance anxiety' with Murray
Serena into Wimbledon last 16, fears 'performance anxiety' with Murray
Serena into Wimbledon last 16, fears 'performance anxiety' with Murray
Serena into Wimbledon last 16, fears 'performance anxiety' with Murray
Serena into Wimbledon last 16, fears 'performance anxiety' with Murray
Serena into Wimbledon last 16, fears 'performance anxiety' with Murray
Serena into Wimbledon last 16, fears 'performance anxiety' with Murray
Serena into Wimbledon last 16, fears 'performance anxiety' with Murray
Serena into Wimbledon last 16, fears 'performance anxiety' with Murray
Serena into Wimbledon last 16, fears 'performance anxiety' with Murray
Serena into Wimbledon last 16, fears 'performance anxiety' with Murray
Serena into Wimbledon last 16, fears 'performance anxiety' with Murray
Serena into Wimbledon last 16, fears 'performance anxiety' with Murray
Serena into Wimbledon last 16, fears 'performance anxiety' with Murray
Serena into Wimbledon last 16, fears 'performance anxiety' with Murray
Serena into Wimbledon last 16, fears 'performance anxiety' with Murray
Serena into Wimbledon last 16, fears 'performance anxiety' with Murray
Serena into Wimbledon last 16, fears 'performance anxiety' with Murray
Serena into Wimbledon last 16, fears 'performance anxiety' with Murray
Serena into Wimbledon last 16, fears 'performance anxiety' with Murray
Serena into Wimbledon last 16, fears 'performance anxiety' with Murray
Serena into Wimbledon last 16, fears 'performance anxiety' with Murray
Serena into Wimbledon last 16, fears 'performance anxiety' with Murray


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