Junior boys are falling foul of Wimbledon’s dress code, with Austrian junior Jurij Rodionov becoming the latest to be ordered off court to change his underwear. Before the coin toss of his boys’ match against Australian Blake Ellis, the No 11 seed had to pull up his shirt so umpire Philip Lodge could inspect his black underwear. A female supervisor then came out to take a look, and after 18-year-old Rodionov pulled his shorts down a little to reveal the offending underwear, he was sent off the court to...Read More
Two Brits kept the flag flying in the third round of the junior singles at Wimbledon on Wednesday, when the programme played catch-up after the previous day’s rain. As a result, the boys were now a day behind the girls, who played their third round matches on Wednesday, and two Britons made it into last...Read More
It would not be Wimbledon without at least one day disrupted by rain, and Day 8 was it. For the junior events, they had barely got onto court when the first suspension came as, under an ever- threatening sky, the rain came in the form of a...Read More
The Junior Championships at Wimbledon have a huge following as spectators know this is the breeding ground of future Grand Slam champions. The likes of Bjorn Borg, Ivan Lendl, Pat Cash, Stefan Edberg and Roger Federer have hoisted the Boys trophy and gone on to win the senior title, while the girls include Ann Haydon Jones, Olga Morozova, Tracy Austin, Martina HIngis and Amelie...Read More
Looking to make a name for themselves, the best juniors in the game today are fighting it out on the courts of the Australian Open in Melbourne during the second week as the worldÈs best seek honours in the first Grand Slam of the year on the show...Read More
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