Jonathan Overend

BBC Radio 5 live presenter

BBC Radio 5 live presenter

About Jonathan

Jonathan Overend is a BBC Radio 5 live presenter.... Read more about Jonathan Overend

Before moving to this position in 2013 he spent a decade as the BBC's tennis correspondent. In this role he travelled around the world to Grand Slams and top-tier tour events, as well as Davis Cup and Fed Cup ties.

Jonathan now hosts 5 live Sport programmes at weekends.

Andy Murray lifts the Wimbledon trophy

The making of a British sporting hero

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Just imagine, just for a second, what it must have felt like for Andy Murray.

Leading in the final of the biggest tennis tournament in the world and on the verge of ending Britain's 77-year wait for a men's singles champion at Wimbledon.

Low-key Murray set for Wimbledon

Read full article on Wimbledon 2013: Andy Murray keeps it low-key in quest to win

One of the most endearing aspects of Andy Murray's slightly important day last year - Sunday 8 July, his first Wimbledon final - was the fact he travelled to the match of his life in a Volkswagon Polo.

Shunning courtesy cars or the more extravagant vehicles at home, Murray spent much of the fortnight zipping about in his little runaround, something he uses deliberately for the anonymity factor, and nothing changed for the final.

"People questioned if I'd ever win a Grand Slam"

Read full article on Roger Federer on his first Grand Slam title at Wimbledon

Ten years on from his maiden Wimbledon title, defending champion Roger Federer has spoken of the "relief" of conquering Centre Court for the first time.

The Wimbledon crown of 2003 was the first of a record 17 Grand Slam singles title for the Swiss, seven of them at the All England Club.

Watson beats Czink in Aegon Classic

Read full article on Heather Watson: Aegon Classic win for British number two

British number two Heather Watson moved into the second round of the Aegon Classic in Edgbaston with a 6-4 7-6 (7-0) win over Hungary's Melinda Czink.

Guernsey-born Watson, 21, took one hour and 27 minutes to beat 30-year-old Czink, who is ranked 72 places below her at 126 in the world.

'The Day Sport Changed Forever'

Read full article on WTA anniversary: The Day Sport Changed Forever

Wimbledon legend Billie Jean King has spoken of the loneliness she felt taking on friends in the tennis establishment - the "old boy network", she describes it - for the good for women's sport.

The six-time All England Club champion spoke to BBC Sport in a 5 live Sport Special "Billie Jean King and the Day Sport Changed Forever", on the 40th anniversary of the formation of the WTA (Women's Tennis Association).

Nadal is one of the 'sporting greats'

Read full article on Rafael Nadal: French Open winner a 'sporting great'

With one of his trademark shots - the back-foot, inside-out forehand, sizzling and spinning with diagonal ferocity - Rafael Nadal claimed another piece of tennis history; the first man to win the same Grand Slam tournament eight times.

His knees letting him down for the first time, the excitement of the moment understandably turning them to jelly, the Spaniard crashed to his back for the customary celebration.

Revamped tennis club starts new era

Read full article on Revamped Edgbaston Priory Club hosts Aegon Classic

Tennis players from across the world are in Birmingham for the annual grass court championships.

Earlier this year the Edgbaston Priory Club, which hosts the Aegon Classic tournament, was upgraded to a World Tennis Association (WTA) Premier 600 event - meaning from 2014 it can offer more prize money and more ranking points to the players.