Jonathan Overend

BBC tennis correspondent

All the latest tennis news, analysis and exclusives

About Jonathan

I'm Jonathan Overend and I've been BBC Sport's tennis correspondent... Read more about Jonathan Overend since 2003.

I travel to the Grand Slams, many top-tier tour events and regularly get to Davis Cup and Fed Cup ties - of all of them my favourite overseas venue is Melbourne and European city Madrid.

I also cover football and do plenty of stand-in presenting on Radio 5 live.

Low-key Murray set for Wimbledon

23 June 2013

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.

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

'The Day Sport Changed Forever'

11 June 2013

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).

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

Nadal is one of the 'sporting greats'

9 June 2013

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.

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

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