Russell Fuller

BBC tennis correspondent

Analysis and opinion from our tennis correspondent

About Russell

I started life as the BBC's tennis correspondent in the... Read more about Russell Fuller wake of Andy Murray's Wimbledon triumph, and will be reporting here on events at each of the four Grand Slams, as well as the best other stories as the circuit zigzags the globe.

I joined BBC Sport in the late 1990s, as a presenter on 5 live and the World Service, and have covered four Olympic Games, South Africa's 2010 World Cup, and more Open Championships than I care to remember.

Irishman McGee living American dream

24 August 2014

People were standing on bins and benches to get a better view of court eight at Flushing Meadows last Friday as some menacing dark clouds threatened to interrupt the US Open's final round of qualifying.

Several hundred spectators had been drawn to a match between Zhang Ze of China and Ireland's James McGee, who in a seven-year career had never before qualified for a Grand Slam.

Read full article, US Open 2014: Ireland's James McGee living New York dream

Murray seeks out the feminine touch

9 June 2014

Ever since Judy Murray started to organise indoor games of tennis for a very young Andy and Jamie, the Wimbledon champion has had a strong female influence on his career.

In those days, the ball was a balloon filled with a few grains of rice and the net a piece of rope stretched between the radiator and the wall. But the games evolved, and Judy - who remained heavily involved in coaching Andy up until the age of 17 - still frequently attends his matches.

Read full article, Amelie Mauresmo is the latest strong female in Andy Murray's life

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