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The year to watch Wimbledon


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Having beaten Juan Carlos Ferrero, Andy Murray heads into the Wimbledon semi-finals. He will play American Andy Roddick, who holds the record for the world's fastest serve.

The Wall Street Journal reports today that this is the year to watch Wimbledon. Not only because the players are outrageously good but because "in some quiet stroke of genius", groundskeepers have seemingly figured out how to grow harder, more resilient grass. "It's producing some absolutely startling tennis."

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