Tag: Tennis

Sport

Roo Pitt reports on the tennis

While the weather was stilling holding up and before the women’s matches were promptly called off, UEA’s men put out a valiant effort but lost all four of their matches to Essex. Mid-way, Luke Walker told Concrete: “We’ve got to win at least one of these singles matches to keep the game alive.” Team Captain…

Sport

Tennis to mind the gender gap

The Lawn Tennis Association (LTA) revealed that it pays both sexes equally for their sporting achievements, but is “not satisfied” with its gender pay gap. In a 2017 report, there was a 31 percent difference between the mean average pay of men and women, as a result of men placed in more senior positions. Government…

Sport

Comment: Nadal vs Federer

This year has already been an incredible and unforgettable year for tennis fans and there is still a month to go. With Roger Federer coming back from a long injury break and Rafael Nadal trying to find back his form after several injuries, it was a question mark whether these two tennis stars were ready…

Film

Borg vs. McEnroe

Borg vs McEnroe opens with a quote by Andrei Agassi. ‘Every match’, he says, ‘is a life in miniature’. Its use is a very clear statement of intent and a potentially dangerous reference to make as, necessarily, the viewer is compelled to permanently scrutinise the film to see whether or not it’s able to confer…

Sport

UEA: What a racket!

UEA’s racket clubs compete in the tri-racket Olympics annually, which sees the culmination of the yearís fierce rivalry between clubs. UEA are well known for excelling in sport (Essex, who?). Concrete spoke to members of the three main clubs about why racket sport is something UEA (or sport) newbies should try out. UEA Squash are…

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