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Scott De Buitléir, of Dublin-based digital creative agency TinderPoint, writes:

FBD are sponsors of the Men’s Irish Open today, and to mark the occasion, we’ve produced an interactive timeline of memorable moments in tennis history.

Includes IRISH players.

No really.

Explore it here.

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Go full frame and  enjoy this looping stop-motion film by Kijek and Adamski which was originally made for projection onto a 20m wide space at the Motion Factory Exhibition in Paris.



Oh I say.

Ireland VS Egypt Davis Cup Tennis at Castleknock Lawn Tennis Club, Co. Dublin Dublin 15 this evening.

Barry Mahon writes:

“Sam Barry (above) representing Ireland. currently leads the tie 1-0 after James McGee won his tie earlier today….”

More as we get it.

Update: Mohamed Safwat, (Egypt) defeated Sam  3-6, 7-5, 7-5, 7-6. *flings racket*

Finally, Murray has crossed the Rubicon line. Finally, after four wrenching defeats in slam finals, he has claimed the prize he coveted above all others.
The scale of the achievement, as Murray became Britain’s first slam champion for 76 years, should not be underestimated – and nor should the determination it required for him to break this breakthrough.


Andy Murray’s Triumph At The US Open Is The Perfect Postscript To An Amazing Sporting Summer (Oliver Brown, Telegraph)

Thanks John Gallen

From the Tumblr Capybaras That Look Like Raphael Nadal wherein capybaras are presented as looking like the Spanish tennis pro Raphael Nadal.

All right then. Let’s move on.


A 415 square metre grass court built on a converted helipad 650 ft above the ground at the Burj Al Arab hotel in Dubai, to promote the 2005 Dubai Open. Yes, the 2005 Dubai Open.