With no English tennis players currently setting the world alight and Wimbledon only a few months away, we believe Scot Andy Murray should be made an honorary Englishman in the hope that we may finally have an English winner of the tournament for the first time in 77 years.
There’s not many people that are still alive to say they witnessed Fred Perry set the courts alight back in 1936, and we reckon us proud Englishmen need a little to celebrate when it comes to tennis.
Cast your vote now:
I don’t know about you, but Tim Henman, Greg Rusedski (Canadian anyway), Jeremy Bates and the like just didn’t get my tennis juices flowing, so we are going to do our best to convert the big Scot in time for the 2013 tournament.
Having won the US Open last year we think Andy is a good bet for this summer’s tournament in SW19. However, Wimbledon is as English as strawberries and cream and the thought of a Scot winning it just isn’t the same.
I’m sure proud Scots will have their opinion too, but I reckon with a little bit of persuasion, Mr Murray will convert into the new English number one.
I’ve already pre written my letters to Mr Cameron and Her Majesty The Queen, and pending the result of this vote I will get the ball rolling. With a bit of luck we’ll be celebrating in a few months with a new English champion for a new generation!