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#Conor Niland

# conor-niland - Saturday 9 July, 2016

'I'll always have regrets that I didn't win that match. I should have played Federer on Centre Court'

Five years ago, Conor Niland conjured the performance of his career only for 15 minutes to spoil his day.

# conor-niland - Saturday 20 June, 2015

'Unlike team sports, you don't get paid a salary so it's a tough existence down at the bottom'

Conor Niland wants to bring Ireland’s tennis players to the next level.

# conor-niland - Sunday 4 January, 2015

Paul O'Connell puts BT Sport in their place... It's the sporting tweets of the week

Also featuring ex-Spurs player Steffen Freund dressed as a Teletubby while watching darts.

# conor-niland - Friday 4 April, 2014

Net gains: Ireland's top tennis player James McGee on the struggle to climb the rankings

The Dubliner will lead out Ireland in their Davis Cup tie with Egypt today as he faces Karim Maamoun.

# conor-niland - Sunday 25 August, 2013

From Eye-tracking technology used to hone new Irish sport stars Eyes Down

Eye-tracking technology used to hone new Irish sport stars

Turns out ‘keeping your eye on the ball’ is not necessarily the best way to up your game…

# conor-niland - Monday 9 July, 2012

Poll: Is Roger Federer the greatest tennis player of all time? Just 17 This post contains a poll

Poll: Is Roger Federer the greatest tennis player of all time?

The 30-year-old added to his legend with Wimbledon win number seven but Rafa and Rod might have qualms with ‘best ever’ claims.

# conor-niland - Thursday 12 April, 2012

Game, set, match: Conor Niland forced to retire with hip injury

The 30-year-old hangs up his rackets after making history at Wimbledon and the US Open last summer.

# conor-niland - Saturday 11 February, 2012

Davis Cup update: Ireland behind following doubles loss

The score is currently 2-1, after James McGee and Sam Barry were defeated by their Hungarian counterparts.

# conor-niland - Wednesday 18 January, 2012

Ireland's Davis Cup team to face Hungary named

Nineteen-year-old Sam Barry has been handed his Davis Cup debut by captain Garry Cahill.

# conor-niland - Thursday 12 January, 2012

Niland's Australian hope dashed at first hurdle

Ireland’s top ranked tennis player has missed out on qualifying for first Grand Slam event of 2012.

# conor-niland - Wednesday 11 January, 2012

Rained off: Niland's Aussie qualifier falls foul of the weather

Conor Niland’s first-round Australian Open qualifier against Stephane Bohli has been refixed for 11pm tonight (Irish time).

The Morning Score: Wednesday

Your daily round-up of the morning’s sports news awaits.

# conor-niland - Friday 14 October, 2011

The Magnificent Seven: Irish sporting anti-climaxes Frustration This post contains videos

The Magnificent Seven: Irish sporting anti-climaxes

Sonia O’Sullivan, the Irish rugby team and Thierry Henry all feature on our list of nights to forget for our sports heroes.

# conor-niland - Wednesday 31 August, 2011

Sick to his stomach: Niland laments missed opportunity against Djokovic

Irish ace was cruelly forced to retire ill due to a case of food poisoning on the biggest day of his career yestersday.

# conor-niland - Tuesday 30 August, 2011

Niland: 'You play tennis to be part of the big occasions'

The Limerick man gives his thoughts ahead of this evening’s US Open match against Novak Djokovic.

Here's how Novak Djokovic is preparing for Conor Niland

The world number one has spent time in a CVAC pod in a bid to boost his fitness ahead of the US Open.

The Morning Score: Tuesday

Here’s all the sports news you need to know on this fine Tuesday morning.

# conor-niland - Sunday 28 August, 2011

The sporting tweets of the week Twittersphere This post contains images

The sporting tweets of the week

Jamie Heaslip gives his thoughts on man flu, Emmanuel Frimpong takes a parting shot at Samir Nasri and Andy Murray has an unusual reaction to last week’s earthquake in the US.

# conor-niland - Saturday 27 August, 2011

Dream draws for Niland and Sorensen at US Open

Conor Niland and Louk Sorensen both booked their places in the first round at Flushing Meadows yesterday.

# conor-niland - Friday 26 August, 2011

From The Daily Fix: Friday The Daily Fix This post contains videos

The Daily Fix: Friday

All the day’s news: Dublin Fire Brigade unions head for the LRC, Anglo’s last ever accounts, New York prepares for evacuation, and more success for Shamrock Rovers and Conor Niland

Two in a row: Niland makes it to the US Open

Limerick’s Conor Niland qualifies for his second straight grand slam tournament, overcoming Matwe Middelkoop in three sets.

# conor-niland - Wednesday 24 August, 2011

Niland off the mark at US Open qualifiers

Limerick man won his first round qualifier at Flushing Meadows 6-1 6-4.

# conor-niland - Sunday 17 July, 2011

Sporting tweets of the week Twitterati This post contains images

Sporting tweets of the week

Find out which rumour Rob Kearney was forced to deny, why Rio Ferdinand was reluctant to sit beside Michael Owen on a flight and what Conor Niland thought of Terrence Malick’s Tree of Life.

# conor-niland - Friday 8 July, 2011

Memory lane: The 9 best games of 2011 so far Magic Moments This post contains a poll This post contains videos

Memory lane: The 9 best games of 2011 so far

What is your sporting highlight of the year so far? Vote in our poll and see if you agree with the choices we’ve made.

# conor-niland - Sunday 26 June, 2011

Sporting Tweets of the week Life Is Tweet This post contains images

Sporting Tweets of the week

If you can’t say it in 140 characters or less – it’s not worth saying. What have your favourite athletes have been saying on Twitter this week.

The sports week in pictures… Say Cheese This post contains images

The sports week in pictures…

Rain at SW19, championship action and gold in Turkey – here’s how the last week looked through a lens.

# conor-niland - Saturday 25 June, 2011

Chart of the week: Conor Niland v Roger Federer

He booked his place at the All-England Club but ultimately narrowly missed the Fed Express. How does Conor Niland’s record stand now with the Swiss master?

# conor-niland - Wednesday 22 June, 2011

Friends reunited: Isner needs just two hours to beat Mahut in replay of epic

Last year’s record-breaking marathon men did it all over again yesterday… but a little quicker this time around.

# conor-niland - Tuesday 21 June, 2011

From The Daily Fix: Tuesday Daily Fix This post contains videos

The Daily Fix: Tuesday

In your Fix tonight: Threats to hospital services in Portlaoise, heartbreak for Conor Niland, and does Barack Obama have magical parenting powers?

Heartbreak for Ireland's Niland as he misses out on Federer showdown

Irish player loses 4-6 6-4 7-6 4-6 6-4, as we round up the day’s events at Wimbledon.

From Take 5: Tuesday Take 5

Take 5: Tuesday

5 minutes, 5 stories, 5 o’clock.

Conor Niland's Wimbledon adventure: As it happened Niland

Conor Niland's Wimbledon adventure: As it happened

Adrian Mannarino of France has beaten Conor Niland in a five-set thriller on Wimbledon’s Court 17. Here’s how the afternoon’s action unfolded.

A bluffer's guide to ... Conor Niland's Wimbledon debut

He’s been waiting for this moment since he was a child, and now it has finally arrived. Here’s everything you need to know about Conor Niland’s Wimbledon debut.

From The 9 at 9: Tuesday 9 At 9

The 9 at 9: Tuesday

Nine things to know this Tuesday morning…

# conor-niland - Monday 20 June, 2011

The Wimbledon soap opera: the storylines you need to know

SW19 isn’t all about the tennis. Here’s what you need to know as this year’s tournament gets underway.

# conor-niland - Sunday 19 June, 2011

In numbers: 6 facts you didn’t know about Wimbledon

The strawberries are picked and the cream is whipped as final preparations are concluded at the All-England Club.

# conor-niland - Saturday 18 June, 2011

From The Daily Fix: Saturday Daily Fix This post contains videos

The Daily Fix: Saturday

In today’s Fix: Irish woman dies in Australian road accident; Adams calls for united Ireland; Ireland’s social network obsession; Norris targets the quilters; and Niland’s Wimbledon dream.

Ireland's Conor Niland makes it to Wimbledon

He’s the first Irishman to do so in over 25 years.

# conor-niland - Friday 17 June, 2011

Rain spoils Niland's day - again

Conor Niland managed just six games of his third-round qualifier against Nikola Mektic before rain stopped play for the day.

The Morning Score: Friday Early Doors This post contains videos

The Morning Score: Friday

Rory’s on the march again, Michael Duignan says sorry and Conor Niland still on the brink of Wimbledon spot.

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