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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'
# So Close Yet So Far
# So Close Yet So Far

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

Jul 9th 2016, 9:59 PM 50,005 Views 16 Comments

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'
# Interview
# Interview

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

Jun 20th 2015, 8:30 PM 6,379 Views 1 Comment

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
# Twittersphere
# Twittersphere

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

Jan 4th 2015, 9:45 AM 19,749 Views 12 Comments

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
# Ireland's Number 1
# Ireland's Number 1

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

Apr 4th 2014, 11:00 AM 4,250 Views 4 Comments

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

Eye-tracking technology used to hone new Irish sport stars
# Eyes Down
From TheJournal.ie
# Eyes Down

Eye-tracking technology used to hone new Irish sport stars

Aug 25th 2013, 5:30 PM 9,704 Views 8 Comments

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
# Just 17

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

Jul 9th 2012, 12:53 PM 7,461 Views 29 Comments

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
# Gutted
# Gutted

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

Apr 12th 2012, 3:26 PM 523 Views 0 Comments

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
# Derailed
# Derailed

Davis Cup update: Ireland behind following doubles loss

Feb 11th 2012, 9:31 PM 285 Views 0 Comments

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
# Ireland's Call
# Ireland's Call

Ireland's Davis Cup team to face Hungary named

Jan 18th 2012, 4:37 PM 443 Views 0 Comments

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
# Down Under And Out
# Down Under And Out

Niland's Australian hope dashed at first hurdle

Jan 12th 2012, 11:18 AM 272 Views 0 Comments

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
# Nuisance
# Nuisance

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

Jan 11th 2012, 9:45 AM 191 Views 1 Comment

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

The Morning Score: Wednesday
# Early Doors
# Early Doors

The Morning Score: Wednesday

Jan 11th 2012, 8:57 AM 666 Views 0 Comments

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
# Frustration

The Magnificent Seven: Irish sporting anti-climaxes

Oct 14th 2011, 10:15 AM 929 Views 2 Comments

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
# Kitchen Nightmare
# Kitchen Nightmare

Sick to his stomach: Niland laments missed opportunity against Djokovic

Aug 31st 2011, 10:39 AM 656 Views 3 Comments

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'
# Field Of Dreams
# Field Of Dreams

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

Aug 30th 2011, 3:56 PM 382 Views 1 Comment

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
# Eggman
# Eggman

Here's how Novak Djokovic is preparing for Conor Niland

Aug 30th 2011, 12:26 PM 809 Views 1 Comment

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
# Early Doors
# Early Doors

The Morning Score: Tuesday

Aug 30th 2011, 9:10 AM 202 Views 0 Comments

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
# Twittersphere

The sporting tweets of the week

Aug 28th 2011, 10:00 AM 436 Views 0 Comments

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
# Open Season
# Open Season

Dream draws for Niland and Sorensen at US Open

Aug 27th 2011, 11:20 AM 468 Views 5 Comments

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

# conor-niland - Friday 26 August, 2011

The Daily Fix: Friday
# The Daily Fix
From TheJournal.ie
# The Daily Fix

The Daily Fix: Friday

Aug 26th 2011, 7:58 PM 1,289 Views 3 Comments

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
# Hope
# Hope

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

Aug 26th 2011, 7:15 PM 634 Views 5 Comments

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
# Open Season
# Open Season

Niland off the mark at US Open qualifiers

Aug 24th 2011, 12:20 PM 96 Views 0 Comments

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
# Twitterati

Sporting tweets of the week

Jul 17th 2011, 10:00 AM 386 Views 0 Comments

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
# Magic Moments

Memory lane: The 9 best games of 2011 so far

Jul 8th 2011, 3:59 PM 762 Views 3 Comments

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
# Life Is Tweet

Sporting Tweets of the week

Jun 26th 2011, 10:00 AM 382 Views 2 Comments

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
# Say Cheese

The sports week in pictures…

Jun 26th 2011, 9:13 AM 154 Views 0 Comments

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
# Science Fiction
# Science Fiction

Chart of the week: Conor Niland v Roger Federer

Jun 25th 2011, 1:58 AM 317 Views 0 Comments

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
# Sw19
# Sw19

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

Jun 22nd 2011, 9:54 AM 177 Views 0 Comments

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

The Daily Fix: Tuesday
# Daily Fix
From TheJournal.ie
# Daily Fix

The Daily Fix: Tuesday

Jun 21st 2011, 7:57 PM 1,013 Views 0 Comments

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
# Unlucky
# Unlucky

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

Jun 21st 2011, 6:57 PM 622 Views 6 Comments

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

Take 5: Tuesday
# Take 5
From TheJournal.ie
# Take 5

Take 5: Tuesday

Jun 21st 2011, 5:01 PM 1,930 Views 0 Comments

5 minutes, 5 stories, 5 o’clock.

Conor Niland's Wimbledon adventure: As it happened
# Niland
# Niland

Conor Niland's Wimbledon adventure: As it happened

Jun 21st 2011, 2:06 PM 9,546 Views 3 Comments

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
# C'mon Conor!
# C'mon Conor!

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

Jun 21st 2011, 11:54 AM 2,694 Views 0 Comments

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.

The 9 at 9: Tuesday
# 9 At 9
From TheJournal.ie
# 9 At 9

The 9 at 9: Tuesday

Jun 21st 2011, 8:21 AM 1,218 Views 3 Comments

Nine things to know this Tuesday morning…

# conor-niland - Monday 20 June, 2011

The Wimbledon soap opera: the storylines you need to know
# In Season
# In Season

The Wimbledon soap opera: the storylines you need to know

Jun 20th 2011, 2:29 PM 398 Views 0 Comments

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
# Numerology
# Numerology

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

Jun 19th 2011, 9:45 AM 231 Views 1 Comment

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

The Daily Fix: Saturday
# Daily Fix
From TheJournal.ie
# Daily Fix

The Daily Fix: Saturday

Jun 18th 2011, 8:07 PM 3,112 Views 4 Comments

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
# Winning
# Winning

Ireland's Conor Niland makes it to Wimbledon

Jun 18th 2011, 4:57 PM 1,048 Views 13 Comments

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

# conor-niland - Friday 17 June, 2011

Rain spoils Niland's day - again
# Rain Man
# Rain Man

Rain spoils Niland's day - again

Jun 17th 2011, 3:29 PM 496 Views 0 Comments

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
# Early Doors

The Morning Score: Friday

Jun 17th 2011, 9:18 AM 120 Views 0 Comments

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

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