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Rafael Nadal returns the ball to Sam Groth at the French Open in Paris on May 24, 2016
Rafael Nadal reflects on "toughest day" after withdrawing from French Open
Rafael Nadal admits that having to withdraw from the French Open with a wrist injury is "one of the toughest days" of his life.
May 27, 20:27
Rafael Nadal returns the ball to Sam Groth at the French Open in Paris on May 24, 2016
Rafael Nadal withdraws from French Open through injury
Nine-time French Open champion Rafael Nadal withdraws from the competition due to a wrist injury.
May 27, 15:54
Maria Sharapova of Russia plays a forehand in her second-round match against Aliaksandra Sasnovich of Belarus during day three of the 2016 Australian Open  on January 20, 2016
Banned Maria Sharapova named in Russia's Olympic team for Rio Games
Maria Sharapova is named in Russia's tennis team for August's Rio Olympics, despite currently serving a doping suspension.
May 26, 18:25
Andy Murray consoles the defeated Mathias Bourgue on day four of the French Open at Roland Garros on May 25, 2016
Andy Murray: "I lost my way"
Andy Murray admits that he "lost his way" during his five-set victory over wildcard Mathias Bourgue in the second round of the French Open.
May 25, 20:15
Andy Murray celebrates victory over Radek Stepanek on day three of the French Open at Roland Garros on May 24, 2016
Andy Murray: 'Amelie Mauresmo comments not true'
Andy Murray insists Amelie Mauresmo's claims that the pair ended their working relationship due to his on-court behaviour are "not true".
May 24, 21:10
Andy Murray shows his emotions against Gilles Simon in their third-round match during day six of the Mutua Madrid Open on May 5, 2016
Andy Murray: 'I had to fight extremely hard to beat Radek Stepanek'
Andy Murray says that he had to fight "extremely hard" to beat Radek Stepanek in five sets in the first round of the French Open.
May 24, 13:53
Andy Murray returns to David Goffin during their Rome ATP tournament tennis match at the Foro Italico on May 13, 2016
Andy Murray battles back before suspension
Andy Murray found himself 6-3 6-3 0-6 2-4 behind against Radek Stepanek when bad light stopped play at the French Open.
May 23, 21:09
A tarpaulin covers the Philippe Chatrier court as the rain falls ahead of a French Open quarter final match at the Roland Garros, Paris on June 4, 2014
Rain calls early halt at French Open
The persistent rain in Paris forces organisers to cancel play on day one of the French Open.
May 22, 18:13
Andy Murray in action during the Madrid Open final on May 8, 2016
Andy Murray: 'Clay now my best surface'
Andy Murray acknowledges that clay could now been considered his best surface after winning three titles in the last year.
May 21, 14:42
Former French tennis player Amelie Mauresmo speaks at a press conference on January 31, 2013.
Amelie Mauresmo 'confused' by Andy Murray's on-court behaviour
Amelie Mauresmo suggests that she had an issue with Andy Murray's on-court behaviour during the pair's coaching partnership.
May 21, 10:53
Andy Murray in action during the Madrid Open final on May 8, 2016
Andy Murray to face qualifier in first round of French Open
Britain's number one Andy Murray will face a qualifier in the first round of the French Open.
May 20, 11:06
Gael Monfils in action at the Miami Open on March 31, 2016
Gael Monfils withdraws from French Open due to viral infection
World number 14 Gael Monfils withdraws from the French Open because of a viral infection.
May 20, 09:28
Roger Federer in action against Grigor Dimitrov during day five of the 2016 Australian Open at Melbourne Park on January 22, 2016
Roger Federer withdraws from French Open due to back injury
Roger Federer will miss a Grand Slam for the first time this century after being forced to pull out of the 2016 French Open through injury.
May 19, 16:44
Caroline Wozniacki of Denmark celebrates after winning her Ladies' Singles third round match against Ana Konjuh of Croatia on day five of the Wimbledon Lawn Tennis Championships at the All England Lawn Tennis and Croquet Club on June 27, 2014
Caroline Wozniacki withdraws from French Open with ankle injury
Caroline Wozniacki withdraws from this month's French Open due to an ankle injury.
May 18, 10:13
Belinda Bencic of Switzerland returns a shot against Misaki Doi of Japan during their Women's Singles Second Round match on Day Three of the 2015 US Open at the USTA Billie Jean King National Tennis Center on September 2, 2015
Belinda Bencic withdraws from French Open
A back problem forces world number eight Belinda Bencic to withdraw from the French Open, which gets underway this Sunday.
May 17, 13:53
Kyle Edmund of Great Britain hits a forehand during the singles match against David Goffin of Belgium on day one of the Davis Cup Final 2015 at Flanders Expo on November 27, 2015 in Ghent, Belgium.
Fall leads to Kyle Edmund exit at Open de Nice
Kyle Edmund's participation at Roland Garros appears to be in doubt after a fall leads to his retirement in the first round of the Open de Nice event.
May 16, 19:05
Andy Murray in action during the Madrid Open final on May 8, 2016
Serena Williams's coach "not surprised" by Andy Murray, Amelie Mauresmo split
Serena Williams's coach Patrick Mouratoglou says that he is "not surprised" by Andy Murray's split with coach Amelie Mauresmo.
May 9, 17:05
Andy Murray shows his emotions against Gilles Simon in their third-round match during day six of the Mutua Madrid Open on May 5, 2016
Andy Murray splits with coach Amelie Mauresmo
World number three Andy Murray splits with coach Amelie Mauresmo after two years working together.
May 9, 12:16
Novak Djokovic and Andy Murray pose with their trophies after the Rogers Cup on August 16, 2015
Novak Djokovic praises Andy Murray sportsmanship in Madrid Masters final
Novak Djokovic takes to social media to thank Andy Murray for his act of sportsmanship during the Madrid Masters final.
May 8, 22:23
Andy Murray of Great Britain celebrates victory in his men's singles final match against Kevin Anderson of South Africa during day seven of the Aegon Championships at Queen's Club on June 21, 2015
Andy Murray part of star-studded lineup to compete at Queen's in June
Defending champion Andy Murray will join 16 of the world's top 30 players to compete at Queen's next month.
May 3, 18:09
Roger Federer in action at the Australian Open on January 26, 2016
Roger Federer withdraws from Madrid Masters
Roger Federer announces that he has pulled out of the Madrid Masters with a back injury.
May 2, 14:43
Dan Evans in action on day two of the Australian Open on January 19, 2016
Dan Evans moves into top 100 after victory in Taipei
British number four Dan Evans moves into the top 100 of the ATP world rankings for the first time in his career after winning a Challenger event in Taipei.
May 1, 18:13
Johanna Konta of Great Britain looks down in her match against Karolina Pliskova on March 15, 2016
British trio fall to defeat at Madrid Open
Johanna Konta, Heather Watson and Laura Robson all suffer defeat in the opening round of the Madrid Open.
May 1, 17:53
Rafael Nadal practises prior to the Australian Open on January 17, 2016
Rafael Nadal to carry Spain flag at Rio Olympics
Rafael Nadal is selected as Spain's flag bearer for the 2016 Rio Olympics, four years after he missed the London Games through injury.
Apr 27, 16:25
Rafael Nadal serves against Fabio Fognini during day five of the Barcelona Open on April 22, 2016
Rafael Nadal requests for drugs test results to be made public
Fourteen-time Grand Slam champion Rafael Nadal requests for all of his drugs test results to be made public by the International Tennis Federation.
Apr 26, 18:13
Rafael Nadal serves against Fabio Fognini during day five of the Barcelona Open on April 22, 2016
Rafael Nadal sues former minister over doping allegations
World number five Rafael Nadal sues Roselyne Bachelot over the ex-minister's doping claims.
Apr 25, 20:11
The mighty Rafael Nadal in action at the Barcelona Open on April 20, 2016
Rafael Nadal expecting "tough" Fabio Fognini test in Barcelona
World number five Rafael Nadal admits that he will have to be at his best in order to reach the final four of the Barcelona Open.
Apr 21, 21:43
Jo-Wilfried Tsonga of France celebrates after winning his Gentlemen's Singles second round match against Sam Querrey of the United States on day four of the Wimbledon Lawn Tennis Championships at the All England Lawn Tennis and Croquet Club at Wimbledon o
Jo Wilfried-Tsonga joins star-studded cast at Queen's
Jo-Wilfried Tsonga becomes the fourth top-10 player to commit to this summer's Aegon Championships at Queen's Club.
Apr 21, 11:55
Boris Becker watches the men's singles semifinal match between Rafael Nadal of Spain and Richard Gasquet of France on Day Thirteen of the 2013 US Open at USTA Billie Jean King National Tennis Center on September 7, 2013
Boris Becker slams Andy Murray as "out of order" for doping remarks
Boris Becker says that Andy Murray is "out of order" for admitting that he sometimes suspects his opponents of doping.
Apr 18, 10:35
Laura Robson of Great Britain reacts against Elena Vesnina of Russia during their Women's Singles First Round match on Day Two of the 2015 US Open at the USTA Billie Jean King National Tennis Center on September 1, 2015
Laura Robson to enter French Open main draw
Laura Robson will use her protected ranking of 58 to gain direct access to the main draw at the French Open.
Apr 14, 20:06
Andy Murray in action at Indian Wells on March 14, 2016
Andy Murray targets improvement at Monte Carlo
British number one Andy Murray admits that he was not at his best against Benoit Paire.
Apr 14, 19:29
Jiri Vesely celebrates defeating Novak Djokovic at the Monte Carlo Masters on April 13, 2016
Jiri Vesely admits he had "no idea" he could beat Novak Djokovic
Jiri Vesely admits that he had "no idea" he could topple world number one Novak Djokovic in the second round of the Monte Carlo Masters.
Apr 13, 21:13
Juan Martin Del Potro celebrates his win against Paul-Henri Mathieu during their Swiss Indoors quarter-final tennis match on October 25, 2013
Juan Martin del Potro: "I was close to quitting tennis"
Former US Open champion Juan Martin del Potro concedes that he was "close" to retiring because of a persistent wrist injury.
Apr 7, 12:31
Former French tennis player Amelie Mauresmo speaks at a press conference on January 31, 2013.
Andy Murray: 'No Amelie Mauresmo rift'
Andy Murray insists that he has not fallen out with coach Amelie Mauresmo after she watched the loss to Grigor Dimitrov from a different part of the stadium to his team.
Mar 29, 09:55
Jamie Murray in action alongside Bruno Soares in the Australian Open men's doubles final on January 30, 2016
Jamie Murray to become first British tennis world number one
Jamie Murray will become the first British tennis player ranked number one in the world when the men's doubles standings are updated next month.
Mar 27, 20:47
Great Britain's Kyle Edmund on day two of the Australian Open on January 20, 2015
Kyle Edmund looking forward to Novak Djokovic clash
British number three Kyle Edmund admits that he is looking forward to the challenge of facing Novak Djokovic in the second round of the Miami Masters.
Mar 25, 20:15
Roger Federer in action on day one of the Australian Open on January 18, 2016
Roger Federer withdraws from Miami Open with a stomach virus
Roger Federer withdraws from his second-round match against Juan Martin del Potro at the Miami Open with a stomach virus.
Mar 25, 18:03
Roger Federer in action against Grigor Dimitrov during day five of the 2016 Australian Open at Melbourne Park on January 22, 2016
Roger Federer "all for equal prize money" in tennis
Roger Federer believes that men and women should be given the same amount of prize money as the equal-pay row continues.
Mar 25, 11:35
Roger Federer in action at the Australian Open on January 26, 2016
Roger Federer: 'No major drug problem in tennis'
Roger Federer says that he does not believe that tennis has a drug problem but calls for testing to be increased.
Mar 25, 10:13
Novak Djokovic plays a backhand stroke during the French Open semi-final against Andy Murray at Roland Garros on June 5, 2015
Novak Djokovic backtracks further on comments about equal pay in tennis
World number one Novak Djokovic further backtracks on his suggestion that men's prize money should be higher than that paid in women's tennis.
Mar 24, 10:01
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