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Novak Djokovic of Serbia poses for photographers after defeating Rafael Nadal of Spain during the final of the 2013 China Open at the National Tennis Center on October 6, 2013
Novak Djokovic withdraws from China Open due to injury
World number one Novak Djokovic pulls out of the China Open in Beijing due to an ongoing elbow injury.
Sep 28, 16:10
Heather Watson of Great Britain in action against Lauren Davis of the United States during their women's first round match on Day One of the 2015 US Open at the USTA Billie Jean King National Tennis Center on August 31, 2015
Heather Watson retires from first-round match at Wuhan Open
British number two Heather Watson retires from her first-round match at the Wuhan Open after feeling dizzy and complaining of double vision.
Sep 26, 10:24
Serena Williams in action at the French Open on May 26, 2016
Serena Williams withdraws from WTA Tour events in China
Serena Williams pulls out of upcoming WTA Tour events in China due to an ongoing shoulder issue.
Sep 23, 11:32
Britain's Andy Murray (C) celebrates with teammates after winning his tennis match against Belgium's David Goffin to win the Davis Cup final between Belgium and Britain at Flanders Expo in Ghent on November 29, 2015
Great Britain to face Canada in first round of 2017 Davis Cup
Great Britain are drawn away to Canada in the first round of the 2017 Davis Cup.
Sep 22, 15:09
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French player Constant Lestienne given seven-month ban for betting on matches
French player Constant Lestienne is hit with a seven-month ban after betting on 220 tennis matches.
Sep 21, 15:12
Serena Williams looks deflated after losing the French Open final to Garbine Muguruza on June 4, 2016
Serena Williams: 'I will only play when I am 100% fit'
Former world number one Serena Williams insists that she will only play when she feels 100% fit.
Sep 20, 16:00
Captain of Great Britain Leon Smith celebrates after the win between Jamie Murray and Andy Murray of Great Britain against Nicolas Mahut and Jo-Wilfried Tsonga of France during Day Two of the World Group Quarter Final Davis Cup match between Great Britain
Leon Smith: 'Great Britain have had an unbelievable run in the Davis Cup'
Great Britain captain Leon Smith says that he is "extremely proud" of his team after they missed out on a second successive Davis Cup final over the weekend.
Sep 19, 10:24
Andy Murray in action at the US Open on August 30, 2016
Andy Murray "needs some rest" after Davis Cup battle
Andy Murray reveals that he has been suffering with a "sharp pain" in his right quad, which he received treatment to in his Davis Cup meeting with Guido Pella on Sunday.
Sep 18, 20:15
Captain of Great Britain Leon Smith celebrates after the win between Jamie Murray and Andy Murray of Great Britain against Nicolas Mahut and Jo-Wilfried Tsonga of France during Day Two of the World Group Quarter Final Davis Cup match between Great Britain
Leon Smith praises level of Andy Murray, Juan Martin del Potro match
Great Britain's Davis Cup captain Leon Smith praises the level of performance of both Andy Murray and Juan Martin del Potro in the match in Glasgow on Friday.
Sep 17, 09:16
Juan Martin Del Potro in action during the Olympics singles final on August 14, 2016
Juan Martin del Potro delighted after "important" win over Andy Murray
Juan Martin del Potro admits that his "forehand and serve" were key during his five-set victory over Andy Murray in the Davis Cup.
Sep 16, 18:58
Andy Murray in action at the US Open on August 30, 2016
Andy Murray to face Juan Martin del Potro in Davis Cup opener
Andy Murray will face Juan Martin del Potro in the opening rubber of Great Britain's Davis Cup semi-final with Argentina.
Sep 15, 16:25
Maria Sharapova at a press conference on March 7, 2016
Maria Sharapova to learn outcome of appeal against two-year ban next month
The Court of Arbitration for Sport confirms that the outcome of Maria Sharapova's appeal against a two-year doping ban will be announced in the first week of October.
Sep 13, 09:47
Stan Wawrinka of Switzerland returns a shot to Donald Young of the US during their 2015 US Open Men's Singles round 4 match at the USTA Billie Jean King National Tennis Center September 7, 2015 in New York.
Stanislas Wawrinka reveals he was "shaking" with nerves before US Open final
Stanislas Wawrinka admits that he was "shaking" with nerves and crying in the locker room prior to his US Open final win over Novak Djokovic.
Sep 12, 10:36
Angelique Kerber celebrates a point during the US Open final on September 10, 2016
Angelique Kerber delighted with "incredible" US Open achievement
World number one Angelique Kerber describes the last two weeks as "incredible" after following up her Australian Open success with victory at the US Open.
Sep 11, 09:57
Kei Nishikori goes for a shot during his fourth round match with Richard Gasquet at the French Open on May 29, 2016
Kei Nishikori: 'Rain delay helped me to change tactics'
Japan's Kei Nishikori says that the rain delay helped him change tactics as he came from behind to knock Andy Murray out of the US Open during the quarter-final stages.
Sep 8, 12:43
Andy Murray in action at the US Open on August 30, 2016
Andy Murray "proud" despite US Open exit at hands of Kei Nishikori
World number two Andy Murray tells of his pride despite falling to his earliest Grand Slam defeat of the season after being knocked out of the US Open by Kei Nishikori.
Sep 8, 09:58
Andy Murray celebrates defeating Kei Nishikori in the Davis Cup on March 6, 2016
Andy Murray in Britain's team for Davis Cup semi-final against Argentina
Andy Murray is named in Britain's Davis Cup team for next week's semi-final against Argentina.
Sep 6, 11:36
Andy Murray in action at the US Open on August 30, 2016
Andy Murray: 'Tactically I played well in win over Grigor Dimitrov at US Open'
Andy Murray says that "tactically" he was on point in his fourth-round win over Grigor Dimitrov at the US Open.
Sep 6, 09:35
Borna Coric celebrates winning a point during the second round of the French Open on May 26, 2016
Borna Coric splits with Miles Maclagan
Borna Coric announces that he and coach Miles Maclagan have 'parted ways' after less than a year.
Sep 5, 17:12
Kyle Edmund in action against Nikoloz Basilashvili on day two of the French Open at Roland Garros on May 23, 2016
Kyle Edmund: 'I will take positives from US Open run'
Kyle Edmund says that he will take the positives from his run to the fourth round of the US Open.
Sep 5, 16:13
Johanna Konta of Great Britain looks down in her match against Karolina Pliskova on March 15, 2016
Johanna Konta: 'I lost to the better player'
Johanna Konta says that she 'gave everything she could' during her defeat to Anastasija Sevastova in the US Open fourth round.
Sep 4, 21:06
Dan Evans in action during Australian Open qualifying on January 13, 2016
Dan Evans hails 'best win of career' after reaching US Open third round
Dan Evans airs his delight after becoming the third British male to make it into the third round of the US Open at Flushing Meadows.
Sep 2, 09:16
Novak Djokovic plays a backhand against Roberto Bautista Agut in their third-round match during day six of the Mutua Madrid Open on May 5, 2016
Novak Djokovic handed walkover at US Open after Jiri Vesely withdrawal
Defending champion Novak Djokovic is through to the US Open third round after Jiri Vesely pulled out with an arm injury.
Aug 31, 18:35
Kyle Edmund in action against Nikoloz Basilashvili on day two of the French Open at Roland Garros on May 23, 2016
Kyle Edmund delighted with Richard Gasquet scalp at US Open
Kyle Edmund says that the key to victory against Richard Gasquet was taking the game to his opponent, having secured a straight-sets win to progress in the US Open.
Aug 29, 20:51
Andy Murray congratulates Novak Djokovic on winning the men's final match at the French Open on June 5, 2016
John McEnroe: 'Andy Murray still short of Novak Djokovic level'
John McEnroe believes that Novak Djokovic is still the man to beat at the upcoming US Open, despite Olympic champion Andy Murray "playing the best tennis of his life".
Aug 28, 22:25
Laura Robson serves during a match at the Southern California Open on July 31, 2013
Laura Robson sets up all-British clash at US Open
Former British number one Laura Robson will play Naomi Broady in the US Open first round after coming through the qualifying draw at Flushing Meadows.
Aug 27, 09:24
Andy Murray in action at Indian Wells on March 14, 2016
World number two Andy Murray to play Lukas Rosol in first round of US Open
World number two Andy Murray will face Lukas Rosol in the first round of the US Open at Flushing Meadows.
Aug 26, 16:44
Roger Federer in action against Grigor Dimitrov during day five of the 2016 Australian Open at Melbourne Park on January 22, 2016
Roger Federer targets Australian Open comeback
Roger Federer reveals plans to return from injury in time for the Australian Open.
Aug 24, 19:45
A collage of Roger Federer and Rafael Nadal at the 2014 Australian Open
Roger Federer, Rafael Nadal to team up for doubles in next year's Laver Cup
Roger Federer and Rafael Nadal reportedly intend to team up to play doubles in next year's Laver Cup.
Aug 24, 18:35
Laura Robson serves during a match at the Southern California Open on July 31, 2013
Laura Robson handed qualifying wildcard for US Open
Former British number one Laura Robson receives a wildcard for the US Open qualifying draw.
Aug 17, 01:11
A teary Andy Murray celebrates winning the Olympic singles title in Rio on August 14, 2016
Andy Murray: 'Olympic final one of my toughest matches'
Great Britain's Andy Murray says that his four-hour win over Juan Martin del Potro in the Olympic final was one of the toughest matches of his career.
Aug 15, 03:29
Andy Murray celebrates reaching the semi-finals of the Rio Olympics on August 12, 2016
Andy Murray vows to 'fight hard' for Rio gold
Andy Murray vows to give it his all as he bids for a second Olympic gold medal in the final of the men's singles tournament on Sunday.
Aug 14, 00:11
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French tennis physio dies suddenly in Rio
France tennis physio Patrick Bordier collapses and dies after suffering a cardiac arrest at the Rio Olympics.
Aug 13, 13:28
Andy Murray celebrates reaching the semi-finals of the Rio Olympics on August 12, 2016
Andy Murray top seed at Cincinnati Open
Andy Murray is named as the top seed at next week's Cincinnati Open, providing he competes at the tournament after an extended run at the Olympic Games.
Aug 13, 10:00
Rafael Nadal of Spain celebrates defeating Kei Nishikori of Japan in the final match during day seven of the Barcelona Open Banc Sabadell at the Real Club de Tenis Barcelona on April 24, 2016
Rafael Nadal hails "unbelievable" Olympic win
Spain's Rafael Nadal reveals his pride at claiming a second Olympic gold medal.
Aug 13, 04:25
Heather Watson celebrates victory against Nicole Gibbs at French Open at Roland Garros on May 23, 2016
Heather Watson: 'I had packed my bags before mixed doubles call'
Great Britain's Heather Watson says that she had already packed her bags for home before she gained entry to the mixed doubles alongside Andy Murray.
Aug 12, 03:38
Andy Murray reacts during the French Open final against Novak Djokovic on June 6, 2016
Andy Murray: 'Court conditions hindered performance'
Great Britain's Andy Murray says that the windy conditions in Rio de Janeiro hindered his performance in his three-set win over Fabio Fognini.
Aug 12, 01:19
A general view of the Wimbledon logo on day one of the Wimbledon Lawn Tennis Championships at the All England Lawn Tennis and Croquet Club at Wimbledon on June 23, 2014
Police investigate 'poisoning' of British player at Wimbledon
Scotland Yard is investigating claims that a British tennis player was poisoned at last month's Junior Wimbledon championship.
Aug 11, 09:11
Novak Djokovic in action on day one of the Australian Open on January 20, 2015
Novak Djokovic withdraws from Cincinnati Masters due to wrist injury
World number one Novak Djokovic withdraws from the Cincinnati Masters due to a wrist injury following his Olympics woe.
Aug 10, 17:55
Andy Murray hits a backhand during his semi-final match against Marin Cilic at Queen's on June 18, 2016
Andy Murray happy with response to doubles defeat
Team GB's Andy Murray says that he was pleased with how he played during his win over Juan Monaco, which came just two days after losing in the doubles with brother Jamie.
Aug 10, 03:10