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Andy Murray practises on day one of the Australian Open on January 18, 2016
Andy Murray: "It's just tennis"
Sir Andy Murray remarks "it's just tennis" after he suffers a shock exit from the Australian Open.
14:50
Andy Murray congratulates Novak Djokovic on winning the men's final match at the French Open on June 5, 2016
Andy Murray tells critics to lay off Novak Djokovic
Andy Murray claims that Novak Djokovic 'deserves a break' from the criticism he has received following defeat to Denis Istomin early on at the Australian Open.
Jan 20, 19:53
Roger Federer in action against Grigor Dimitrov during day five of the 2016 Australian Open at Melbourne Park on January 22, 2016
Roger Federer: "I am ready now"
Roger Federer admits that he is "ready" to see how far he can go in the Australian Open after an impressive third-round display.
Jan 20, 12:52
Dan Evans in action on day two of the Australian Open on January 19, 2016
Dan Evans: "It could have gone either way"
British number three Dan Evans admits that the contest "could have gone either way" after he defeats home favourite Bernard Tomic at the Australian Open.
Jan 20, 10:26
Novak Djokovic of Serbia in action against Stan Wawrinka of Switzerland in their semi final match during Day 6 of the BNP Paribas Masters held at AccorHotels Arena on November 7, 2015 in Paris, France.
Boris Becker questions Novak Djokovic fight
Novak Djokovic's former coach Boris Becker questions the fight and desire of the Serb following his shock Australian Open exit to Denis Istomin.
Jan 19, 14:20
Novak Djokovic in action during his US Open semi-final on September 11, 2015
Novak Djokovic: 'It was one of those days'
Defending champion Novak Djokovic says that it was not his day following a shock second-round defeat to Denis Istomin in the Australian Open.
Jan 19, 11:15
Andy Murray in action at the US Open on August 30, 2016
Andy Murray plays down ankle injury
World number one Andy Murray plays down an ankle injury he sustained during his win over Andrey Rublev in the Australian Open second round.
Jan 18, 15:23
Dan Evans during his men's singles match against Ricardas Berankis during day two of the ATP Aegon Open Nottingham on June 21, 2016
Britain's Dan Evans delighted to cause upset to Marin Cilic in Australian Open
British number three Dan Evans says that he is excited to march on in the Australian Open after beating seventh seed Marin Cilic in the second round.
Jan 18, 11:22
Novak Djokovic celebrates winning the Australian Open on January 31, 2016
Novak Djokovic: 'Australian Open feels like home'
Defending champion Novak Djokovic says that the Australian Open "feels like home" as he breezes through to the second round.
Jan 17, 11:27
Andy Murray (apparently) celebrating during the Australian Open semi-final with Milos Raonic on January 29, 2016
Andy Murray: 'Plenty to work on following first-round win'
Andy Murray admits that he has improvements to make prior to his next outing at the Australian Open, putting his "tentative" first-round showing down to the heat.
Jan 16, 16:44
Heather Watson in action against Daria Gavrilova at the Hopman Cup at Perth Arena on January 6, 2016
Heather Watson unfazed by Samantha Stosur challenge at Australian Open
British number two Heather Watson says that she is unfazed by the challenge of facing Samantha Stosur in front of her home crowd at the Australian Open.
Jan 14, 12:56
Andy Murray in action at the US Open on August 30, 2016
Andy Murray motivated to remain as world number one
Andy Murray says that he must continue to improve if he is to remain in the position of world number one.
Jan 14, 12:27
Andy Murray sticks a thumb up on day two of the Australian Open on January 19, 2016
Andy Murray handed tie with Illya Marchenko at Australian Open
World number one Andy Murray will play Illya Marchenko in Australian Open first round.
Jan 13, 00:48
Johanna Konta in action on day two of the Australian Open on January 19, 2016
Johanna Konta to face Kirsten Flipkens at Australian Open
Great Britain's Johanna Konta will face Kirsten Flipkens in the Australian Open first round.
Jan 13, 00:34
Novak Djokovic reacts during the French Open final against Andy Murray on June 5, 2016
Novak Djokovic "feeling phenomenal" ahead of Australian Open
Novak Djokovic sends out a message to his Australian Open rivals, claiming that he is feeling at the top of his game as he goes in search of a third title in a row.
Jan 11, 19:50
Maria Sharapova at a press conference on March 7, 2016
Maria Sharapova to make return in April
Former world number one Maria Sharapova announces that she will make her comeback from a 15-month drugs ban at the Stuttgart Grand Prix in April.
Jan 10, 14:33
Andy Murray serves during his second-round match against Aljaz Bedene on day four of the Aegon Championships on June 16, 2016
Andy Murray still confident heading into Australian Open
Despite suffering defeat to Novak Djokovic at the Qatar Open, Sir Andy Murray is optimistic that he can win the Australian Open for the first time.
Jan 8, 16:33
Andy Murray congratulates Novak Djokovic on winning the men's final match at the French Open on June 5, 2016
Andy Murray: 'Defeat to Novak Djokovic tough to take'
Sir Andy Murray has mixed feelings following defeat to Novak Djokovic in three sets at the Qatar Open, but says that he is now 'looking forward' to the Australian Open.
Jan 7, 20:57
Novak Djokovic in action against Andy Murray in the French Open final on June 5, 2016
Novak Djokovic: 'Dream start to 2017'
Novak Djokovic declares that his season is off to "a dream start" after he defeats Sir Andy Murray to retain the Qatar Open title.
Jan 7, 18:36
Andy Murray congratulates Novak Djokovic on winning the men's final match at the French Open on June 5, 2016
Andy Murray: 'Novak Djokovic still my biggest threat'
Andy Murray is refusing to get too far ahead of himself after a successful 2016, admitting that he faces stiff competition to remain the world's number one.
Jan 1, 18:06
Ana Ivanovic celebrates after her win over Serena Williams in their Australian Open fourth round match on January 19, 2014
Ana Ivanovic announces retirement from tennis
Former world number one Ana Ivanovic announces her retirement from tennis at the age of 29.
Dec 28, 18:05
Juan Martin Del Potro in action during the Olympics singles final on August 14, 2016
Juan Martin del Potro opts to skip Australian Open
Juan Martin del Potro decides to miss next month's Australian Open in order to give himself more recovery time after a hectic period towards the end of last season.
Dec 24, 10:25
Madison Keys of the United States celebrates a point in her Ladies' Singles Fourth Round match against Olga Govortsova of Belarus during day seven of the Wimbledon Lawn Tennis Championships at the All England Lawn Tennis and Croquet Club on July 6, 2015
Madison Keys out of Australian Open
World number eight Madison Keys reveals that she will miss the Australian Open after undergoing surgery on her wrist.
Dec 23, 22:08
Petra Kvitova returns the ball to Hsieh Su-Wei at the French Open in Paris on May 25, 2016
Petra Kvitova to leave hospital on Friday following hand surgery
Two-time Wimbledon champion Petra Kvitova will be released from hospital on Friday after a knife attack left her needing surgery on her left hand.
Dec 22, 21:39
Petra Kvitova returns the ball to Hsieh Su-Wei at the French Open in Paris on May 25, 2016
Petra Kvitova out of action for six months following knife attack
Petra Kvitova is not expected to return to the practice court for at least six months, ruling her out for the majority of 2017 following a knife attack at her home.
Dec 21, 19:26
Petra Kvitova of the Czech Republic plays a backhand during her first round match against Laura Siegemund of Germany on Day Two of the 2015 US Open at the USTA Billie Jean King National Tennis Center on September 1, 2015 in the Flushing neighborhood of th
Petra Kvitova ruled out for at least three months following knife attack
Petra Kvitova will miss at least three months of action after being the victim of a knife attack at her home.
Dec 20, 21:20
Petra Kvitova in action against Daria Gavrilova during day three of the 2016 Australian Open at Melbourne Park on January 20, 2016
Petra Kvitova undergoing surgery on "severe" hand injury
The injury sustained by two-time Wimbledon champion Petra Kvitova to her left hand requires potential career-saving surgery.
Dec 20, 16:19
Roger Federer of Switzerland celebrates victory in his men's singles match against Novak Djokovic of Serbia during day three of the Barclays ATP World Tour Finals at the O2 Arena on November 17, 2015
Roger Federer: 'Retirement can wait'
Roger Federer says that "retirement can wait" as he prepares to return to the ATP Tour after five months out through injury.
Dec 19, 16:39
Andy Murray holds up his champion trophy at the China Open tennis tournament in Beijing on October 9, 2016
Roger Federer "very surprised" by Andy Murray form
Roger Federer says that Andy Murray's run to the top of the men's world rankings is an "extraordinary" achievement that deserves nothing but respect.
Dec 19, 15:30
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 questions Novak Djokovic's work rate following coaching split
Novak Djokovic's former coach Boris Becker says that the 12-time Grand Slam champion did not put enough time into practice sessions this season.
Dec 7, 12:41
Novak Djokovic serves the ball to Lu Yen-Hsun during their men's first-round match at the French Open in Paris on May 24, 2016
Novak Djokovic parts company with coach Boris Becker
World number two Novak Djokovic parts company with coach Boris Becker after three years.
Dec 6, 22:39
Johanna Konta of Britain hits a return to Agnieszka Radwanska of Poland at the China Open on October 9, 2016
British number one Johanna Konta ends partnership with coach Esteban Carril
British number one Johanna Konta splits from coach Esteban Carril, despite ending the year inside the world top 10.
Dec 1, 13:22
Milos Raonic in action at the French Open on May 27, 2016
Milos Raonic splits from coach Carlos Moya after 11 months
World number three tennis star Milos Raonic splits from coach Carlos Moya after 11 months.
Dec 1, 10:00
Andy Murray holds up his champion trophy at the China Open tennis tournament in Beijing on October 9, 2016
BBC Sports Personality of the Year contenders announced
Sixteen British competitors are in the running to be crowned as BBC's Sports Personality of the Year, including Andy Murray who has won the award twice in three years.
Nov 28, 21:22
Andy Murray holds up his champion trophy at the China Open tennis tournament in Beijing on October 9, 2016
Andy Murray cools talk of knighthood in New Year's Honours list
World number one Andy Murray admits that receiving a knighthood would be a great achievement, but believes he is still too young to be considered for the honour.
Nov 22, 09:38
Andy Murray in action at Indian Wells on March 12, 2016
Greg Rusedski: 'Andy Murray win over Novak Djokovic is incredible'
Former British number one Greg Rusedski describes Andy Murray's win over Novak Djokovic to clinch the ATP World Tour Finals title as "astonishing" and "incredible".
Nov 20, 22:27
Andy Murray and Tim Henman are seen on court during their match as part of the Davidoff Swiss Indoors at the St. Jakobhalle on October 26, 2005
Tim Henman hails "unbelievable role model" Andy Murray
Former British number one Tim Henman urges the LTA to make the most of having an "unbelievable role model" like Andy Murray.
Nov 20, 21:18
Andy Murray congratulates Novak Djokovic on winning the men's final match at the French Open on June 5, 2016
Novak Djokovic: 'Andy Murray is best in the world'
Novak Djokovic insists that Andy Murray deserves his place as the year-end world number one following a "great" second half to 2016.
Nov 20, 21:03
Andy Murray of Great Britain celebrates victory during the Men's Singles first round match against Liam Broady of Great Britain on day two of the Wimbledon Lawn Tennis Championships at the All England Lawn Tennis and Croquet Club on June 28, 2016 in Londo
Andy Murray: 'It is a special day'
Andy Murray admits that he "never expected" to end the year as world number one, having clinched top spot with victory at the ATP World Tour Finals.
Nov 20, 20:48
Andy Murray in action at the US Open on August 30, 2016
Andy Murray reflects on "one of hardest matches"
Andy Murray admits that his ATP Finals semi-final showdown with Milos Raonic was "one of the hardest matches" he has ever played.
Nov 19, 18:31