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James Ward

Born: February 9, 1987 (age 34)

Height: 6' 3" (191cm)

Hometown: London, England
Nationality: England flag English
Britain's James Ward celebrates beating Czech Republic's Jiri Vesely during their men's singles second round match on day four of the 2015 Wimbledon Championships at The All England Tennis Club in Wimbledon, southwest London, on July 2, 2015
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Andy Murray reacts after losing against Stan Wawrinka at the French Open on September 27, 2020
On This Day: Andy Murray leads Great Britain to Davis Cup win
Great Britain had not won the Davis Cup since 1936.
Nov 29, 09:02
Britain's Kyle Edmund celebrates winning his match against Spain's Feliciano Lopez on November 23, 2019
Result: Dan Evans, Kyle Edmund maintain perfect record at Battle of the Brits
Dan Evans will face Andy Murray in Saturday's semi-finals while Kyle Edmund's last-four opponent will be Cameron Norrie.
Jun 26, 21:59
Andy Murray celebrates winning his Davis Cup match on November 20, 2019
Andy Murray beats James Ward to reach semi-finals in Battle of the Brits
Andy Murray saw off James Ward in straight sets.
Jun 26, 00:01
James Ward in action at Queen's on June 17, 2019
Ward raring to go at Wimbledon after 'hard slog' back from knee surgery
Ward will break back into the top 200 on Monday ahead of a clash with 18th seed Nikoloz Basilashvili.
Jun 30, 22:30
Dan Evans in action in April 2017
Evans and Dart advance into final round of Australian Open qualifying
Dan Evans will face Paolo Lorenzi of Italy for a place in the main draw at Melbourne Park.
Jan 10, 09:21
Novak Djokovic in action during his Wimbledon semi-final against Rafael Nadal on July 14, 2018
Novak Djokovic returns to world's top 10
Novak Djokovic returns to the top 10 of the ATP Rankings after winning Wimbledon, but Andy Murray is now placed down in 839th spot.
Jul 16, 11:15
Dan Evans in action in April 2017
Result: Dan Evans reaches Nottingham Challenger semi-finals
Dan Evans continues his successful return to the sport with victory over Brayden Schnur in the Nottingham Challenger quarter-finals.
Jun 15, 15:28
Dan Evans in action in April 2017
Result: Dan Evans, James Ward both through in Nottingham
Dan Evans and James Ward both continue their comebacks with first-round victories at the Challenger event in Nottingham.
Jun 12, 18:21
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Result: Dan Evans wins in Surbiton Trophy first round
Dan Evans continues his return to the sport with victory over Thomas Fabbiano in the first round of the Surbiton Trophy.
Jun 5, 16:34
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Andy Murray to play lucky loser at Wimbledon
World number one Andy Murray will face a qualifier in the first round at this year's Wimbledon.
Jun 30, 10:09
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Andy Murray to play Aljaz Bedene in Queen's opener
World number one Andy Murray is drawn to face fellow British representative Aljaz Bedene in his first-round match at Queen's.
Jun 17, 12:35
A general shot of a Premier League football ahead of the Premier League clash between Everton and West Ham United at Goodison Park on October 30, 2016
Result: Christian Benteke on target as Crystal Palace end Middlesbrough's unbeaten start
Crystal Palace beat Middlesbrough 2-1 at the Riverside Stadium to earn their first victory of the Premier League season.
Sep 10, 17:46
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Kyle Edmund delighted to win first rubber in Davis Cup
Kyle Edmund acknowledges that he played arguably one of the best matches of his career in trouncing Janko Tipsarevic to give Great Britain a lead over Serbia.
Jul 16, 09:43
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Novak Djokovic: 'James Ward not easy to break'
Novak Djokovic praises Great Britain's James Ward after overcoming him in the first round of Wimbledon.
Jun 27, 19:51
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Result: Novak Djokovic overcomes James Ward test at Wimbledon
Defending champion Novak Djokovic overcomes a gutsy challenge from Great Britain's James Ward to reach the Wimbledon second round.
Jun 27, 15:14
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Andy Murray hopes to capitalise on "feelgood factor" surrounding British tennis
Andy Murray insists that, while things are "not perfect", there is plenty of encouragement for Britain's 15 Wimbledon contenders on the eve of the competition.
Jun 26, 21:08
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James Ward: 'Novak Djokovic draw has come at wrong time'
James Ward admits that drawing Novak Djokovic in the first round at Wimbledon has come at the wrong time as he attempts to defend ranking points at SW19.
Jun 25, 10:56
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James Ward to face defending champion Novak Djokovic in Wimbledon first round
Britain's James Ward will play defending champion Novak Djokovic in the first round at Wimbledon, while Andy Murray takes on Liam Broady.
Jun 24, 10:11
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Result: Kyle Edmund through to round two in Nottingham
British number three Kyle Edmund sees off Lukas Rosol in straight sets to earn a place in the last 32 at the Nottingham Open.
Jun 20, 19:36
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James Ward, Laura Robson handed Wimbledon wildcards
British duo James Ward and Laura Robson are handed wildcards for the Wimbledon main draw.
Jun 15, 10:09
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Result: Britain's James Ward loses to world number 270 in French Open qualifier
Britain's James Ward misses out on a spot in the French Open main draw after losing in straight sets to world number 270 Matteo Donati in the first qualifying round.
May 17, 11:07
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Result: Dan Evans battles through in Australian Open qualifying
Dan Evans progresses through to the final round of qualifying for the Australian Open, but British compatriot James Ward bows out in Melbourne.
Jan 14, 11:13
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Result: Dan Evans, James Ward progress in Australian Open qualifying
British pair Dan Evans and James Ward move a step closer to the Australian Open main draw after coming through their first qualifying matches.
Jan 13, 01:11
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Dan Evans, James Ward, Brydan Klein feature in Australian Open qualifying draw
British trio Dan Evans, James Ward and Brydan Klein learn their opponents for the first qualifying round as they bid to secure a place at the Australian Open.
Jan 12, 10:29
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Result: Kyle Edmund makes main draw at Qatar Open
British number three Kyle Edmund qualifies for the main draw of the Qatar Open after beating Radu Albot in straight sets.
Jan 3, 14:08
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Andy Murray hits out at LTA for failing to build on his success
Davis Cup winner Andy Murray hits out at the LTA for failing to produce the next generation of tennis stars.
Dec 1, 07:29
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Great Britain's Leon Smith: 'Preparation was key to us winning Davis Cup'
Great Britain's Davis Cup captain Leon Smith says that preparation was key to the team winning their first title for 79 years.
Nov 30, 09:57
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Andy Murray not getting carried away as Great Britain close in on Davis Cup joy
Andy Murray admits that he is feeling nervous ahead of Sunday's Davis Cup singles clash against David Goffin, as Great Britain move to within one win of victory.
Nov 29, 10:56
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Leon Smith: 'It was a stressful match'
Great Britain captain Leon Smith admits that the doubles rubber against Belgium, which Andy and Jamie Murray won, was a stressful experience.
Nov 28, 17:56
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Kyle Edmund, James Ward in GB Davis Cup team for final against Belgium
Kyle Edmund and James Ward are named in Great Britain's Davis Cup team alongside Andy Murray and Jamie Murray for the final against Belgium.
Nov 26, 13:15
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Leon Smith to make singles decision soon
Captain Leon Smith admits that he needs to pick which Great Britain player will feature in the singles of the Davis Cup final as soon as possible.
Nov 19, 14:56
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Aljaz Bedene unable to represent Great Britain in Davis Cup final
Aljaz Bedene will not be able to represent Great Britain in the upcoming Davis Cup final after the ITF delayed its decision on his eligibility.
Nov 17, 14:47
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Great Britain name team for Davis Cup final against Belgium
Great Britain name their five-man squad for the Davis Cup final against Belgium, with James Ward and Kyle Edmund set to battle it out for the second singles spot.
Nov 17, 11:29
A general shot of a Premier League football ahead of the Premier League clash between Everton and West Ham United at Goodison Park on October 30, 2016
Team News: John O'Shea absent for Sunderland
John O'Shea misses Sunderland's match against Southampton after suffering a recurrence of a hamstring injury.
Nov 7, 14:15
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Result: James Ward loses out in Pune Challenger semi-finals
British number four James Ward loses in straight sets to top seed Yuki Bhambri in the semi-finals of the Pune Challenger.
Oct 30, 11:52
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Result: James Ward returns to form with Bangalore Challenger triumph
British number four James Ward puts himself in pole position to feature for Great Britain in the Davis Cup final after winning the Bangalore Challenger.
Oct 25, 12:23
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Result: James Ward reaches final of Bangalore Challenger
British number four James Ward reaches the final of the Bangalore Challenger with a three-set win over Daniel Nguyen.
Oct 24, 12:25
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Why selecting Dan Evans is the right choice for Great Britain
Sports Mole assesses why Great Britain captain Leon Smith was right to select Dan Evans for his side's Davis Cup semi-final with Australia.
Sep 18, 10:18
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Andy Murray backs Dan Evans to shine
Andy Murray backs Dan Evans to prove that Leon Smith was right to hand him the second singles spot for the Davis Cup semi-final with Australia.
Sep 18, 03:11
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Dan Evans completes Great Britain lineup for Davis Cup semi
Dan Evans is surprisingly named as the fourth and final member of Great Britain's Davis Cup team for this weekend's semi-final against Australia.
Sep 17, 14:07

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Tuesday's key events


DIVING
· Team GB duo Jack Laugher - silver medallist in Rio - and James Heatly take part in the men's 3m springboard semi-final (2am), and will hope to qualify for the final later in the day (7am)

ATHLETICS
· Two Britons are involved in the women's long jump final, but Abigail Irozuru and Jazmin Sawyers have their work cut out to get a spot on the podium (2.50am)
· Norwegian Karsten Warholm, who broke the world record just last month, goes for gold in the men's 400m hurdles final. USA's Rai Benjamin is expected to be his main challenger (4.20am)
· Great Britain have three representatives in the final of the women's 800m, with Jemma Reekie having perhaps the best chance of a medal (1.25pm)
· A mouth-watering women's 200m final sees Elaine Thompson-Herah go for the prestigious sprint double after claiming the 100m crown. Compatriot Shelly-Ann Fraser-Pryce, Namibia's Christine Mboma and USA's Gabrielle Thomas are expected to be her main competitors (1.50pm)

SAILING
· The rescheduled women's skiff 49er FX (4.33am) and men's skiff 49er (5.33am) come to their conclusion, with Team GB involved in both medal races
· Defending champion Giles Scott bids for a second successive gold in the Finn class medal race (6.33am)
· There is another medal chance for Team GB in the mixed Nacra 17 medal race (7.33am)

ARTISTIC GYMNASTICS
· Team GB's Joe Fraser takes part in the parallel bars final, kicking off the final day of artistic gymnastics (9am)
· USA superstar Simone Biles, who has been forced to pull out of all of her finals so far, is on the starting list for the beam final as she bids for a fifth Olympic gold (9.50am)

FOOTBALL
· The men's semi-finals take place, with Mexico taking on Brazil first up (9am)
· The winner of that first semi-final will face either hosts Japan or Spain (2pm)

CYCLING
· Laura Kenny will look to win a third straight Olympic team pursuit gold medal. Team GB take on United States in their heat (7.44am), with the gold medal race later that day (9.26am)
· Laura's husband and fellow Olympic legend Jason Kenny will also look to continue his huge success in the men's team sprint - an event he has won gold in at every Games since 2008. Team GB will first need to get through the men's qualifying (7.58am), with the gold medal race ending the session (9.44am)

BOXING
· Pat McCormack will be looking to achieve his dream of Olympic gold when he faces Cuba's Roniel Iglesias (11.05am)

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