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Cameron Norrie pictured at Wimbledon on June 29, 2021
Leon Smith: 'Cameron Norrie deserves to play Roger Federer'
Cameron Norrie is through to the last 32 for the first time and will take on the eight-time champion.
Jul 2, 15:52
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Michael Bourne: 'Britain on right path to develop world-class players'
The performance director took up the role six months ago, succeeding Simon Timson.
Apr 22, 08:12
Britain's Jamie Murray and Neal Skupski celebrate with captain Leon Smith after winning their doubles match against Kazakhstan's Alexander Bublik and Mikhail Kukushkin on November 21, 2019
Leon Smith "excited" for future of British tennis after reaching Davis Cup semis
Smith expects his players to push on in 2020.
Nov 24, 16:05
Spain's Rafael Nadal and Feliciano Lopez celebrate during their doubles match against Britain's Jamie Murray and Neal Skupski on November 23, 2019
Result: Hosts Spain knock Great Britain out of Davis Cup in semi-finals
Rafael Nadal and Feliciano Lopez won the deciding doubles to put Spain into the final at the Caja Magica.
Nov 24, 09:36
Spain's Rafael Nadal celebrates winning his match against Britain's Dan Evans on November 23, 2019
Result: Rafael Nadal levels things up for Spain against Great Britain
The semi-final will go to a deciding doubles rubber after victories for Kyle Edmund and Nadal.
Nov 23, 21:34
Andy Murray pictured on October 4, 2019
Andy Murray admits fitness concerns for Davis Cup schedule
Britain open their campaign on Wednesday against the Netherlands at the Caja Magica.
Nov 19, 18:38
Andy Murray pictured on October 4, 2019
Leon Smith: 'Andy Murray return has given Davis Cup team a huge lift'
Murray is back in the GB team for the first time since 2016.
Nov 18, 13:35
Andy Murray pictured during his Australian Open first round defeat to Roberto Bautista Agut on January 14, 2019
Murray encouraged to consider 'miraculous' hip procedure
Murray is expected to decide in the next week whether to undergo hip resurfacing surgery.
Jan 20, 02:27
Kyle Edmund in action against Kevin Anderson at the French Open on June 3, 2017
Kyle Edmund to miss Great Britain's Davis Cup tie with Spain
Kyle Edmund will play no part in Great Britain's Davis Cup tie with Spain after failing to recovering from a hip injury.
Feb 1, 12:59
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GB captain Leon Smith: 'Work to be done after Davis Cup exit'
Captain Leon Smith admits that Great Britain 'lack depth' without Andy Murray in their ranks after crashing out of the Davis Cup with a 3-0 defeat to France.
Apr 9, 09:44
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Kyle Edmund to open Great Britain's Davis Cup tie in France
Kyle Edmund will play the opening singles rubber for Great Britain when they begin their Davis Cup quarter-final with France on Friday.
Apr 6, 12:08
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Andy Murray ruled out of Great Britain's Davis Cup quarter-final against France
Andy Murray is officially ruled out of Great Britain's Davis Cup quarter-final against France due to an elbow injury.
Mar 28, 12:05
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Great Britain, Canada level after opening rubbers in Davis Cup
Great Britain and Canada are locked at one point apiece after the opening day of their Davis Cup World Group tie in Ottawa.
Feb 4, 09:16
A teary Andy Murray celebrates winning the Olympic singles title in Rio on August 14, 2016
Andy Murray to miss Davis Cup opener
World number one Andy Murray rules himself out of Great Britain's Davis Cup first-round tie with Canada.
Feb 1, 21:28
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Leon Smith: 'Andy Murray may still play in Davis Cup'
Great Britain captain Leon Smith says that he will continue to speak with Andy Murray regarding his potential participation in the Davis Cup tie with Canada.
Jan 24, 13:50
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Can Great Britain beat Canada in the Davis Cup?
Can Great Britain progress through to the last eight of the Davis Cup when they take on Canada in Ottawa?
Jan 2, 09:22
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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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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
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Result: Great Britain keep Davis Cup hopes alive
Andy Murray and Jamie Murray combine to earn Great Britain a four-set victory in the third rubber of their Davis Cup semi-final with Argentina.
Sep 17, 17:34
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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
Result: Juan Martin del Potro beats Andy Murray in Davis Cup classic
Argentina's Juan Martin del Potro beats Great Britain's Andy Murray in five sets in the opening rubber of their Davis Cup semi-final.
Sep 16, 18:21
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
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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
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Result: Dan Evans eases past Benjamin Becker in Washington
British number four Dan Evans reaches the second round of the Citi Open with a routine win over Benjamin Becker.
Jul 19, 09:41
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Great Britain captain Leon Smith hails "special" victory for Kyle Edmund
Great Britain's Davis Cup captain Leon Smith believes that Kyle Edmund's emphatic win over Janko Tipsarevic is proof that the youngster is getting "better and better".
Jul 17, 17:32
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Andy Murray "unlikely" to play in Great Britain's Davis Cup quarter-final
Wimbledon champion Andy Murray says that it is "unlikely" that he will play for Great Britain in this week's Davis Cup quarter-final against Serbia in Belgrade.
Jul 11, 10:46
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Alan Shearer, Alastair Cook recognised in Queen's Birthday Honours List
Former England striker Alan Shearer and England cricket captain Alastair Cook are awarded CBEs in the Queen's Birthday Honours List.
Jun 11, 09:19
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Leon Smith extends contract as Great Britain's Davis Cup captain by three years
Great Britain's Davis Cup captain Leon Smith extends his contract with LTA by three years.
Mar 9, 10:16
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Dan Evans replaces Kyle Edmund for Great Britain
Kyle Edmund's back injury results in Dan Evans being selected for the Great Britain team to face Japan in the Davis Cup.
Mar 3, 12:58
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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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Leon Smith: Andy Murray is a "superstar"
Davis Cup-clinching Andy Murray is "an absolute superstar", according to Great Britain captain Leon Smith.
Nov 29, 16:23
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Result: Murray seals British Davis Cup triumph
Andy Murray beats David Goffin in straight sets to win the Davis Cup for Great Britain for the first time in 79 years.
Nov 29, 15:03
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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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Result: Andy Murray, Jamie Murray win doubles rubber for Great Britain
Great Britain move 2-1 ahead in the Davis Cup final against Belgium after Andy and Jamie Murray win in four sets against David Goffin and Steve Darcis.
Nov 28, 17:00
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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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Birmingham to host Great Britain's Davis Cup tie with Japan
The Barclaycard Arena in Birmingham will host Great Britain's Davis Cup tie with Japan in March.
Nov 20, 12:20
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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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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
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Great Britain draw Japan at home in 2016 Davis Cup opener
Great Britain will face Japan at home in their 2016 Davis Cup World Group opener after reaching the final for the first time since 1978 this year.
Sep 24, 09:30

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ChinaChina157931
JapanJapan154625
United StatesUnited States14141038
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AustraliaAustralia821020
Great BritainGreat Britain57618
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Thursday's key events


ROWING
· Comeback queen and super-mum Helen Glover goes for her third Olympic gold alongside Polly Swann in the women's pair final (1.30am)
· There is also a medal on offer for GB pair Emily Craig and Imogen Grant in the lightweight women's double scull final (2.10am)

SWIMMING
· As second-fastest qualifier for the final, Team GB's James Wilby is among the medal contenders in the men's 200m breaststroke (2.44am)
· Alys Thomas takes part in the women's 200m butterfly final, although he faces a difficult task to challenge for the medals (3.28am)
· Caeleb Dressel of the USA has been touted by some as the successor to Michael Phelps, and he has the chance to notch up a fourth Olympic gold in the men's 100m freestyle final (3.37am)

RUGBY SEVENS
· After Team GB's men narrowly missed out on a medal, the women get their campaign underway against the Russian Olympic Committee (3am) and New Zealand (10.30am)

HOCKEY
· It is a Great Britain vs. Netherlands double-header, with the men up first in Pool B (4.15am)
· Most eyes will be on the women's showdown between the two nations, though, as Netherlands - the world's best team - look to gain revenge on GB for defeat in the 2016 Olympic final (11am)

CANOE SLALOM
· Mallory Franklin takes part in the women's canoe semi-final, and will hope to do enough to qualify for the final later in the day (6am-8.45am)

ARTISTIC GYMNASTICS
· With Simone Biles now out of the women's all-around final, the competition has been blown wide open. Team GB twins Jessica and Jennifer Gadirova are among those taking part (11.50am-2.05pm)

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