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Andy Murray to miss Davis Cup tie against France

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Andy Murray will miss Great Britain’s Davis Cup quarter-final against France next month as he recovers from an elbow injury. Murray, 29, pulled out of the Miami Open almost a week before his opening match because of the elbow issue. Dan Evans, Kyle Edmund, Jamie Murray and Dom Inglot will line up for Britain for the tie in Rouen from ...

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Rafael Nadal to play Aegon Championships alongside Andy Murray

Nadal reached his first Grand Slam final since 2014 at this year's Australian Open (Image credit: Getty Images)

Rafael Nadal will warm up for Wimbledon by playing in the Aegon Championships at Queen’s Club in London in June. The 14-time Grand Slam champion will join Britain’s Andy Murray at the event, which Nadal won in 2008 before claiming his first Wimbledon title. “The people that organise the event at Queen’s and the British crowds are fantastic, and it ...

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Serena Williams engaged to Reddit co-founder

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The tennis star and the social media co-founder got engaged in Rome, where they first met.

Serena Williams has used the social media platform Reddit to announce that she is engaged to its co-founder, Alexis Ohanian. The tennis star made the announcement in the form of a poem. She said he took her to Rome, where they first met, to propose to her – and she said yes. It caps off a year in which Ms ...

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Kyrgios banned for eight weeks

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The ATP has handed Nick Kyrgios an eight-week ban from tennis and an additional $25,000 fine (£20,560) for his behaviour – including “lack of best efforts” – during his Shanghai Masters defeat last week. He had already been fined $16,500 (£13,533) for patting the ball over the net several times when serving and walking back to his chair before a serve ...

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Andy Murray beats Grigor Dimitrov in the China Open final


Andy Murray secured his fifth singles title of 2016 – and 40th of his career – by beating Grigor Dimitrov 6-4 7-6 (7-2) in the China Open final. World number two Murray was seriously tested by his Bulgarian opponent but the Scot ended a near-faultless week in Beijing with the main prize. The British top seed did not drop a ...

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Maria Sharapova doping ban appeal verdict to be given on Tuesday

Russia's Sharapova is a five-time Grand Slam winner (Image credit: Getty Images)

Maria Sharapova will find out the result of her appeal against a two-year doping ban on Tuesday, says the Court of Arbitration for Sport (Cas). The five-time Grand Slam winner, 29, was banned by the International Tennis Federation after testing positive for meldonium at the 2016 Australian Open. The Russian, who said she had been taking the drug since 2006 ...

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