Fred Perry led Great Britain to its last Davis Cup triumph in 1936 but his face did not fit among the tennis elite. Paul Newman tells a remarkable tale.
World Tour Finals exit gives Scot more time to prepare for Davis Cup final – but security fears are growing
Rafael Nadal’s competitive season will end some time in the next 48 hours but he will not be digging out his fishing rods or heading for the beach or the golf course. “I don’t deserve a vacation this year,” Nadal said with a smile here yesterday at the Barclays ATP World Tour Finals.
World No 99 in contention with James Ward for the second singles slot behind Andy Murray
The handiwork might have helped the Scot’s vision, but it could not prevent a 6-4, 6-1 defeat which leaves him with work to do if he is to go through to Saturday’s semi-finals
The unknown factor in the selection equation is Aljaz Bedene
England hosting France seemed in serious doubt in the immediate aftermath of last Friday’s terror attacks, but the decision to go ahead with it has generally been welcomed in the French media.
Ferrer struggled on his serve throughout, making eight double-fault and losing 6-4, 6-4
Diet, fitness, marriage – the favourite to win a fourth straight World Tour Finals on changing his life
The Swiss believes all players who reach the quarter-finals of tournaments should be automatically tested
The Scot has reached two Slam finals with John Peers in 2015 but after the ATP Tour finale in London they go their separate ways. He tells Paul Newman why a fresh start was necessary
The world No 1 won 6-2 6-4 in the French capital
Djokovic has looked all but unbeatable over the last fortnigh
World No 1 crushes Briton 6-1, 6-3 to set up final against Jo-Wilfried Tsonga
Andy Murray plans to get some practise in on the surface before next month’s World Tour Finals in London
The Scot meets the world No 1 in the semi-finals