Paul Newman

Paul Newman is Tennis Correspondent for The Independent.

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Rafael Nadal has been forced to miss two tournaments in the run-up to the US Open

US Open 2014: Rafael Nadal's wrist injury hits preparations for Flushing Meadows

Little has gone right for the Spaniard since he won the French Open for a record ninth time last month

Andy Murray and Amélie Mauresmo are working together in Miami

Andy Murray needs Amélie Mauresmo’s help to regain consistency - and secure place at World Tour Finals

Coach can help Scot reach the end-of-season tournament in London

Novak Djokovic practises with coach Boris Becker at the All England Club

Wimbledon 2014: Novak Djokovic hails role of new coach Boris Becker in Sunday’s final triumph

Becker is the vital link in Wimbledon champion’s mission to flush away his doubts

Petra Kvitova celebrates her second Wimbledon crown

Petra Kvitova: I won’t fear the pressure of Wimbledon success a second time

There is almost a look of horror in Petra Kvitova’s face as she remembers what it was like the last time she won the Wimbledon title three years ago. “Somebody recognised me on the way from Southfields to the grounds,” the 24-year-old Czech recalled here on Saturday night in the wake of her final victory over Eugenie Bouchard.

Novak Djokovic celebrates his victory over Roger Federer

Novak Djokovic vs Roger Federer match report Wimbledon 2014: Djokovic discovers mental edge to deny Federer

The Serb won 6-7 (7-9) 6-4 7-6 (7-4) 5-7 6-4  in 3hr 57min

Mauresmo remains in the dark over whether she will continue to couch Andy Murray

Wimbledon 2014: Amélie Mauresmo may be put out to grass as Andy Murray's coach

Andy Murray will announce within the next few days whether Amélie Mauresmo will continue as his coach.

Wimbledon 2014: Ageless Roger Federer takes on remodelled Novak Djokovic in men's final

Re-vitalised Swiss is eager to become the first man to win eight Wimbledon singles titles, while his Serb opponent has made changes he hopes will prevent a sixth recent Grand Slam final defeat

The moment Petra Kvitova won the final against Eugenie Bouchard

Wimbledon 2014: Petra Kvitova wins second women's Wimbledon title as she destroys Eugenie Bouchard

Czech’s power and shot-making is too much for rival in 6-3 6-0 win

Roger Federer on his way to a straight-sets semi-final victory over Milos Raonic yesterda

Wimbledon 2014: Roger Federer confident his game ‘is back to where I hoped it would be’

There is always much at stake in a Grand Slam final, but there could hardly be much more on the line when Roger Federer and Novak Djokovic meet here tomorrow. For Federer, it is a chance to become the only man in history to win eight Wimbledon titles and to extend his all-time record of 17 Grand Slam trophies. For Djokovic it will be an opportunity to improve his recent poor record in Grand Slam finals and to reclaim the world No 1 ranking from Rafael Nadal.

Novak Djokovic (top) and Grigor Dimitrov both slip on the worn surface of Centre Court
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