Paul Newman

Paul Newman is Tennis Correspondent for The Independent.

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Andy Murray won three titles running in Asia in 2011 and now hopes to do the same again

ATP World Tour Finals: Three stops in China can be way to London for Andy Murray

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Revitalised Mirjana Lucic-Baroni ends 16-year wait for another trophy by beating Venus Williams

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Roger Federer celebrates with Swiss Davis Cup captain Severin Luthi (left) and Stanislas Wawrinka

Roger Federer enters new territory with Swiss in Davis Cup final

There are very few occasions in tennis that are new to Roger Federer but playing in the Davis Cup final later this year will be one of them. France will have home advantage, at a venue to be decided, when they stage the 2014 final in two months’ time, but Federer’s Switzerland will be the firm favourites.

Ross Hutchins was a Davis Cup regular for Britain

Ross Hutchins retires: 'Healthy' Hutchins hangs up his racket

Hutchins returned to action in January after a year's absence with cancer

Swiss Davis Cup team players (L-R) Marco Chiudinelli, Roger Federer, Severin Luethi (captain), Michael Lammer and Stanislas Wawrinka

Federer eager to win elusive Davis Cup for Switzerland

There are not many titles that have eluded Roger Federer during his remarkable career and the 17-times Grand Slam champion has an outstanding chance in the coming weeks to fill the most significant gap in his trophy cabinet. Switzerland have never won the Davis Cup but Federer and his fellow countrymen are within two victories of claiming the trophy for the first time.

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Cilic thanks Ivanisevic for making US Open triumph so much ‘fun’

He said: ‘Go out there and enjoy it. You have deserved it’

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US Open 2014: Serena Williams moving up in the world after conquering nightmare year

Williams delighted to end season on a high and reveals winnings from 18th Slam will go towards building a new home

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US Open 2014: Serena Williams retains singles title with a two set victory over Caroline Wozniacki

Williams did not drop a set all tournament and hit 29 winners to Wozniacki's four

Marin Cilic’s victory represents a further changing of the guard in the men’s game

US Open 2014 men's final preview: Marin Cilic reaping the rewards of finding his aggressive streak

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US Open 2014: Hundred up for Bryan brothers as they win in New York

The brothers won their milestone 100th doubles title

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