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Paul Newman is Tennis Correspondent for The Independent.

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Wimbledon 2014: Virginia Wade queries female choice for Andy Murray

Virginia Wade has upset Andy Murray with comments in the past and the 1977 Wimbledon champion probably did nothing to endear herself to the Scot yesterday with her verdict on his latest coaching appointment. Wade said she could not understand Murray’s thinking in recruiting Amélie Mauresmo as his coach.

Wimbledon 2014: Roger Federer is in a good place at his favourite hunting ground

Relaxed Swiss is confident that he can land a record eighth title

Hands on: Dimitrov and Sharapova have dated for the past 18 months

Wimbledon 2014: Maria Sharapova's boyfriend Grigor Dimitrov aims to be main man

He's best known for his relationship with Sharapova. But his tennis is pretty good too

My shout: John McEnroe has always courted controversy

Wimbledon 2014: Let’s get rid of all the umpires, says John McEnroe... and he’s serious

He advocates players making line calls and challenging cheats to give game ‘a little edge’

Happy couple: Andy Murray and Amélie Mauresmo share a joke during training, highlighting the relaxed nature of their new relationship

Wimbledon 2014: Andy Murray and Amélie Mauresmo – now the courtship begins

Wimbledon champion Murray starts his title defence on Monday with new coach Mauresmo insisting that she’s there to help with strategy not technique

Maria Sharapova sinks to her knees after winning the 2004 Wimbledon final against Serena Williams

Ten years on: How Maria conquered Wimbledon

Maria Sharapova won her sole SW19 title as an unheralded 17-year-old by not thinking about the enormity of her situation

Heather Watson lost in the Aegon Tournament to miss out on a first final at a premier competition

Wimbledon 2014: Heather Watson falls short but will race up rankings

Heather Watson’s attempt to reach her first final at a Premier tournament ended in disappointment yesterday but the British No 1 will make significant progress when the world rankings are updated on Monday.

Champion Andy Murray says he is calm, focused and ready

Wimbledon 2014: Andy Murray in happy place as he prepares to begin defence of his crown

Andy Murray’s body always tells him when Wimbledon is around the corner. “I just happen to get mouth ulcers at this time of year,” the Scot said as he looked ahead to beginning the defence of his All England Club title on Monday. “I had them last week. I’ve still got one of them, though the last few days I’ve felt fine. It might not be anything to do with nerves or stress. I don’t know.”

Andy Murray warms up for Wimbledon with a win at the Hurlingham club

Wimbledon 2014: Andy Murray in ‘better’ physical shape this year to enjoy challenge of title defence

The Scot will be seeded No 3 as a result of the All England Club’s policy of giving greater weight to past grass-court results

Bollettieri: 'I always seemed to cause a bit of a commotion'

Nick Bollettieri: Celebrated coach still going strong at 82

After 60 years in tennis, he has lost none of his energy and enthusiasm. He talks to Paul Newman about his remarkable career and his Wimbledon expectations

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