Paul Newman

Paul Newman is Tennis Correspondent for The Independent.

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Heather Watson plays stretches for a backhand on her way to beating Dominika Cibulkova

Rejuvenated Heather Watson ready to make things happen

Britain’s No 1 goes into US Open with new attacking game and added determination

The British No 1 Andy Murray is confident of rediscovering his form at Flushing Meadows

US Open 2014: Andy Murray insists he is back to his best ahead after barren spell

The tournament at Flushing Meadows begins on Monday

World No 1 Novak Djokovic has not enjoyed the best of summers since winning Wimbledon

US Open 2014: Why has Novak Djokovic gone from wonderful to woeful in space of months?

The Serb is struggling to find form heading into last Grand Slam of year

Andy Murray has not beaten an opponent ranked in the top 10 since winning Wimbledon

US Open 2014: Andy Murray faces tough route against old rivals from the outset in New York

Haase, Stepanek, Verdasco, Tsonga, Djokovic, Wawrinka and Federer are all possible opponents on the Scot's quest to win a second crown at Flushing Meadows

Serena Williams on her way to victory over Ana Ivanovic in the final of the Western & Southern Open in Cincinnati at the weekend

US Open 2014: Serena Williams forgets age and stays focused on the present

World No 1 says she has never felt fitter as she aims for 18th Slam at Flushing Meadows

Andy Murray cannot disguise his frustration during his defeat by Roger Federer in Cincinnati last week

Andy Murray: I quit while I’m ahead too often

British No 1 knows his consistency as well as his fitness needs working on as he prepares for the US Open after a ‘very, very up and down’ year

Roger Federer has credited coach Stefan Edberg for his upturn in form this year, resulting in him being installed as second favourite to win the 2014 US Open

US Open 2014: Roger Federer confident of crowning his amazing comeback year with title

The Swiss is in such fine form that he is the bookmakers’ second favourite behind Novak Djokovic

Rafael Nadal should be fit in time for the US Open

Defending champion Rafael Nadal will miss the US Open because of a wrist injury

The US Open, which starts in six days’ time, received the news that every tournament dreads when Rafael Nadal announced his withdrawal from the year’s final Grand Slam because of a wrist injury.

Despite celebrating his 33rd birthday recently, Federer looks to be in excellent shape

Federer in US Open shape but doubts cloud other big guns

Novak Djokovic and Andy Murray are the bookmakers’ favourites to win the US Open, ahead of Roger Federer and Rafael Nadal, but as the year’s final Grand Slam tournament approaches, three of the game’s “Big Four” are looking vulnerable.

Andy Murray had to save two match points to beat John Isner

Cincinnati Masters 2014: Andy Murray battles through but Novak Djokovic falls to another defeat

Scot sees off American John Isner as world No 1 is was beaten in straight sets by Spain’s Tommy Robredo

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