Paul Newman

Paul Newman is Tennis Correspondent for The Independent.

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Andy Murray has confirmed Amelie Mauresmo as his new coach

Andy Murray confirms appointment of Amélie Mauresmo following split with Ivan Lendl

Murray confirms that the partnership is a short-term one that will cover the grass court season

Clash of titans: Rafael Nadal has beaten Novak Djokovic in all five of their meetings at Roland Garros but the Serb has been getting closer

French Open 2014: Novak Djokovic believing in miracles ahead of final

Nadal has looked unbeatable in his quest for a ninth title at Roland Garros - but faces a formidable obstacle
Murray will set about retaining his crown at this week’s Aegon Championships at Queen’s Club

French Open 2014: Andy Murray sets Wimbledon sights on Rafael Nadal after his humbling in Paris

On the basis that the best thing you can do after falling off your bike is to get back on it at the first opportunity, Andy Murray would love to meet Rafael Nadal at Wimbledon.

Russia's Maria Sharapova kisses the Suzanne Lenglen trophy after winning her French tennis Open final match against Romania's Simona Halep at the Roland Garros stadium

French Open women's final 2014: Maria Sharapova topples Simona Halep in 'toughest' final she's ever played

Sharapova wins her second crown at Roland Garros after final goes to a third set for the first time in 13 years

French Open 2014: Maria Sharapova's experience will tell in final, says Marion Bartoli

Marion Bartoli believes that Maria Sharapova's big-match experience can be a decisive factor when the Russian takes on Simona Halep in the French Open final.

Andy Murray in action at the French Open

French Open 2014: Andy Murray no match for Rafael Nadal at Roland Garros

World No 1 hands Scot his heaviest Grand Slam defeat to reach French final where he will play Novak Djokovic

Andy Murray returns a shot during a practice session at Roland Garros yesterday, hoping to deny the world No 1 Rafa Nadal a ninth French Open final place

French Open 2014 - Andy Murray v Rafael Nadal: Murray will have to dig deep to break latest record – and semi-final opponent

The undisputed king of clay stands in the way of Scot's first final in Paris
Maria Sharapova came back from a set down to beat Eugenie Bouchard yesterday

French Open 2014: Maria Sharapova shows her famous fighting spirit to reach final

Maria Sharapova has won the title at all four Grand Slam tournaments, topped the world rankings and made more money than any sportswoman in history, but her hunger for success on the court remains undiminished.

Andy Murray reaches to hit a return during his epic quarterfinal victory over Gaël Monfils at Roland Garros

French Open 2014: Andy Murray digs deep to beat Gael Monfils and set up the semi-final with Rafael Nadal

Scot sets up Roland Garros semi-final against Rafael Nadal
Simona Halep celebrates after beating Svetlana Kuznetsova 6-2, 6-2

French Open 2014: Simona Halep and Andrea Petkovic power into first Grand Slam semi-finals

Given the big names that have fallen by the wayside in the women's tournament here at this year's French Open, there would have been no prizes for predicting the outcome of yesterday's two remaining quarter-finals.

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