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Paul Newman is Tennis Correspondent for The Independent.

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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

Victoria Azarenka came through her match against Camila Giorgi unscathed despite losing in three sets

Camila Giorgi: Italian beats Victoria Azarenka at Eastbourne in Aegon International

The world No 8 said she was pleased to have a good workout after the 4-6, 6-3, 7-5 defeat to Italy’s Camila Giorgi

Stanislas Wawrinka smashes his racket at Queen’s Club last week

Stanislas Wawrinka interview: Slam win made me lose my way

Shock defeats since Australian Open victory culminated in racket-smashing tantrum at Queen’s but, world No 3 tells Paul Newman, he’s back on track

The Brit was beaten 6-2, 6-3 by Germany’s Tobias Kamke

Eastbourne: Dan Evans frustrated after falling at first hurdle

Dan Evans was left frustrated by his failure to take his chances after he was beaten 6-2, 6-3 by Germany’s Tobias Kamke on the first day of the Aegon International in Eastbourne today.

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