Paul Newman is Tennis Correspondent for The Independent.
29 May 2014 09:16 PM
The Wimbledon champion beat Marinko Matosevic 6-3 6-1 6-3
28 May 2014 08:14 PM
Beware the wounded tigress. Following Serena Williams’ remarkable 6-2, 6-2 defeat by Spain’s Garbine Muguruza in the second round of the French Open here on Wednesday, her coach said he expected her to respond in characteristic fashion.
28 May 2014 08:12 PM
Heather Watson’s next opponent will soon be known for more than an old surgical procedure
French Open 2014: Andy Murray eyes tie with Aussie 'Mad Dog' after he and Heather Watson pass opening tests
27 May 2014 11:42 PM
On a day when a second Australian Open champion failed to survive challenging conditions here at the French Open, Andy Murray was more than happy to pass his first test. Playing his first match at Roland Garros for two years after missing the 2013 event with a back injury, Murray beat Kazakhstan’s Andrey Golubev 6-1, 6-4, 3-6, 6-3 to earn a second-round meeting with Australia’s Marinko Matosevic.
27 May 2014 07:04 PM
Former World No 1 fails to make it past first round at French Open
26 May 2014 06:59 PM
Andrey Golubev exchanges pleasantries with Andy Murray off the court - "all the top guys are good people," the world No 53 said - but it is probably a safe bet that they do not sit around the locker room discussing literature.
26 May 2014 01:10 AM
French ambivalence towards Rafael Nadal has always been hard to understand and the defending champion must have wondered last night what more he has to do to please. Nadal’s opening match here this afternoon at the French Open, where he will be aiming to win the title for a remarkable ninth time, will be staged not on Court Philippe Chatrier but on Court Suzanne Lenglen, the second of the main show courts at Roland Garros.
25 May 2014 12:00 AM
25 May 2014 12:00 AM
He is no longer Andy Murray's coach, but Ivan Lendl continues to offer advice and support to the man he guided to two Grand Slam titles. Murray revealed yesterday that his former coach had been in contact before and after his quarter-final against Rafael Nadal at the Rome Masters last weekend. The Scot, who lost in three tight sets, said he planned to speak to Lendl again before the French Open starts today.
23 May 2014 11:02 PM
Sustained immigration has not harmed Britons' employment, say government advisers
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