Laura Robson will miss the French Open and Wimbledon

Laura Robson: British No 1 to miss the French Open and Wimbledon after deciding to have wrist surgery

Robson has not played in three months because of the injury

Elena Baltacha revealed last month that she is fighting liver cancer

Martina Navratilova and Andy Murray turn out in support of cancer-stricken Elena Baltacha

British tennis fans will have the chance to show their support for cancer-stricken Elena Baltacha this summer.

Rafael Nadal swept aside Teymuraz Gabashvili in Monte Carlo

Monte Carlo Masters: Rafael Nadal infuriated by umpire's crackdown on his slow play

The Spaniard has frequently been criticised for the time he takes as he goes through his pre-serving routines

Rafael Nadal winning last year’s French Open final. He has lost only once at Roland Garros

Rafa Nadal to reign? Ten issues clay courts will serve up this season

With the tennis circus now rolling on to the slowest surface, Paul Newman highlights who'll be making the headlines – and why

Novak Djokovic hits a return during his victory against Albert Montanes

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Andy Murray takes time out to prepare for French Open

Scot looking for improvements in his clay-court game ahead of Roland Garros

Andy Murray reflects on his defeat to Fognini

Davis Cup: Exertions take toll on Andy Murray as Italy fight back to claim win

Great Britain needed one more win to take the tie but Murray's surprise defeat Fabio Fognini paved the way for Italy's victory

Andy Murray lost the Davis Cup singles tie to Fabio Fognini

Davis Cup: Andy Murray loses in straight sets to let slip Great Britain's advantage and send Italy tie into quarter-final decider

Murray had given Great Britain a 2-1 lead on Saturday but Fabio Fognin's 6-3 6-3 6-4 win on Sunday put the pressure on James Ward to beat Andreas Seppi

Lovely doubly: Andy Murray (left) and Colin Fleming on their way to a crucial Davis Cup victory for Britain in Italy

Davis Cup: Andy Murray gives Britain belief in Italy clash

Scot's inspiring displays in Naples lead team to brink of victory

Andy Murray talks to Colin Fleming during the Davis Cup doubles against Italy

David Cup: Andy Murray fires Great Britain into 2-1 overnight lead ahead of tomorrow's reverse singles against Italy

Murray defeated Andreas Seppi 6-4 7-5 6-3 before the Wimbledon champion partnered Colin Fleming to produce a 6-3 6-2 3-6 7-5 victory over Simone Bolelli and Fabio Fognini

Andy Murray appeared troubled by his back during his match against Andreas Seppi

Sick Andy Murray digs deep to keep Britain in Davis Cup tie

Andy Murray went into Britain’s Davis Cup quarter-final against Italy in Naples with doubts as to whether he would play on all three days of the tie, but the 26-year-old Scot now knows he will have to do just that, irrespective of whether he is selected to play in today’s doubles.

Fabio Fognini of Italy shakes hands at the net after his four set victory against James Ward of Great Britain during day one of the Davis Cup World Group Quarter Final

Davis Cup: Great Britain lose opening rubber to Italy as James Ward is defeated

Fabio Fognini beat the Brit in four sets

Great Britain’s Davis Cup squad in Naples ahead of their tie with Italy, clockwise from front left: Ross Hutchins Andy Murray, James Ward, Dan Evans, Colin Fleming and team captain Leon Smith

Davis Cup: Andy Murray stomach trouble stands in way of Italy upset

Scot was struck down by a bug on the eve of Davis Cup tie

Andy Murray and his GB team-mates beat the US in February, just days after the Australian Open

Analysis: Is the Davis Cup at break point? Tournament under threat from Grand Slams and Masters Series

Grand old team event is losing its appeal as leading players pull out because of tour commitments. Would extra cash, a single venue or a calendar change save it?

Andy Murray feels he is back to his best ahead of his Indian Wells campaign

Andy Murray's April Fools' joke was so unfunny, no one actually noticed it

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