Andy Murray at the US Open earlier this year

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The British number one appeared to show his support for the Yes campaign today

Andy Murray has backed independence

Scottish independence: Andy Murray backs Yes campaign in eleventh hour decision

British number one tweeted his support late last night, providing a last minute fillip for the independence movement

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Roger Federer enters new territory with Swiss in Davis Cup final

There are very few occasions in tennis that are new to Roger Federer but playing in the Davis Cup final later this year will be one of them. France will have home advantage, at a venue to be decided, when they stage the 2014 final in two months’ time, but Federer’s Switzerland will be the firm favourites.

Ross Hutchins was a Davis Cup regular for Britain

Ross Hutchins retires: 'Healthy' Hutchins hangs up his racket

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Ross Hutchins and his partner Yung-Jan Chan head out of this year's US Open

Ross Hutchins retires: British doubles specialist calls time on career 'with a heavy heart'

Hutchins tackled and beat Hodgkin's Lymphoma in 2012

Swiss Davis Cup team players (L-R) Marco Chiudinelli, Roger Federer, Severin Luethi (captain), Michael Lammer and Stanislas Wawrinka

Federer eager to win elusive Davis Cup for Switzerland

There are not many titles that have eluded Roger Federer during his remarkable career and the 17-times Grand Slam champion has an outstanding chance in the coming weeks to fill the most significant gap in his trophy cabinet. Switzerland have never won the Davis Cup but Federer and his fellow countrymen are within two victories of claiming the trophy for the first time.

Marin Cilic shows off the US Open men’s trophy at the top of the Rockefeller Centre in New York

Cilic thanks Ivanisevic for making US Open triumph so much ‘fun’

He said: ‘Go out there and enjoy it. You have deserved it’

Andy Murray in action at the US Open

Andy Murray may not appear at ATP World Tour Finals at the O2 Arena after dropping out of the top 10 for the first time since 2008

Scot missing from the tournament would be a major blow for fans

Marin Cilic

US Open 2014: Marin Cilic at 'the peak of the world' after victory over Kei Nishikori

The Croatian won his first Grand Slam last night

Marin Cilic of Croatia reacts after defeating Kei Nishikori of Japan to win the men's singles final match of the 2014 US Open

US Open 2014 men's final match report: Marin Cilic crushes Kei Nishikori in straight sets to claim first Grand Slam title

Croatian become the lowest-ranked men’s champion here since Pete Sampras won the title in 2002 when ranked No 17 in the world

Serena Williams with the US Open trophy on top of the Empire State Building

US Open 2014: Serena Williams moving up in the world after conquering nightmare year

Williams delighted to end season on a high and reveals winnings from 18th Slam will go towards building a new home

Kei Nishikori, of Japan, reacts after defeating Novak Djokovic

US Open 2014: Kei Nishikori vs Marin Cilic match preview

A look ahead to the men’s final encounter

Serena Williams holds up the championship trophy after defeating Caroline Wozniacki, of Denmark, during the championship match of the 2014 U.S. Open

US Open 2014: Serena Williams retains singles title with a two set victory over Caroline Wozniacki

Williams did not drop a set all tournament and hit 29 winners to Wozniacki's four

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