Switzerland's Rodger Federer and Japan's Kei Nishikori during their match at the O2
Andy Murray takes on Milos Raonic

ATP World Tour Finals 2014: Andy Murray vs Milos Raonic match preview

A look ahead to the Group B match in the men’s singles

Novak Djokovic needed only 56 minutes to beat Marin Cilic

ATP World Tour Finals 2014: Blink and you miss it as Novak Djokovic takes less than an hour to conquer Marin Cilic

Djokovic, the defending champion, needed only 56 minutes to beat Marin Cilic

Stan Wawrinka of Switzerland serves during his match against Tomas Berdych

ATP World Tour Finals 2014: Stan Wawrinka thrashes Tomas Berdych in under an hour at the O2

The Swiss won 6-1 6-1 in his opening game

Marin Cilic and Novak Djokovic

ATP World Tour Finals 2014: Novak Djokovic v Marin Cilic match preview

A look ahead to the Group A match in the men’s singles

Britain's Andy Murray rests between sets during his singles group B match against Japan's Kei Nishikori

ATP World Tour Finals 2014: Andy Murray beaten in O2 opener by Kei Nishikori

The Scot lost 6-4 6-4 in London

Andy Murray

ATP World Tour Finals 2014: I’m still not back to my absolute best, confesses Andy Murray

The Scot faces Japan’s Kei Nishikori in the opening match at the O2 Arena

Andy Murray and Kei Nishikori

ATP Tour Finals: Andy Murray v Kei Nishikori match preview

A look ahead to the Group B match in the men’s singles

Novak Djokovic after winning last year’s ATP World Tour Finals at London’s O2 Arena

ATP World Tour Finals: Old order in men's game showing no signs of collapse yet

Despite Nishikori, Raonic and Cilic appearing at O2, Big Four still rule

Amelie Mauresmo makes mark as Andy Murray puts back into it

London’s ATP World Tour Finals is just a staging post as Andy Murray battles his way back to peak fitness. His coach, Amelie Mauresmo, has big plans for their first full season together, but first she wants to see the British No 1 back in the top four

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

Marin Cilic seeks quiet to say thanks for New York

Winning the US Open changed the Croat’s life – and secured a place at the O2 next week. A deeply religious man, he tells Paul Newman how he wants to make a pilgrimage back home

Andy Murray reaches for a return during his victory over Grigor Dimitrov in Paris yesterday

Andy Murray and Novak Djokovic drawn apart for ATP World Tour Finals in London

Scot will be relieved to learn he is not in the same section as the world No 1

Andy Murray of Great Britain smiles in his quarterfinal match against Novak Djokovic

ATP World Tour Finals 2014: Andy Murray avoids Novak Djokovic in group stage

The Scot faces Roger Federer, Kei Nishikori and Milos Raonic

Caroline Wozniacki crosses the line of the New York City marathon

Caroline Wozniacki: Tennis world No 8 finishes New York City Marathon in under three-and-a-half hours

The Dane called it an 'incredible experience'

Novak Djokovic brushed aside Canada’s Milos Raonic 6-2, 6-3 to win the Paris Masters

Novak Djokovic puts No 1 spot nearly out of reach for Roger Federer

Djokovic won the Paris Masters on Sunday

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Clarke Carlisle applauds the Northampton fans in his final appearance before retirement
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Dylan Hartley is given his marching orders on Saturday
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Andy Goode breaks clear to score a try
RUGBY UNIONMATCH REPORT Wasps 48 London Irish 16: Wasps were propelled into their brave new world by one of rugby’s age-old virtues: namely, the veteran outside-half Andy Goode
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Northampton captain Dylan Hartley is shown the red card and sent off by referee JP Doyle during the Aviva Premiership match between Northampton Saints and Leicester on Saturday
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Anthony Crolla celebrates his win over John Murray back in April
BOXINGBoxer leaves hospital after suffering a fractured skull when he tried to stop two burglars
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Thierry Henry will be on Sky Sports next year
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Kevin Pietersen of the Melbourne Stars leaves the field after getting out during the Big Bash League match between the Adelaide Strikers and Melbourne Stars last week
CRICKETNo way back for sacked England star after ECB says book launch ‘burnt more bridges’
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A disappointed Lindsey Vonn, with her right arm strapped up, leaves the course at Val d’Isère after crashing in the Super-G
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Amir Khan is engaged in a broader battle than attempting to win a fight with Floyd Mayweather
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Alastair Cook leads his England side from the field after rain and bad light stop play
CRICKETCook said it will 'take him a while' to get over it
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MATCH REPORTGloucester 16 Bath 39: Bath’s pursuit of Northampton continues
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Northampton captain Dylan Hartley is shown the red card and sent off by referee JP Doyle during the Aviva Premiership match between Northampton Saints and Leicester on Saturday
Hooker was dismissed against Leicester on Saturday
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Anthony Crolla celebrates his win over John Murray back in April
BOXINGBoxer leaves hospital after suffering a fractured skull when he tried to stop two burglars
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Thierry Henry will be on Sky Sports next year
COMMENTView from the Sofa: A year of highs and lows on the box
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Kevin Pietersen of the Melbourne Stars leaves the field after getting out during the Big Bash League match between the Adelaide Strikers and Melbourne Stars last week
CRICKETNo way back for sacked England star after ECB says book launch ‘burnt more bridges’
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SkiingAmerican must wait before she clinches her 62nd victory
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Amir Khan is engaged in a broader battle than attempting to win a fight with Floyd Mayweather
BOXING
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