Andy Murray wins the Valencia Open

Andy Murray wins gruelling final to take huge stride towards spot at the ATP World Tour Finals

Murray saved five match points to beat Tommy Robredo 3-6 7-6 7-6

Serena Williams heads for defeat against Simona Halep

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Serena Williams at the WTA Finals

WTA Finals: Serena Williams comes through against Caroline Wozniacki to set up final against Simona Halep

Williams and Halep met earlier in the tournament, with Serena suffering her heaviest defeat for 16 years

Andy Murray makes a return during his win over Kevin Anderson on Friday

ATP World Tour Finals 2014: Andy Murray faces David Ferrer with 02 spot at stake

A place at next month's Finals in London could effectively be at stake between the pair

Andy Murray lost just two points on his first serve as he eased past Italy’s Fabio Fognini yesterday

Valecia Open: Andy Murray into last eight to raise hopes of making World Tour Finals

The Scot beat Italy’s Fabio Fognini 6-2, 6-4

Serena Williams heads for defeat against Simona Halep

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Serena Williams heads for defeat against Simona Halep

Shamed Serena Williams suffers biggest loss in 16 years

Williams lost 6-0, 6-2 to Simona Halep in Singapore

Andy Murray

Andy Murray unconvincing in beating Jurgen Melzer at the Valencia Open

Murray beats Jurgen Melzer 6-3 6-3

Andy Murray
Andy Murray

ATP World Tour Finals 2014: Andy Murray edges closer to 02 place with Vienna victory

Scot beats Ferrer in final and then heads straight to next tournament

Serena Williams of the US reacts to a point against Caroline Wozniacki of Denmark during their US Open 2014 women's singles finals match at the USTA Billie Jean King National Center in New York

Serena Williams says 'Williams brothers' comment was case of bullying, sexist and racist

The head of the Russian Tennis Federation has already been sanctioned for his comments

Russian Tennis Federation president Shamil Tarpischev

Russian Tennis Federation president fined for 'Williams brothers' comments

Shamil Tarpischev fined $25000 and banned from women's tour after referring to Serena and Venus Williams as 'the Williams brothers' on TV chat show

Andy Murray of Britain returns the ball to Vasek Pospisil of Canada

Erste Bank Open 2014: Andy Murray into last-eight to keep ATP World Tour Finals hopes alive

The Scot beat Canada’s Vasek Pospisil 6-4, 6-4 in the second round

Wimbledon winner Petra Kvitova learns to live with her celebrity status

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