Novak Djokovic

Novak Djokovic tries to figure out how he can hold off the challenge of Roger Federer

Serb wants to still be the daddy and retain the world No 1 spot

Serena Williams celebrates winning the WTA Finals

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American defeated Simona Halep 6-3, 6-0 to win event

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

WTA Tour Finals: Serena Williams vs Simona Halep match preview

A look ahead to the final of the WTA Championships

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

WTA Tour Finals: Serena Williams vs Eugenie Bouchard match preview

A look ahead to the encounter in the Red Group

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

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In memory of Phil Hughes, cricket bats are placed at playing fields in Macksville, Australia, the batsman’s home town
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Susie Wolff has been promoted to become the official test driver for Williams
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footballFans had feared the worst when it was announced the Brazil legand was in a 'special care' unit
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Billy Twelvetrees will start for England against Australia tomorrow with Owen Farrell dropping to the bench
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World Cup winner Ben Kay is an ambassador for BT Sport's The Supporters' Club
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Wales coach Warren Gatland insists he has ‘never minded people asking hard questions’
Wales vs South Africa: The Welsh have capitulated late on in their previous two autumn internationals against Australia and New Zealand
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Hannah England puts a brave face on her training camp at Iten in Kenya
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Billy Joe Saunders will fight Chris Eubank Jnr. on Saturday 29th November.
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Wales coach Warren Gatland insists he has ‘never minded people asking hard questions’
Wales vs South Africa: The Welsh have capitulated late on in their previous two autumn internationals against Australia and New Zealand
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Billy Joe Saunders will fight Chris Eubank Jnr. on Saturday 29th November.
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