Andy Murray celebrates victory over Feliciano Lopez

Indian Wells 2015: Andy Murray sets up semi-final showdown with Novak Djokovic after seeing off Feliciano Lopez

Murray's quarter-final victory saw him overtake Tin Henman's number of wins as he beat Lopez 6-3, 6-4

Andy Murray of Great Britain in action against Feliciano Lopez of Spain

Indian Wells 2015: Andy Murray sweeps aside Feliciano Lopez to set up clash with Novak Djokovic in semi-final

Two years after he last reached the semi-finals of a Masters Series tournament, Andy Murray is through to the last four in Indian Wells thanks to an emphatic 6-3, 6-4 victory over Feliciano Lopez.

Serena Williams stretches to make a return during her win over Timea Bacsinszky

Indian Wells: Serena Williams' return gathers momentum as greater aggression proves decisive

Williams is competing at the event for first time in 14 years

Wayne Odesnik and Andy Murray

Andy Murray tweets 'good riddance' after Wayne Odesnik is hit with 15-year ban for doping

British No 1 has little sympathy after second offence by the American

Andy Murray hits a return during his fourth-round victory over Adrian Mannarino

Andy Murray draws level with Tim Henman's tally of Tour match wins

Win at Indian Wells was world No 4's 496th

Serena Williams

Serena Williams marches on at Indian Wells - but Maria Sharapova and Heather Watson out

Serena overcame fellow American Sloane Stephens after losing the first set

A view of Court One at Wimbledon

LTA promises huge cash boost to get people playing tennis again

The Lawn Tennis Association is backing up its determination to get more people playing the sport more often with hard cash. In an attempt to reverse a significant decline in the numbers of people who play tennis in Britain, the governing body plans to increase its spending on participation by more than 50 per cent from £17m last year to £26m by 2018.

Serena Williams at Indian Wells

Serena Williams is flying high on her return to Indian Wells and eager to make it a memorable tournament

The world No 1 ended a 13-year boycott by taking part in the Paribas Open

Heather Watson beat world No 8 Agnieszka Radwanska in straight sets at Indian Wells

Indian Wells 2015: Heather Watson takes biggest scalp of her career so far in Agnieszka Radwanska

Andy Murray got his Indian Wells campaign off to a promising start with a resounding 6-1, 6-3 victory over Canada’s Vasek Pospisil

Serena Williams beats Monica Niculescu on emotional return to Indian Wells after 14-year exile

Williams has not played in the tournament for 14 years

Roger Federer crashes Andy Murray's Twitter Q&A to rip his curly hair

World No 2 asked Scot how he got his 'hair to be so curly'

Roger Federer schooled by young kid with impressive lob shot

The boy showed he was good as Federer's actual opponent, Grigor Dimitrov

Jonas Bjorkman

Andy Murray to try out Jonas Bjorkman as coaching support

Jonas Bjorkman cannot team up with Murray this week as he is in Sweden’s ‘Strictly Come Dancing’

Andy Murray gets excited during his brother Jamie’s doubles match

Andy Murray back up to No 4 in latest world rankings after Davis Cup triumph

The Scot won both his contests against the United States

Andy Murray erupts into laughter

Andy Murray video: Great Britain's Davis Cup hero stitches up his teammate Dominic Inglot with 'little girlfriend on the go' joke

Murray revealed the inside joke after beating John Isner of the United States to send Great Britain through to the David Cup quarter-finals

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Graham Taylor pictured during his time as England manager
FootballLATESTFormer national team manager dismisses book’s allegation over comments at a lunch as ‘nonsense’
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England manager Roy Hodgson (L) poses with former England managers (L-R) Graham Taylor, Terry Venables, Fabio Capello and Sven-Goran Eriksson
COMMENTTaylor was certainly colour blind in the way he helped turn Watford forwards Blissett and Barnes into England internationals, writes Ian Herbert
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England captain Chris Robshaw
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Wasps fans at the Ricoh Arena
The club have been on the up since moving to Coventry
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Sacked batsman Kevin Pietersen says that the new director of cricket has some ‘huge decisions’ to make
cricketStrauss is the favourite to be appointed to the new role of director of cricket at the ECB
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Martin Guptill hit 227 off just 176 balls for Derbyshire recently
England vs New Zealand: He has smashed early runs for Derbyshire and tells Richard Edwards to expect more from the 'freakish' Brendon McCullum and his buoyant team during their tour of England
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Floyd Mayweather lands a punch on Manny Pacquiao in Saturday night's fight
Unbeaten American has mocked his beaten opponent on Instagram
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Rory McIlroy in discussion with Tiger Woods’ agent, Mark Steinberg
Players Championship 2015: Irishman believes victory in California has set him up nicely for Sawgrass - but has nothing but respect for his new rival
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Tiger Woods
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Prankster Dan Jarvis managed to slip security staff at the London Aquatics Centre over the weekend
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Mayweather won by unanimous decision as Pacquiao struggled throughout
BOXINGTwo Las Vegas residents file a class-action lawsuit against boxer
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Amir Khan, ringside at the MGM in Las Vegas on Saturday, hopes to get a shot at Mayweather
COMMENT Khan, I'm convinced, will miss out for American's next fight, writes Steve Bunce
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Chris Stowe (left) managed to blag his way in Floyd Mayweather's entourage
Two blaggers from Essex celebrated with Justin Bieber and had pictures taken with the likes of Paris Hilton and Nicole Scherzinger
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Laura Robson has pulled out of the 2015 French Open
tennisFrench Open: 16-month absence set to continue on a little longer
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Joe Launchbury
rugby unionWasps vs Leicester: Launchbury has recovered from a neck injury and makes his Wasps return on Saturday
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netballNew national netball coach tells Stuart Robertson her plan to avoid being also-rans again at World Cup
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Greaves remain Tottenham's record goalscorer
England legend is aware that he suffered a 'severe stroke' after being hospitalised on Sunday
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Tiger Woods
golfBreak up of relationship with skier coincides with difficult anniversary, writes Kevin Garside
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Prankster Dan Jarvis managed to slip security staff at the London Aquatics Centre over the weekend
divingVIDEOThere was an extra competitor at the London Aquatics Centre
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Mayweather won by unanimous decision as Pacquiao struggled throughout
BOXINGTwo Las Vegas residents file a class-action lawsuit against boxer
Sport
Amir Khan, ringside at the MGM in Las Vegas on Saturday, hopes to get a shot at Mayweather
COMMENT Khan, I'm convinced, will miss out for American's next fight, writes Steve Bunce
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Chris Stowe (left) managed to blag his way in Floyd Mayweather's entourage
Two blaggers from Essex celebrated with Justin Bieber and had pictures taken with the likes of Paris Hilton and Nicole Scherzinger
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Laura Robson has pulled out of the 2015 French Open
tennisFrench Open: 16-month absence set to continue on a little longer
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Joe Launchbury
rugby unionWasps vs Leicester: Launchbury has recovered from a neck injury and makes his Wasps return on Saturday
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netballNew national netball coach tells Stuart Robertson her plan to avoid being also-rans again at World Cup
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Greaves remain Tottenham's record goalscorer
England legend is aware that he suffered a 'severe stroke' after being hospitalised on Sunday
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