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A player and a ball boy collapsed on the courts in Melbourne
The tournament has an “extreme heat policy” under which the referee can suspend play on outside courts and close the roofs
Andy Murray wrapped up his public preparations for next week’s Australian Open by losing an exhibition match to Lleyton Hewitt here in Melbourne yesterday, but is in a good frame of mind.
Andy Murray started the craze, but is there an advantage to enlisting a Grand Slam winner from over 20 years ago as coach
Honours protocol means Wimbledon champion must wait for knighthood
Andy Murray’s first match since undergoing surgery in the autumn ended in a straight-sets defeat at the hands of Jo-Wilfried Tsonga.
26-year-old Scot faces Jo-Wilfried Tsonga in exhibition tournament
1. David Beckham retired from professional football in May, but for which team did he make his last appearance?
New charismatic pontiff became a social media phenomenon in 2013
Maclagan helped Robson to the Wimbledon fourth round this year but results have since dropped significantly
Davis Cup gamble does not pay off as Croatia tie aggravates back injury resulting in operation
Step aside Sebo Kiss, Laurent Bram, Ergun Zorlu and Sami Ghorbel. Step forward Novak Djokovic, Rafael Nadal, Tomas Berdych and Juan Martin Del Potro. After three years fighting their way past some of the Davis Cup’s more obscure opposition, Britain are back in the World Group next year for the first time since 2008.
Murray wins 6-7, 6-1, 6-4, 6-4
Uzbek opponent is coached by his mum while Judy Murray has guided world No 3
The world number one eases into week two
The hubbub of Flushing Meadows is not to everyone's taste. There is a constant background noise at the US Open, whether it is planes flying into La Guardia airport, music at the changeovers or just the sound of people talking, shouting and moving around. In the city that never sleeps, it is no surprise that there is never true peace and quiet.