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Elton John, Union Chapel, London

It was just Sir Elton and his grand piano for this intimate, power-ballad-laden recital of hits, the odd rarity (including, unexpectedly, "Sixty Years On" and the exquisite rock-stomp "Take Me to the Pilot", both from 1970's Elton John) and songs from his return-to-form album, The Union.

Murray crashes out to local hero Monfils

There are times when there is no greater sight in tennis than Gaël Monfils in full flow.

Soderling eases past Roddick to reach Paris last four

Fourth seed Robin Soderling booked his place in the semi-finals of the Paris Masters with a 7-5 6-4 defeat of American Andy Roddick on Friday.

Murray overcomes wrist injury to curtail Nalbandian's fast start

Andy Murray, who knows how costly such injuries can be, took no risks after feeling pain in his right wrist midway through his match against David Nalbandian in the Paris Masters here yesterday. The Scot sent for a trainer but recovered to record an encouraging 2-6, 6-4, 6-3 victory and is hopeful that he did not sustain any lasting damage.

Roddick not worried after early Queen's exit

Andy Roddick was not pressing the panic button after an early exit at Queen's Club today left the American with a little too much time on his hands.

King of Queen's passes the crown to his son

After 44 years, the grounds manager has passed responsibility for the pre-Wimbledon tournament, which starts tomorrow, to the next generation

Roddick powers way to title

Andy Roddick beat Tomas Berdych of the Czech Republic 7-5, 6-4 to win the Sony Ericsson Open in an enthralling final yesterday. The victory was the American's second at Key Biscayne following his win in 2004, and came after two fiercely contested sets.

Ljubicic breaks his Masters duck

Ivan Ljubicic won his first Masters 1000 title by upsetting seventh-seeded Andy Roddick 7-6 7-6 in the final of the Indian Wells ATP tournament last night. The big-serving Ljubicic, seeded 20th, fired down 20 aces and hit 42 winners to seal victory. Appearing in his fourth Masters final, the 31-year-old Croat clinched the second-set tiebreak 7-5. Roddick had saved three match points in the tiebreak after clawing his way back from 5-1 down.

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Murray cuts Isner down to size in Melbourne

At 6ft 9in tall John Isner towers over almost all his opponents, but the 24-year-old American was cut down to size by Andy Murray in the fourth round of the Australian Open here today. Murray won 7-6, 6-3, 6-2, though the scoreline barely did justice to the world No 4’s superiority. Once the first set was over Murray gave a master class to reach the quarter-finals here for the first time.

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