Sport Jamie Murray (L) suffered from heat stroke following his victory with doubles partner John Peers (R) over Matt Reid and Luke Saville at the Australian Open

Murray required several hours treatment following the first round victory after playing in extreme temperatures of over 40C

David Ferrer (R) shakes hands with Jerzy Janowicz at the Paris Masters

Little master David Ferrer ends Jerzy Janowicz's tall story

Jerzy Janowicz's remarkable run in Paris ended in today's final when Spain's David Ferrer claimed the first Masters Series title of his career. The 6ft 8in Janowicz, whose five top 20 victims en route to the final included Andy Murray, was beaten 6-4, 6-3 as the Spaniard – by a full 11 inches the shorter man on court yesterday – won his seventh title of the season.

Andy Murray pictured in action at the Paris Masters

Andy Murray crashes out of the Paris Masters

Andy Murray crashed out of the Paris Masters today, losing to qualifier Jerzy Janowicz over three sets.

Novak Djokovic has won 70 out of 81 matches this year, earning over £5m

Novak Djokovic proud to sit top of the world for second year in a row

Serb puts continued success in 2012 down to a much less hectic tournament schedule

Novak Djokovic

Novak Djokovic guaranteed to finish year as world number one

Novak Djokovic is guaranteed to finish the year ranked number one in the world, the ATP confirmed today.

Rafael Nadal

Rafael Nadal to miss the ATP World Tour Finals at the O2

Rafael Nadal has withdrawn from the Paris Masters and the Barclays ATP World Tour Finals in London because of his left knee problem.

Venus Williams continues her comeback by taking Luxembourg title

Venus continues her comeback by taking Luxembourg title

Venus Williams won her first WTA tournament in more than two years yesterday, beating Monica Niculescu of Romania 6-2, 6-3 to take the Luxembourg Open title.

Heather Watson celebrates victory in the Japan Open

Heather Watson climbs into top 50 following victory at the Japan Open

Heather Watson has climbed to 50th in the world rankings following her victory at the HP Open in Osaka.

Andy Murray reacts after losing a point in yesterday’s final

Revenge for Novak Djokovic as combat with Andy Murray takes on new level of intensity

British No 1 is narrowly foiled in his attempt to win a third successive Shanghai Masters title

Rory McIlroy in action in Turkey

Rory McIlroy must beat Tiger Woods to reach last four in Turkey

Rory McIlroy's plans for a day on the beach with girlfriend Caroline Wozniacki were ruined by a thunderstorm - and the outside chance of still being able to win 1.5million US dollars.

Frustrated Murray out of Japan Open

The mangled racket on the ground next to his seat told you everything about Andy Murray’s determination to give of his best every week from now onwards. The US Open champion was beaten 6-3, 6-7, 7-6 by Milos Raonic here yesterday in the semi-finals of the Japan Open, his first tournament since New York, but played with a passion that you might not have expected at the end of long season from a man who has just won his first Grand Slam title and Olympic gold.

Frustrated Murray out of Japan Open

The mangled racket on the ground next to his seat told you everything about Andy Murray’s determination to give of his best every week from now onwards. The US Open champion was beaten 6-3, 6-7, 7-6 by Milos Raonic here yesterday in the semi-finals of the Japan Open, his first tournament since New York, but played with a passion that you might not have expected at the end of long season from a man who has just won his first Grand Slam title and Olympic gold.

King of New York: Murray kissing the US Open trophy last month

Tough return for Murray in Tokyo

Andy Murray warned that the rest of the season might be tough and his point was underlined yesterday when the draw was made for this week's Japan Open in Tokyo. Murray's first match since his US Open triumph will be against Gaël Monfils, who has the game to trouble any of the best players in the world.

Player power secures shorter men's season

The men's calendar is likely to be shortened by at least two more weeks in major changes beginning in two years' time.

Rafael Nadal has not played since his Wimbledon defeat in June

Shadow over Rafael Nadal's future as he pulls out of US Open

Doubts over Rafael Nadal's long-term future grew last night as the 26-year-old Spaniard withdrew from the forthcoming US Open because of the knee problems that continue to dog his career.

Andy Murray faces fitness concern ahead of US Open after pulling out of Rogers Cup

Olympic champion Andy Murray faces a battle for fitness ahead of the US Open after being forced to pull out of the ATP Rogers Cup with a knee injury.

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