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

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David Nalbandian was furious in defeat

David Nalbandian fined for throwing water at Australian Open staff

Argentina's David Nalbandian was fined $8,000 for throwing water at an Australian Open staff member following his controversial second round loss to John Isner on Wednesday.

Andy Murray on the run during his win over Edouard Roger-Vasselin

Magic Murray sets up clash with 'nutty' Frenchman

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John Isner of the USA celebrates after winning his second round match against David Nalbandian of Argentina.

David Nalbandian calls for action against umpire following controversial exit

Furious David Nalbandian tonight demanded action against umpire Kader Nouni after a controversial end to his second-round match against John Isner at the Australian Open.

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Murray sees off teen Tomic

Top seed Andy Murray saw off the spirited challenge of Australian teenager Bernard Tomic to reach the final of the ATP Brisbane International.

Andy Murray almost suffered an embarrassing start to 2012

Winning start to 2012 for Andy Murray

Andy Murray survived a scare before battling back to see off Kazakhstan's Mikhail Kukushkin in his first match of 2012 at the Brisbane International today.

Nadal hopes to be in healthy condition for January's Australian Open

Nadal to rest injured shoulder

Rafael Nadal plans to take several weeks off after the Australian Open to recover from a nagging shoulder injury.

Ferrer shows steel to put Spain in control of final

David Ferrer admits he is “very, very tired” after a gruelling season, but the world No 5 summoned the energy to deliver one of the finest performances of his career here last night and put Spain on the brink of victory over Argentina in the Davis Cup final.

Spain's Rafael Nadal returns a ball to Argentina's Juan Monaco during the Davis Cup final

Nadal hands Spain winning start in Davis Cup final

Rafael Nadal unsurprisingly got Spain off to the perfect start in their Davis Cup final with Argentina in Seville today.

Federer's strength has records tumbling

Another year, another title, another set of records. Roger Federer seems to pass milestones as routinely as he passes opponents at the net and the 30-year-old Swiss ended his 13th full season on the tour here yesterday in the way that he knows best.

Andy Murray at a press conference at the O2 to announce his withdrawal from the World Tour Finals

Unhappy Murray's finale cut short by groin injury

Scot pulls out of World Tour Finals fearing further damage ahead of winter training camp

The sporting week ahead (20/11/11)


Andy Murray feels the strain during a tight three-set defeat yesterday

Murray goes out moaning about bad balls

All things must pass and the best run of Andy Murray's career finally came to an end here last night.

Djokovic saw off fellow Serbian Viktor Troicki 4-6 6-3 6-1

Novak Djokovic withdraws from Paris Masters

World number one Novak Djokovic has pulled out of the Paris Masters due to his injured shoulder.

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