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Favourite Wozniacki cruises through

Top seed Caroline Wozniacki made comfortable progress into the second round of the US Open with a 6-1 6-1 victory over American wild card entrant Chelsey Gullickson.

Murray crushed as world No1 puts on a brutal and brilliant display

Nadal consoles defeated opponent and predicts Briton will soon win a Grand Slam

Murray bullish as he sets out to seize the chance of a lifetime

Nadal will offer the ultimate test of the British No 1's improvement this afternoon

Paul Newman: Federer is king of cool when the heat is on

He is hardly short of endorsements, but when Roger Federer's agent looks for his next deal maybe he should try a manufacturer of anti-perspirants. The six-times Wimbledon champion rarely sweats, either physically or metaphorically, and his coolness under pressure is one of his greatest assets.

Safina humiliated by 39-year-old who sat out game for 12 years

When Kimiko Date Krumm made her debut here 21 years ago, 26 of the women's field at this year's French Open had not been born. The 39-year-old Japanese had been in retirement for 12 years before she came back two years ago and until yesterday had not won a match at a Grand Slam tournament since 1996.

Federer delighted to refind form

It was only his sixth victory since the Australian Open but Roger Federer was all smiles yesterday after beating Benjamin Becker 6-2, 7-6 in his opening match at the Madrid Masters. The Swiss has been struggling for form after illness hampered his spring preparations and admits that he needs more matches under his belt before starting the defence of his title at the French Open, which begins in just 11 days' time.

Murray ready to put troubles aside

Andy Murray believes he is ready to put behind him both his disappointing results of the last month and the off-court distractions that have contributed to his loss of form. Since reaching the Australian Open final Murray has made early exits from three tournaments and been caught up in controversies concerning his tactics in Dubai, his Davis Cup career and the future direction of the Lawn Tennis Association.

Venus milestone makes it sweet sixteen

It is 16 years since Venus Williams made her professional debut but the world No 5 is determined to go on for a good while yet. Williams played her 700th singles match here last night and claimed her 42nd title when she beat Victoria Azarenka 6-3 7-5 in the final of the Barclays Dubai Championships.

Britain welcome Keothavong back for tough Fed Cup test

Great Britain have been handed a tough draw in the Fed Cup this week starting with Bosnia & Herzegovina in Lisbon today.

Federer outclasses Murray in Australian Open final

Roger Federer inflicted a straight sets defeat on Andy Murray in the final of the Australian Open tonight to deny the Scot a maiden grand slam title.

Brilliant Federer sweeps into Australian Open final

Roger Federer sent out an ominous warning to Andy Murray as he rolled into the Australian Open final with a crushing straight sets win over Jo-Wilfried Tsonga.

Another Brit in Australian tennis final

Laura Robson reached the final of the Australian Open girls' championships with a straight-sets win over Kristyna Pliskova of the Czech Republic today.

Murray storms into historic final showdown

Scot bounces back from dropping first set to overpower Cilic as Federer or Tsonga lie in wait for Sunday's big match in Melbourne

Murray reaches Australian Open final

Andy Murray moved just one win away from claiming his maiden grand slam title today after he recovered from a set behind to defeat Marin Cilic in the semi-final of the Australian Open.

Robson moves into last four

Teenager Laura Robson stormed into the semi-finals of the Australian Open girls' championships with a comfortable 6-1 6-0 victory over Ester Goldfeld today.

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