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Murray has spoken of his desire to inspire those coming through
Towering and popular Pole can claim national first in a male Slam by shooting down Murray
There will be no repeat of last summer's heroics for Jonny Marray, who last Wimbledon turned a wildcard entry into becoming the first Briton to win a mens' doubles title since 1936.
On a day when Britain’s Davis Cup team lost both their opening singles rubbers here against Russia in desperately tight five-set matches, it might not have been the best moment for Dan Evans to admit: “I don’t train hard enough and don’t work hard enough.”
While Russia will be the favourites in all four singles rubbers this weekend, Igor Kunitsyn and Victor Baluda would need to spring a major surprise to win tomorrow’s doubles.
Doubles player pores over videos of Davis Cup opponents, as Ward leads singles charge
British number one beats Andreas Seppi to advance
Long before Jimmy Connors and John McEnroe set foot on a tennis court, Art “Tappy” Larsen created the mould for fiery and successful American left-handers.
World No 3 keen to play in tie next April as Britain bid to get back into the World Group
"South of the River guv? Love to." Certainly if the journey is to Wimbledon, to see the Euston cab-drivers' son James Ward win a second-round place at Wimbledon for the first time.
Johanna Konta has three passports, a world ranking of 217 – and a wild card into Wimbledon
Andy Murray made it through to the semi-finals of the Miami Masters with a 4-6, 6-3, 6-4 victory over Janko Tipsarevic last night. But it was far from easy as the Scot battled illness in a lengthy match.
Great Britain's hopes of returning to the Davis Cup World Group have been dealt a significant blow by the absence of Andy Murray for next month's clash with Belgium in Glasgow.
Write off Roger Federer at your peril. Four months after ending one of the longest title droughts of his career, the former world No 1 last night claimed his sixth tournament in his last eight appearances when he won the Indian Wells Masters. Federer beat John Isner, of the United States, 7-6, 6-3 to win the Californian title for a record fourth time.
Who needs Andy Murray? The absence of the world No 4 left Britain's Davis Cup team with an uphill task in their Europe Africa Zone Group One tie against Slovakia, but his replacement, Dan Evans, rose to the challenge for the second time in three days yesterday to secure a memorable victory at Glasgow's Braehead Arena.