Sport 19-year-old Kyle Edmund has been selected in Great Britain's Davis Cup squad

The 19-year-old was named for the first time by captain Leon Smith and could be handed the second doubles slot to play alongside the Wimbledon champion after impressing

LTA urged to ditch Draper after Davis Cup defeat

Andy Murray's former coach Mark Petchey has called on Lawn Tennis Association chief executive Roger Draper to resign - or be pushed.

Lloyd's job as captain under threat

John Lloyd's position as team captain will be reviewed as the Lawn Tennis Association launches an urgent inquiry into Britain's humiliating defeat by Lithuania in Vilnius at the weekend. It was a fifth successive defeat, the worst in British history, and leaves the country facing a play-off against Turkey to decide who will be relegated to Europe Africa Zone Group Three, the Davis Cup's lowest tier.

Why is Britain so bad at tennis?

After Sunday's Davis Cup loss to Lithuania, John Lloyd's side are at a new low. Paul Newman asks how it came to this

LTA order investigation but deny Rusedski approach

The Lawn Tennis Association today vowed to be "swift and decisive" in their response to Britain's Davis Cup humiliation in Lithuania - but denied a report they have approached Greg Rusedski about taking over the captaincy from John Lloyd.

Davis Cup humiliation is new low for Britain

Defeat to Lithuania means GB are just one step from competition's lowest tier

Britain close in at the double

Britain took a step closer to their first Davis Cup victory for three years when Colin Fleming and Ken Skupski gave John Lloyd's team a 2-1 lead after the second day of their Europe Africa Zone Group Two tie against Lithuania in Vilnius yesterday. The Britons beat Laurynas Grigelis and Dovydas Sakinis 6-0 6-7 7-5 6-3, which means that one victory from today's reverse singles would give the team their first taste of success since Tim Henman and Andy Murray led the way in a 4-1 victory over Croatia at Wimbledon in 2007.

British doubles pair hold balance of power after Ward win

Britain and Lithuania were tied at 1-1 in their Davis Cup match in Vilnius last night, but on the balance of play it was John Lloyd's team who held a marginal advantage.

Ward gives Britain perfect Davis Cup start

Davis Cup debutant James Ward got Great Britain off to the perfect start in their Davis Cup clash with Lithuania in Vilnius.

Murray leaves reserves in the firing line

It is 13 years since a British player other than Andy Murray, Tim Henman or Greg Rusedski won a live Davis Cup singles rubber. That sequence will have to end over the next three days if the only nation to play in every Davis Cup competition since the event was launched 110 years ago are to avoid the most humiliating defeat in their history. Britain face Lithuania in Vilnius, with the result by no means a foregone conclusion.

Britain's Davis Cup plans rocked by Baker ankle injury

Great Britain's preparations for this weekend's Davis Cup tie against Lithuania suffered a serious setback when Jamie Baker, who is one of the three contenders for the two singles berths, pulled out after suffering an ankle injury in training in Vilnius yesterday.

No doubles trouble as the 'British Bryans' hit heights

Fleming and Skupski to make name for themselves in next week's Davis Cup tie

Lloyd goes green with Davis Cup squad

With Murray unavailable captain forced to pick untried players for Lithuania rubber

Sorensen breaks duck of the Irish

25-year-old becomes first from Republic to win Grand Slam match in the Open era

Sorensen makes tennis history for Ireland

Louk Sorensen became the first Irishman to win a grand slam match in 25 years when he defeated Yen-Hsun Lu in the first-round of the Australian Open.

Ward takes solace from qualifying wins after early exit

James Ward is still searching for his first main-draw victory on the ATP tour outside his home country but the British No 4 still had good reason to feel satisfied yesterday with his work at the Chennai Open in India.

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