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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

Murray left down and out by Cilic

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Scot commits to Davis Cup tie against Poland after US Open first-round win

Murray named in Davis Cup squad

Andy Murray's return to the Great Britain Davis Cup team was confirmed today as John Lloyd named his squad to play Poland in Liverpool later this month.

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Lance Armstrong made an unexpectedly low-key exit from the Tour of Ireland yesterday when he abandoned the final stage with 40km to go complaining of back pains.

Davis Cup captain Lloyd slams LTA

Former Davis Cup captain David Lloyd is willing to walk away from his development of young British talent over a cash row with the Lawn Tennis Association (LTA).

Wawrinka ready to emerge from Roger's shadow

It was probably the most bizarre celebration in the history of tennis. After his victories in the semi-finals and final of the Olympic doubles tournament in Beijing last summer, Stanislas Wawrinka would lie on the court while his partner, Roger Federer, knelt down and held out his hands as if warming them over a camp fire.

Doubles: Robson and Stoop conquer in battle to save face

Those who fancy themselves cynical would doubtless suggest that here was the only feasible way of reducing the exorbitant expectations vested in Andrew Murray. But a true cynic would view the epic, 24-game deciding set between the four British players conveniently drawn together in the first round of the Women's Doubles as confirmation of some national dread of success.

Mike and Bob Bryan: 'I'm better than him – I kick his ass in practice'

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Sport In Brief: 23/05/2009

Camier eyes Donington Park win

British Superbike Championship pace-setter Leon Camier is confident of extending his current 11-point advantage at the top of the standings as he heads into the third round of the season at Donington Park.

Australia facing Davis Cup ban

Australia could be suspended from the Davis Cup for a year after refusing to travel to Chennai next month to play India. Tennis Australia's decision, based on security concerns, will lead to sanctions by the International Tennis Federation, which had given the tie the go-ahead.

Murray on mend but Britain flop in Davis Cup

Andy Murray hopes to be well enough to head for California on Monday but the rest of British men's tennis may have already gone west by then. News that the world No 4 is not suffering from glandular fever coincided yesterday with a less than favourable prognosis for the British Davis Cup team, who went 2-0 down on the first day against Ukraine here.

The Ten Best Davis Cup Moments

With Britain due to take on Ukraine this weekend in the Davis Cup, we remember the greatest moments from this historic competition.

Goodall leads rookie team into deep end

When Britain last played a Davis Cup tie Josh Goodall did not even earn a place in the squad. Tomorrow, however, the 23-year-old from Basingstoke will be central to the country's hopes as John Lloyd's men take on Ukraine in Glasgow.

Virus forces Murray out of Davis Cup test

World No 4's withdrawal means Britain face Ukraine with very inexperienced side
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