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OF ALL the possibilities at the French Open, which starts here today, the notion that Tim Henman and Greg Rusedski will advance to meet in the men's singles semi-finals - let alone that Henman will go on to win the title and become the world No1 - appears to be among the easiest to discount, probably in the Britons' own minds as well as those of their peers.

Tennis: Britons handed tricky matches

GREG RUSEDSKI will have to overcome the gifted South African Wayne Ferreira in the opening round if he is to make progress in the United States Open, which starts on Monday.

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Tennis: Lloyd banks on Davis dominance for Britain

FROM Earth Summit to the World Group, David Lloyd has reason to believe that he is on a winner. After a profitable punt on the Grand National and a swift victory in the Davis Cup against Ukraine here, Britain's team captain anticipates qualification for a place among the elite 16 in September, and would not be in the least surprised if Greg Rusedski and Tim Henman go on to lift the trophy, securing the nation's first triumph in the event since 1936.

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Tim Henman is ready to take John McEnroe's advice and forsake his "good guy'' image in a bid for tennis greatness.

Tennis: Football may lure Ivanisevic away from Davis Cup

It ought to go against the grain for a tennis player but, as John Roberts reports, Goran Ivanisevic is apparently intent on putting the ball in the net - on the football pitch.

Tennis: Grand Slam Cup - Becker leaves his options open as he prepares for a long goodbye

Boris Becker, given a wild card for the $6m Compaq Grand Slam Cup, was beaten in the first round by Sweden's Jonas Bjorkman in Munich yesterday. John Roberts looks at what the future holds for the semi-retired three- times Wimbledon champion.

Tennis: Greg's very British coup

Fresh from Flushing Meadow, Rusedski has now conquered the British heartlands. Andrew Baker reports

Rusedski hits No 10 in rankings

The West Hants Club, an unlikely setting for tennis history, proudly took its place in the record books for a second time yesterday. Greg Rusedski was hailed as the first British man to reach the world's top 10 since computer rankings began in 1973.

Tennis: Rusedski roars into history

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