Greg Rusedski

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.

Henman finds Stepanek is a pain in the neck

Radek Stepanek, a 26-year-old Czech, fleet of foot and fast of hands, completed the double against the British No 1 at the Madrid Masters yesterday, though he rolled his head so much to ease the pain that it was a wonder it did not fall off.

Murray wins five-set thriller but Henman and Rusedski beaten

Murray refused to give ground to Andrei Pavel, a 31-year-old Romanian with more guile than his three ATP Tour titles credit him with. Playing impressively measured strokes, Murray broke Pavel to love in the opening game and came back strongly after losing his own serve at 2-1 to break twice more for the opening set after 36 minutes.