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Baines seeks to capitalise on Cole’s England absence

Wimbledon 2013 Diary: Serena's support thin on the ground

The Williams family entourage is normally a feature of Wimbledon but this year Serena has been supported only by sister Isha. Her father, Richard has stayed home following the birth of a son, Dillon, while the rest of the family, including Venus, have also remained Stateside. Serena is staying in the same house in Wimbledon where they have previously passed the fortnight and despite her big sister not being there, she is still sleeping in the smaller bedroom.

Marray: 'I know what I can achieve now'

Jonny Marray sets sights on Davis Cup call-up

Britain's first Wimbledon doubles champion for 76 years, Jonny Marray, hopes that his success at the All England Club can boost his Davis Cup chances.

Matthew Norman: Milibands and Murrays, the lessons

What with hearing so very little about male British tennis players these days, a warming example of fraternal concord may have escaped the Milibandroids.

Jamie Murray (left) will partner Andy in the Olympic doubles

Matthew Norman on Monday: Wimbledon, Westminster and a lesson in brotherly love

What with hearing so very little about male British tennis players these days, a warming example of fraternal concord may have escaped the Milibandroids.

Roy Hodgson shakes hands with Prince William

SW19 Diary: High-ranking Roy Hodgson mixes with royalty

So who's better, the England football team or Andy Murray? No contest you might imagine, but as of yesterday Roy Hodgson's boys, like Britain's No 1 tennis player, are officially ranked fourth in the world. Fifa's dubious system has promoted them above those hopeless Italians, Portuguese and Brazilians, on the back of reaching the quarter-final at Euro 2012. A fitting day then for Mr and Mrs Hodgson to be in the Royal Box here, along with Kate and Wills. Tennis royalty meanwhile was represented by Mr and Mrs Andre Agassi, the lady in question remaining in All England Club parlance "Miss Stefanie Graf".

Ross Hutchins and Colin Fleming are the 15th seeds

British pair Colin Fleming and Ross Hutchins reach round three of the men's doubles

British pair Colin Fleming and Ross Hutchins cruised into round three of the men's doubles at the Australian Open today to set up a showdown with the Bryan brothers.

Jamie Murray: Next generation needs help but LTA is not the only way

My Wimbledon: The LTA's first role should be to provide as many opportunities as possible to play tennis. If you have a bigger talent pool, you will produce better players

Brit Broady continues his quest for glory by taking out world No 1

Liam Broady remains on course to provide the first home winner of the Boys Singles at Wimbledon since one Stanley Matthews, son of a somewhat more famous father, triumphed nearly half a century ago.

Sport on TV: Freddie is hit-and-miss as he talks over the punchlines

It was five years ago that Andrew, sorry Freddie, Flintoff ran himself into the ground bowling 50 overs at the Sri Lankans. He was captain of England, he flogged himself almost to death and he was never the same again.

Jamie Murray: 'People say Andy should lighten up... and I should be more nasty'

The Brian Viner Interview: Scot opens up on being a big brother, getting married and the surprisingly cut-throat world of professional doubles

Spotting a niche in the market

The essence of entrepreneurship is in providing a service no-one else does, says Jamie Murray Wells

Andy Murray told by brother to 'let guard down'

Jamie Murray believes brother Andy needs to "let his guard down a bit" if he is to take his game to the next level.

Murray brothers beaten at Paribas Open

Andy and Jamie Murray were knocked out of the ATP BNP Paribas Open doubles at the quarter-final stage on Wednesday night by Alexandr Dolgopolov and Xavier Malisse.

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