Sport Jamie Murray (L) suffered from heat stroke following his victory with doubles partner John Peers (R) over Matt Reid and Luke Saville at the Australian Open

Murray required medical treatment shortly after the win as temperatures continue to soar beyond the 40C mark

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Lazy Thoughts of a Lazy Girl, By Jenny Wren

A reprint of the pseudonymous Jenny Wren's 1891 response to Jerome K Jerome's Idle Thoughts of an Idle Fellow, this collection of 12 humorous essays presents Miss Wren's thoughts on love (she has never been in love herself, and doesn't devote much thought to "the creature 'man'", for "I do not think him worth it," but makes caustic observations on love matches in the Bible, in literature, and among her own acquaintance); on Christmas ("such a prickly time"); on children and dogs (she has a decided preference for the latter); and on tennis (she would happily "injure the man who invented it").

Wozniacki reaches last four and secures world No 1 ranking

Caroline Wozniacki battled back from a set down to defeat Francesca Schiavone of Italy 3-6, 6-1, 6-1 at the WTA Championships here yesterday, a win that ensures she will end the year as the world's No 1 player.

Ljubicic on course to defend French title

Defending champion Ivan Ljubicic of Croatia overcame a slow start to beat Taylor Dent in straight sets in the second round of the Open Sud de France yesterday. The fourth seed hit five aces and broke Dent's serve three times as he won 7-5, 6-4.

Zvonareva pushes Wozniacki for No 1

Just weeks after becoming the world's top-ranked women's player, Caroline Wozniacki will have to fight to keep that position at this week's WTA Championships in Doha.

Murray through to quarter-finals in Cincinnati

Andy Murray came from a set down to book his place in the quarter-finals of the Cincinnati Masters last night.

10 hours. 163 games. Wimbledon witnesses its longest ever match (and it's still not finished)

Gladiatorial metaphors are common in tennis, a sport of one-to-one combat, but last night at Wimbledon they came close to reflecting reality.

Murray has little sympathy for fellow Brits

Andy Murray's victory over Jan Hajek yesterday was just the start of a road he hopes will take him to a first Wimbledon title but going into the third day he is already the only British singles player left in the tournament.

Soderling through to French Open final

Robin Soderling powered into his second successive French Open final today after coming from two sets to one down to beat Tomas Berdych.

The ten best sporting streaks

Roger Federer's defeat to Robin Soderling in the quarter-finals of the French Open this week ended one of the most remarkable runs in sport.

Schiavone stuns Wozniacki to reach semi-finals

Francesca Schiavone today insisted words could not describe the emotion she felt at reaching her first grand slam semi-final after producing arguably the most complete performance of this year's French Open to stun Caroline Wozniacki.

Race to the Pole, by James Cracknell & Ben Fogle

There's something heart-warming about the ripping adventures of James Cracknell and Ben Fogle. Not simply the fact that the pair seem to pit themselves against unspeakable odds, but also that they do so with a combination of sincerity, dignity and pragmatism. After their Atlantic jaunt, their latest endeavour is up to the mark.

Memorable tennis fashion faux pas

Venus Williams has been causing a stir at the French Open with her risque fashion styles this week.

Henin feels emotion of comeback win

An emotional Justine Henin today described her French Open comeback as "a beautiful moment" after coming through a tricky first-round match against Tsvetana Pironkova.

Dom Joly: 'Señor Murray, why you wear women's clothing?'

"Oh for God's sake, Andy, give the bloody ball-hitting a rest for a day. You're getting obsessed..."
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