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

Tennis pro's libel defeat

A professional tennis player described as the "world's worst" after losing 54 matches in a row has lost again – in court.

'World's worst' tennis player loses libel action

Tennis pro Robert Dee today lost his libel action over a claim that he was the "world's worst".

£1m for winners of Wimbledon

The winners of this year's Wimbledon will pocket £1m in prize money, the All England Club announced today.

Odesnik suspended for importing HGH

American tennis player Wayne Odesnik has accepted a "voluntary provisional suspension" after admitting importing human growth hormone (HGH), the International Tennis Federation (ITF) said today.

British tennis at all-time low says report

The image of Britain's Lawn Tennis Association is at an all-time low according to a report produced by a group of senior politicians.

Murray answers Davis Cup critics

Andy Murray has hit back at John Lloyd after the former Davis Cup captain's criticism of him for missing the defeat in Lithuania this month.

Ljubicic breaks his Masters duck

Ivan Ljubicic won his first Masters 1000 title by upsetting seventh-seeded Andy Roddick 7-6 7-6 in the final of the Indian Wells ATP tournament last night. The big-serving Ljubicic, seeded 20th, fired down 20 aces and hit 42 winners to seal victory. Appearing in his fourth Masters final, the 31-year-old Croat clinched the second-set tiebreak 7-5. Roddick had saved three match points in the tiebreak after clawing his way back from 5-1 down.

Fit and firing Nadal reaches the last four

The defending champion Rafael Nadal beat Tomas Berdych 6-4, 7-6 late on Thursday night in Indian Wells to reach the semi-finals of the BNP Paribas Open in his first tournament since returning from a six-week injury lay-off.

Lloyd steps down as Davis Cup captain

John Lloyd has resigned as Great Britain's Davis Cup captain, the Lawn Tennis Association announced this evening.

Henman rules himself out of Davis Cup running

Tim Henman has ruled himself out of the running to be Great Britain's next Davis Cup captain because "it doesn't feel like the right time".

LTA urged to ditch Draper after Davis Cup defeat

Andy Murray's former coach Mark Petchey has called on Lawn Tennis Association chief executive Roger Draper to resign - or be pushed.

Britain's Davis Cup plans rocked by Baker ankle injury

Great Britain's preparations for this weekend's Davis Cup tie against Lithuania suffered a serious setback when Jamie Baker, who is one of the three contenders for the two singles berths, pulled out after suffering an ankle injury in training in Vilnius yesterday.

Another Brit in Australian tennis final

Laura Robson reached the final of the Australian Open girls' championships with a straight-sets win over Kristyna Pliskova of the Czech Republic today.

Women's tennis fashions: Le Sport, C'est Chic

Forget the match scores, this year's Australian Open has been all about the clothes sported on Melbourne Park's courts.

Line judge provokes Roddick wrath

Andy Roddick made a winning start to his Australian Open campaign but was unhappy with a line judge after a collision with the courtside official.

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