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Leon Smith, the GB Davis Cup captain, urges sport to seize the chance created by Murray win
Middle England delighted as Scot climbs the final Everest for British sport
Laura Robson’s winning run may have come to an end at this year’s Wimbledon, but the 19-year-old could see a staggering boost in earnings off the court to more than £1 million after a “vital” tournament.
The LTA are not fit for purpose but a different, independent system could get us more involved
Remove Murray from the picture and we are left counting out our players
Drama tends to follow Laura Robson wherever she plays and the 19-year-old Briton's latest tournament ended in typical fashion in Madrid. Robson, who was attempting to win a place in the quarter-finals of a WTA Premier event for the first time, led Ana Ivanovic 5-2 in the final set but went on to lose 5-7, 6-2, 7-6.
Doubles player pores over videos of Davis Cup opponents, as Ward leads singles charge
Roger Draper, one of the most criticised figures in the recent history of British sports administration, is to step down from his post as chief executive of the Lawn Tennis Association in September. The announcement follows the recent appointment of David Gregson as independent chairman of the LTA board.
David Nalbandian kicked out at an advertising panel and inadvertently drew blood from a line judge yesterday.
As the first major event of the grass-court season limped towards its final weekend here yesterday, Britain's Davis Cup captain outlined the importance of clay-court tennis for the nation's future generations.
British tennis chief Roger Draper insists he will take recent criticism on the chin after claiming the Lawn Tennis Association are “an easy target” for people to “have a bit of a pop at”.
It has not been the best of weeks for the Lawn Tennis Association, but at least Colin Fleming and Ross Hutchins provided a ray of Easter sunshine yesterday. The pair's 4-6 7-5 6-3 6-4 Davis Cup victory over Ruben Bemelmans and David Goffin in Glasgow ensured that Britain's Europe/Africa Zone Group One tie would not be decided until today's final session, although Belgium remain clear favourites as they go into the last day with a 2-1 lead.
According to its proprietor, the reigning champion's "butt is way softer than normal" this time round. But perhaps that is no bad thing, when you are flying by the seat of your pants.
It takes just 10 seconds to read the 33 words printed on a new, oval plaque mounted outside Wimbledon's Court 18 to commemorate the longest ever tennis match, which took place at the All England Club a year ago.
The tennis legend shares his top tips on being a great dad ahead of Father’s Day in today's live web TV show
Rafael Nadal cruised into the Barcelona Open semi-finals after dispatching Gaël Monfils 6-2, 6-2 yesterday. The top-ranked Spaniard needed only 75 minutes to get past the ninth-ranked Frenchman, who was broken four times.