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 drug controversies

Andre Agassi has revealed he used crystal meth at one stage of his tennis career - but drug controversies are nothing new for tennis.

Back injury forces Monfils withdrawal

Another day, another set of retirements in the Shanghai Masters. The field was once again reduced by injury here last night as Gaël Monfils and Stanislas Wawrinka took to seven the number of players who have retired hurt this week.

Ten sporting comebacks from motherhood

With tennis star Kim Clijsters having made her comeback at Cincinnati, we take a fresh look at the ten most successful returns from motherhood to the sports field.

Simon Amstell: Do Nothing, The Bongo Club

Do Nothing is an eloquent journey through the apparent haplessness of Simon Amstell's love life, a portrait far removed from the savage razor-sharp wit that we know from Never Mind the Buzzcocks.

Obits in Brief: Mathieu Montcourt

Mathieu Montcourt, who died of a heart attack on 6 July at the age of 24, was a French tennis player who was serving a five-week ban for betting on the internet on other players' matches.

Younger sibling made the right noises and was hungry for title

Serena wanted this title. She wanted it badly. We know this because she said so, several times, over the past fortnight. We know it because in her semi-final against Elena Dementieva, which she almost lost, she celebrated holding one vital service game by balling her fists and shaking them.

Katie O'Brien: British tennis players aren't spoilt

I find the throwaway comments about how spoilt all the Brits are particularly offensive.

Leading article: Sound of summer

It is with mixed emotions that we consider the suggestion from the renowned tennis coach, Nick Bollettieri, that female tennis players who grunt excessively on court be docked points.

Navarro reaches last four as champion falls

Den bosch Ivan Navarro beat defending champion David Ferrer 6-4, 6-2 yesterday to reach the semi-finals of the Ordina Open. He next plays Dutchman Raemon Sluiter, who dispatched Dudi Sela, of Israel, 4-6, 6-4, 6-4.

Name That Grunt: Can you tell who these noisy tennis stars are?

In the build up to Wimbledon fortnight the debate is raging over 'grunting' tennis stars.

Games Review: EA Sports Grand
Slam Tennis

Wii, EA Sports, £39.99–£49.99

Games Review: Virtua Tennis 2009

Wii, EA, £29.99

Soderling sees off Davydenko in second upset

Bjorn Borg sent Robin Soderling a text message after his astonishing victory over Rafael Nadal on Sunday, thanking his fellow Swede for ending the world No 1's attempt to break the record of four consecutive French Open victories that he shares with the Spaniard.

Nadal reveals why sliding gives him the edge

Even Rafael Nadal admits that it takes time to adjust to sliding into your shots on clay. "The movement is the toughest thing," the world No 1 said here yesterday. "To play well on clay, you have to move well. If you don't slide, it's very difficult."

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