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Hillel 'Helly' Nahmad pleads guilty in Manhattan court to operating business catering for professional players, Wall Street financiers and celebrities

Henman to face Rusedski

Tim Henman and Greg Rusedski are poised for their first confrontation this year at the Czech indoor tournament in Ostrava.

Team Henman a full-time job

Four years ago it would have been perfectly clear where Tim Henman and David Felgate stood in relation to one another. "We might have been about to practise, and I'd say, 'Right, you get the balls, I'll be out in a minute'," the coach to the new star of British tennis recalled last week. "Not to put him down, but that's just how it was."

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Tennis: Ivanisevic slams any grand ideas

Goran Ivanisevic dropped the curtain on the Grand Slam career of Stefan Edberg with a United States Open quarter-final victory in straight sets at Flushing Meadow yesterday.

Tennis: Seles makes the best of anti-climax

Monica Seles last night moved into her fourth US Open final, easing past the fourth seed, Conchita Martinez of Spain, 6-4, 6-3.

Henman happy in defeat

Tennis

Tennis: O'Brien out of obscurity to win tour title

Alex O'Brien, a wild-card entry ranked No 169 in the world, became the lowest-ranked player to win a title this year when he beat Jan Siemerink to secure the Pilot Pen International in New Haven, Connecticut.

Tennis: Early exit for Hingis

OLYMPIC GAMES

Sue's sunny set and the Zenman movement

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The fastest men in SW19

The top tennis players are rarely slow in coming forward but none it would seem is prepared to claim they are the fastest server in the game, writes Paul Morgan.

Spectators do like Mondays

Wimbledon is heading for a third week, for the first time since 1992, as the rain continues to fall at SW19.

The making of a tennis hero

Tim Henman is a rare British success at Wimbledon. So how do parents bring their children within reach of the sport's holy grail, asks Jojo Moyes

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