Andy Murray faces fitness concern ahead of US Open after pulling out of Rogers Cup

Olympic champion Andy Murray faces a battle for fitness ahead of the US Open after being forced to pull out of the ATP Rogers Cup with a knee injury.

Natalie Haynes: The Games provide their own security...

Given the large number of judokas, wrestlers and boxers in this year's Olympics, any miscreant will be flattened before they can do any real harm
Murray exacted the sweetest revenge possible for his tear-jerking Wimbledon final loss by inflicting Federer's heaviest ever defeat at the All England Club and winning his country's first men's singles title since 1908.

Tennis: Gold can start Grand Slam
rush, says confident Andy Murray

In the small hours of this morning, after a round of media interviews that appeared to have been as exhausting as his on-court exertions at Wimbledon the previous day, Andy Murray looked down forlornly at his phone.

Andy Murray plays a backhand during his win over Jarkko Nieminen

Andy Murray teams up with Laura Robson in relentless medal pursuit

Andy Murray has not played a competitive mixed doubles match for six years but such is the 25-year-old Scot's determination to win an Olympic medal that he has entered this week's tournament here at the All England Club.

Lee Westwood relaxed over search for first major

Lee Westwood had an answer for almost everything during his pre-tournament press conference at Royal Lytham, from the state of his groin injury to Olympic security and even Nelson Mandela's birthday.

Angelique Kerber wins all-German Wimbledon tie against Sabine Lisicki

Angelique Kerber won the all-German battle with Maria Sharapova's conqueror Sabine Lisicki to reach her first Wimbledon semi-final.

Kim Clijsters bids farewell to Wimbledon after heavy defeat

Kim Clijsters waved goodbye to Wimbledon today after she was thrashed 6-1 6-1 by German eighth seed Angelique Kerber at a windswept and chilly All England Club.

Heather Watson is a
breath of fresh air − and hope

Heather Watson: Hero or Villain?

She may have lost resoundingly to the world No 3 Agnieszka Radwanska in the third round of Wimbledon on Friday, but young, personable Heather Watson is already well on her way to becoming a firm Wimbledon favourite.

Pain of victory: Marin Cilic shows his relief as he finally beats off the challenge of Sam Querrey

Cilic comes through war of attrition

Murray's next opponent is forced to battle for five and a half hours to subdue gritty American

Hard-hitting Del Potro delivers on grass to see off Nishikori

Juan Martin del Potro has not always been at his best on grass, but the 23-year-old Argentinian delivered one of his finest Wimbledon performances here yesterday to reach the fourth round for only the second time in his career.

Lukas Rosol collapses at the end of his epic victory over Rafa Nadal

10 things you never knew about Lukas Rosol

Last night Lukas Rosol produced one of the biggest shocks in Wimbledon history by beating world number 2 Rafael Nadal.

Andy Murray salutes the skies after his easy first-round victory

Spectacular start as Andy Murray returns to form with a bang at Wimbledon

British No 1 admits 'I have been itching to get going' following Davydenko demolition

Kim Clijsters: Faces Jelena Jankovic today in what could be her Wimbledon swansong

Kim Clijsters approaches final bow with plenty of scars

Her sunny disposition and warm smile have lit up the world's greatest tennis arenas for more than a decade, but today Kim Clijsters could play her last match at Wimbledon.

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Playing in the final of the Aegon Championships at Queen's, Nalbandian kicked out at an advertising panel and in the process injured a line judge. With blood pouring from Andrew McDougall's leg, it dawned on the Argentinean what a fool he had been. Nalbandian was disqualified for

You cannot be serious: When tennis players have a tantrum

David Nalbandian kicked out at an advertising panel and inadvertently drew blood from a line judge yesterday.

Elena Baltacha will lose her British No 1 status to Anne Keothavong

Baltacha's Olympic dream lifted by wild-card appeal

Judy Murray, the captain of Britain's Fed Cup team, and Roger Draper, the chief executive of the Lawn Tennis Association, have lobbied the International Tennis Federation for two wild cards for home players in the women's singles at this summer's Olympic tournament at Wimbledon.

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