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Andy Murray drawn to face Benoit Paire in Wimbledon first round

Andy Murray has been drawn to face France’s Benoit Paire in the Wimbledon first round after the two-time champion entered the All England Club draw on Friday.
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Andy Murray gets Wimbledon boost with first win on comeback trail

Andy Murray offered encouragement that he could be ready to compete at Wimbledon as the former world number one beat Stan Wawrinka 6-1, 6-3 at Eastbourne on Monday.
Rafa Nadal

Rafael Nadal ousts Roger Federer to regain top spot

Spain’s Rafael Nadal regained the top spot in the men’s ATP rankings from old rival Roger Federer on Monday after the latter’s surprise final loss on the grass in Halle.
Serbia's Novak Djokovic reacts to France's Jeremy Chardy during their men's singles semi-finals match at the ATP Queen's Club Championships tennis tournament in west London on June 23, 2018. Serbia's Novak Djokovic beat France's Jeremy Chardy 7-6 (7/5), 6-4.Ben STANSALL / AFP

Novak Djokovic ends drought to reach Queen’s showpiece

Novak Djokovic ended his final drought as the former world number one reached his first title match for a year with a 7-6 (7/5), 6-4 win against Jeremy Chardy at Queen's Club on Saturday.

Andy Murray: Return to the top may be slow progress

Andy Murray insists he can still win Grand Slams after almost a year on the sidelines with a hip injury, but the Scot doesn't expect to add another Wimbledon title to his collection this season.

Roger Federer regains world number one ranking after Nick Kyrgios win

Roger Federer staged a 6-7 (2-7), 6-2, 7-6 (7/5) comeback on Saturday over Nick Kyrgios to reach the Stuttgart Cup final and take back the world number one ranking.

Rafael Nadal, Andy Murray head strongest ever Queen’s line-up

Spain's world number one Rafael Nadal heads what organisers say is the most formidable line-up for Queen's, the historic grass tournament in London that is a key warm-up event for Wimbledon.

Canadian teenager Felix Auger-Aliassime upsets idol in Indian Wells

Teenage qualifier Felix Auger-Aliassime scored a superb 6-2 7-6(4) first-round victory over fellow Canadian Vasek Pospisil at the BNP Paribas Open in Indian Wells, California early today.

Boris Becker: Mental battle key to Novak Djokovic comeback

Former world number one Novak Djokovic's toughest hurdle when he returns to the ATP Tour after a long injury absence will be a mental one, believes former coach Boris Becker.

Germany knocks Australia out of Davis Cup

German number one Alexander Zverev beat injured Nick Kyrgios in straight sets to give his country a 3-1 win over Australia in their Davis Cup World Group tie in Brisbane on Sunday.

Roger Federer on Rafael Nadal’s heels in rankings

Roger Federer's victory in the Australian Open has taken him to within 155 points of world number one Rafael Nadal in the ATP rankings released on Monday.

Marin Cilic obstacle in way of Rafael Nadal’s semi quest

Rafael Nadal sees his quarter-final showdown with big-match player Marin Cilic on Tuesday as the time to crank up his Australian Open offensive for Grand Slam number 17.

Grigor Dimitrov edges Aussie home boy Nick Kyrgios

Bulgarian Grigor Dimitrov ousted Australia’s Nick Kyrgios in the late fourth round match on Sunday to join Rafa Nadal, Marin Cilic and Kyle Edmund in the quarters finals of the Australian Open.

Roger Federer in right space as Australian Open rivals play catch up

Roger Federer says tennis is "definitely a lot of fun" as he embarks on an Australian Open shrouded in mystery over the fitness and mindset of his major rivals in the next fortnight.

Australian Open: Rafael Nadal, Novak Djokovic lead the cast of injured players

The Australian Open begins tomorrow in Melbourne, but the year’s first Grand Slam is being buffeted by an unusually long list of players who are nursing all sorts of injuries.

Nick Kyrgios beats Ryan Harrison to win in Brisbane

Nick Kyrgios was at his brilliant best as he downed American Ryan Harrison to claim the Brisbane International in straight sets on Sunday.

Ukraine’s Elina Svitolina eyes Grand Slam success

Ukraine's Elina Svitolina believes she can become world number one in 2018 despite a host of challengers for the coveted top ranking.

Andy Murray to launch ATP Tour comeback in Brisbane

Andy Murray will make his long-awaited return to the ATP Tour in the Brisbane International on Sunday, after nearly five months out through injury.

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