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Johanna Konta: I will take time to recover from Fed Cup abuse

Johanna Konta admitted the abuse she received at the Fed Cup tie in Romania will take time to get over as Great 
Britain slipped to defeat.

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Romania coach Ilie Nastase. Picture: Rebecca Naden/PA Wire

Fed Cup tie suspended after Ilie Nastase ‘bitches’ outburst

Great Britain’s Fed Cup play-off against Romania was sensationally suspended after home captain Ilie Nastase was thrown off the court.

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Andy Murray looks dejected during his third round defeat by Albert Ramos-Vinolas of Spain. Picture: Clive Brunskill/Getty Images

Andy Murray stunned by Albert Ramos-Vinolas in Monte Carlo

Andy Murray’s serving woes continued as he crashed out of the Monte Carlo Rolex Masters following a 2-6 6-2 7-5 defeat to Albert Ramos-Vinolas.

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Serena Williams has announced she is pregnant. Picture: AFP/Getty Images

Tennis star Serena Williams announces pregnancy

Serena Williams appeared to announce she is pregnant on Wednesday.

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Andy Murray lunges to play a forehand during his victory over Gilles Muller in the second round of the Monte Carlo Rolex Masters. Picture: Clive Brunskill/Getty Images

Andy Murray battles past Muller as Kyle Edmund troubles Rafa

Andy Murray showed some rust on his return from injury but recovered to beat Gilles Muller in the second round of the Monte-Carlo Masters.

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Andy Murray is confident that he is back in good shape after recovering from his elbow injury. Picture: Getty.

Fit-again Andy Murray ready for action in Monte Carlo

Andy Murray is confident he is ready to return to action at the Monte Carlo Masters following an elbow injury.

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Kyle Edmund celebrates his win over fellow Briton Dan Evans in Monte Carlo. Picture: Clive Brunskill/Getty Images

Rafael Nadal next after Kyle Edmund wins battle of Britain

Kyle Edmund defeated fellow Briton Dan Evans in straight sets at the Monte Carlo Masters as the Davis Cup team-mates met for the first time on the ATP tour.

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Andy Murray: Touch and go for Monte Carlo. Picture: Michael Buholzer/AFP/Getty

Andy Murray is running out of elbow room as World No.1

The signs are promising: Andy Murray has been hard at work in Monaco for the past few days preparing for his first clay court event of the season and after a month of doubt and worry about his ailing right elbow, he is safely installed as the top seed for the Monte Carlo Rolex Masters which starts today.

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Anne Keothavong, centre, captain of the Aegon Great Britain Fed Cup team, with, left to right, Johanna Konta, Heather Watson, Laura Robson and Jocelyn Rae. Picture: Getty  Images

Johanna Konta leads Britain’s bid to join elite in Fed Cup

Johanna Konta will lead Great Britain’s bid to qualify for World Group II in their Fed Cup play-off against Romania next weekend.

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Andy Murray returns the ball to Roger Federer during a charity match in Zurich on Monday. Picture: Michael Buholzer/AFP/Getty Images

Andy Murray targets competitive return in Monte Carlo

Andy Murray is targeting a return to competitive action in Monte Carlo next week after making his first appearance on court for a month in a charity match against Roger Federer in Zurich.

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Britains Jamie Murray shows his frustration in yesterdays defeat to France. Picture: Getty Images

Britain take Davis Cup French leave

Great Britain suffered their first Davis Cup whitewash since 2009 as victory for Nicolas Mahut and Julien Benneteau over Jamie Murray and Dom Inglot sent France through to the semi-finals.

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Jamie Murray of Great Britain smiles during practice ahead of the Davis Cup quarter-final against France in Rouen. Picture: Getty Images for LTA

Britain hope experience is key to winning Davis Cup tie

Great Britain are hoping experience counts in their favour after France captain Yannick Noah took a risk in his team selection for the Davis Cup quarter-final in Rouen.

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Team GB's Dan Evans during practice forto the France v Great Britain Davis Cup World Group quarter-final. Picture: Getty Images for LTA

Tim Henman helps Evans find his feet on Davis Cup clay

Great Britain are hoping Tim Henman will prove to be their secret weapon in this weekend’s Davis Cup quarter-final against France in Rouen.

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Johanna Konta enjoys her moment at the Cape Florida lighthouse after winning the Miami Open. Picture: AP.

Johanna Konta dreams of Wimbledon after Miami Open triumph

Johanna Konta has shrugged off comparisons with Virginia
Wade in the wake of her 
victory at the Miami Open on 
Saturday.

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Johanna Konta celebrates after winning match point against Caroline Wozniacki to win the 2017 Miami Open. Picture: Julian Finney/Getty

British No.1 Johanna Konta wins Miami Open

Johanna Konta became the first British woman to win the Miami Open with a 6-4 6-3 victory over Caroline Wozniacki.

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Johanna Konta of Great Britain defeated Venus Williams in the Miami Open. Picture: Getty

UK No.1 Johanna Konta beats Venus Williams to reach final

Johanna Konta’s stranglehold over Venus Williams continues as she became the first British woman to reach the Miami Open final.

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Caroline Wozniacki shows her delight afterd efeating Karolina Pliskova. Picture: Getty.

Caroline Wozniacki reaches her first Miami final

Caroline Wozniacki has finally reached her first Miami Open final.

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Johanna Konta celebrates during her thrilling comeback win over Simona Halep in Miami.  Picture: Julian Finney/Getty Images

Johanna Konta battles to beat Simona Halep in Miami quarters

British No 1 Johanna Konta fought back from a set down to beat Simona Halep 3-6, 7-6 (9/7), 6-2 and reach the Miami Open semi-finals.

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An elbow injury has forced Andy Murray out of the Davis Cup quarter-final with France. Picture: John Devlin

Andy Murray could be paying price for world No 1 quest

Leon Smith believes Andy Murray could be paying the price of his efforts to get to world No 1.

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Andy Murray has been ruled out of Great Britain's Davis Cup quarter-final tie against France by an elbow injury. Picture: Steve Paston/PA Wire

Confirmed: Andy Murray out of Davis Cup quarter-final

Great Britain’s hopes of reaching the Davis Cup semi-finals suffered a major blow after Andy Murray was ruled out of next month’s last-eight clash with France through injury.

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