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Andy Murray ready for Dubai after recovering from shingles

Andy Murray has recovered from a bout of shingles and says he is ready to return to action in Dubai this week.

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Andy Murray. Picture: John Devlin / TSPL

Proud mum Judy shares picture of Andy Murray after first ATP win

Proud mother Judy Murray has shared a nostalgic snap of her tennis champ son Andy Murray - 11 years after his first ATP title.

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How Andy Murray triumphed against the odds

Andy Murray may have achieved the status of World No 1 tennis player but it hasn’t been an easy road to success.

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TALLINN, ESTONIA - FEBRUARY 10:  Laura Robson (L) and Jocelyn Rae of Great Britain talk during the Fed Cup Europe/Africa Group 1, Pool C doubles match against Ayla Aksu and Pemra Ozgen of Turkey at the Tallink Tennis Centre on February 10, 2017 in Tallinn, Estonia.  (Photo by Getty Images for LTA)

Jocelyn Rae & Team GB face Simon Halep’s Romania in Fed Cup

Great Britain have been drawn to face Romania in the Fed Cup World Group II play-offs.

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Johanna Konta, pictured, and Heather Watson fought hard for win

Johanna Konta and Heather Watson maintain Fed Cup bid

Johanna Konta and Heather Watson came from a set down in the 
final-match decider as Great Britain kept alive their Fed Cup promotion hopes with a dramatic play-off victory over Croatia.

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Andy Murray will take on Roger Federer in Glasgow later this year. Picture: John Walton/PA Wire

Andy Murray tells Roger Federer: avoid deep-fried Mars bars

World number one Andy Murray warned Roger Federer to avoid deep-fried Mars bars after the 18-time grand slam champion accepted an invitation to play in Scotland for the first time.

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Scotland's Jocelyn Rae teamed up with Laura Robson to win the final doubles rubber for GB in their Fed Cup clash with Portugal. Picture: Getty Images for LTA

Jocelyn Rae helps GB seal clean sweep in Fed Cup opener

Great Britain got off to a perfect start on the opening day of their Fed Cup Euro/Africa Zone Group I campaign with a 3-0 win over Portugal in 
Estonia.

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Ryan Harrower, City of Edinburghs racquets development officer, demonstrates a technique.

Tennis Scotland adds six more schools to national project

The pilot year for the School of Tennis project has proved to be such a success in growing the game that Tennis Scotland and the Tennis Foundation have announced that 
six additional schools will be joining the programme for 2017.

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French umpire Arnaud Gabas holds his face after being struck by a ball hit by Denis Shapovalov. Picture: AP.

Denis Shapovalov apologises for his Davis Cup aberration

Denis Shapovalov has been fined $7,000 (£5,623) by the International Tennis Federation for his reckless actions 
in Great Britain’s Davis Cup victory over Canada.

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Denis Shapovalov tries to apologise to umpire Arnaud Gabas after he hit the official in the eye with a ball in Canada's Davis Cup tie with Great Britain. Pic: Getty

Denis Shapovalov apologises for hitting umpire in eye with ball

Shame-faced Denis Shapovalov apologised for letting his country down after his default for hitting umpire Arnaud Gabas in the eye with a ball handed Great Britain a dramatic Davis Cup victory over Canada.

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Jamie Murray, left, and Dom Inglot fist-bump after winning a set point against Vasek Pospisil and Daniel Nestor. Photograph: Andre Ringuette/Getty

Dom Inglot and Jamie Murray win vital Davis Cup doubles tie

Great Britain moved to the brink of a Davis Cup victory over Canada after Jamie Murray and Dom Inglot won a tight doubles rubber.

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Disappointment for Britain's Kyle Edmund during the defeat against Canada's Vasek Pospisil  in the Davis Cup in Ottawa. Picture: Adrian Wyld/The Canadian Press via AP

Make or break doubles rubber for GB in Davis Cup

Great Britain face a potentially make-or-break doubles rubber in their Davis Cup clash with Canada after a dejected Kyle Edmund lost to Vasek Pospisil.

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In the absence of Andy Murray, Dan Evans steps up as the lead player for Great Britain. Picture: Getty.

Dan Evans aims to tame Canadian teenager in Davis Cup

Dan Evans must try to quell the fearlessness of youth after Canada put their faith in 17-year-old Denis Shapovalov for this weekend’s Davis Cup clash.

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Jamie Murray during a practice session for the Davis Cup tie against Canada in Ottawa. Younger brother Andy has stayed at home. Picture: Adrian Wyld/The Canadian Press via AP

Absent Andy Murray will text advice to GB Davis Cup team

Andy Murray’s influence will be limited to text messages as Great Britain’s Davis Cup team look to show off their improved strength in depth by beating Canada without him.

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Roger Federer with the championship trophy the day after winning the Australian Open men's singles final for his 18th career grand slam in Melbourne. Picture: Saeed Khan/AFP/Getty Images

Roger Federer targets Wimbledon after Melbourne triumph

Roger Federer was as surprised to win his 18th grand slam title at the Australian Open as when he clinched his first at Wimbledon in 2003.

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Serena Williams will reclaim her place at the top of the world rankings when the list refreshes today. Picture: Scott Barbour/Getty Images

Serena Williams at her best ever with record victory in Melbourne

Australian Open champion Serena Williams believes she is playing the best tennis of her entire career.

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Roger Federer celebrates winning championship point against Rafa Nada, after a titanic struggle over three hours and 38 minutes. It had been a decade since Federer had beaten his greatest rival in the final of a grand slam. Picture: Clive Brunskill/Getty Images

Federer stands alone after epic victory in five sets over Nadal

“This one stands alone,” ­Roger Federer said. He now had 18 grand slam trophies stacked up in his collection but of all of them, of all the stunning victories, all the majestic performances, the 2017 Australian Open was something special.

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Switzerland's Roger Federer celebrates his win against Switzerland's Stanislas Wawrinka. Picture: Getty Images

Tennis kings Rafael Nadal and Roger Federer hold court again

As Roger Federer and Rafael Nadal won match after match at the Australian Open, making their unlikely way through opposite sides of the draw, tennis fans couldn’t help but look ahead.

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Serena Williams poses with the Daphne Akhurst Trophy after defeating older sister Venus to win the Australian Open.  Picture: Cameron Spencer/Getty Images

Serena Williams seals record 23rd grand slam title

Serena Williams secured an Open-era record 23rd grand slam title by beating her older sister Venus to become Australian Open champion.

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Rafael Nadal celebrates his victory against Grigor Dimitrov in the men's singles semi-final at the Australian Open. Picture: Peter Parks /AFP/Getty Images

Rafael Nadal sets up classic Grand Slam final with Federer

Rafael Nadal took five sets and almost five hours to fend off “Baby Fed” and revive a classic Grand Slam final against the one-and-only Roger Federer.

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