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Australian Open to be first event as a mum for Serena Williams

New mum Serena Williams is expected to return to the court at the Australian Open, according to tournament director Craig Tiley.

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Andy Murray is known for showing his emotion on the court. Picture: Ian Rutherford

Andy Murray’s fitness coach reveals the stresses of the job

Andy Murray’s fitness coach has lifted the lid on being in his players’ box during his on court rants.

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Andy Murray with Aiden McHugh,
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Andy Murray signs up Glasgow teenage star to his management firm

For aspiring young sports stars of the future, there could surely be no better mentor.

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Andy Murray poked fun at the US President on Twitter. Picture: John Devlin

Andy Murray mocks US President Donald Trump on Twitter

Sir Andy Murray showed his funny side once again as the Scottish tennis hero mocked US President Donald Trump on social media.

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France's Richard Gasquet in action at the Davis Cup final against Belgium in Lille. Picture: AFP/Getty Images

Gasquet and Herbert give France Davis Cup final lead

Richard Gasquet and Pierre-Hugues Herbert beat Ruben Bemelmans and Joris De Loore 6-1, 3-6, 7-6, 6-4 yesterday to give France a 2-1 lead over Belgium in the Davis Cup final.

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Jana Novotna poses with the trophy after winning the 1998 Wimbledon Championships. Picture: Alex Livesey /Allsport

Former Wimbledon champion Jana Novotna dies aged 49

Former Wimbledon champion Jana Novotna has died from cancer aged 49.

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Grigor Dimitrov celebrates winning the ATP Finals by kissing the trophy at the O2 arena in London. Picture: Adam Davy/PA

Grigor Dimitrov clinches ATP Finals title

Grigor Dimitrov claimed the biggest title of his career by edging a three-set thriller with David Goffin to win the ATP Finals in London.

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Ivan Lendls response to Andy Murrays back surgery was believed to be less than sympathetic.  Photograph: Glyn Kirk/AFP/Getty

Delgado the man for Murray again

That Andy Murray should choose to part company with Ivan Lendl came as no great surprise but that he should choose to announce his decision late on a Friday night when no-one was looking was a cause of consternation even if only for the national media.

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Andy Murray, right, has ended his coaching arrangement with Ivan Lendl.  Picture: PA

Andy Murray splits with coach Ivan Lendl for second time

Andy Murray has split with coach Ivan Lendl for a second time.

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Jamie Murray, right, and Bruno Soares celebrate at the end of the victory over Lukasz Kubot and Marcelo Melo which put them into the last four. Picture: Adam Davy/PA Wire

Jamie Murray and Bruno Soares into doubles semis at ATP Finals

There may a distinct lack of Andy Murray around the cavernous O2 arena for the ATP World Tour Finals this year but his big brother is doing his bit for the family honour.

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Sir Andy Murray flanked by his brother Jamie, right, and Roger Federer. Picture: John Devlin

Andy Murray Live charity event doubles money raised in second year

Andy Murray Live, the tennis event set up by the British No.1, has doubled the amount of money it has raised for charity in its second year.

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Scottish tennis ace Andy Murray. Picture: John Devlin

Andy Murray shines a light on digital health

Some initiatives grab the headlines more than others and naming top tennis player Andy Murray as the ambassador for the Glasgow-based Digital Health & Care Institute (DHI) is one of those things.

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USA's Jack Sock reacts after winning against Croatia's Marin Cilic. Picture: Glyn Kirk/AFP/Getty Images

Three of world’s top 10 caught out by 4am fire alarm

Jack Sock has told how three of the world’s finest tennis players were left standing outside a London hotel at 4am after a fire alarm went off on Tuesday morning.

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Jamie Murray (right) and Bruno Soares eye the ball against Bob and Mike Bryan during their doubles match at the ATP World Tour Finals at the O2 Arena in London. Picture: Glyn Kirk/AFP/Getty Images

New kids on the block lack the Big Four’s X factor

As the sages tell us: be careful what you wish for.

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Roger Federer beat Jack Sock in his opening match at the ATP Finals. Picture: Julian Finney/Getty Images

Roger Federer impressed by Andy Murray’s fitness progress

Roger Federer says he was surprised how well Andy Murray played during their charity match last week as the Scot continues his recovery from a hip injury.

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British Davis Cup captain Leon Smith.

Leon Smith: Andy Murray knows not to hurry return from injury

British Davis Cup captain Leon Smith is convinced Andy Murray won’t make the same mistake again and look to return to grand slam tennis before his body is ready for the rigours which that entails.

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Federer in action wearing a kilt. Picture: Getty

Roger Federer dons a kilt as Andy Murray says comeback on track

Sir Andy Murray has welcomed tennis legend Roger Federer to Scotland with homemade shortbread and Irn Bru as he touched down in the country for the first time to compete in a charity event.

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Andy Murray and Roger Federer share a joke after their exhibition match at the 'Andy Murray Live' event in Glasgow. Federer beat Murray 3-6, 6-3 (5-10). Picture: SNS

Andy Murray: I’m heading in the right direction

Apprehension and even mere exhibition tennis have always gone hand in hand for the ultra-professional Andy Murray, he confessed yesterday. Until last night at a sold-out Glasgow Hydro, that is. He wasn’t nervous for the charity event that takes his name, he said, but simply content to be playing again.

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Roger Federer holds a photograph of himself as a young boy wearing a Scotland football strip. Picture: John Devlin

Roger Federer tells Andy Murray to take time over comeback

Roger Federer has cautioned Andy Murray against returning to competitive tennis before the Scot is absolutely convinced he is ready to be in the mix for winning another grand slam title.

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The baby will be Andy Murray's second child. Picture: John Devlin

Andy Murray: I’ll come back when I’m ready

Andy Murray is targeting a New Year comeback in Australia but has stressed he will not rush a return before his body is ready.

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