Tennis

Andy Murray hails ‘unbelievable battle’ after going distance with Frances Tiafoe

Andy Murray gets to a ball against Frances Tiafoe Andy Murray came through an epic first-round contest against AmericanFrances Tiafoe at the European Open in Antwerp which lasted almost four hours after three tie-break sets. Back at the scene of his last singles title in 2019, the former world number one showed great stamina alongside his 23-year-old opponent to battle through 7-6 (2) 6-7 (7) 7-6 (8) in three hours

Andy Murray backs former world No 1 to return to winning ways

Andy Murray and Ash Barty pay tribute to each other We use your sign-up to provide content in ways you’ve consented to and to improve our understanding of you. This may include adverts from us and 3rd parties based on our understanding. You can unsubscribe at any time. More info Andy Murray has backed Kim Clijsters to return to winning ways at the highest level. The 38-year-old attempted a comeback after

Emma Raducanu inspired Cameron Norrie to Indian Wells success

Cameron Norrie has admitted to taking inspiration from Emma Raducanu en route to lifting the Indian Wells trophy last week. Norrie came from behind to beat Nikoloz Basilashvili 3-6 6-4 6-1 in Sunday’s final of the Masters tournament, marking the biggest victory of the Briton’s career. The 26-year-old has risen to a career-high 16th in the world rankings as a result of his win in California, and Norrie has said

Andy Murray admits Cameron Norrie surprise after Brits Indian Wells triumph

Andy Murray admitted he was surprised by the improvement of Cameron Norrie amid his compatriot's impressive season. Norrie became the first Brit to ever win the BNP Paribas Open at Indian Wells as he came from behind to defeat Nikoloz Basilashvili 3-6 6-4 6-1 in an hour and 49 minutes. Norrie, who was down 3-1 in the second set before storming back, had become the first British player to reach

No vaccination, no visa for Australia Open

Tennis stars will be BANNED from the Australian Open if they have not been vaccinated against Covid-19, admits government chief, as pressure piles on Novak Djokovic and his fellow jab rebels Australia is slowly opening its international borders as Covid restrictions ease  Vaccination against the virus has been mandated to professional athletes That will also extend to foreign tennis stars competing at the Australian Open The likes of Novak Djokovic

Emma Raducanu previews Mubadala World Tennis Championship in Abu Dhabi - 'Can't wait'

Emma Raducanu reacts to messages from the royal family We use your sign-up to provide content in ways you’ve consented to and to improve our understanding of you. This may include adverts from us and 3rd parties based on our understanding. You can unsubscribe at any time. More info Emma Raducanu is relishing the opportunity to compete at the Mubadala Tennis Championships in Abu Dhabi. The US Open champion is looking

Cameron Norrie backed for another feat after overtaking Roger Federer in Indian Wells win

Roger Federer to miss US Open and undergo knee surgery We use your sign-up to provide content in ways you’ve consented to and to improve our understanding of you. This may include adverts from us and 3rd parties based on our understanding. You can unsubscribe at any time. More info Former British number one Tim Henman heaped praise on Cameron Norrie and backed his compatriot to break into the world’s

Rafael Nadal gives retirement verdict as comeback remains uncertain amid injury woes

Rafael Nadal announces end to 2021 season through injury We use your sign-up to provide content in ways you’ve consented to and to improve our understanding of you. This may include adverts from us and 3rd parties based on our understanding. You can unsubscribe at any time. More info Rafael Nadal has opened up on when he will decide to retire. The 35-year-old ended his season early to recover from

Cameron Norrie names Andy Murray tournament that helped him reach Indian Wells success

Andy Murray says he's in the 'bad books' after losing ring We use your sign-up to provide content in ways you’ve consented to and to improve our understanding of you. This may include adverts from us and 3rd parties based on our understanding. You can unsubscribe at any time. More info Cameron Norrie is gearing up for the most important match of his career. The 26-year-old is into a Masters

Britain's new No 1 Cameron Norrie opens up on Andy Murray regret

Andy Murray says he's in the 'bad books' after losing ring We use your sign-up to provide content in ways you’ve consented to and to improve our understanding of you. This may include adverts from us and 3rd parties based on our understanding. You can unsubscribe at any time. More info Cameron Norrie has shared his disappointment over Andy Murray’s decision to skip the Davis Cup later this year. Norrie