Andy Murray  in action against Nicolas Almagro of Spain  at the Madrid Open tennis tournament. Photograph: Julian Finney/Getty Images

Andy Murray has paid a touching tribute to his friend Elena Baltacha, the former British tennis number one who died of liver cancer.Playing in his fi(...)

At Angie’s insistence, the bank holiday morning had begun with a pre-breakfast vigorous series of stretches in the back garden at Mount Prospect Avenu(...)

 Former British number one Elena Baltacha died of liver cancer at the age of 30 early on Sunday morning, her family have announced.  Photograph:Sean Dempsey/PA

Tributes have poured in for the former British women’s number one tennis player Elena Baltacha who has died of liver cancer at the age of 30.The spor(...)

Monica Puig of Puerto Rico celebrates match point during her Ladies’ Singles first round match against Sara Errani of Italy on day one of  Wimbledon. Photograph: Dennis Grombkowski/Getty Image

Maria Sharapova battled through a tough Centre Court opener against fast-rising French player Kristina Mladenovic on the opening day of Wimbledon. Twe(...)

 Andy Murray in action against Marin Cilic in the final of the AEGON Championships at The Queen’s Club, London.  Photograph:  Jonathan Brady/PA Wire

Andy Murray will begin his Wimbledon campaign today as Murray mania returns to Britain.The Scot will launch his challenge for the title with a late-a(...)