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Dave Miley: “After Wimbledon I will be travelling to 45 countries.” Photograph: Rod Leon

A private room in the swish Ivy cafe in Wimbledon Village is where Ireland’s Dave Miley on Wednesday unveiled his ambitious manifesto and stepped up h(...)

Gerard Pique, who as chief executive of Kosmos recently bought the rights for the future Davis Cup. Photograph: Jean Catuffe/GC Images

Bernie Ecclestone laughed and slid a piece of paper across the desk. On it was written “2 billion”, the price the motor racing impresario wanted for(...)

Croatia celebrate with the trophy after winning the Davis Cup at the Stade Pierre Mauroy in  Lille last November. Photograph: Christian Hartmann/Reuters

Spanish football’s wealthy La Liga is to become a sponsor of a revamped Davis Cup competition for the next four years. Founded in 1900, the tennis t(...)

 Andy Murray celebrates with his mother Judy after winning in Wimbledon in 2013. Photograph: PA

It is a poignant oddity that Andy Murray’s tennis career is ending as it began: in pain, struggle and confusion. When the thin, hairy teenager from Du(...)

Novak Djokovic  at the AccorHotels Arena ahead of the  Paris Masters. Photograph:  Justin Setterfield/Getty Images

Ranked number 22 in June, Novak Djokovic has an excellent chance to be back at number one by November. No man has made it to the top from so far back (...)

Rafael Nadal and Novak Djokovic are risking their good names by accepting invite to play in Saudi Arabia. Photograph: Getty Images

Rafael Nadal and Novak Djokovic, men of conscience and integrity, continue to risk their good name by accepting an invitation to play in a meaningless(...)

“When the finest player the game has seen behaves like a diva, it is not wrong to remind her that champions have responsibilities.” Above: US Open women’s singles champion Naomi Osaka   and Serena Williams. Photograph: Getty Images

Many fine things happened at the 50th US Open, none better than Naomi Osaka’s dignified arrival and Novak Djokovic’s mighty return, none worse than Se(...)

Dan O’Neill, Luke Maguire, James Cluskey and David Mullins celebrate after their Guinness World Record attempt at Fitzwilliam Lawn Tennis Club in Dublin. Photograph: Tom Honan

Four Irish tennis players have broken the Guinness world record for the longest game of tennis, after playing for more than 60 hours over the last thr(...)

From left: David Mullins, James Cluskey, Daniel O’Neill and Luke McGuire

1) An attempt to break the Guinness world record for the longest tennis match will be made at Fitzwilliam Lawn Tennis Club in Dublin – beginning Frida(...)

Andy Murray: decided he wasn’t  ready to return at Wimbledon after a long absence due to hip surgery. Photograph: Peter Nicholls/Reuters

Hours before Andy Murray pulled out of this year’s championships, he spoke of the difficulty of coming back into a competitive tennis environment. Fo(...)

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