Hopman Cup

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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(...)

Maria Sharapova of Russia signs autographs after winning against Tatjana Maria of Germany. Photograph: Reuters

Former world number one Maria Sharapova defeated Tatjana Maria 6-1 6-4 on Tuesday in her first match at the Australian Open since the failed drugs te(...)

Venus Williams of the USA departs after being defeated by Belinda Bencic of Switzerland in round one of the Australian Open tennis tournament in Melbourne. Photograph: PA

Swiss Belinda Bencic sent an early shockwave through the Australian Open on Monday by toppling last year’s finalist Venus Williams on an opening day o(...)

Russia’s Maria Sharapova plays a backhand return during her women’s singles match against Belarus’s Aliaksandra Sasnovich on day three of the 2016 Australian Open. Photograph: Getty Images

Maria Sharapova declared herself free from the worry of a forearm injury after charging into the Australian Open third round on Wednesday. The fifth (...)

 Rafael Nadal of Spain who beat Illya Marchenko (Ukraine) 6-3 6-4 and will face Serbia’s Novak Djokovic in the final of the  Qatar Open. Photograph: EPA

Britain were denied a place in the Hopman Cup final as Australia Green edged out France in a tense finish. The British team of Andy Murray and Heathe(...)

 Serena Williams of the United States talks with Player Services staff prior to withdrawing from her singles match against Jarmila Wolfe of Australia Gold with a knee in jury during day three of the 2016 Hopman Cup at Perth Arena. Photograph: Paul Kane/Getty Images

World number one Serena Williams retired from her Hopman Cup match against Australian Jarmila Wolfe on Tuesday with a knee injury barely two weeks be(...)

 Andy Murray during his semi-final over Rafael Nadal of the Mubadala World Tennis Championship at Zayed Sport City on  in Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates. Photograph:  Francois Nel/Getty Images

Andy Murray picked up his first trophy of the season without having to play a match after Novak Djokovic withdrew ahead of their final in Abu Dhabi be(...)