Andy Murray during his match against Fernando Verdasco in New York. Photograph: AP

Andy Murray suggested opponent Fernando Verdasco was lying after a row over illicit coaching erupted following their second-round clash at the US Open(...)

 Aliaksandra Sasnovich of Belarus returns to Petra Kvitova of the Czech Republic in their first-round match at  Wimbledon. Photograph: Nic Bothma/EPA

Two-time champion Petra Kvitova slumped out of Wimbledon in the first round on Tuesday, beaten by inspired world number 50 Aliaksandra Sasnovich of Be(...)

Manchester United’s Marouane Fellaini is suing sportswear giant New Balance for around £2 million over “defective boots” that he says had a negative impact on his performances. Photo: Oli Scarff/Getty Images

Manchester United midfielder Marouane Fellaini is prepared for a high court battle against sportswear giant New Balance over his old football boots, c(...)

James McGee of Ireland recently made the quarter-finals of the French Challenger. Photograph: Tom Dulat/Getty Images.

Irish Davis Cup non-playing captain Conor Niland knows the value of facing Bulgaria next week in Sozopol without their star player Grigor Dimitrov. T(...)

Spain’s Rafael Nadal serves  to Argentina’s Facundo Bagnis during their  second round match at the Roland Garros. Photograph: Martin Bureau/AFP/Getty Images

A dominant Rafael Nadal reached one career milestone on Wednesday but the nature of the Spaniard’s passage through the early rounds suggests his eyes(...)

Andy Murray of Britain celebrates after defeating Joao Sousa of Portugal in their men’s singles third round match at the Australian Open 2015 tennis tournament in Melbourne. Photograph: Thomas Peter/Reuters

Andy Murray has set up a mouth-watering clash with Grigor Dimitrov and a chance to avenge his defeat at Wimbledon after destroying Portugal’s Joao Sou(...)

Andy Murray posing with Rufus the Hawk, a raptor that keeps unwanted birds from flapping around the courts.

A front page picture in a London newspaper yesterday had Andy Murray posing with Rufus the Hawk, a raptor that keeps unwanted birds from flapping arou(...)