Nigel Sears

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Andy Murray put together winning streaks of 22 and 24 matches, the first taking in Queen’s, Wimbledon and Olympic gold and the second yielding five successive titles to finish the season. Photograph: Steve Paston/PA

When Gay Talese came to write the story of Floyd Patterson, he decided to call it The Loser. Which was an odd choice, since Patterson won a gold medal(...)

Andy Murray has lost 11 of his last 12 encounters with Novak Djokovic. Photograph: Getty

Just after seven o’clock on a winter evening, at the end of a long day in which he has returned to his old life of being the second best tennis player(...)

Andy Murray is through to the last eight of the Australian Open. Photograph: Afp

For the seventh year in a row, Andy Murray is in the quarter-finals of the Australian Open. As impressive as that number is, and as big a relief as wa(...)

Victoria Azarenka is through to the fourth round of the Australian Open. Photograph: EPA

Victoria Azarenka believes overcoming depression and poverty has taken away the pressure to win a grand slam. Azarenka secured her place in the Austr(...)

Andy Murray dispatched Joao Sousa in four sets. Photograph: Getty

Andy Murray moved into his 20th consecutive Grand Slam fourth round as the Scot dug deep at the Australian Open to beat Portugal’s Joao Sousa. Murra(...)

Andy Murray’s father-in-law Nigel Sears is stretchered out of the stands after collapsing while watching Ana Ivanovic play Madison Keys. Photograph: Reuters

Andy Murray’s father-in-law, Nigel Sears, collapsed in the stands at the Australian Open on Saturday night and was taken to hospital, conscious but in(...)