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Andy Murray said: “It’s a little bit stressful if you can’t practise for a few days.”  Photograph: Jed Leicester/Reuters

Of the many words Andy Murray spoke on Sunday to assert he is fit to defend his Wimbledon title over the full course of the next fortnight, three stoo(...)

File image of Boris Becker at the Australian Open  in Melbourne in 2014. Photograph: David Gray/Reuters

Three-time Wimbledon champion Boris Becker has been declared bankrupt - by a court official who had watched him play on Centre Court. Lawyers for the(...)

Australia’s Nick Kyrgios suffered a hip injury after a fall on court during his first round match against  Donald Young at the ATP Aegon Championships at Queen’s Club in  London.  Photograph: Glyn Kirk/AFP/Getty

Nick Kyrgios was forced to retire injured from the Aegon Championships at Queen’s – less than two weeks before the start of Wimbledon. Kyrgios took (...)

Romania’s head coach Ilie Nastase was asked to leave the court for his behaviour during the FedCup play-off match against Britain last month. Photograph: Reuters

Ilie Nastase will not be invited to the Royal Box at Wimbledon this year following his behaviour at last month’s Fed Cup tie against Britain. Romania(...)

 Czech Republic’s Petra Kvitova won the Wimbledon singles’ title in 2011 and 2014. Photograph: Patrick Hertzog/AFP Photo/Getty Images

Two-time Wimbledon champion Petra Kvitova faces around six months out of the sport while her playing hand, wounded in a knife attack, recovers its str(...)

 Roger Federer will return at the Hopman Cup in Perth in January. Photograph: Justin Tallis/AFP/Getty Images

Roger Federer’s comeback has been delayed after it was announced he will no longer be playing in the International Premier Tennis League. The 17-tim(...)

 Andy Murray attends a press conference in Beijing, China. He believes the hotel maid followed him to two tournaments after she was spotted at his hotels. Photograph: Etienne Oliveau/Getty Images

Andy Murray claims he was stalked around Europe by a hotel maid who once woke him by entering his bedroom and stroking his arm. The Wimbledon and Oly(...)

Angelique Kerber beat Venus Williams 6-4 6-4 to win a place in the Wimbledon final against  Serena Williams. Photograph: Adam Davy/PA Wire.

By the end of semi-finals day tennis didn’t intrude for so long. Serena Williams’s win over Elena Vesnina was one of those dazed occasions that sucked(...)

US player Serena Williams celebrates beating Russia’s Elena Vesnina. Photograph: Getty Images

Serena Williams inflicted the fastest ever demolition in a Wimbledon semi-final as the American took just 49 minutes to thrash Russia’s Elena Vesnina.(...)

 Serena Williams and her sister Venus sign autographs at The All England Lawn Tennis Club in Wimbledon. Photograph: Getty Images

There is no time for anyone in tennis to take a moment, pause for breath and admire the view after climbing to the top. Standing still is a risky move(...)

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