Hewitt out of French Open

12:16 PM   Lleyton Hewitt has played his last French Open after confirming he'll skip this month's claycourt grand slam to focus on Wimbledon and Davis Cup.

Andy Murray wins first title on clay

Andy Murray returns service to Germany's Philipp Kohlschreiber during the Munich Open final on Monday.

10:03 AM   Andy Murray claimed the first clay-court title of his career on Monday with a 7-6(4), 5-7, 7-6(4) win over twice champion Philipp Kohlschreiber in the rain-delayed Munich Open final.

Tomic bundled out of Madrid Open

Bernard Tomic in action against Luca Vanni.

9:11 AM   Bernard Tomic's poor clay court form has continued just three weeks out from the French Open, the Australian knocked out of the Madrid Open by Italian Luca Vanni.

Stosur wins, Dellacqua loses in Madrid

Samantha Stosur celebrates a point against Kaia Kanepi.

8:07 AM   Samantha Stosur has beaten Estonia's Kaia Kanepi in the second round of the Madrid Open but fellow Australian Casey Dellacqua lost to Poland's Agnieszka Radwanska.

Masur backs Kyrgios to thrive against Federer in Madrid

Nick Kyrgios lost his first ATP final in straight sets.

David Polkinghorne   Australian Davis Cup coach Wally Masur says Nick Kyrgios will "thrive" if he gets the chance to add to his resume the scalp of world No.2 Roger Federer, which already boasts    Rafael Nadal.

Clinical Federer takes Istanbul title

Roger Federer celebrates with the trophy.

Top seed Roger Federer has won the Istanbul Open with a superb display of clay court tennis to defeat Pablo Cuevas of Uruguay in straight sets.

Halep, Bouchard crash in Madrid

Eugenie Bouchard continued her alarming form slump.

World no.2 Simona Halep crashed to a shock 7-6 (8/6) 6-3 defeat to France's Alize Cornet, whilst Eugenie Bouchard's slump continued in the first round of the Madrid Open.

Kyrgios title hopes ended by Gasquet

Nick Kyrgios lost his first ATP tour final.

Richard Gasquet defeated Nick Kyrgios to win the Estoril Open, ending the Australian's hopes of a first tour title.

Kyrgios reaches first career final

Clay court giant killer: Nick Kyrgios

Australian Nick Kyrgios will play for the first title of his career on Sunday when he takes on two-time finalist Richard Gasquet at the Estoril Open in Portugal.

'Everyone hates you': Murray's astonishing on-court outburst

Riled: Andy Murray  during the quarter-final match against Lukas Rosol.

MUNICH, Germany, May 2 AFP - Andy Murray has defended his astonishing outburst at Lukas Rosol where he told the controversial Czech he was the tour's most hated man.

Murray doubles up to reach Munich final

Britain's Andy Murray won two matches within a matter of hours to reach the first clay-court final of his career at the Munich Open.

Top-seeded Andy Murray has won two matches in one day at the rain-hit Munich Open to reach his third ATP final of the year after the Australian Open and the Miami Masters.

Kyrgios qualifies for his first ATP semi

Clay court giant killer: Nick Kyrgios

On the brink of disqualification for temperamental behaviour in his first round match, Canberra's Nick Kyrgios has powered to his first ATP semi-final after beating Dutchman Robin Haase 6-3, 6-4 at the Estoril Open in Portugal.

Kyrgios reaches first career semi-final

Nick Kyrgios is through to his first career semi-final.

Australia's Nick Kyrgios has powered into his first ATP semi-final, beating Dutchman Robin Haase 6-3 6-4 at the Estoril Open.

Paths open up for Kyrgios as seeds exit

Nick Kyrgios lost his first ATP tour final.

The Estoril Open continues to open up for Australia's Nick Kyrgios with Kevin Anderson's 6-4, 3-6, 6-1 defeat to Spain's Guillermo Garcia-Lopez adding to the tournament's exodus of seeds.

Out of form, but Nadal not worried

Rafael Nadal of Spain is unconcerned by recent poor form on clay.

Rafael Nadal insists he will not panic over a worrying slump in form which has placed serious question marks over his dream of a 10th French Open title.

Wimbledon seeks end of 'Wacky Wednesday' with new grass season

Federer won his seventh Wimbledon in 2012.

Danielle Rossingh   A long-sought change to the tennis calendar this season will allow players to arrive at Wimbledon better prepared to play on grass, tournament chairman Phil Brook said.

Tomic bounced out of Munich by Tipsarevic

Bernard Tomic in action at Indian Wells in California in March.

Bernard Tomic has blown a one set to love lead to lose to Serbia's Janko Tipsarevic in the first round of the BMW Open in Munich.

Kyrgios gets away with it in Estoril

Nick Kyrgios

Kyrgios whacked a ball out of the stadium, and having already received two code violations, one for an audible obscenity and the second for racket abuse, was treading a fine line.

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Wimbledon richest slam, but prize money rises slow

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The prolific acceleration in the size of the overall prize money pot at Wimbledon is slowing but the grasscourt championships remains the richest of the four grand slams.

Cornet survives on day of upsets

Alize Cornet.

Two-time Grand Slam champion Svetlana Kuznetsova was eliminated in the first round of the Prague Open on Monday on a day of upsets.