David Nalbandian

Roger Federer ready to fill the void left by Rafael Nadal's absence

Simon Briggs How do you judge greatness? The question is always there, hovering in the background, when we talk about the Yin-and-Yang struggle between Roger Federer and Rafael Nadal.

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Lleyton Hewitt prevails in four to enter second round at Wimbledon

Lleyton Hewitt plays a forehand against Michal Przysiezny of Poland.

Linda Pearce The last of the survivors from 1999 remains an accomplished - a passionate - grasscourter in 2014, and Tuesday's first-round win at the All England Club was his 13th.

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Carlos Berlocq stuns top seed Tomas Berdych in Portugal

Argentinian Carlos Berlocq.

Argentina's Carlos Berlocq rallies to overhaul Czech top seed to take out his second career title.

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Grigor Dimitrov downs Stanislas Wawrinka at Queens

Steven Griffiths London: Bulgarian fourth seed Grigor Dimitrov swept into the Queen's Club final for the first time with an impressive 6-2 6-4 win over world number three Stan Wawrinka on Saturday.

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The rebuilding of Rafa

Rafael Nadal.

Simon Cambers Nadal has made a remarkable recovery from serious injury. Already No. 1 in the world and with a fierce hunger to add to his 13 grand slam tournament wins, he is threatening to overtake everyone who...

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Rafael Nadal deserves his place in the great debate

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Simon Cambers The Spaniard is close to becoming the best player of all time, writes Simon Cambers.

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Czechs win longest match in Davis Cup history

Stanislas Wawrinka.

Dave James The Czech Republic's Tomas Berdych and Lukas Rosol on Saturday beat Stanislas Wawrinka and Marco Chiudinelli of Switzerland in the longest ever Davis Cup rubber, a clash which took 7 hours and two...

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Nadal battles into Brazil Open final

Rafael Nadal struggled into the Brazil Open final on Saturday by downing world No.111 Martin Alund in three sets and later said he was handicapped by nagging knee pain.

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Nadal casts off injury woes to triumph in Brazil

Rafael Nadal.

Rafael Nadal showed he is back in business by clinching his first tournament title since ending a seven-month knee injury layoff, winning the Brazil Open.

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Del Potro pushes through the pain

Juan Martin Del Potro wins.

Juan Martin del Potro played through the pain barrier to reach his first Wimbledon semi-final.

From tragedy to triumph for Murray

Britain's Andy Murray celebrates beating Poland's Jerzy Janowicz in their men's singles semi-final match.

A scrawny, pasty-faced Andy Murray first made a grand slam impact when he was just 18 and on debut at Wimbledon in 2005.

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Tomic, Stosur into third round in Cincinnati

Cincinnatti, Ohio Australian pair Samantha Stosur and Bernard Tomic have safely progressed to the third round of the Cincinnati Masters.

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Berdych sends Federer crashing out

Roger Federer

Roger Federer's dream of becoming the first man in 87 years to win six US Opens was destroyed by big-swinging Czech Tomas Berdych.

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Federer edges past Connors for most Grand Slam match wins

Roger Federer.

Roger Federer has set a new record of 234 Grand Slam match wins to reach the French Open last 32, where he was joined by top seed Novak Djokovic whose date with tennis destiny edged a little closer.

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Nalbandian kicked out of final, sinks boot into officials

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David Nalbandian issued a second apology for his sensational disqualification from Queen's Club in London as the fiery Argentine faced a possible lengthy ban in the aftermath of a second spectacular...

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Nalbandian's snap could lead to assault charge

David Nalbandian

Police are investigating a complaint of alleged assault against Argentina's David Nalbandian after a line judge was injured when the tennis player kicked an advertising hoarding.

Kick outs angry Nalbandian

Argentina's David Nalbandian speaks to injured line judge Andrew McDougall.

Jonathan Liew, London The genteel pursuit of lawn tennis suddenly becomes a contact sport.

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Assault complaint filed against Nalbandian

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London Police investigating a complaint of alleged assault against Argentina's David Nalbandian.

Nalbandian escapes further punishment

David Nalbandian has escaped further punishment for his stormy disqualification from the Queen's Club final, where he injured a line judge after destroying an advertising hoarding.

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Beaten Nalbandian fires another parting shot

David Nalbandian

David Nalbandian hit out in the direction of tennis officials after losing in straight sets in the Wimbledon first round - but this time no physical damage was done.