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Canadian teenager Shapovalov fined as umpire prepares to consult eye doctor

Denis Shapovalov has been fined $7,000 (£5,623) for smacking a ball into an umpire’s face during Great Britain’s Davis Cup victory over Canada, the International Tennis Federation have announced.

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Umpire Arnaud Gabas, of France, holds ice to his face after being hit in the eye by a ball.

Davis Cup drama: Umpire injured by teenager as Yorkshire’s Kyle Edmund helps GB to victory

Great Britain won their Davis Cup tie against Canada in dramatic fashion after teenager Denis Shapovalov was defaulted for hitting a ball into the face of umpire Arnaud Gabas.

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Dan Evans celebrates his victory over Marin Cilic (Photo: AP)

Edmund part of British trio in world’s top 50

Dan Evans is the new British No 2 after his impressive run to the fourth round of the Australian Open.

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Spain's Rafael Nadal (right) and Switzerland's Roger Federer with their trophies following the Men's Final during the Wimbledon Championships 2008.

Legends Nadal and Federer roll back the years

What began two weeks ago as an anticipated collision course between the world’s top two players will conclude tomorrow in a final that pits together arguably the greatest two players in the history of the game.

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Helping hand: Head groundsman Richard Lord prepares the courts at Ilkley.

Volunteer at Yorkshire’s premier tennis event

A Yorkshire tennis club is calling for volunteers to rally round and help run the county’s only professional tournament.

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Switzerland's Roger Federer, right, is congratulated by compatriot Stan Wawrinka (AP Photo/Kin Cheung)

Australian Open: Injury no concern for Roger Federer ahead of Melbourne final

Roger Federer insists his bid to win an 18th grand slam title in Sunday’s Australian Open final will not be hampered by injury.

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Volunteers at Ilkley (Karen Ross)

Volunteers wanted for Yorkshire's biggest tennis tournament

A Yorkshire tennis club is searching for volunteers to help run the county's only professional tournament.

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Spain's Rafael Nadal celebrates after defeating Canada's Milos Raonic in the Australian Open. Picture: AP/Dita Alangkara.

Australian Open: Rafael Nadal remains on course for final showdown with great rival Roger Federer

RAFAEL NADAL is back in a grand slam semi-final for the first time in three years after dispatching third seed Milos Raonic at the Australian Open.

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Britain's Johanna Konta wipes her face while playing Serena Williams during their Australian Open quarter-final. Picture: AP/Andy Brownbill

Australian Open: Tears for Johanna Konta as Serena Williams proves too strong

JOHANNA KONTA admitted she broke down in tears after her Australian Open ended at the hands of Serena Williams.

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Johanna Konta

Australian Open: Johanna Konta told to ’believe’ in herself ahead of Serena Williams showdown

JOHANNA KONTA’S coach Wim Fissette has urged the British No 1 to trust her emotions against Serena Williams and focus more on tactics.

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Switzerland's Roger Federer celebrates after defeating Germany's Mischa Zverev at the Australian Open. (AP Photo/Dita Alangkara)

Aggression required for Federer to outlast Wawrinka

Roger Federer did what Andy Murray could not by beatingMischa Zverev to reach his 41st grand slam semi-final at the Australian Open.

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In-form: Britains Johanna Konta makes a forehand return to Russias Ekaterina Makarova during her fourth-round victory. (Picture: Aaron Favila/AP)

Williams blocking path of confident Konta

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United States' Venus Williams makes a forehand return to Germany's Mona Barthel during their fourth round match at the Australian Open. (AP Photo/Dita Alangkara)

Konta goes on but it’s curtains for Kerber

Defending champion Angelique Kerber bowed out in the Australian Open fourth round after being blown away by American Coco Vandeweghe.

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Britain's Andy Murray plays a backhand to Germany's Mischa Zverev. (AP Photo/Aaron Favila)

No excuses: Andy Murray crashes out of Australian Open

Andy Murray offered no excuses after losing to world number 50 Mischa Zverev and crashing out of the Australian Open.

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British No 2 Kyle Edmund. (AP Photo/Andy Wong)

Ed White: Hard yards of winter regime will serve Kyle Edmund well in long run

NOBODY will have been more disappointed at Novak Djokovic’s shock exit from the Australian Open than the world No 2 himself.

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Britain's Daniel Evans celebrates after defeating Australia's Bernard Tomic.

Australian Open: Dan Evans upsets home favourite Bernard Tomic to reach the last 16

Britain’s Australian Open giant-killer Dan Evans caused another shock by beating world number 27 Bernard Tomic to reach the last 16.

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GET IN: Britain's Daniel Evans celebrates a point win over Australia's Bernard Tomic during their third round match at the Australian Open in MelbourneAP/Kin Cheung

Australian Open - Dan Evans causes second Melbourne shock | Andy Murray eases through

Britain’s Australian Open giant-killer Dan Evans caused another shock by beating world No 27 Bernard Tomic to reach the last 16.

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Serbia's Novak Djokovic gestures to the crowd after losing to Uzbekistan's Denis Istomin. Picture: AP/Mark Baker

Australian Open: Ousted Novak Djokovic lacking ‘desire’ says former coach Boris Becker

Novak Djokovic’s former coach Boris Becker has criticised the Serbian for lacking fight and playing too defensively during his Australian Open defeat to Denis Istomin.

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Britain's Johanna Konta serves to Japan's Naomi Osaka on her way to a second round victory at the Australian Open Picture: AP/Kin Cheung

Australian Open: Ruthless Johanna Konta lets her serve do the talking

Johanna Konta uses big words, according to Naomi Osaka, but the British No 1 had bigger shots, too, in her straight-sets win over the Japanese at the Australian Open.

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Uzbekistan's Denis Istomin celebrates his win over Serbia's Novak Djokovic during their second round match at the Australian Open. (AP Photo/Aaron Favila)

Ed White: Kyle Edmund kicking himself as Novak Djokovic suffers shock defeat

Kyle Edmund will have been bitterly disappointed walking off court 13 shortly after 1pm local time, knowing his Australian Open challenge was over for another year.

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