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England cricketer drops into Leeds suburb for a game of tennis

An England cricketer visited a suburban Leeds sports club for a game of tennis this week.

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Tim Henman of Britain returns the ball to Juan Ignacio Chela of Argentina during their French Open quarter-final match at Roland Garros in  June 2004. Picture: AP/Michel Euler

Bygones: When red clay proved conducive to Tim Henman’s unexpected French Open bid

Mention Tim Henman and grand slam near misses and the response will probably feature Goran Ivanisevic and the English weather.

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DEFEATED: Britain's Kyle Edmund. Picture: Andrew Milligan/PA

Kyle Edmund joins Andy Murray in Rome exit after defeat to Juan Martin del Potro

Yorkshire’s Kyle Edmund followed world No 1 Andy Murray out of the Internazionali BNL d’Italia after a straight-sets defeat against Juan Martin del Potro in Rome.

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Andy Murray.

Murray’s recuperation gathers pace as he edges out rising star Copil in Madrid

Andy Murray secured his place in the third round of the Madrid Open with a 6-4 6-3 win over Marius Copil.

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Maria Sharapova

Sharapova will have to wait to see if she is handed chance for crack at £2.2m prize

Maria Sharapova will not discover if she is to be awarded a Wimbledon wild-card until after a meeting on June 20, according to the All England Club’s chairman, Philip Brook.

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Ilie Nastase in the Royal Box at Wimbledon

Foul-mouthed tirade results in Nastase being banned from Wimbledon guest list

Former Wimbledon finalist 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 Great Britain.

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Beverley's Kyle Edmund has lost three of his last four matches

Kyle Edmund falls to shock defeat to Portuguese qualifier Joao Domingues at Estoril Open

Kyle Edmund bowed out of the Millennium Estoril Open in Portugal after a surprising first round defeat against home hopeful Joao Domingues.

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Luke Johnson.

Leeds tennis ace Johnson eyeing place in world’s top 100

Ranking points are vital to Luke Johnson but he’ll forego that to play tennis in his ‘own back yard’ in Leeds. Lee Sobot reports.

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Johanna Konta, of Britain, on her way to Miami Open success.

Konta triumphs in Miami Open

Johanna Konta became the first British woman to win the Miami Open with a 6-4 6-3 victory over Caroline Wozniacki.

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Beverley's Kyle Edmund.

Murray could be paying price for pursuit of world No 1 spot, fears Davis Cup captain

Leon Smith believes Andy Murray could be paying the price of his efforts to get to world No 1.

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Tennis fan threaten to 'rape and slaughter' Yorkshire tennis star Kyle Edmund

Tennis fan threaten to 'rape and slaughter' Yorkshire tennis star Kyle Edmund

Tennis star Kyle Edmund has shared vile abusive messages he received on social media.
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Kyle Edmund reaches for a shot against Novak Djokovic during their BNP Paribas Open second round clash in Indian Wells on Sunday. Picture: AP Photo/Mark J. Terrill

Yorkshire’s Kyle Edmund goes down fighting against Novak Djokovic in Indian Wells

NOVAK DJOKOVIC admitted he was given a tpough workout by Beverley’s Kyle Edmund before battling through to the third round of the BNP Paribas Open at Indian Wells.

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Joy and the pain: Vasek Pospisil, left, cant hide his delight after beating Britains Andy Murray in the second round of the BNP Paribas Open tournament  in Indian Wells. Picture:  AP.

Andy Murray is stunned by shock defeat to Vasek Pospisil

Beaten Andy Murray was at a loss to explain his Indian Wells woes after a shock second-round defeat against Canada’s Vasek Pospisil – part of a disappointing weekend all-round for British tennis.

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Kyle Edmund

Kyle Edmund sets up Novak Djokovic meeting at Indian Wells with brilliant win

Kyle Edmund eased into the second round of the BNP Paribas Open in California on Friday losing just four games.

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Andy Murray of Great Britain holds the trophy after he beats Fernando Verdasco of Spain during the final match of the Dubai Tennis Championships. (AP Photo/Kamran Jebreili)

Murray relief after claiming belated win

Andy Murray admitted to feeling a little bit of pressure as he overcame early nerves to beat Fernando Verdasco in the final of the Dubai Duty Free Tennis Championships.

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Quiz of the week including questions on Leicester City, Kyle Edmund, Sutton United and Thistlecrack

Quiz of the week: Test your knowledge of sport from the past seven days

It's been another busy week of sport with Ryan Sidebottom's retirement, pie-gate during Sutton United's FA Cup clash at Arsenal and the continued rise of Huddersfield Town.

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Umpire Arnaud Gabas, of France, holds his face after being hit by a ball hit in anger by Canada's Denis Shapovalov (Picture: Justin Tang/The Canadian Press via AP).

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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