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Debutant Dimitrov graduates with final triumph

Grigor Dimitrov claimed the biggest title of his career by edging a three-set thriller with David Goffin to win the ATP Finals in London.

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Andy Murray.

Cautious Murray targets comeback in 2018 after frustrating injury lay-off

Andy Murray believes he will get back to his best after targeting a new year comeback from a hip injury.

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Kyle Edmund

Beverley's Kyle Edmund misses out on first ATP World Tour final at Erste Bank Open

British number three Kyle Edmund was left to rue a costly lapse in concentration as he lost out to France's Lucas Pouille in the semi-finals of the Erste Bank Open in Vienna.
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Beverley's Kyle Edmund was beaten by Croatian fourth seed Marin Cilic in the Shanghai Masters (Picture: Seth Wenig/AP).

Edmund bows to Cilic while Kyrgios quits after loss of set

BEVERLEY’S Kyle Edmund is out of the Shanghai Masters after losing to fourth seed Marin Cilic in the second round.

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Judy Murray: Cost of developing a young tennis player beyond average family

Judy Murray has called for better financial help for promising young British tennis players after revealing the sacrifices her family made to support her two sons’ careers.

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Judy Murray visits Yorkshire tennis club

Players at one of Yorkshire's largest tennis clubs were surprised to spot a celebrity of the game touring the courts this week.

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Rafael Nadal reacts after beating Kevin Anderson to win the US Open men's singles in New York. AP/Julie Jacobson

US Open: Hunger and passion sees Rafael Nadal’s appetite continue unabated

Rafael Nadal revealed his “love and passion” for the game helped him put a seal on a throwback year for men’s tennis at the US Open.

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Sloane Stephens, of the United States, holds up the championship trophy after beating Madison Keys, of the United States, in the women's singles final of the U.S. Open tennis tournament. (AP Photo/Julio Cortez)

Stephens cashes in with her sporting gesture

Sloane Stephens was ready to help Madison Keys drown her sorrows after beating her close friend to win the US Open title.

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SIDELINED: Andy Murray is unlikely to play again this season due to his ongoing hip injury. Picture: John Walton/PA.

Hip surgery ruled out as Andy Murray faces long spell on sidelines

Andy Murray has opted against surgery to repair his injured hip but is still unlikely to play again this year.

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Rafael Nadal waves to fans after winning his match against Alexandr Dolgopolov at the US Open in New York. Picture: AP/Jason Decrow.

US Open: Rafael Nadal eases into last eight as Karolina Pliskova hammers Brady

Rafael Nadal hit form at the US Open to stroll into the quarter-finals for the first time in four years.

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Kyle Edmund is worked on by a trainer during a medical time out.

Tearful Edmund forced to retire injured at US Open

Kyle Edmund’s US Open run ended in tears when he retired with a neck injury in the fourth set of his third-round match against Denis Shapovalov.

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Canada's Denis Shapovalov covers his head with a towel having been disqualified after accidentally hitting a ball into the face of umpire Arnaud Gabas in his Davis Cup match with Britain's Kyle Edmund (Picture: Justin Tang/The Canadian Press via AP).

Confident Edmund ready for battle with Shapovalov

BEVERLEY’S Kyle Edmund will renew his emerging rivalry with Canadian Denis Shapovalov tonight as he attempts to reach the fourth round of the US Open for a second successive year.

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Kyle Edmund: Only British player through to the third round.

US Open tennis: Kyle Edmund flying flag for Britain

YORKSHIRE’S Kyle Edmund carried the British flag alone into the third round of the singles at the US Open with another impressive victory.

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Yorkshire's Kyle Edmund celebrates beating Robin Haase at the US Open on Monday. Picture: AP/Michael Noble.

US Open: Kyle Edmund happy to wait for his chance to be Britain’s leading light

The US Open has provided an unexpected glimpse into the future for British tennis.

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Britain's Johanna Konta returns on her way to defeat against Aleksandra Krunic, of Serbia (Picture: (Frank Franklin II/AP).

US Open: Konta tumbles out but Edmund eases his way through

British No 1 Johanna Konta suffered a shock loss to Serbia’s Aleksandra Krunic in the opening round of the US Open.

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Johanna Konta returns a shot against Serbia's Aleksandra Kruni at Flushing Meadow, but she was to later suffer a shock first round defeat. Picture: AP/Frank Franklin II.

Johanna Konta sess US Open dream crumble after shock opening night defeat

JOHANNA KONTA suffered a shock loss to Serbia’s Aleksandra Krunic in the opening round of the US Open.

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SAFELY THROUGH: Kyle Edmund returns a shot from Robin Haase. Picture: AP/Michael Noble

Kyle Edmund opens US Open campaign in style at Flushing Meadows

KYLE EDMUND opened his US Open campaign in impressive fashion with a straight-sets first-round victory over seeded Dutchman Robin Haase.

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Andy Murray has withdrawn from the US Open due to an ongoing hip injury.

Murray’s withdrawal leaves Konta flying flag

emotional Andy Murray pulled out of the US Open after reluctantly concluding his ongoing hip problem would not allow him to do himself justice.

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Kyle Edmund in action at Eastbourne in the lead up to Wimbledon

Weekend Interview: Kyle Edmund all set to emerge from the shadow of Andy Murray

Kyle Edmund could walk through the middle of Leeds on a busy Saturday afternoon with a tennis bag slung over his shoulder and still not get recognised. Which, considering he is one of the sport’s hottest talents, is kind of strange.

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Easy win: Kyle Edmund.

Kyle Edmund warming up nicely for US Open

YORKSHIRE’S Kyle Edmund advanced into the second round of the Winston-Salem Open with a routine win over Italian Thomas Fabbiano.

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