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Laura Robson crashes out of Aegon Ilkley Trophy as Brit Jay Clarke collects biggest win of career

Former British No. 1 Laura Robson suffered a setback to her Wimbledon preparations as she crashed out of the Aegon Ilkley Trophy at the last 16 stage.

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Jurgen Melzer.

Challenger Tour: Star attractions drawn in as Ikley continues to dream ‘big’

Ilkley Lawn Tennis Club will welcome some of the world’s best players as it continues its emergence as one of Britain’s top tennis venues this week.

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Stan Wawrinka, left, consoles Andy Murray after beating him in their French Open semi-final in paris on Friday afternoon. Picture: AP Photo/David Vincent

WATCH - French Open: End of the line for Andy Murray as Stan Wawrinka gains revenge

STAN WAWRINKA exacted brutal revenge on Andy Murray to reach his second French Open final.

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Jurgen Melzer

Aegon Ilkley Trophy: Former Wimbledon doubles champion Jurgen Melzer confirmed in men's line up

Former world No. 8 and Wimbledon doubles champion Jurgen Melzer has been confirmed in the men's singles draw at the Aegon Ilkley Trophy later this month.
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Germany's Angelique Kerber

French Open: Angelique Kerber out in front of an open field for Paris title

With Serena Williams expecting her first child and the French Open organisers deciding against awarding Maria Sharapova a wild-card, Roland Garros is set to be an open affair in the women’s draw.

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England cricketer Alex Hales, left, poses with tennis coach Charlie Swallow

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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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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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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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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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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Heather Watson celebrates defeating home favourite Samantha Stosur.

Australian Open: Best yet by Heather Watson as she aims to manage tough tour schedule

Heather Watson finds peak motivation at the start of the season and she may have scored her best win of 2017 already after dumping Samantha Stosur out of the Australian Open.

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Andy Murray, during his match against Croatia's Marin Cilic in Cincinnati. Picture: AP/John Minchillo

Rest time for Andy Murray after his winning streak is brought to an end in Cincinnati

Andy Murray is ready to enjoy some well-earned downtime after his 22-match winning streak finally came to an end in Cincinnati.

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Great Britain's Andy Murray consoles Argentina's Juan Mart�n del Potro following victory in the men's singles final. Picture: Owen Humphreys/PA

Rio 2016: Andy Murray prevails for historic second gold after epic encounter with Juan Martin del Potro

ANDY MURRAY was tired and emotional but victorious after coming through one of the hardest matches of his career to write his name into Olympic history.

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Jessica Ennis

VOTE: Which Yorkshire athletes will medal at Rio 2016?

The Rio Olympics formally gets underway tonight as the hundreds of athletes parade around the Maracana for the opening ceremony.

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TENNIS: Wright’s treble triumph at club championships

TENNIS: Wright’s treble triumph at club championships

Jo Wright claimed a triple haul of titles at Chapel Allerton Lawn Tennis Club’s annual championships on Sunday.

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Rachel Rudd, nine, of Willow Primary Academy, pictured. Picture: Marie Caley NDFP Tennis MC 12

Leeds tennis courts open for free play on British Tennis Weekend

A Leeds tennis club is hoping sports fans inspired by Andy Murray’s second Wimbledon victory will pick up a racket again.

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Andy Murray drops his racket after the final point in his victory over Milos Raonic (Picture: Adam Davy/PA Wire).

Reginald Brace: Andy Murray’s Hammer House of Horror histrionics happily nowhere to be seen

After a rain blighted first week, Wimbledon blossomed into enthralling life with upsets, drama and ultimately two splendid champions with special reasons for acclaim: Andy Murray boosting British morale by regaining the men’s title he won in 2013 and the indestructible Serena Williams equalling Steffi Graf’s tally of 22 grand slam titles in the Open era.

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Wimbledon: I’m proud of how I cope with pressure at SW19, says Andy Murray

Andy Murray vowed to enjoy his second Wimbledon triumph after being crowned the king of Centre Court once again.

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Andy Murray celebrates during the men's singles final against Milos Raonic. Picture: PA.

Wimbledon: Andy Murray dominant against Milos Raonic as he seals second men’s singles title

ANDY MURRAY broke down in tears of joy after becoming Wimbledon champion for a second time.

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