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.

Judy Murray at Ilkley LTSC

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.

Roger Federer looks emotional following victory over Marin Cilic in the men's final at Wimbledon. Picture: Adam Davy/PA

Highlights: Emotional Federer seals place in history at Wimbledon

It almost had to be.

Roger Federer celebrates victory over Tomas Berdych. Picture: Gareth Fuller/PA

Wimbledon: History beckons once again for ‘excited’ Federer

Roger Federer has his sights set on making more history at Wimbledon and he could not be happier.

Wimbledon fans - playing tennis yourself is easier than you think

Wimbledon fans - playing tennis yourself is easier than you think

As a keen tennis fan, I’m all too aware that Wimbledon fortnight represents my best chance to convert casual fans to my favourite sport.
Spectator Joanne Price sports Wimbledon-themed hat on day three. PIC: PA

Photo gallery: Day three on and off court Wimbledon highlights

Check out this gallery of photos from day three of the 2017 Wimbledon Championships

The Dowses didn't see Adele at all and caught only a brief glimpse of Federer

Yorkshire couple short-changed after cancelled Adele gig and Wimbledon matches

A Yorkshire couple are ruing their ill fortune after they were caught up in a cancelled concert by popstar Adele and a 'day of farce' on Wimbledon's Centre Court.

Laura Robson serves during the Aegon Ilkley Tennis championship (Photo: Karen Ross)

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.

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.

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.

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.
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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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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