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Resilient Konta takes the positives despite infuriating Nottingham loss

ANGRY Johanna Konta refused to shake hands with umpire Paula Vieira Souza after a narrow loss to Ashleigh Barty in the final of the Nature Valley Open in Nottingham.

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Andy Murray Picture: Adam Davy/PA

Tough return to action at Queen’s for Andy Murray

ANDY MURRAY’S return to competitive tennis will be tougher than he may have hoped after being handed a Queen’s Club appointment with Nick Kyrgios.

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Judy Murray.

Leeds coach joins Judy Murray’s rallying call

A TENNIS coach from Leeds joined forces with one of the sport’s biggest names at the weekend in a bid to get more girls to pick up a racket.

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Rafael Nadal

Nadal extends his amazing record in Paris with eleventh French title

Rafael Nadal saved his best until last as he demolished Dominic Thiem to seal his 11th French Open title.

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TOP OF THE WORLD: Simona Halep with the trophy after her French Open women's singles final victory against Sloane Stephens. Picture: Tim Clayton/Corbis/Getty Images)

French Open (video): Popular Halep shows she has the right stuff when it matters most

Simona Halep will head to Wimbledon having finally put to bed doubts about her big-game temperament.

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Rafael Nadal returns a shot against Argentina's Juan Martin del Potro during their semi-final match at the French Open.

Del Potro unable to halt dominant Nadal

Rafael Nadal powered his way into the French Open final with a straight-sets win over Juan Martin del Potro.

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Spain's Rafael Nadal raises his arms in victory after defeating Germany's Maximilian Marterer in the fourth round of the French Open. Picture: AP/Alessandra Tarantino.

French Open: Paris favourite Nadal overcomes slight stumble to mantain march to 11th title

Rafael Nadal moved another step closer to his 11th French Open title after a straight-sets win over Maximilian Marterer.

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Tennis star Alexander Zverev fails to understand journalist's Yorkshire accent in hilarious French Open interview

Tennis star Alexander Zverev fails to understand journalist's Yorkshire accent in hilarious French Open interview

A German tennis player declared his love for the Yorkshire accent after struggling to understand a journalist's questions during a press conference.
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UP AND RUNNING: Yorkshire's Kyle Edmund hits a return to Australia's Alex de Minaur during their first round match at the French Open. Picture: AP/Christophe Ena.

French Open: Kyle Edmund pleased with his Paris execution

BEVERLEY’S Kyle Edmund roared into the second round of the French Open as he brushed aside Australian youngster Alex De Minaur.

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Yorkshire's Kyle Edmund has reached the quarter-finals of the Madrid Open. PIC: AP Photo/Paul White

Madrid Open: Straight-sets win eases Edmund into quarter-finals

BEVERLEY’S Kyle Edmund followed up his win over Novak Djokovic by beating David Goffin in straight sets to move into the quarter-finals of the Madrid Open.

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Kyle Edmund celebrates after beating Novak Djokovic 6-3, 2-6, 6-3 during the Madrid Open Picture: AP/Paul White

Kyle Edmund claims huge scalp after beating Novak Djokovic in Madrid

Britain’s Kyle Edmund secured one of the biggest wins of his career by beating former world No 1 Novak Djokovic in the second round of the Madrid Open.

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Leeds-born Josh Warrington will attempt to take the IBF World Featherweight title from Lee Selby at Elland Road on Saturday 19 May and become the city's first boxing world champion

From boxing to triathlon: 10 sporting events to get geared up for in Yorkshire in the coming months

As the region prepares to welcome a flurry of cyclists this week for the fourth instalment of the Tour de Yorkshire, it marks the start of a spectacular sporting season in Yorkshire.
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Kyle Edmund.

Yorkshire tennis star Edmund ends Murray’s 12-year reign as British No 1

Andy Murray’s near 12-year reign as British number one has come to an end, with Kyle Edmund taking over the mantle.

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Denmark's Caroline Wozniacki celebrates winning a point while playing Simona Halep on Saturday.  Picture: AP/Dita Alangkara

Australian Open: Double joy for Caroline Wozniacki after landing first grand slam

Caroline Wozniacki’s father told her he would not care if she worked in a supermarket before she went out and won her first grand slam title to become world No 1.

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STAR MAN: Switzerland's Roger Federer holds his trophy up after defeating Croatia's Marin Cilic in the men's singles final at the Australian Open. Picture: AP/Vincent Thian

Australian Open: Roger Federer keeps his cool in Melbourne to lift 20th grand slam title

Emotions spilled out of Roger Federer after he quelled Marin Cilic’s fightback to win his 20th grand slam title at the Australian Open.

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DENIED: Kyle Edmund makes a backhand return to Marin Cilic in their Melbourne semi-final. Picture: AP/Dita Alangkara

Australian Open: Proud Kyle Edmund determined to go deeper in grand slams

KYLE EDMUND has the grand slam bug and is determined his taste of the big time will not be his last.

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NOT TO BE: Kyle Edmund, on his way to defeat against Marin Cilic on Thursday in Melbourne. Picture: AP/Andy Brownbill

Kyle Edmund’s Australian Open dream over after straight sets loss to Marin Cilic

KYLE EDMUND’S brilliant Australian Open run was ended by a straight-sets loss to Marin Cilic in the semi-finals.

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Into the last four: Switzerland's Roger Federer.

Australian Open: Victorious Roger Federer delighted for Kyle Edmund

Roger Federer is happy to see Kyle Edmund and Chung Hyeon make their breakthroughs at the Australian Open to bring fresh blood to the sport.

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Into last four: Britain's Kyle Edmund.

Nick Westby: Hard work enables fearless Kyle Edmund to reap his deserved rewards in Melbourne

Quarter-finals day in the first grand slam of the year was supposed to be where the journey ended.

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Denmark's Caroline Wozniacki hits a backhand return to Spain's Carla Suarez Navarro during their Australian Open quarter-final. Picture: AP/Vincent Thian

Australian Open: Wozniacki stays cool to book semi-final date with Mertens

Caroline Wozniacki is two matches away from a first grand slam title after defeating Carla Suarez Navarro 6-0 6-7 (3/7) 6-2 in the quarter-finals of the Australian Open.

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