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Root to 'take more responsibility' and bat at number three

England v Pakistan, first Test Date: 24-28 May Time: 11:00 BST Venue: Lord’s Coverage: Ball-by-ball Test Match Special commentary on BBC Radio 5 live sports extra, Radio 4 LW and the BBC Sport website. Live text commentary on the BBC ...

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Former number one Ko closes in on first win in two years

Mediheal Championship second-round leaderboard -11 L Ko (NZ); -10 J Korda (US); -8 M Lee (Aus); -6 M Uribe (Col), R O’Toole (US), M Jutanugarn (Tha), C Hull (Eng) Selected others:-4 S Feng (Chi); E B Law (Eng); +2 I ...

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China Open: World number 1,426 Jin Daxing takes first-round lead

China Open first-round leaderboard -8 D Jin (Chn); -7 M Wallace (Eng), N Bertasio (Ita); -6 A Bjork (Swe), S Vincent (Zim) Selected others: -5 S Jamieson (Sco); -3 J Smith (Eng), S Horsfield (Eng); -2 J Morrison (Eng). Leaderboard ...

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Lawn Tennis Association wants to double number of British female coaches

The Lawn Tennis Association says it wants to double the number of female tennis coaches in Britain to 1,600 in the next five years. The LTA, the governing body in Britain, outlined the plans at its Women’s Coach Conference in ...

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Monte Carlo Masters: Rafael Nadal stays world number one with final win over Kei Nishikori

Rafael Nadal beat Japan’s Kei Nishikori in straight sets in the final of the Monte Carlo Masters to retain his status as world number one. The 31-year-old Spaniard won 6-3 6-2 in 94 minutes to claim a record-extending 11th triumph ...

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Jared Donaldson: World number 51 confronts umpire on court after wrong decision

World number 51 Jared Donaldson confronted an umpire after disagreeing with a call made in his first-round defeat at the Monte Carlo Masters. While 6-3 3-2 down to Albert Ramos-Vinolas, the 21-year-old American became outraged when a serve by the ...

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Kyle Edmund: British number one beaten by Pablo Andujar in Marrakesh final

British number one Kyle Edmund lost his maiden ATP Tour final as he was beaten by Spain’s Pablo Andujar at the Grand Prix Hassan II in Marrakesh. Andujar, 32, a two-time former champion who has fallen to 355th in the ...

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Kyle Edmund: British number one into Marrakesh quarter-finals

British number one Kyle Edmund’s start to the clay-court season continued with a 6-2 6-4 victory over Moldova’s Radu Albot in the Grand Prix Hassan II. World number 26 and second seed Edmund, 23, won in an hour and a ...

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Kyle Edmund: British number one wins in 16 minutes as Jiri Vesely retires hurt

British number one Kyle Edmund’s first match of the clay-court season lasted only 16 minutes as Jiri Vesely retired. World number 26 Edmund, 23, was leading 5-0 in the first set of the first-round match in the Grand Prix Hassan ...

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Andy Murray: Former world number one to play Libema Open before Wimbledon

Two-time Wimbledon champion Andy Murray will play at the Libema Open in the Netherlands this June – his first event since hip surgery in January. The grass-court tournament in Rosmalen – formerly known as the Ricoh Open – will take ...

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