Novak Djokovic was quick to praise both Branislav Ivanovic and Nemanja Matic on the Europa League final appearance last night.
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Andy Murray is out of the French Open.
If Roger Federer's collapse against Rafael Nadal in the Rome Masters on Sunday was to be the last time they meet in a final, it should not sour the memory of the 19 that went before.
Virginie Razzano, who lost her fiancé and coach Stephane Vidal to a brain tumour a year ago, last night was the unheralded star of the biggest upset in women's tennis in at least a decade as she bundled Serena Williams out of the French Open in the first round.
While Great Britain would dearly love to have Andy Murray leading their Davis Cup challenge against Russia in Coventry this weekend, the Scot, who is resting in Miami, has turned his attention further east, as his management team make a major push into the biggest untapped market in sport.