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Matt Jones returns after missing tournament last year

After having to make the gut-wrenching decision to miss defending his Australian Open title last year, 2015 champion Matt Jones will return for this year’s event with one thought on…

Murray is a prospect for British tennis

After her breakthrough at the Australian Open, where she reached the first Grand Slam semi-final of her career, Konta would end the summer as the first British woman since Jo…

Suzuki not ready to retire

After appearing in 143 games last season, hitting .291 while collecting 95 hits in 327 at-bats, Ichiro will have a more limited role this season with the Marlins. He was…

Tennis at Indian Wells

In March, ESPN has extensive coverage of tennis’ two biggest tournaments outside the four Majors the BNP Paribas Open from Indian Wells, Calif., and the Miami Open presented by Itau,…

Novak Djokovic stressed from Tour

Djokovic was the world No 2 behind Rafael Nadal when he signed Becker as his coach before the 2014 Australian Open. Uncertainty abounds, however, and Becker had to downplay rumours…

Garrison and McNeil from Houston to Center Court

A few years later, Wilkerson phoned the tennis writer at the Houston Post and invited him to visit the courts to take a look, saying, “I promise I’ve got a…