On a day of glorious sunshine, with the temperature reaching 36C, both Britons were under a cloud and lost within 90 minutes of the start of play Independent - Published Also reported by •BBC Local News •BBC News •BBC Sport
Former champion Maria Sharapova gave hapless Harriet Dart a 6-0 6-0 shellacking to fly into the second round of the Australian Open on Monday and had no words of comfort to offer the British qualifier.. Reuters - Published
Sentiment of course counts for little in the heat of sporting battle and Maria Sharapova didn't want to linger at the Australian Open when she faced Britain's Harriet Dart, especially in temperatures..
While Andy Murray’s impending departure sends a frisson of anxiety through British tennis, the GB singles contingent at this year’s Australian Open is the relatively healthy total of eight. MailOnline - Published
The 22-year-old Londoner continued her fine start to the season by recovering from a set down to beat 10th seed Ivana Jorovic 1-6 6-3 6-1 Independent - Published Also reported by •BBC Sport •BBC Local News •BBC News
MIKE DICKSON IN MELBOURNE: Britain's tennis players queued up to pay tribute to Murray on the day that Dan Evans and Harriet Dart boosted the GB contingent in the Australian Open. MailOnline - Published
MATTHEW LAMBERT ON CENTRE COURT: For the fourth year in a row there will be a British player in a Wimbledon final after mixed doubles success followed men’s doubles disappointment at SW19. MailOnline - Published
In recent years there has been a fair bit of hand-wringing and worry regarding the next generation of British tennis hopes.
While Andy Murray has pushed at the very top of the men’s game and.. City A.M. - Published
Watson is a two-time semi-finalist at Devonshire Park, including last year, and she will hope past success can inspire her to rediscover her best form ahead of Wimbledon. MailOnline - Published Also reported by •BBC News •BBC Local News