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Andy Murray admits injury is likely to keep him out of French Open after retiring in Italy

<b>Andy Murray has admitted he is a major doubt for the French Open after injury forced him to withdraw from his second round match at the Italian Open</b> …

Murray 'unlikely' to play in French Open due to injury

Andy Murray does not believe he will play in this year's French Open © Getty Images<p>Enlarge<p>Andy Murray believes it is "unlikely" he will play in this …

It wasn’t a very happy 26th birthday for Andy Murray on Wednesday after being forced to retire with a lower back injury which makes it unlikely that he will play in the French Open. For the full story go to http://www.bbc.co.uk/sport/0/tennis/22540156

Injured Andy Murray 'unlikely' to play in French Open Full story: http://gu.com/p/3fpm6 Photo: Alessandro Di Meo/EPA

http://www.tennis.co.uk/atp/murray_faces_fresh_injuy_battle_and_possible_french_open_pullout_rss4165965.shtml World number two Andy Murray admitted Wednesday that he could miss the French Open after a long-term back injury forced him to quit the Rome Masters.

Djokovic crushes Dolgopolov in Rome

Novak Djokovic advanced for the loss of five game © AP<p>Enlarge<p><b>Novak Djokovic</b> made a serious statement of intent with a demolition of <b>Alexandr …

http://www.tennis.co.uk/atp/djokovic_breezes_into_rome_quarters_rss4168057.shtml World number one Novak Djokovic eased into the Rome Masters quarter-finals with a comfortable 6-1, 6-4 win over Ukrainian Alexandr Dolgopolov on Thursday.

Super Serena slays Cibulkova in Rome

Serena Williams was forced to withdraw from last year's Rome semi-finals due to a back injury © Getty Images<p>Enlarge<p><b>Serena Williams</b> looks to be in …

Nadal survives almighty scare in Rome

Rafael Nadal conceded nine break points © Getty Images<p>Enlarge<p>Reigning French Open champion <b>Rafael Nadal</b> nearly suffered a shock defeat little more …

Fluent Federer strolls past Simon

Roger Federer defeated Gilles Simon in 63 minutes © Getty Images<p>Enlarge<p><b>Roger Federer's</b> pursuit of a maiden final in 2013 will continue after he saw …

http://www.tennis.co.uk/wta/serena_storms_into_rome_quarters_rss4168738.shtml World number one Serena Williams comfortably made the quarter-finals with a 6-0, 6-1 mauling of Slovakia's 14th seed Dominika Cibulkova.

http://www.tennis.co.uk/atp/nadal_pushed_by_gulbis_in_rome_thriller_rss4169031.shtml Rafael Nadal narrowly avoided a stunning upset loss as the Spaniard rallied to beat Latvian qualifier Ernests Gulbis 1-6, 7-5, 6-4 on Thursday to reach the quarter-finals of the Rome Masters.

Berdych beats Djokovic as Nadal edges Ferrer

Novak Djokovic was two points away from the victory © AP<p>Enlarge<p><b>Novak Djokovic</b> crashed out of the Rome Masters after the world No. 1 suffered a 2-6 …

http://www.tennis.co.uk/wta/sharapova_pulls_out_of_rome_as_french_open_beckons_rss4172777.shtml Ailing Maria Sharapova said the thought of not recovering in time for the French Open had prompted her to pull out of the Rome Open before her quarter-final match on Friday.

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http://www.tennis.co.uk/atp/federer_overcomes_janowicz_to_make_rome_semis_rss4177677.shtml World number three Roger Federer overcame big-hitting Pole Jerzy Janowicz 6-4, 7-6 (7/2) on Friday to set up a Rome Masters semi-final with French upstart Benoit Paire.

Defending champion Rafael Nadal remained on course for the Rome Masters final after coming through a tough quarter-final against fellow Spaniard David Ferrer on Friday. http://www.tennis.co.uk/atp/nadal_ousts_ferrer_in_rome_slugfest_rss4175265.shtml

Nadal rolls into Rome final, set to face Federer

Rafael Nadal did not follow Novak Djokovic through the exit door © AP<p>Enlarge<p><b>Rafael Nadal</b> sealed his place in the final of the Rome Masters after the …

Great Shots: Maria Sharapova's Swinging Forehand Volley

<b>1. Sharapova stands sideways to the net with a wide base and her weight on her back foot.</b><p>Few players hit the swinging forehand volley as often, or as …

Sampras Forehand-Backhand Slow

How To: Hit a Forehand Approach

Back in the day when the game was much slower, slice and underspin were the first choices for approach shots. In today’s era of powerful racquets and …

Sport picture of the day: shadow tennis

Tennis Spot Owner Shares Advice on Choosing the Right Racket

Picking the right racket is crucial for both tennis pros and amateurs. Pete Oman, owner of The Tennis Spot on the Post Road, shares his advice when …

Djokovic, Federer win in Rome openers in straights

ROME -- Novak Djokovic and Roger Federer appear back on track after early losses in Madrid last week.<p>Top-ranked Djokovic quickly overcame an early …

Injured Murray: 'I would be very surprised if I was playing in Paris'

After retiring against Marcel Granollers in Rome with a back injury, world No. 2 Andy Murray tells reporters that he doubts he will be able to …

Product Profile: K-Swiss Calabasas

If tennis shoes can be equated to body armor, not every player wants theirs to be made of reinforced Kevlar. For one thing, all that protection, …

Murray retires in Rome; Nadal rolls past Fognini

ROME -- Back pain forced Andy Murray to retire midway through his second-round match at the Italian Open on Wednesday. He may have to sit out the …

Djokovic: Tennis takes conservative approach too often

World No. 1 Novak Djokovic weighs in as to whether Madrid and Rome should be allowed to become 10-day tournaments, similar to that of the Masters …