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Yorkshire’s Kyle Edmund set to take centre stage in Andy Murray’s absence

Yorkshire's Kyle Edmund

  By Dec Campbell As Great Britain gets its Davis Cup campaign rolling against Canada this weekend, Yorkshire tennis fans will have a particular interest. Kyle Edmund, who was raised in Beverley, will face Vasek Pospisil, with Dan Evans taking on 17-year-old Denis Shapovalov. The doubles match will be contested between Jamie Murray and Dominic Inglot taking on Daniel Nestor […]

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Hard work pays off as Murray revels in reaching pinnacle of world tennis

World number 1 Andy Murray

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By Dec Campbell Andy Murray has had an eventful 2016, both on and off the court. And Saturday the 5th of November was a proud moment in British sporting history as Murray became the first ever British ATP world number one in tennis. In the process he defeated American John Isner to claim the Paris Masters and his 8th title […]

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Leeds schoolgirls scoop U19 national title at table tennis championship

Leeds schoolgirls scoop U19 national title at table tennis championship

by Lauren Wafer-Kiddle Four girls from a Leeds school have won a national table tennis title – the first in 20 years. Nicole Finn, 18, of Cookridge, Ellen Auty, 17, of Cookridge, Eden Philipott, 15, of Cookridge, and Sammy Parker, 15, of Horsforth, who all attend Horsforth School, travelled to Hinckley, Leicestershire on Saturday to compete at the Butterfly National School […]

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