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Mark Petchey: Winning this one would be bigger than Wimbledon... Davis Cup can be Andy Murray's greatest achievement yet

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‘Without Andy, British tennis would be in the abyss. When he goes? It’s a gaping hole, isn’t it?’ If Mark Petchey would hardly claim to be unique in holding this view, he deserves some credit for putting it bluntly.

'I had a first hit with Andy and thought "he's good for five!"' Great Britain captain Leon Smith recalls Murray memories ahead of Davis Cup final against Belgium

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It is an unlikely tale from a remote outpost of the sport, and while the story of how the Murrays emerged from Dunblane is much told, that of Smith’s involvement with them is unfamiliar.

Kyle Edmund poised to make Davis Cup debut for Great Britain in Belgium final

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Andy Murray had a lengthy sparring session with James Ward, but the expectation is that captain Leon Smith will stick with his original intention to give 20-year-old Edmund his debut.

Boris Becker: Roger Federer’s 2006 Season Was Better Than Novak Djokovic’s 2015!

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Who had the better season, Roger Federer in 2006 or Novak Djokovic in 2015? Djokovic's coach Boris Becker said Federer in 2006.

Andy Murray ramps up Davis Cup final training as captain Leon Smith hails impact of brother Jamie in Great Britain success

Leon Smith's side take on Belgium in Ghent over the weekend as Andy Murray and co stepped up their preparations on the red clay. Smith claims Jamie's efforts for Great Britain have been 'unbelievable.'

Andy Murray leads Great Britain into Davis Cup battle... but what was it like the last time they reached the final in 1978?

Great Britain are preparing to take on Belgium in the Davis Cup final. The last time they reached the showpiece event in team tennis the players were using wooden rackets out in the desert in 1978...

Belgian coach Julien Hoferlin in hospital after operation to remove brain tumour ahead of Davis Cup final

Instead of being a key member of Belgium's bench this weekend, Julien Hoferlin is in hospital after a major operation two weeks ago to remove a recently diagnosed brain tumour.

Britain's Davis Cup final singles line-up still up in the air with James Ward and Kyle Edmund facing nervous wait in Belgium 

The wait goes on for James Ward and Kyle Edmund as captain Leon Smith mulls over who to choose as his second singles player for the Davis Cup final against Belgium.

Andy Murray's a winner. That's why you want him on your side - in the Davis Cup final or a pub quiz!

MARTIN SAMUEL: The British team joke and laugh and make fun of each other in front of the cameras, but with Andy Murray that competitive edge always simmers beneath the surface.

Why Novak Djokovic's Competition Will Get Stiffer in the 2016 Season

Novak Djokovic ended his 2015 season the same way he began: No. 1 and in charge. However, the recent round-robin competition at the ATP World Tour Finals in London produced results that forecasts stiffer competition for Djokovic in 2016. Djokovic finished 2015 with an 82-6 record. Show More Summary

20 Million Dollar Man Novak Djokovic Made More Prize Money In 2015 Than Andy Roddick Made In His Career

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Novak Djokovic made more prize money this year than former greats like Ivan Lendl, Andy Roddick and Stefan Edberg made in their entire careers!

Novak Djokovic Goes Into 2016 Tied With Both Roger Federer (22-22) And Rafael Nadal (23-23) In H2H Meetings

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Novak Djokovic is tied poised to take head-to-head leads against his rivals Roger Federer and Rafael Nadal.

Andy Murray urges British fans to defy security fears and head to Ghent to support team in Davis Cup final against Belgium 

MIKE DICKSON IN GHENT: Andy Murray expressed the hope that British fans wavering over whether to make the journey to Ghent would swallow their security fears and get behind the team.

Is Novak Djokovic's 2015 Season the Greatest in Men's Tennis History?

If there was any doubt prior to 2015 that Novak Djokovic is one of the all-time legends of the game, look no further than this past year, which might go down as the greatest season in men’s tennis history. Fresh off capturing his fourth consecutive World Tour Finals championship, the World No. Show More Summary

Leon Smith was a wildcard but he has a touch of Sir Clive Woodward about him

MIKE DICKSON: Great Britain’s run to the final of the Davis Cup has spawned some unlikely winners, perhaps none more so than former Lawn Tennis Association chief executive Roger Draper.

Davis Cup star Buster Mottram was Great Britain's linchpin just like Andy Murray

Great Britain’s Davis Cup team arrived in Ghent on Monday but Buster Mottram, the key player the last time GB reached the final against the United States in 1978, will not be there.

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