Russell Fuller

BBC tennis correspondent

Analysis and opinion from our tennis correspondent

About Russell

I started life as the BBC's tennis correspondent in the... Read more about Russell Fuller wake of Andy Murray's Wimbledon triumph, and will be reporting here on events at each of the four Grand Slams, as well as the best other stories as the circuit zigzags the globe.

I joined BBC Sport in the late 1990s, as a presenter on 5 live and the World Service, and have covered four Olympic Games, South Africa's 2010 World Cup, and more Open Championships than I care to remember.

McEnroe: Serena for US President

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John McEnroe has always been outspoken. He was outspoken on the court as a player and he's been consistently outspoken from the commentary box.

In an interview with the BBC, the 56-year-old American, who won seven Grand Slam singles titles, gave me his latest ideas for revitalising tennis and also talks politics and social welfare.

Will Watson reach her potential?

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"Right now, Heather is all business," Nick Bollettieri proclaimed.

The Heather Watson who first arrived as a 12-year-old at the Florida academy established by the veteran American coach is now at a career-high ranking of 38, and a multiple winner on the WTA Tour. The defensive-minded counterpuncher has convinced herself to take risks, and to construct points with more attacking ambition.

Murray team atmosphere 'wasn't good'

Read full article on Andy Murray happy with Amelie Mauresmo and new training team

Andy Murray has arrived in Melbourne in great shape and in great form, and with the memory of a very important conversation still fresh in his mind.

After a spirited run to qualify for last season's World Tour Finals, the year ended abjectly with a 6-0 6-1 defeat by Roger Federer in London. Murray had lost significant ground to both Federer and Novak Djokovic over the course of the year, but was determined to give his relationship with Amelie Mauresmo a chance to flourish.

Rising British pair keen to push on

Read full article on Australian Open: Kyle Edmund and Liam Broady chase success

Kyle Edmund and Liam Broady will enjoy one of the first perks of their rise into the world's top 200 this week, as they make their debuts in the qualifying event for the first Grand Slam of the year.

Three rounds of qualifying for the Australian Open begin in Melbourne on Wednesday.

Is new tennis league good for sport?

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The International Premier Tennis League stages its world premiere in Manila on Friday. The format is innovative and the cast list impressive, but will it prove to be in the long-term interests of the sport?

First, some details. The Manila Mavericks, the Singapore Slammers, the Indian Aces and the UAE Royals are the four teams involved.

Swiss win would be special - Federer

Read full article on Davis Cup: Roger Federer faces tough French test for missing title

Roger Federer has won 17 Grand Slam titles and spent 302 weeks as the world's number one player. His 995-match wins have yielded a total of 82 titles, of which six came at the World Tour Finals and another 23 at Masters Series level.

He became an Olympic champion in Beijing in 2008 - but has never won the Davis Cup with Switzerland.