Russell Fuller

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.

GB Fed Cup

'GB loss a case of what might have been'

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The disappointment felt by Britain's Fed Cup team seems all the more crushing when you consider what might have been, had the final set of the final rubber gone the other way.

Japan's win in the decisive doubles in Kobe took them into the World Group, which, if all goes to plan, will next year consist of 16 teams fighting it out for the title.

Roger Federer

Who will win the Australian Open?

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The dawning of a new tennis season has in past years triggered lots of confident predictions - whether it be the continued domination of Serena Williams or, in most seasons, Roger Federer, Rafael Nadal and Novak Djokovic.

Last year's course of events, though, should give even the most brazen of futurologists food for thought.