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No special treatment - Federer

Roger Federer does not expect any special treatment on the ATP World Tour

Roger Federer insists top players should not be given special treatment after Rafael Nadal requested to be given a break from umpire Carlos Bernardes at the French Open.

Ferdinand and Barton released

Joey Barton is one of half-a-dozen players released by QPR

Joey Barton, Rio Ferdinand and Bobby Zamora are among six players released by QPR following their relegation from the Premier League.

McIlroy looking to enjoy Irish Open

Rory McIlroy will look to bounce back from a missed cut at Wentworth on home soil this week

A refreshed Rory McIlroy wants to get back to winning ways at this week's Dubai Duty Free Irish Open, but has revealed he will not make a penny if he does.

Courier demands aggressive Murray

Andy Murray, pictured, plays Portugal's Joao Sousa in the second round of the French Open

Andy Murray will have to throw caution to the wind and attack if he wants to win his first French Open title this year, according to two-time champion Jim Courier.

Ings unsure of future

The race for the signature of out-of-contract Burnley striker Danny Ings is hotting up

In-demand striker Danny Ings insists his future remains "up in the air" as the race intensifies for the England Under-21 international.

Napoli deny Benitez announcement

Napoli will not accept questions about Rafael Benitez's future at their next press conference

Napoli insist a hastily-scheduled press conference has not been organised to confirm the departure of head coach Rafael Benitez for Real Madrid.

Venus fined for skipping presser

Venus Williams, pictured, lost to fellow American Sloane Stephens in the French Open first round

Venus Williams has been handed a 3,000 US dollars fine for skipping a press conference following her first-round defeat at the French Open, the International Tennis Federation has announced.

Gatland focus on Davies' career

Wales centre Jonathan Davies is facing around six months on the sidelines

Wales head coach Warren Gatland has put an emphasis on centre Jonathan Davies' "long-term career" after the Clermont Auvergne star suffered World Cup heartache.

Mourinho mocks Chelsea critics

Chelsea manager Jose Mourinho has mocked those who favour style over substance at the club's end of season awards dinner

Jose Mourinho has mocked the critics of Chelsea's substance over style approach with a tongue-in-cheek speech at the club's end of season awards dinner.

Howe is LMA manager of the year

Eddie Howe has been named the LMA manager of the year

Eddie Howe has been named Manager of the Year by the League Managers Association after guiding Bournemouth to the top flight while Jose Mourinho was named Premier League manager of the year on Tuesday evening.

Nadal and Djokovic advance

Rafael Nadal already has nine French Open titles to his name

Rafael Nadal and Novak Djokovic moved one step closer to a mouthwatering French Open quarter-final on Tuesday after both players won their first round matches in straight sets.

Bouchard crashes out

Eugenie Bouchard is out of the French Open

Sixth seed Eugenie Bouchard crashed out of the French Open in the first round on Tuesday but Serena Williams and Petra Kvitova are both through.