Katie Bouter bounces back at Battle of the Brits but new doubts shroud Madrid

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There was entertainment and sunshine at home but continued uncertainty abroad as an unnamed player tested positive for Covid-19 in Sicily and the spread of the virus in northern Spain threatened the Madrid Open.

On the sixth day of the Battle of the Brits team event at the National Tennis Centre in Roehampton, meanwhile, Katie Boulter returned to her best on her 24th birthday, Kyle Edmund’s form stayed on its upward trajectory and Cameron Norrie, unbeaten all week, retired with “tight hips” for physiotherapy when 0-4 down against the British No 1, Dan Evans.

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