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Alonso rumours turn absurd

Fernando Alonso

Rumours about Fernando Alonso's future direction in Formula 1 have crossed into the absurd following reports that he could switch to the struggling Lotus squad.



Great Britain's Tara Moore during the first round

British wild card Tara Moore registers first win at a grand slam event

Just call it the Marcus Willis effect. Tara Moore, a Briton ranked 227, won her first match at a grand slam event on Tuesday, a 6-3, 6-2 victory against Belgium’s Alison Van Uytvanck sending her into the second round here at the third time of asking. The 23-year-old repaid the faith shown by tournament organisers in giving her a wild card, with a fine performance to make it four Britons into round two.