MERCEDES driver Lewis Hamilton is building a commanding lead in Monaco, while Daniel Ricciardo is lapping solidly in the early stages. FOLLOW LIVE HERE.

    SAM Stosur has shunned the opportunity to celebrate a key Strasbourg International victory, instead rushing by train to Paris to prepare for the French Open.

    NICK Kyrgios has been earmarked by John McEnroe as a French Open wrecking ball ahead of a potential third-round clash with Andy Murray.

    THE Melbourne Rebels have failed in their mission to crack their first Super Rugby win on South African soil with a 31-15 loss to the Stormers at Newlands

    DANIEL Ricciardo showed improved pace to finish fourth in qualifying for the Monaco GP, with series leader Lewis Hamilton to start from pole position.

    Members' Dinner

    Mark Nicholas during his response to the toast to cricket at the 2009 Members' Dinner on December 11.