Dustin Brown stunned Centre Court as he beat Rafael Nadal in four sets in the second round at Wimbledon. Photograph: Reuters
The Morning Sports Briefing
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  • July 3, 2015, 08:38

Silverstone gets underway. Sky Sports F1 8.45am, Setanta 9.55am. Tennis The third round starts at SW19(...)

Germany’s Dustin Brown on his way to defeating Rafael Nadal of Spain in their second round match at Wimbledon yesterday. Photograph: EPA

Six foot five inches, dread locks almost to his waist, a couple of rings punched through his ears and a tongue stud, Dustin Brown looked the least lik(...)

 Caroline Wozniacki celebrates a point against  Denisa Allertova  during their second round match at Wimbledon. Photograph: Andy Rain/EPA

On one side of court 12 where Caroline Wozniacki faced Denisa Allertova there was just a ribbon of seats two deep separating the players from the p(...)

Germany’s Dustin Brown celebrates winning a game against Spain’s Rafael Nadal during their men’s singles second round match at Wimbledon. Brown won the game 7-5, 3-6, 6-4, 6-3. Photograph:  Glyn Kirk/AFP/Getty Images

Rafael Nadal was knocked out of Wimbledon in the first week for the third time in four years, bamboozled by the wild but often brilliant game of quali(...)

Have you heard who is on The Irish Times Women’s Power List?

(...) is probably the greatest female tennis player ever. Sorry Martina. Currently knocking around the(...)

Andy Murray swept past Robin Haase and into the Wimbledon third round after a comprehensive 6-1 6-1 6-4 win. Photograph: Getty

(...) autographs, he said courtside, “I started very well, quickly. He started to play better tennis in the middle(...)

British number one Heather Watson has slammed the abuse she receives on social media. Photograph: Afp

The British No 1 tennis player Heather Watson has hit back at the “cowards” who have sent her death(...)

Novak Djokovic beat  Jarkko Nieminen in straight sets to reach the next round of Wimbledon. Photograph: Getty
The Morning Sports Briefing
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  • July 2, 2015, 08:33

PGA Tour, can he keep that run going at the Greenbrier Classic? Sky Sports 4 9pm Tennis Roger(...)

Britain’s Liam Broady took advantage of his wildcard at Wimbledon by winning his first round match against Marinko Matosevic, earning him about €64,000. Photograph: Shaun Botterill/Getty Images

Irish tennis players may not appear in grand slam events often but sometimes it is not always(...)

(...) recalls sliding down the banisters and playing tennis on the lawn with kids from nearby Finnstown House(...)