Two international tennis umpires have been secretly banned, while four others face being thrown out of the sport for life on charges of serious corrup(...)

Andy Murray watches as Novak Djokovic receives his trophy after winning the Australian Open. Photograph: AP Photo/Andrew Brownbill

Dublin v Kerry, not a bad fixture at all for Setanta to kick-start its 2016 National League coverage, and while you might initially have felt a pang o(...)

Novak Djokovic  consoles  Andy Murray  after winning their final match at the Australian Open in  Melbourne. Photograph: Brandon Malone/Reuters

Novak Djokovic is Australian Open champion for the sixth time, equalling Roy Emerson’s record, but it is unlikely he will be spending much time analys(...)

 Andy Murray of Britain plays a backhand in his semi final match against Milos Raonic of Canada at Melbourne Park. Photograph: Scott Barbour/Getty Images

If there is a tennis equivalent of hell, it surely is being dragged back to the scene of serial pain inflicted by a rival who is not only a week young(...)

Andy Murray celebrates after victory in his men’s singles semi-final match against Canada’s Milos Raonic on day twelve of the 2016 Australian Open. Photo: William West/Getty Images

It has been a week of anguish and struggle like no other in Andy Murray’s life. But a tortuous, five-set victory over Milos Raonic here on Friday nigh(...)

Novak Djokovic raced out of the blocks to beat Roger Federer in the Australian Open semi-final. Photograph: Reuters

Novak Djokovic goes into his sixth Australian Open final as mercurial as he is potent. He will surely start favourite because he always does, yet he c(...)

Milos Raonic will play Andy Murray in the Australian Open semi-finals after beating Gael Monfils in straight sets. Photograph: Getty

Canada’s Milos Raonic wants to lay to rest the ghost of his last grand slam semi-final exit at Wimbledon in 2014 by beating Andy Murray at the Austral(...)

Andy Murray is through to the Australian Open semi-finals after beating David Ferrer in four sets. Photograph: Epa

It was ugly, tense and thrilling – as with nearly every match between Andy Murray and David Ferrer – and for the 13th time the Scot prevailed, exhaust(...)

Andy Murray is through to the last eight of the Australian Open. Photograph: Afp

For the seventh year in a row, Andy Murray is in the quarter-finals of the Australian Open. As impressive as that number is, and as big a relief as wa(...)

Johanna Konta is the first British woman to reach the Australian Open quarter-finals since 1983. Photograph: Getty

Johanna Konta keeps chipping away at tennis history and a three-set victory over the tough Russian Ekaterina Makarova here on Monday evening put her a(...)