Novak Djokovic: “He is believed to be a perfectly pleasant character away from the court, bright, multilingual and a family man.” Photograph: Clive Brunskill/Getty Images

It has been quite touching really, this furrowed focus on why, despite securing a 10th Grand Slam title by once again beating Roger Federer in the US (...)

Britain’s Andy Murray with his team mates during the Davis Cup practice at the Emirates Arena, Glasgow. Photograph: Andrew Milligan/PA

Andy Murray has backed Dan Evans to handle the pressure of his unexpected Davis Cup opportunity. Evans was only called into the squad on Tuesday after(...)

Flavia Pennetta  kisses the US Open trophy after beating fellow Italian Roberta Vinci  in the US Open 2015 women’s single final. Photograph: Kena Betancur/AFP/Getty Images

Storm clouds were gathering overhead and the wind was kicking up as Flavia Pennetta and Roberta Vinci walked off the court together, having played the(...)

Roger Federer hits a return to Richard Gasquet during their quarter-final tie. Photograph: Adam Hunger/AP

It will remain an oddity in Stan Wawrinka’s life and career that, but for one person, he would have been remembered as the finest male tennis player S(...)

Stan Wawrinka will play Roger Federer in the semi-finals of the US Open after beating Kevin Anderson in straight sets. Photograph: Reuters

Stan Wawrinka beat the rain and big-hitting South African Kevin Anderson 6-4 6-4 6-0 on Wednesday to sweep into the U.S. Open semi-finals. Pushed off (...)

Kevin Anderson is through to the quarter-finals of the US Open after beating Andy Murray in four sets at Flushing Meadows. Photograph: Reuters

In a fractious, racket-smashing, sweaty old brawl of a tennis match, splintered with enough oaths to light up a late-night card game, Andy Murray soak(...)

Andy Murray is through to the fourth round of the US Open after a straight sets win over Thomaz Bellucci. Photograph: Afp

When the fans started streaming out of Arthur Ashe stadium on the fifth night of the US Open, they made the reasonable gamble that Rafael Nadal could (...)

Andy Murray recovered from two sets down to beat Andrea Mannarino in the second round of the US Open. Photograph: Reuters

When Andy Murray’s surge of eye-catching form deserted him for an hour and a half at Flushing Meadows, there were very few present who thought they wo(...)

Andy Murray is through to the second round of the US Open after he saw off Australia’s Nick Kyrgios in straight sets at Flushing Meadows. Photograph: Afp

Andy Murray goes through, Nick Kyrgios goes down – but their hugely anticipated encounter on the second evening of the 2015 US Open, won in four don’t(...)

Novak Djokovic returns a shot against Joao Souza, of Brazil, during the first round of the U.S. Open tennis tournament in New York. Photo: Matt Rourke/AP

World number one Novak Djokovic barely broke sweat as he dispatched Brazil’s Joao Souza for the loss of just three games in the US Open first round. D(...)