Andy Murray reacts during a semifinal match against Roger Federer at the Western & Southern Open tennis tournament in Mason, Ohio. Federer won 6-4. 7-6 (6). Photo: John Minchillo/AP

Andy Murray has been drawn against the bad boy of tennis Nick Kyrgios in the first round of next week’s US Open. The Australian is currently fa(...)

Roger Federer shakes hands with Novak Djokovic after defeating him in two sets to win the mens singles final at the Western & Southern Open at the Linder Family Tennis Center in Cincinnati, Ohio. Photo: Rob Carr/Getty Images

Novak Djokovic slid from outright favourite for the US Open to worryingly vulnerable contender in an hour and a half here on Sunday as Roger Federer c(...)

Des Keogh as Nashee and Derry Power as Eamon

The Quiet Land Bewley’s Cafe Theatre, Dublin ***   This is no country for old men, such as Eamon and Nashee, in Malachy McKe(...)

Andy Murray and Novak Djokovic during ceremonies following the men’s final at the Rogers Cup tennis tournament in Montreal. Photograph: Paul Chiasson /The Canadian Press via AP

Andy Murray recorded his first win over Novak Djokovic in more than two years on Sunday, beating the world number one 6-4 4-6 6-3 in the final of the(...)

Novak Djokovic (R) beat Roger Federer in four sets in the men’s final of the Wimbledon Championships Photograph: Facundo Arrizabalaga/EPA

Few could resist being drawn to the immaculate Novak Djokovic, who yesterday turned a tight match his way to win his third Wimbledon title. But many o(...)

Roger Federer of Switzerland serves in his men’s singles semi-final match against Scotland’s Andy Murray at Wimbledon yesterday. Photograph: Julian Finney/Getty Images

Andy Murray came into his seventh Wimbledon semi-final looking like he was in the form of his life. Roger Federer arrived in the form of another life,(...)

Switzerland’s Roger Federer returns to Britain’s Andy Murray during their men’s semi-final match at  Wimbledon. Photograph: Adrian Dennis/AFP/Getty Images

For Andy Murray, the struggle is everything, from the training blocks to the grand stages of tennis in New York, Melbourne, Paris and Wimbledon. Rarel(...)

Roger Federer has won his last three matches against Andy Murray. Photograph:  Shaun Botterill/Getty Images

The local hope against the greatest player in history on one side and on the other, the world number one against a veteran who is hoping to become (...)

Richard Gasquet celebrates victory over Stan Wawrinka with a well-deserved rest. Photoraph: Jonathan Brady/PA Wire.

A couple of rain delays broke up a sweet afternoon for Andy Murray. By the time the clouds had blown and the Centre Court roof was closed, it took the(...)

France’s Richard Gasquet returns to Switzerland’s Stan Wawrinka during their men’s quarter-finals match at Wimbledon. Photograph:  Adrian Dennis/AFP/Getty Images

Richard Gasquet sent French Open champion Stan Wawrinka flying out of Wimbledon on Wednesday, winning the battle of the slingshot backhands 6-4 4-6 3-(...)