Rafael Nadal of Spain who beat Illya Marchenko (Ukraine) 6-3 6-4 and will face Serbia’s Novak Djokovic in the final of the  Qatar Open. Photograph: EPA

Britain were denied a place in the Hopman Cup final as Australia Green edged out France in a tense finish. The British team of Andy Murray and Heathe(...)

Serena Williams  in action during her match France’s  Caroline Garcia  at Wimbledon. Photograph: Stefan Wermuth/Reuters

Defending champion Serena Williams continued her march towards a sixth Wimbledon title with a routine 6-3 6-2 second-round win over French teenager Ca(...)

Serena Williams celebrates after defeating Mandy Minella of Luxembourg in their women’s singles tennis match at the Wimbledon Photograph: Eddie Keogh/Reuters

Serena Williams was able to turn her attention to on-court battles today as she won the first match of her Wimbledon defence with consummate ease agai(...)