Novak Djokovic is through to the last 16 of the Australian Open after he beat Fernando Verdasco in straight sets. (Photograph: Mark Kolbe/Getty Images)

Not even the distraction of a spectator proposing to his girlfriend could prevent top seed Novak Djokovic from easing into the last 16 of the Australi(...)

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(...)