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(...)

Novak Djokovic of Serbia signs autographs after winning against Andrey Kuznetsov of Russia in their second round match at the Australian Open Grand Slam tennis tournament in Melbourne. Photograph: Filip Singer/EPA

Novak Djokovic praised American Tim Smyczek’s act of sportsmanship in his second round marathon against Rafa Nadal as “greater than sport itself” at t(...)

Andy Murray: is back smiling and playing well after his back surgery eight months ago.

Andy Murray is smiling – a lot and disconcertingly. He doesn’t get why people keep asking about it but there is no denying it is there, plastered all(...)

Andy Murray reacts after defeating Spain’s Fernando Verdasco in their fourth round match of the French Open at Roland Garros. Photograph: David Vincent/AP Photo

Andy Murray is in the quarter-finals of the French Open, a little tired, still reaching for his best game but ready for what should be a hugely entert(...)

 Roger Federer reacts during his men’s singles match against Ernests Gulbis of Latvia on day eight of the French Open at Roland Garros. Photograph:  Matthew Stockman/Getty Images

If losing Roger Federer before the quarter-finals of a grand slam is no longer a shock, it remains a surprise to see him beaten by those he would cons(...)

Andy Murray celebrates winning his  singles match against Philipp Kohlschreiber at the French Open. Photograph: Vincent Kessler/Reuters

Andy Murray survived his fifth-set shoot-out with Philipp Kohlschreiber to reach the fourth round of the French Open.The Wimbledon champion returned t(...)

Andy Murray waves to the crowd as he leaves the court following his victory over Fernando Verdasco of Spain at Wimbledon. Photograph: Dennis Grombkowski/Getty Images

Andy Murray put the home fans through the wringer as he came back from two sets down to book a place in the Wimbledon semi-finals with an edgy 4-6 3-(...)

Andy Murray: will face Spain’s Fernando Verdasco today in the men’s quarter finals at Wimbledon. Photograph:Peter Macdiarmid/Getty Images

Jez Green, Andy Murray’s fitness coach, is an interesting man. Green believes Murray is a rugby player in tennis shorts, an outlier of an athlete who (...)

Seven-time champion Roger Federer of Switzerland was beaten in four sets by  Sergiy Stakhovsky of Ukraine. Photograph: Toby Melville/Reuters

Defending champion Roger Federer’s remarkable run of reaching 36 consecutive grand slam quarter-finals or better was ended in a shock second-round Wi(...)