Novak Djokovic secured his fifth Australian Open title with victory over Andy Murray on Sunday. Photograph: Mal Fairclough/AFP/Getty Images

Novak Djokovic was delighted to join the likes of Andre Agassi, Jimmy Connors and Ivan Lendl in winning his eighth Grand Slam title in the Australian (...)

 Novak Djokovic celebrates after victory in his men’s singles final  against Andy Murray at the Australian Open  in Melbourne. Photograph:  William West/AFP/Getty Images

It was with relief as much as elation that, after three hours and 39 minutes, Novak Djokovic raised his tired arms in celebration in the Rod Laver Are(...)

Serbia’s Novak Djokovic hits a return against Canada’s Milos Raonic during their men’s singles quarer-final match at the Australian Open in Melbourne. Photograph: Mal Fairclough/Getty Images

Dani Vallverdu has insisted Tomas Berdych will not have the edge over Andy Murray in today’s semi-final and also disagreed with Murray’s version of t(...)

Eugenie Bouchard: was invited to perform a twirl by a reporter in an interview on court following her straight sets victory over Kiki Bertenson at  the Australian Open. Photograph: Joe Castro/EPA

Eugenie Bouchard had no idea the man with the microphone in his hand and mischief in his heart would ask her to “do a little twirl” to show off her o(...)

Maria Sharapova of Russia reacts after beating  Ana Ivanovic of Serbia in the final of the Brisbane International. Photograph: Jason Reed/Reuters

Tennis round-up: US Open champion Marin Cilic has withdrawn from the Australian Open because of a shoulder injury, the world number nine said on Satur(...)

World number one Novak Djokovic ended Kei Nishikori’s impressive debut at the ATP World Tour Finals with a 6-1 3-6 6-0 semi-final victory at the O2 Ar(...)

 Andy Murray and  coach Amelie Mauresmo during a practice session at the Aegon Championships  at the Queen’s Club in west London last week. Photograph: Andrew Cowie/AFP/Getty Images

Andy Murray’s recent cold shoulder to tennis orthodoxy was not out of character. As a teenager he folded his tent in Britain to take his tennis to the(...)

Amelie Mauresmo has been appointed as Andy Murray’s new coach.  Photograph: Sean Dempsey/PA

Wimbledon champion Andy Murray has appointed Amelie Mauresmo as his new coach.The Scot split with former coach Ivan Lendl in March after a successful (...)

 Andy Murray  reacts during his men’s semi-final  against Rafael Nadal  at Roland Garros in Paris, France. Photo:  Matthew Stockman/Getty Images

Rafael Nadal walked all over Andy Murray in the blazing sun yesterday on his way to tomorrow’s final of the French Open, where he must beat Novak Djo(...)

Andy Murray: “I have very high expectations of myself. I put a lot of pressure on myself to play well at these events. These are the tournaments that drive me to train.” Photograph: Dan Istitene/Getty Images

At the start of this French Open, one name was consistently ignored in discussions about who might emerge as champion: Andy Murray. The Scot, s(...)