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(...)

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Tennis round-up: US Open champion Marin Cilic has withdrawn from the Australian Open because of a shoulder injury, the world number nine said on Satur(...)

Rafael Nadal of Spain during his second round defeat to  Feliciano Lopez of Spain at the Shanghai Tennis Masters in China. Photograph: Diego Azubel / EPA

An ailing Rafael Nadal added his name to the list of upsets at the Shanghai Masters after the Spaniard suffered a 6-3 7-6(6) loss to Feliciano Lopez i(...)

 Marin Cilic  serves during his men’s singles match against Novak Djokovic  at the  French Open in Paris. Photograph: Clive Brunskill/Getty Images

Roger Federer and Novak Djokovic ran into a spot of bother at the French Open, dropping a set each and needing over three hours to reach the fourth r(...)

Andy Murray stretches to play a shot during his Wimbledon semi-final against  Poland’s Jerzy Janowicz. Photograph: John Walton/PA

Andy Murray held his nerve to tame Jerzy Janowicz 6-7 (2) 6-4 6-4 6-3 on Friday and set up a Wimbledon final showdown against top seed Novak Djokovic.(...)

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  hits a return on his way to victory over Tommy Robredo of Spain in their third round men’s singles match at Wimbledon. Photograph: Eddie Keogh/Reuters

Andy Murray used to keep the lights on at Centre Court. He used to wring three and four hours out of five-set matches that should have taken two. But (...)