Andy Murray is through to the second round of the US Open after he saw off Australia’s Nick Kyrgios in straight sets at Flushing Meadows. Photograph: Afp

Andy Murray goes through, Nick Kyrgios goes down – but their hugely anticipated encounter on the second evening of the 2015 US Open, won in four don’t(...)

Serena Willimas ahead of the start of the US Open which begins on Monday. Photograph: EPA

Should Serena Williams complete a calendar Grand Slam in the US Open, which begins today, consideration as the greatest player in the history of women(...)

Roger Federer shakes hands with Novak Djokovic after defeating him in two sets to win the mens singles final at the Western & Southern Open at the Linder Family Tennis Center in Cincinnati, Ohio. Photo: Rob Carr/Getty Images

Novak Djokovic slid from outright favourite for the US Open to worryingly vulnerable contender in an hour and a half here on Sunday as Roger Federer c(...)

Novak Djokovic (R) beat Roger Federer in four sets in the men’s final of the Wimbledon Championships Photograph: Facundo Arrizabalaga/EPA

Few could resist being drawn to the immaculate Novak Djokovic, who yesterday turned a tight match his way to win his third Wimbledon title. But many o(...)

Serena Williams plays a forehand against Maria Sharapova during the women’s singles semi-final at Wimbledon. Photograph: Julian Feeney/Getty Images.

The old adage of John McEnroe’s close friend, the late Vitas Gerulaitis, was a slim dream to cling to for Maria Sharapova to make it to another Wim(...)

Heather Watson argues a line call on day one of Wimbledon. Druing the match, she drew a €2,500 fine for a verbal obscenity. Photograph: PA

When the temperatures soar and the shots land a little long, when the scoreboard is turning over for only one player and life’s ambitions are being se(...)

 Bernard McGinley was buried in Athlone on Monday. Photograph: Colin Keegan, Collins Dublin.

PSNI detectives investigating the murder of Bernard McGinley (63) at a wedding in Newtownbutler, Co Fermanagh, last week have been granted additional (...)

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(...)

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(...)