Rafael Nadal has beaten Novak Djokovic in two of the last three French Open finals. Photograph: Patrick Kovarik/AFP Photo/Getty Images

Rafael Nadal could face world number one Novak Djokovic in quarter-finals of the French Open after the draw handed him the toughest of routes to a po(...)

Novak Djokovic serves the ball during the Italian Open. Photo: Claudio Onorati/EPA

  When Roger Federer said on the eve of his 39th match against Novak Djokovic, “He’s not Rafa Nadal”, he must have suspected his hubris wo(...)

Serena Williams’ 27-game unbeaten run came to an end after Petra Kvitova defeated the American in the Madrid Open semi-finals. Photo: Clive Brunskill/Getty Images

World number one Serena Williams’s 27-match unbeaten run ended with a 6-2 6-3 defeat by Petra Kvitova in the Madrid Open semi-finals on Friday.Czech K(...)

Winner of last year’s French Open Spain’s  Rafael Nadal. Photograph: Getty Images

Prize money at the French Open has been increased by €3 million to over €28 million, the French Tennis Federation has announced. The singles champions(...)

Serena Williams poses with the Daphne Akhurst Memorial Cup after winning the  Australian Open in Melbourne. Photograph: Thomas Peter/Reuters

‘It’s inconceivable to think that Maria Sharapova could lose to anybody 16 times in a row, it’s impossible,” the BBC’s John Lloyd told Sue Barker befo(...)

Serena Williams is  now just three grand slams short of Steffi Graf’s record after she beat Maria Shrapova in straight sets to win her sixth Australian Open title. (Photo by Clive Brunskill/Getty Images)

Serena Williams extended her winning streak against Maria Sharapova to 16 matches to claim a 19th grand slam title in the Australian Open on Saturday.(...)

Serena Williams is through to the Australian Open final, where she will play Maria Sharapova, after a straight sets win over Madison Keys(Photograph: William West/Getty Images)

Serena Williams overcame a spirited challenge from fellow American Madison Keys to become the oldest Australian Open finalist in the open era on Thurs(...)

Maria Sharapova of Russia celebrates after defeating Eugenie Bouchard of Canada in their quarterfinal match at the Australian Open. Photograph: Rob Griffith/AP

Maria Sharapova showcased all of her canny experience and brutal efficiency as she gave Eugenie Bouchard a 78-minute tennis lesson to advance to the A(...)

Eugenie Bouchard of Canada hits a return against Irina-Camelia Begu of Romania during  their women’s singles match at the  Australian Open  in Melbourne. Photograph: Mal Fairclough/AFP/Getty Images

Perfectionist Eugenie Bouchard revealed she had given herself a stern talking to after surviving a second-set collapse to book her place in the quarte(...)

Maria Sharapova of Russia in action against Zarina Diyas of Kazakhstan in their third round match at the Australian Open Grand Slam tennis tournament in Melbourne. Photograph: Barbara Walton/EPA

Maria Sharapova returned to form in the Australian Open with a commanding performance in the third round in Melbourne. Sharapova had to save two match(...)