Andy Murray  speaks at a press conference at the 2015 Australian Open. After winning his semi-final match Murray spoke out against those who had criticised his decision to hire Amélie Mauresmo as a coach.   Photograph: Clive Brunskill/Getty Images

“Hopefully, one day people won’t look at gender when they hire a coach,” Martina Navratilova, all-round tennis legend and coach of Poland’s Agnieszka (...)

Novak Djokovic is through to the Australian Open final after beating Stan Wawrinka in five sets in their semi-final. (Photo by Scott Barbour/Getty Images)

Novak Djokovic will face Andy Murray in the final of the Australian Open for the third time in five years after edging another five-set encounter with(...)

Venus Williams  hits a return against  Agnieszka Radwanska during their  match at the  Australian Open in Melbourne. Photograph:  Mal Fairclough/AFP/Getty Images

Venus Williams will face a player she inspired to take up tennis after reaching her first Grand Slam quarter-final since 2010 in the Australian Open. (...)

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(...)

Serena Williams  signs autographs as she leaves the court after defeating Belgium’s Alison van Uytvanck in their first-round match at the Australian Open in Melbourne. Photograph: Carlos Barria/Reuters

Even as he confirms his favouritism for the 2015 Australian Open, Novak Djokovic continues to dance around the issue of his health. It was a curious (...)

Roger Federer persists and endures, which testifies to an extraordinary individual but also to an extraordinary fundamental talent. Photograph: Getty Images

It is 18 months since yours truly advised Roger Federer to chuck in tennis: past-it and embarrassing himself was the thrust of the piece, maybe even t(...)

 Andy Murray during his semi-final over Rafael Nadal of the Mubadala World Tennis Championship at Zayed Sport City on  in Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates. Photograph:  Francois Nel/Getty Images

Andy Murray picked up his first trophy of the season without having to play a match after Novak Djokovic withdrew ahead of their final in Abu Dhabi be(...)

Roger federer has had to withdraw from the ATP World Tour final against Novak Djokovic due to injury

Novak Djokovic won his third consecutive ATP World Tour Finals title on a walkover after Roger Federer pulled out ahead of the match.The world number (...)

Novak Djokovic added another processional victory to the lengthening list at the ATP World Tour Finals with a 6-2 6-2 demolition of subdued Czech Toma(...)

Switzerland’s Stanislas Wawrinka made the perfect start in the first Group A match of the ATP World Tour Finals photograph: Clive Brunskill/Getty Images

At the start of this long, long tennis season, Stanislas Wawrinka – or Stan, as he has subsequently become known in the official records – threaten(...)