Victoria Beckham and Samuel L Jackson: Wimbledon buddies. Photograph:  Matthew Stockman/Getty Images

Just when you reckoned there was no sporting life outside the World Cup, along comes Serbia v Switzerland at Wimbledon where, apparently, a tennis tou(...)

Novak Djokovic  celebrates defeating Roger Federer in their men’s singles final match at  Wimbledon. Photograph: Suzanne Plunkett/Reuters

Novak Djokovic denied Roger Federer his eighth Wimbledon title after five classic sets on Centre Court on Sunday. Djokovic, a winner here in 2011, won(...)

Novak Djokovic of Serbia celebrates defeating Grigor Dimitrov of Bulgaria in their men’s singles semi-final tennis match at  Wimbledon. Photograph: Facundo Arrizabalaga/Pool/Reuters

Novak Djokovic, who had to work harder than the other three semi-finalists to reach the closing weekend of Wimbledon, went into the trenches again on (...)

Stan Wawrinka of Switzerland in action during his victory over Denis Istomin of Uzbekistan in straight sets at Wimbledon. Phogo: Valdrin Xhemaj/EPA

One of the misunderstandings about sport is that opponents always compete under equal conditions. That understanding is housed in one of the great cli(...)

Novak Djokovic falls during his men’s singles match against Gilles Simon at the Wimbledon. Photograph: Stefan Wermuth/Reuters

Novak Djokovic made light of a shoulder-injury scare and several potentially-costly concentration lapses to coast to a straight-sets Wimbledon vict(...)

 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: is back smiling and playing well after his back surgery eight months ago.

Andy Murray is smiling – a lot and disconcertingly. He doesn’t get why people keep asking about it but there is no denying it is there, plastered all(...)

Andy Murray reacts after defeating Spain’s Fernando Verdasco in their fourth round match of the French Open at Roland Garros. Photograph: David Vincent/AP Photo

Andy Murray is in the quarter-finals of the French Open, a little tired, still reaching for his best game but ready for what should be a hugely entert(...)

 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(...)

Switzerland’s Roger Federer waves after defeating Argentina’s Diego Sebastian Schwartzman  at the Roland Garros stadium, in Paris, France yesterday.  Photograph: AP Photo/Darko Vojinovic

Novak Djokovic and Roger Federer showed the tennis world has not completely spun off its axis by moving smoothly into the third round.After Australian(...)