Novak Djokovic  dances on the court with a fan after defeating Andreas Haider-Maurer of Austria during their US Open 2015 second round men’s singles match  in New York. Photo: Don Emmert/Getty Images

Novak Djokovic took a while to warm up against Austrian Andreas Haider-Maurer but shifted into gear to close out the first set and then raced to a 6-4(...)

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(...)

Novak Djokovic returns a shot against Joao Souza, of Brazil, during the first round of the U.S. Open tennis tournament in New York. Photo: Matt Rourke/AP

World number one Novak Djokovic barely broke sweat as he dispatched Brazil’s Joao Souza for the loss of just three games in the US Open first round. D(...)

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(...)

Andy Murray and Novak Djokovic during ceremonies following the men’s final at the Rogers Cup tennis tournament in Montreal. Photograph: Paul Chiasson /The Canadian Press via AP

Andy Murray recorded his first win over Novak Djokovic in more than two years on Sunday, beating the world number one 6-4 4-6 6-3 in the final of the(...)

No more telling your kids to eat more chicken nuggets if you want to run like Usain Bolt . The six-time Olympic gold medallist and fastest man on Eart(...)

USA player John McEnroe and non-playing captain Arthur Ashe prepare to take on Ireland at the RDS in the Davis Cup World Group game in 1983. Photograph: Billy Stickland/Inpho.

This weekend the AIG Irish Davis Cup team will play a Group II Europe/Africa relegation play-off match against their hosts South Africa at the Iren(...)

Novak Djokovic of Serbia celebrates beating Switzerland’s Roger Federer in the men’s singles final at Wimbledon. Photograph: EPA.

The one crushing disappointment about Wimbledon this year is that it ended, other than that it was a fortnight that bordered on the positively perfect(...)

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(...)

Roger Federer of Switzerland serves in his men’s singles semi-final match against Scotland’s Andy Murray at Wimbledon yesterday. Photograph: Julian Finney/Getty Images

Andy Murray came into his seventh Wimbledon semi-final looking like he was in the form of his life. Roger Federer arrived in the form of another life,(...)