Serbia’s Novak Djokovic celebrates with the trophy after winning the Barclays ATP World Tour Finals against Switzerland’s Roger Federer. Photograph: Alex Morton/Reuters

Both finalists were history men but Novak Djokovic underlined that he has more of it in front of him than does Roger Federer when he beat the Swiss in(...)

Flavia Pennetta  kisses the US Open trophy after beating fellow Italian Roberta Vinci  in the US Open 2015 women’s single final. Photograph: Kena Betancur/AFP/Getty Images

Storm clouds were gathering overhead and the wind was kicking up as Flavia Pennetta and Roberta Vinci walked off the court together, having played the(...)

Roger Federer hits a return to Richard Gasquet during their quarter-final tie. Photograph: Adam Hunger/AP

It will remain an oddity in Stan Wawrinka’s life and career that, but for one person, he would have been remembered as the finest male tennis player S(...)

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(...)

Stan Wawrinka in action against Novak Djokovic  during the men’s final at the French Open  at Roland Garros in Paris. Photograph: Etienne Laurent/EPA

There were some people who looked at the draw for the 114th edition of the French Open more than a fortnight ago and imagined there was at least a re(...)

Stan Wawrinka of Switzerland poses with the trophy during the ceremony after winning the men’s final match against Novak Djokovic of Serbia at the French Open tennis tournament at the Roland Garros stadium in Paris Photo: Jean-Paul Pelissier/Reuters

Paris has a new King of Clay and, against all expectations, his name is not Novak Djokovic. Stanislas Wawrinka shocked the world No1 - and the tennis (...)

Czech Republic’s Lucie Safarova returns the ball to Serbia’s Ana Ivanovic during the women’s semi-finals at the  French  Open in Paris. Photo:  Dominique Faget/AFP/Getty Images

Lucie Safarova is through to the first Grand Slam final of her career as the Czech extended her remarkable run at the French Open with a surprise vict(...)

Serena Williams is through to the semi-finals of the French Open after a straight sets win over Sara Errani. Photograph: Afp

For a while on Wednesday, Serena Williams seemed ageless – and almost unfairly too powerful for her opponent, as she beat the Italian Sara Errani 6-1,(...)

Novak Djokovic trounced Rafael Nadal in straight sets to reach the French Open semi-finals. Photograph: Reuters

Surely none of their 43 previous encounters has been invested with the tension, significance and, ultimately, the pathos that Rafael Nadal and Novak D(...)

 An object was falling onto spectators in the stands as Jo-Wilfried Tsonga of France plays against Kei Nishikori of Japan during their quarterfinal match for the French Open tennis tournament at Roland Garros. Photo: EPA

Swirling winds caused mayhem and chaos at Roland Garros on Tuesday, with Jo Wilfried Tsonga and Stan Wawrinka emerging unscathed to set up a French O(...)