Germany’s Sabine Lisicki celebrates a point against Poland’s Agnieszka Radwanska during their semi-final clash at Wimbledon. Photograph: Adam Davy/PA

Marion Bartoli’s charm offensive yesterday may be too late to replace Sabine Lisicki for the lion’s share of support as the German appears to have alr(...)

Serena Williams during her fourth round defeat yesterday to Sabine Lisicki of Germany on day seven of the Wimbledon Championships. Photograph: Mike Hewitt/Getty Images

No one yesterday prepared to write the obituary of Serena Williams, least of all herself. At 31, the same age as Roger Federer, Williams’ fourth round(...)

Serena Williams, uncharacteristically, has shown no blips, kinks or wefts in her Wimbledon story so far.

If last week there was a sense of genuflecting to Novak Djokovic, Andy Murray and especially Laura Robson, this week is when the vengeful god of Centr(...)

Laura Robson  hits a return to Mariana Duque-Marino of Colombia during their women’s singles tennis match at the Wimbledon Tennis Championships. Photograph: Stefan Wermuth /Reuters

Laura Robson can thank Andy Murray for shouldering the lion’s share of expectation. As the more celebrated names have fallen, Murray’s chances of meet(...)