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,(...)

 Andy Murray in action against Facundo Arguello of Argentina on day two of the 2015 French Open at Roland Garros. Photograph: Clive Mason/Getty Images

Maria Sharapova got back in the groove at her happiest hunting ground while Andy Murray’s growing love of clay blossomed as both posted easy first-ro(...)

Serena Williams is through to the second round of the Australian Open after she beat Belgium’s Alison Van Uytvanck in straight sets. (Photograph: William WestGetty Images)

Serena Williams was dragged into a second set scrap by unheralded Belgian Alison Van Uytvanck but put down the minor threat with some powerful serving(...)

Rafael Nadal of Spain returns a shot in his men’s singles match against Dusan Lajovic of Serbia at the French Open in Paris. Photograph: Clive Brunskill/Getty Images

Defending champion Rafa Nadal dismantled unseeded Serbian Dusan Lajovic 6-1 6-2 6-1 to set up a French Open quarter-final clash with fellow Spaniard(...)

Li Na: “In my mind I didn’t have any idea how to play the match.” Photograph: EPA

Li Na helped set an unwanted record by crashing out in the first round at Roland Garros yesterday. Second seed Li’s 7-5 3-6 6-1 loss to Kristina Mlade(...)

 Maria Sharapova  in action against Christina McHale of the United States in their second round match during day four of the Mutua Madrid Open tennis tournament  in Madrid. Photo by Clive Brunskill/Getty Images

Maria Sharapova staged a late fightback to keep her winning streak on clay going in Madrid. The eighth seed won the title in Stuttgart two weeks ago (...)

Slovakia’s  Dominika Cibulkova  celebrates after she defeated Maria Sharapova in their fourth-round match at the Australian Open  in Melbourne. Photograph: Franck Robichon/EPA

Maria Sharapova joined Serena Williams in making an early exit from the Australian Open on Monday but defending champion Victoria Azarenka swept into (...)

Victoria Azarenka in action against Yvonne Meusburger during their third round match.

Victoria Azarenka and Sloane Stephens will do their talking on the court as they prepare to meet for the first time since last year’s infamous Austral(...)

 Australian Open winners Victoria Azarenka and Novak Djokovic arrive at the players draw to return their trophies. Photograph: Joe Castro/EPA

The hearts of the officials overseeing the draw ceremony for the Australian Open seemed to sink by the time they had read just the first two lines of (...)

Maria Sharapova, seen her celebrating the one year anniversary of Sugarpova, has pulled out of the US Open. Photograph:  Craig Barritt/Getty Images for Henri Bendel

Third-seeded Russian Maria Sharapova has pulled out of next week’s US Open due to a shoulder injury, tournament organisers said on Wednesday. The four(...)