Maria Sharapova of Russia slips during her women’s singles tennis match against Michelle Larcher De Brito of Portugal at the Wimbledon Tennis Championships. The third seed was knocked out 6-3 6-4. Photograph: Stefan Wermuth/Reuters

Wimbledon’s grass courts bore their teeth yesterday and turned the normally quiet tournament infirmary into a running score on who was falling out of (...)

John Isner receives treatment on a knee injury. He eventually had to concede his match against Adrian Mannarino of France at Wimbledon. Photograph: Toby Melville/Reuters

Wimbledon officials today insisted their courts had been prepared the same way as in previous years as the grass continued to claim victims. Seven pl(...)

Spain’s Rafael Nadal waves to the crowd after losing to Belgium’s Steve Darcis on day one of the Wimbledon Championships. Photograph: Dominic Lipinski/PA

His best results in 2013 have come on the Challenger circuit. He is ranked 135 in the world. He’d won just once at Wimbledon before. Yesterday he brou(...)

Roger Federer will begin the defence of his Wimbledon title against Romanian’s Victor Hanescu. Photograph:  Dominic Lipinski/PA

Roger Federer faces a tough road to another Wimbledon final after Friday’s draw threw Rafa Nadal and home favourite Andy Murray into the champion’s pa(...)