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Emma Raducanu of Britain reacts after defeating Maria Sakkari of Greece during their US Open semi-final at Flushing Meadows, New York. Photograph: Justin Lane/EPA

Over the past 20 years, as memories of Venus Williams, Serena Williams and Martina Hingis battling for glory in the final rounds of Grand Slam tournam(...)

 Ashleigh Barty of Australia reacts after winning her women’s final match against Karolina Pliskova  at the Wimbledon Championships. Photograph: Neil Hall/EPA

Evonne Goolagong Cawley sent “little sister” Ashleigh Barty a message ahead of the Wimbledon final telling her that “dreams do come true”. Fifty year(...)

 Aryna Sabalenka plays a shot  against Tunisia’s Ons Jabeur during her  women’s quarter-final victory at Wimbledon. Photograph: Adrian Dennis/AFP

Aryna Sabalenka was only 20 years old when she strode into the top 20 of the WTA rankings in 2018. In the time since, she has compiled 10 WTA titles, (...)

Australia’s Ashleigh Barty celebrates after beating Czech Republic’s Barbora Krejcikova during their women’s singles   match at Wimbledon.  Ben Stansall/AFP via Getty Images

There is something so simple and reassuring about the way Ash Barty goes about her business. The Australian is the favourite for the Wimbledon title, (...)

 Leo Borg of Sweden plays a forehand in his boys’ singles first round match against Marko Topo of Serbia at Wimbledon. Photograph: Clive Brunskill/Getty Images

Leo Borg’s dreams of following in the imposing footsteps of his legendary father got off to a quietly impressive start in front of 68 people on Court (...)

Switzerland’s Roger Federer during his win over Italy’s Lorenzo Sonego at Wimbledon. Photograph: Glyn Kirk/Getty Images

If there was more than a hint of vulnerability about Roger Federer when he began his campaign at this year’s Wimbledon, it is fading fast. The 39-year(...)

 Ons Jabeur returns to Spain’s Garbine Muguruza during the women’s singles third round match  at  The All England Tennis Club in Wimbledon. Photograph:  Adrian Dennis/AFP via Getty Images

Ons Jabeur defied a bout of sickness to knock out former champion Garbine Muguruza and reach the fourth round at Wimbledon for the first time. Jabeu(...)

Rafael Nadal is already concerned about next year’s Australian Open. Photograph:   Hector Vivas/Getty Images

Rafael Nadal believes the 2020 tennis season is “practically lost” due to the coronavirus pandemic. The ATP and WTA tours have already been severely(...)

If, as British PM Boris Johnson says, it takes at least three months for coronavirus to fade, the odds on Wimbledon going ahead in June are surely ‘slim to zero’. File photograph: Getty

The All England Club will decide at an emergency meeting next week if it is advisable or even viable to hold this year’s Wimbledon tournament, due to (...)

 The presence of former England captain Andrew Strauss and Aussie great Shane Warne lit the touch paper for Sky Sports coverage of the Cricket World Cup. Photograph: Lee Smith/Action Images via Reuters

The financial might of satellite broadcasters transcends all other considerations for the majority of sports. The superior viewing figures that terres(...)

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