Greece’s Stefanos Tsitsipas. Photograph:            Kena Betancur/AFP via Getty Images

Inordinately long toilets breaks or medical timeouts at critical moments could soon be a thing of the past in men’s tennis, with the ATP Tour planning(...)

Novak Djokovic  takes a break from the heat while playing against Marton Fucsovics of Hungary during their Day 2 match in New York. Photograph: Timothy A. Clary/AFP/Getty Images

A second day of stifling heat and humidity caused havoc at the US Open on Tuesday, prompting tournament organisers to implement special rules to provi(...)

Rafael Nadal of Spain with the championship trophy after he defeated Kevin Anderson of South Africa in the men’s singles finals at the US Open in Flushing Meadows. Photograph: Clive Brunskill/Getty Images

In three words, Rafael Nadal captured the essence of his tennis career and his life: “Very happy, no?” It was getting late at Flushing Meadows, a pla(...)

Petra Kvitova  returns the ball during her match against France’s Caroline Garcia. Photograph:  AFP /Timothy A Clary

Petra Kvitova has the fire in her eyes again. On a warm Friday morning on the Arthur Ashe court, she was back in her element, on the big stage her tal(...)

Angelique Kerber: favourite to beat Karolina Pliskova, even though she mysteriously lost her way in her last big final at the  Olympics. Photograph: Chris Trotman/Getty Images

Serena Williams is struggling with a leg injury that threatens to curtail her season as well as with darker forces that seem to be eating away at her(...)

 Serena Williams in action on Thursday in the  US Open Tennis Championships at the USTA National Tennis Center in Flushing Meadows, New York. The US Open runs until September 11th. Photograph: Daniel Murphy/Epa

The milestones continue to whizz past for Serena Williams, who is running out of records to break and history to rewrite as she approaches the busine(...)

Novak Djokovic  wins his tenth major  by beating Roger Federer 6-4, 5-7, 6-4, 6-4 in the final of the US Open. Photograph:  Clive Brunskill/Getty Images

Roger Federer was on a roll: a new service return, renewed confidence and 28 straight sets won coming into the US Open final. Once again, Novak Djokov(...)

 Mardy Fish  waves to the crowd after losing his final match  against Feliciano Lopez in the US Open at Flushing Meadows in New York. Photo:  Clive Brunskill/Getty Images

Mardy Fish said goodbye to professional tennis  at the US Open, bringing to an end a career that contained plenty of highs but which, with the(...)

Denmark’s Caroline Wozniacki celebrates defeating Italy’s Sara Errani to earn a semi-final meeting with China’s Peng Shuai at the US Open in New York. Photograph:  Shannon Stapleton/Reuters

On May 21st this year Rory McIlroy and Caroline Wozniacki announced the end of their engagement. On May 25th McIlroy played magnificent golf to win th(...)

Serena Williams, of the United States, reacts after a point against Kaia Kanepi, of Estonia, during the fourth round of the 2014 U.S. Open tennis tournament, Monday, Sept. 1, 2014, in New York. (AP Photo/Charles Krupa)

Andy Murray recorded his best win since lifting the Wimbledon trophy last year to set up a blockbuster US Open quarter-final against Novak Djokovic. M(...)

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