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Amazon has taken  to promoting its two-day event, which concludes Tuesday with a Taylor Swift concert. Photograph: Reuters/Mario Anzuoni/File photo

First it was bookshops, later retailers across the range felt the squeeze. Now, Amazon itself is beginning to feel the pressure of competition. Ahead(...)

Golden moment: Novak Djokovic after beating Roger Federer in an epic final. Photograph: Getty

Two match points in the fifth set that Roger Federer will never get back may well haunt him for some years. As the longest final match in Wimbledon hi(...)

 Roger Federer  celebrates his win over Matteo Berrettini  in their fourth round match at  Wimbledon.   Photogrraph: Epa/Nic Bothma

In his fourth round meeting with Matteo Berrettini, Roger Federer was averaging 14 seconds between points. One of the features the Italian was unable (...)

Roger Federer of Switzerland celebrates match point and victory after his men’s singles quarterfinal match against Milos Raonic on day nine of the Wimbledon Lawn Tennis Championships. Photo: Michael Steele/Getty Images

In March Novak Djokovic pulled out of the Miami Open, citing an elbow problem. That arrived after an uncannily similar announcement from Andy Murray 2(...)

USA’s Venus Williams in action against Kazakhstan’s Yaroslava Shvedova. Photograph: Tony O’Brien/Reuters

It took Venus Williams six minutes to hold her first service game against Kazakhstan’s Yaroslava Shvedova. She looked rickety and uncontrolled. A 36-y(...)

Canada’s Milos Raonic: A win over Sam Querrey would put him in a head-to-head with either Roger Federer or Marin Cilic for a place in Sunday’s final. Photograph: Adam Pretty/Getty Images

Milos Raonic is hoping his first Wimbledon title will come to him with the help of three-time winner John McEnroe. The commentator and seven-time Gra(...)

Marion Bartoli of France announces her retirement from  tennis during the Western & Southern Open  in Cincinnati, Ohio. Photograph:   Matthew Stockman/Getty Images

Former top tennis players Goran Ivanisevic and Guy Forget have urged Marion Bartoli to reconsider her shock decision to retire from the sport, saying (...)