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(...)

  Caroline Wozniacki: “She’s (Serena Williams) the greatest player to ever play the sport.”

Australian Open champion Caroline Wozniacki has called for 23-times Grand slam winner Serena Williams to be seeded at next month’s Wimbledon Champion(...)

 US Open champion Sloane Stephens pictured en route to her victory in the women’s singles in New York last September. Photograph: Tim Clayton/Corbis via Getty Images.

Amazon Prime Video has taken the exclusive rights to the US Open tennis tournament in the UK and Ireland from Eurosport, starting this autumn, in a de(...)

Sky blues: Amazon’s agreement to produce a documentary series that goes behind the scenes at Manchester City confirms that the US company has heard of more than American football.  Photograph: Oli Scarff/AFP/Getty

It is not a new rumour in the television industry that Amazon may seek to build its Prime Video business in this part of the world by entering the soc(...)

Croatian tennis umpire Denis Pitner officiated in ATP World Tour events despite being banned for two years for betting offences. Photograph: Getty

An umpire secretly banned for a year for betting offences by the tennis authorities was immediately allowed to work at some of the world’s biggest tou(...)