An aerial view of Roger Federer’s exhibition match against Alexander Zverev in the Plaza de Toros bullring in Mexico City during his South American tour last month. Photograph: Madla Hartz/EPA

Roger Federer admits he broke down with emotion during last month’s tour of Mexico and South America after rioting in the Colombian capital Bogota for(...)

Rafael Nadal after winning his match against Marin Cilic in the fourth round of the US Open in New York. Photograph: AP

Rafael Nadal came through his first stern examination at the US Open to move a step closer to a maiden Flushing Meadows meeting with Roger Federer. T(...)

Rafael Nadal is into the last-16 of the US Open. Photograph: Justin Lane/EPA

Rafael Nadal moved ominously into the last-16 at the US Open with a straight-sets win over Chung Hyeon. The Spanish second seed made light work of S(...)

Stefanos Tsitsipas: Currently ranked sixth in the world and seeded seven for Wimbledon, the 6ft4in Greek player is as elegant as he is powerful. Photograph:  Adam Pretty/Getty Images

No one was to know it. But when Lleyton Hewitt last yelled an audible obscenity on Centre Court, thumped his chest and screamed ‘Come on Rocky’, only (...)

 Germany’s Alexander Zverev slips at the net during his men’s singles quarter-final match against Novak Djokovic of Serbia at the French Open. Photograph: Clive Mason/Getty Images

Despite sending mighty serves crashing down from a great height, towering world number five Alexander Zverev could offer only momentary resistance to (...)

Novak Djokovic is into the French Open quarter-finals after a straight set victory over Jan-Lennard Struff. Photograph: Julian Finney/Getty

Novak Djokovic claimed his own piece of French Open history by reaching a 10th consecutive quarter-final at Roland Garros. Rafael Nadal dominates the(...)

Novak Djokovic  plays a volley during his third-round match with   Salvatore Caruso at the French Open. Photograph: Clive Brunskill/Getty Images

Top seed Novak Djokovic barely broke sweat as he coasted through the French Open third round 6-3 6-3 6-2 against Italian qualifier Salvatore Caruso. (...)

Croatia’s Ivo Karlovic reacts during his men’s singles first-round match against Spain’s Feliciano Lopez on day three of the French Open  in Paris. Photograph: Christophe Archambault/AFP/Getty Images

Forty-year-old Ivo Karlovic continued to defy the sands of time at the French Open. By beating Feliciano Lopez 7-6 (4) 7-5 6-7 (7) 7-5 in the opening (...)

Serbia’s Novak Djokovic in action  against France’s Jo-Wilfried Tsonga in the second round of the Australian Open at Melbourne Park on Thursday. Photograph: Lucy Nicholson/Reuters

Novak Djokovic is still the player to beat at this Australian Open. In a routine three-set workout against Jo-Wilfried Tsonga, the world number one lo(...)

Serbia’s Novak Djokovic hits a return against France’s Jo-Wilfried Tsonga during their men’s singles match on day four of the Australian Open  in Melbourne. Photograph:  David Gray/AFP/Getty Images

Novak Djokovic won a rematch of the 2008 Australian Open final against Jo-Wilfried Tsonga to set up a third-round clash with 19-year-old Denis Shapova(...)

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