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Novak Djokovic of Serbia leaves the court as he concedes the match to Stan Wawrinka. Photograph: Getty Images

Novak Djokovic was cruelly booed off the court at Arthur Ashe Stadium after a sore left shoulder forced his stunning retirement from Sunday night’s fo(...)

Coco  Gauff  arrives at Aorangi Park for a practice session at Wimbledon. ‘I don’t really believe in fate and destiny.’ Photograph: Clive Brunskill/Getty Images

Coco Gauff will change nothing when she meets Simona Halep on court one on Monday. The 15-year-old’s first run in Wimbledon still has the tournament g(...)

Serena Williams needed three sets to see off Kaja Juvan at Wimbledon. Photograph: Laurence Griffiths/Getty

Smitten by the 15-year-old American prodigy Coco Gauff in the opening burst of Wimbledon week and the misery of the older Williams sister Venus gettin(...)

 Ashleigh Barty: “It is always a goal to try and be the best. It’s ultimately why we train, why we compete and play, but for it to happen in this way has been amazing.” Photograph:  Shaun Botterill/Getty

Two years ago Australian Margaret Court came out with a view that would redefine her to the millions, who did not know of her record 24 Grand Slam win(...)

 Andy Murray  partnered  Feliciano Lopez  at  the Fever-Tree Championships at Queen’s Club. Photograph: Alex Pantling/Getty Images

Andy Murray has been inundated with offers to be his mixed doubles partner at Wimbledon after admitting he was struggling to find one. Murray made a (...)

Australia’s Ashleigh Barty celebrates winning the French Open. Photograph: Christophe Ena/AP

Ashleigh Barty crowned her comeback to tennis with a first grand slam singles title by beating Czech teenager Marketa Vondrousova at the French Open. (...)

Marketa Vondrousova of the Czech Republic celebrates winning her semi-final match against Britain’s Johanna Konta at the French Open in Paris. Photograph: Benoit Tessier/Reuters

No rain, no flowers, no regrets – that was the story of Johanna Konta’s exit from the French Open on Saturday, one step from the final and a slice of (...)

Serena Williams  reacts during her women’s singles third-round match against Sofia Kenin at the French Open. Photograph:  Philippe Lopez/AFP/Getty Images

Serena Williams’s quest for a record-equalling 24th Grand Slam singles title was put on hold on Saturday after the former world number one was knocked(...)

 Maria Sharapova makes a forehand return to Sweden’s Rebecca Peterson during their second round match at the Australian Open in Melbourne, Australia. Photograph: Aaron Favila/AP

Former Australian Open winner Maria Sharapova continued her marauding form by handing out a 6-2 6-1 thrashing to Sweden’s Rebecca Peterson  to se(...)

Serena Williams was eight weeks pregnant when she won her last Grand Slam at the 2017 Australian Open in Melbourne. Photograph: Saeed Khan/AFP/Getty Images

Serena Williams was eight weeks pregnant during her 2017 Australian Open triumph and while she has failed to add to her tally of 23 Grand Slam titles,(...)

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