Czech Republic’s Barbora Krejcikova (R) and Katerina Siniakova kiss the cup after winning their French Open women’s doubles final against Bethanie Mattek-Sands and Iga Swiatek, at Roland Garros, Paris. Photograph: Christophe Archambault/AFP via Getty Images

Not since the 2000 edition of the French Open, when Mary Pierce followed her poignant, emotional singles revival by victoriously teaming up with the g(...)

In all there are eight men’s and eight women’s matches played at Wimbledon on Monday.

If Wimbledon ever had a moving day, this is it. The top four male players in the world, Andy Murray, Novak Djokovic, Roger Federer and a resurgent Raf(...)

Germany’s Angelique Kerber plays a forehand during her first-round match  against Irina Falconi of the United States on day two of  Wimbledon. Photograph:    Michael Steele/Getty Images

Angelique Kerber’s battle to hold on to the world number one spot got off to a smooth start as she opened her Wimbledon campaign with an easy win over(...)

Spain’s Rafael Nadal returns the ball to Netherlands’ Robin Haase during their  match at the French Open at  Roland Garros. Photograph: Eric Feferberg/AFP/Getty

Of the many qualities great athletes share, ruthlessness is among the most apparent. When Rafael Nadal and Novak Djokovic advanced to the third round(...)

Petra Kvitova made a triumphant return in the French Open first round. Photograph: Adam Pretty/Getty

Angelique Kerber became the first women’s top seed in the Open era to lose in the opening round of the French Open on Sunday. The German has been bad(...)

Serena Williams recovered from a set down to beat Bethanie Mattek-Sands in the third round of the US Open. Photograph: Reuters

Serena Williams and Marin Cilic both survived third round scares on Friday to keep their U.S. Open title defences on track but there was no escape for(...)

Serena Williams of the U.S. hits a return to Kiki Bertens of the Netherlands during their second round match at the U.S. Open Championships tennis tournament in New York. Adrees Latif/Reuters

If this were a fight, it might have been called off before a blow had been landed. But Kiki Bertens, a smiling, 23-year-old Dutch qualifier who looked(...)

Germany’s Julia Görges serves against Denmark’s Caroline Wozniacki during the women’s second round match at the French  Open at  Roland Garros in Paris. Photo:  Kenzo Tribouillard/AFP/Getty Images

The pre-tournament shortlist of favourites for the French Open women’s crown continues to shrink and for a while it looked as though the name of top s(...)

Caroline Wozniacki  reaches for a backhand against Lucie Safarova during their second round match at the Sydney International. Photograph: Jason Reed/Reuters

The Sydney International continued to be a graveyard for some of the top names in women’s tennis with champion and top seed Agnieszka Radwanska and f(...)

Maria Sharapova of Russia serves to Zheng Jie of China during their women’s singles match at the French Open tennis tournament at the Roland Garros stadium in Paris. Photograph: Stephane Mahe/Reuters

Maria Sharapova called for HawkEye to be used at the French Open after being on the wrong end of a dubious call in her third-round win over Zheng Jie (...)

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