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Rafael Nadal removes his head band after his match on day seven. Photograph: PA

Rafa Nadal set the tone early in the day. Maybe it was the sight of Spanish golfer Sergio Garcia’s name on the guest list for the Royal Box, or, maybe(...)

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 (...)

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Germany’s Alexander Zverev and Roger Federer after their match at the O2 Arena. Photograph: Getty Images

Roger Federer will end the year tantalisingly short of his 100th career title after the king of men’s tennis was forced to bow to young prince Alexan(...)

Boris Becker arrives on day one of the Wimbledon Championships on Monday. Photograph:  Philip Toscano/PA Wire

Boris Becker was told to curb his language by presenter Sue Barker after swearing on air during the BBC’s Wimbledon coverage. The German, who won the(...)

Former German tennis player Boris Becker: role with Central African Republic  as a sports envoy may protect him from bankruptcy proceedings in London. Photograph: Daniel Roland/AFP/Getty

Central African Republic’s foreign minister said on Tuesday that a copy of former tennis champion Boris Becker’s diplomatic passport he had seen was a(...)

Three-time Wimbledon champion Boris Becker is claiming diplomatic immunity from ongoing bankruptcy proceedings in the UK on the basis that he is an ambassador for the Central African Republic, British media have reported. Photograph: Getty Images

Former world tennis number one Boris Becker has claimed diplomatic immunity from bankruptcy proceedings — citing his role as a sports attache to the C(...)

People look at an artwork depicting Qatar’s emir, Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad al-Thani, in Doha. Since the imposition of a boycott of Qatar by other Gulf states, Tamim has become the object of a fervent personality cult. Photograph: Naseem Zeitoon/Reuters

For the emir of Qatar, there has been little that money can’t buy. As a teenager he dreamed of becoming the Boris Becker of the Arab world, so his par(...)

Venus Williams  celebrates her win over Jelena Ostapenko of Latvia in  their quarter-final match at  Wimbledon. Photograph: EPA/Nic Bothma

All week the emotional stillness of Venus Williams has been as noticeable as the crash and ping of her pounding racquet. Like a head of state or monar(...)

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(...)

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