Brad Gilbert

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Martina Navratilova gets a hug from Chris Evert  after beating her in the final of the ladies’ singles at Wimbledon in 1978. Photograph: Rob Taggart/Central Press/Getty Images

For decades, women’s tennis was blessed with first-name-basis rivalries that remain etched in the public’s consciousness. But as tennis fans salivate (...)

Venus Williams is through to the Australian Open final, where she will face sister Serena,  after she beat  Coco Vandeweghe in the semis. Photograph: Epa/Tracey Nearmy

The Williams sisters, Venus and Serena, once owned tennis as if it were a private business. On Saturday they will resume the partnership in the final (...)

Novak Djokovic is through to the Australian Open quarter-finals after taking a five-set thriller with Gilles Simon. Photograph: Afp

The finest player in the world looked for a long time here on Sunday evening like one of the worst, and Novak Djokovic goes through to his 27th straig(...)

Andy Murray is through to the fourth round of the US Open after a straight sets win over Thomaz Bellucci. Photograph: Afp

When the fans started streaming out of Arthur Ashe stadium on the fifth night of the US Open, they made the reasonable gamble that Rafael Nadal could (...)

Andy Murray is through to the second round of the US Open after he saw off Australia’s Nick Kyrgios in straight sets at Flushing Meadows. Photograph: Afp

Andy Murray goes through, Nick Kyrgios goes down – but their hugely anticipated encounter on the second evening of the 2015 US Open, won in four don’t(...)