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Peng Shuai has not been heard of publicly since November 2nd. Photograph:  Clive Brunskill/Getty

A growing movement including Chinese feminist groups and international tennis stars is raising concern over the whereabouts of the former Chinese doub(...)

During Martina Navratilova’s  heyday in the 1980s, the world did not have much appetite for an outspoken, openly gay woman.  Photograph: Pete Kiehart/New York Times

Martina Navratilova is sitting at a dockside restaurant in Florida, wearing worn-out jeans, a denim button-down shirt that hangs loosely at her waist (...)

Martina Navratilova discusses her glittering tennis career, being a gay role model, the ‘rigged’ US election, and how she wishes she had Twitter wh(...)

Rafael Nadal celebrates winning his 20th grand slam on Sunday at Roland Garros. Photograph: Getty Images

Novak Djokovic drove Rafael Nadal to almost unprecedented heights of excellence at Roland Garros on Sunday afternoon, powerless to stop his oldest riv(...)

Serena Williams in action against Kristie Ahn during the first round of the US Open in New York. Photograph: AP

Serena Williams vowed to relish every moment of her quest for an elusive and record-equalling 24th grand slam singles title after edging her way into (...)

 An aerial photograph  shows a general view of The All England Lawn Tennis Club  on the fourth day of the 2019 Wimbledon Championships. Photograph: Thomas Lovelock/AFP via Getty Images

They say Wimbledon is timeless. Yet, each year as you pass through the gates on Church Road and sweep up past the bronze statue of Fred Perry it has c(...)

Monica Seles celebrates her maiden Grand Slam victory - the 1990 French Open. Photograph: Getty

Shortly before his death in 1990, the tennis fashion designer, historian and author Ted Tinling, whose immersion in the women’s game began as Suzanne (...)

Martina Navratilova in action at Wimbledon in 1990. File photograph: Getty Images

Hana Mandlikova was an enthusiastic member of the Sparta tennis club in Prague at 12-years-old. She acted as ball girl when the ladies played league m(...)

Borna Coric and Grigor Dimitrov have both tested positive for coronavirus following Novak Djokovic’s exhibition tournament. Photograph: Stringer/AFP

Croatia’s Borna Coric became the second player from Novak Djokovic’s Adria Tour exhibition tournament to test positive for Covid-19, raising serious c(...)

Serena Williams after defeating Elina Svitolina in the US Open semi-final. Photograph: AP

A spectacular sunset settled over Manhattan as Serena Williams, reluctant to embrace the evening of her own glowing career, blazed again to reach the (...)

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