Serena Williams hits a backhand during her third-round victory over Danielle Collins at the French Open in Paris on Friday. Photograph: Pete Kiehart/The New York Times

Serena Williams laid down a marker in what is becoming a wide open women’s French Open with a straight-sets victory over fellow American Danielle Coll(...)

Serena Williams is into the third round of the French Open. Photograph: Martin Bureau/Getty/AFP

It remains to be seen whether Serena Williams can play herself into form over the coming days and rise to become a true contender for the French Open (...)

Jelena Ostapenko celebrates afterher victory over Karolina Pliskova. Photograph: Julian Finney/Getty

Jelena Ostapenko is making Roland Garros sit up and take notice once again. Days after her 20th birthday in 2017, Ostapenko became one of the most su(...)

Nick Kyrgios has said people pushing for the US Open to go ahead are ‘selfish’. Photograph: Graham Denholm/Getty

Australian Nick Kyrgios says the United States Tennis Association is being “selfish” by pressing ahead with the US Open on its original dates from Aug(...)

Naomi Osaka of Japan celebrates her victory over Karolina Pliskova  at the Australian Open in Melbourne.  Osaka won, 6-2, 4-6, 6-4. Photograph: Asanka Brendon Ratnayake/The New York Times)

If Naomi Osaka goes on to add the Australian Open title to the debut Slam title she won in Flushing Meadows four months ago, she might spare a passing(...)

Japan’s Naomi Osaka celebrates her victory over Karolina Pliskova. Photograph: David Gray/AFP/Getty

Naomi Osaka kept her hopes of winning back-to-back grand slam titles alive by dispatching Serena Williams’ conqueror Karolina Pliskova to reach the Au(...)