Aliaksandra Sasnovich of Belarus returns to Petra Kvitova of the Czech Republic in their first-round match at  Wimbledon. Photograph: Nic Bothma/EPA

Two-time champion Petra Kvitova slumped out of Wimbledon in the first round on Tuesday, beaten by inspired world number 50 Aliaksandra Sasnovich of Be(...)

 Belinda Bencic celebrates her victory over Venus Williams in the Australian Open at the  Rod Laver Arena, Melbourne. Photograph: Thomas Peter/Reuters

Top-seed Rafa Nadal and world number three Grigor Dimitrov progressed to the second round of the Australian Open with easy victories on Monday while t(...)

Novak Djokovic was knocked out of the men’s singles in Rio  by Juan Martín del Potro. Photograph: Afp

Novak Djokovic, the world’s dominant tennis player, had made the Olympic gold medal in singles one of his big priorities for 2016. He could not make (...)

 Rafael Nadal of Spain who beat Illya Marchenko (Ukraine) 6-3 6-4 and will face Serbia’s Novak Djokovic in the final of the  Qatar Open. Photograph: EPA

Britain were denied a place in the Hopman Cup final as Australia Green edged out France in a tense finish. The British team of Andy Murray and Heathe(...)

 Andy Murray’s wedding ring attached to his tennis shoes during his match against  Jeremy Chardy of France during the Rome Masters. Photo:   Ian Walton/Getty Images

Andy Murray is more afraid of losing his wedding ring than a tennis match these days but that did not stop him from storming to a 10th successive win(...)