Dominic Thiem

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Roger Federer pratices with David Goffin ahead of the Australian Open. Photograph: David Gray/Reuters

Only a few days before the first ball is struck, the Australian Open resembles a shredded carcass. So ravaged are both draws, it is a taking a leap of(...)

Andy Murray is a major doubt for the Australian Open. Photograph: Glenn Hunt/EPA

In the year since the five top-ranked men’s players – Andy Murray, Novak Djokovic, Milos Raonic, Stan Wawrinka and Kei Nishikori – arrived in Melbourn(...)

Rafael Nadal of Spain with the championship trophy after he defeated Kevin Anderson of South Africa in the men’s singles finals at the US Open in Flushing Meadows. Photograph: Clive Brunskill/Getty Images

In three words, Rafael Nadal captured the essence of his tennis career and his life: “Very happy, no?” It was getting late at Flushing Meadows, a pla(...)

Rafael Nadal beat Juan Martin del Potro in straight sets to reach the US Open final. Photograph: Jewel Samad/AFP

Rafael Nadal defeated a weary Juan Martin del Potro to set up a US Open final against Kevin Anderson. After upsetting Roger Federer to prevent a firs(...)

Five-time champion Roger Federer waves to the crowd after losing his US Open quarter-final to Juan Martin del Potro. Photograph: Getty Images

Juan Martin Del Potro has done it once so why can’t he do it again? When he won the US Open title in 2009, the then 20-year-old Argentine beat Rafael(...)

Venus Williams during her quarter-final win against Petra Kvitova. Photograph: Reuters

Venus Williams not only plays a fellow American in the semi-finals of the 2017 US Open; she plays a fellow African American, Sloane Stephens, and, in (...)

Juan Martin del Potro, of Argentina, celebrates after defeating Dominic Thiem in New York. Photograph: PA

Roger Federer, Rafael Nadal and the ever-increasing possibility of a US Open meeting between the two were all overshadowed at Flushing Meadows on Mond(...)

What to make of the state of men’s tennis? For the best part of a decade a quartet of hall-of-famers have transcended their sport by lifting it to hit(...)

Sam Querrey celebrates after winning against Andy Murray on day nine of the Wimbledon Lawn Tennis Championships. Photo: Clive Brunskill/Getty Images

The end when it came for Andy Murray was drawn-out, painful and not entirely unexpected. His quest for a third Wimbledon title evaporated on Centre Co(...)

Roger Federer and Rafael Nadal after their epic 2008 Wimbledon final. Photogrpah: Inpho

Nine years ago this week, Roger Federer and Rafael Nadal stepped on to Centre Court and played the final of all finals: a three-act epic across four h(...)

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