Svetlana Kuznetsova says she feels sad about her decision, ‘because I have been waiting for these tournaments so much, but the pandemic changes all plans’. Photograph: Wallace Woon/EPA

Former US Open champion Svetlana Kuznetsova has joined a growing list of players who have decided not to play in this year’s tournament due to concern(...)

 Serena Williams in action during the 2019 Australian Open. Photograph:   Michael Dodge/Getty Images

You could build Serena Williams’s pedestal from her records. Pile up the 23 Grand Slam singles titles, more than anyone else has won in the Open era, (...)