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 (...)

Serena Williams is into the semi-finals of the US Open. Photograph: Elsa/Getty

Fast and furious Serena Williams dropped just one game as she blew away China’s Wang Qiang 6-1 6-0. Wang, seeded 18th, did not manage to hit a single(...)

Ukraine’s Elina Svitolina  celebrates after winning her quarter-final match against Britain’s Johanna Konta at the US Open. Photograph:  Clive Brunskill/Getty Images

Elina Svitolina continued her dominant run against Johanna Konta with a 6-4 6-4 win on Tuesday to reach the US Open semi-finals for the first time. (...)

Simona Halep celebrates winning the women’s singles final following victory over Serena Williams. Photograph: PA

Simona Halep became the first Romanian woman to win the singles title at Wimbledon beating Serena Williams in straight sets on Saturday on Centre Cour(...)

 Serena Williams celebrates winning a point against Czech Republic’s Barbora Strycova during their women’s singles semi-final match. Photograph: Getty Images

A match away from title number eight and if Serena Williams showed a hint of slowing down it wasn’t on show as she broke into a canter against unseede(...)

 Bianca Andreescu of Canada hugs the trophy after beating Angelique Kerber  of Germany in the final of the  BNP Paribas Open  at Indian Wells in  California. Photograph: Larry W Smith/EPA

As part of her morning routine, Canadian teenager Bianca Andreescu finds a quiet place and visualises success, big success. “It’s crazy to think that(...)

Serena Williams hits a return against Dayana Yastremska during their women’s singles match on day six of the Australian Open in Melbourne on January 19, 2019. Photograph: William West/AFP/Getty Images

Serena Williams continued to steamroller her way through the Australian Open draw but Naomi Osaka and Elina Svitolina both survived serious scares to (...)

Serena Williams celebrates her victory over Canada’s Eugenie Bouchard. Photograph: David Gray/AFP/Getty

Serena Williams eased to victory over Eugenie Bouchard to reach the third round of the Australian Open while Simona Halep survived another scare to jo(...)

Serena Williams is through to the quarter-finals of the US Open. Photograph: Karsten Moran/The New York Times

Serena Williams took another step towards tennis history by battling past Kaia Kanepi to reach the quarter-finals of the US Open. After winning the o(...)

Novak Djokovic is into the fourth round of the French Open. Photograph: Christophe Archambault/AFP

Novak Djokovic dropped his first set, and smashed his first racket, at this year’s French Open — but still battled through to the fourth round. The f(...)

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