Elise Mertens

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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 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(...)

Maria Sharapova and Serena Williams face each other in the fourth round of the French Open. Photograph: Thomas Samson/AFP/Getty Images

It will be Serena Williams versus Maria Sharapova at a Grand Slam tournament, but don’t think that today’s meeting at Roland Garros will be business (...)

Simona Halep celebrates after her three-set win over Angelique Kerber. Photograph: Issei Kato/Reuters

Simona Halep and Caroline Wozniacki will do battle in the Australian Open final on Saturday with a first grand slam title and the world number one ran(...)

Denmark’s Caroline Wozniacki celebrates winning her Australian Open quarter-final against  Spain’s Carla Suarez Navarro at the Rod Laver Arena in Melbourne. Photograph:  Thomas Peter/Reuters

Caroline Wozniacki’s career is as hard to read as the unconventional game of Su-Wei Hsieh, and the Dane’s seeming return to consistency lurched sidewa(...)

Denmark’s Caroline Wozniacki reaches for a forehand return in her defeat of Slovakia’s Magdalena Rybarikova  at the Australian Open. Photograph: Vincent Thian/AP

Caroline Wozniacki is three wins away from winning her first grand slam title, but the fear of failing again no long haunts a player who has learned t(...)

Caroline Wozniacki of Denmark serves against Magdalena Rybarikova of Slovakia during their fourth round clash at the Australian Open. Photo: Dean Lewins/EPA

Caroline Wozniacki is confident but taking nothing for granted as she tries to chase down a first grand slam title at the Australian Open. The Dane (...)

Gael Monfils of France pours water over himself during a break in his match against Novak Djokovic of Serbia at the Australian Open. Photo: Thomas Peter/Reuters

Australian Open officials will review the extreme heat policy at the end of the tournament but insisted they take player welfare very seriously. A tw(...)

Venus Williams in action against Elise Mertens on day one of the Wimbledon Championships. Photograph: John Walton/PA Wire

A tearful Venus Williams walked out of her press conference on Monday after her first-round victory at Wimbledon, the American’s first match since her(...)