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 A tearful Andy Murray says the Australian Open could be his last tournament because of a hip injury that has hampered him for almost two years. Photograph: AP

Andy Murray’s career is all but over. He expects his match against Roberto Bautista Agut in the first round of the Australian Open on Monday to be his(...)

People watch as the royal wedding of Prince Harry to Meghan Markle unfolds during a watch party. Photograph: AP Photo/Chris Carlson

The bunting was out, with images of Harry and Meghan running across the top of the bar and union jacks standing in flower pots beneath the big screen (...)

Kyle Edmund celebrates winning his quarter-final match against Grigor Dimitrov of Bulgaria on day nine of the 2018 Australian Open at Melbourne Park. Photo: Cameron Spencer/Getty Images

Kyle Edmund is through to the semi-finals of a slam for the first time after beating world No3 Grigor Dimitrov in four sets on day nine of the Austral(...)

Andy Murray’s withdrawal from the Australian Open raises doubts over his future in tennis. Photograph: Tom Dulat/Getty

When Andy Murray hobbled away from Centre Court at Wimbledon six months ago, the suspicion that he might never hit a ball over the lush grass there ag(...)

Johanna Konta waves after winning her fourth round match in the women’s singles at Wimbledon. Photo: Reuters

In the end it became a very British thing. Caroline Garcia lined up a forehand to carve Johanna Konta into having to win another point for the fourth (...)

In all there are eight men’s and eight women’s matches played at Wimbledon on Monday.

If Wimbledon ever had a moving day, this is it. The top four male players in the world, Andy Murray, Novak Djokovic, Roger Federer and a resurgent Raf(...)

A general view inside Centre Court as Roger Federer of Switzerland plays his men’s  quarter-final match against Marin Cilic of Croatia last year.  Photograph: Adam Pretty/Getty Images

The stage is set. The actors primed. At Wimbledon everything has been Championship ready since last Saturday. The grass has been trimmed to precisely (...)

Judy Murray: “There is talent everywhere but it’s not always spotted. You need to create opportunities.”  Photograph Nick Bradshaw

Sutton LawnTennis Club. Green carpet swards and a giant dome. Judy Murray is walking around having her picture taken; on the balcony, outside the gian(...)

Andy Murray put together winning streaks of 22 and 24 matches, the first taking in Queen’s, Wimbledon and Olympic gold and the second yielding five successive titles to finish the season. Photograph: Steve Paston/PA

When Gay Talese came to write the story of Floyd Patterson, he decided to call it The Loser. Which was an odd choice, since Patterson won a gold medal(...)

Andy Murray: Remorseless concentration and a sense of humour. Photograph: Georg Hochmuth/AFP/Getty Images

The final Masters event of the year starts in Paris on Monday. If Andy Murray wins it, he could be the world’s number-one-ranked tennis player by Sun(...)

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