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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 (...)

 Rafael Nadal in action against Diego Schwartzman at the US Open in Flushing Meadows. Photograph: EPA

Rafael Nadal moved a step closer to a fourth US Open title with a straight-sets, but far from straightforward, win over Diego Schwartzman in their qua(...)

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. (...)

 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(...)

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 (...)

 Gael Monfils: said he had suffered  a “small heat-stroke” for 40 minutes during his   match against Djokovic at last year’s Australian Open in Melbourne. Photograph: Dean Lewons/EPA

Men competing in singles games at the Australian Open will get 10-minute breaks if the forthcoming Grand Slam’s notorious heat reaches hazardous level(...)

 Roger Federer  serves against Adrian Mannarino  during their men’s singles fourth-round match on Centre Court at Wimbledon. Photograph:  Clive Mason/Getty Images)

Less a dramatic battle on Centre Court than 16 minutes of something resembling performance art, Roger Federer’s first set against Adrian Mannarino was(...)

  Roger Federer during practice ahead of his match with   22nd seed Adrian Mannarino. Photograph: Tony O’Brien/Reuters

If there is such a thing as moving day in tennis as in golf, the beginning of the second week of Wimbledon could be it. With five of the top 10 men’(...)

Rafael Nadal of Spain plays a forehand during his men’s singles third round match against Richard Gasquet of France during day seven of the French Open at Roland Garros. Photo: Cameron Spencer/Getty Images

Rafael Nadal swatted aside the latest challenge to his seemingly inexorable march towards an 11th French Open title. The Spaniard’s strength and powe(...)

Roger Federer celebrates after winning his third round match against Richard Gasquet of France at the Australian Open in Melbourne, Australia. Photo: Tracy Nearmy/EPA

Roger Federer continued his dominance over Richard Gasquet to march into the fourth round of the Australian Open. The defending champion went into t(...)

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