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Roger Federer serves during his match  against Bosnia’s  Damir Dzumhur  at the  French Open. Photo: Clive Brunskill/Getty Images

Roger Federer continued his smooth progress at the French Open on Friday with a straightforward 6-4 6-3 6-2 defeat of Bosnian Damir Dzumhur to reach t(...)

Switzerland’s Roger Federer  during the Davis Cup final singles tennis match against France’s Richard Gasquet at the Pierre-Mauroy stadium in Villeneuve d’Ascq, near Lille. Photograph: Gonzalo Fuentes / Reuters

Roger Federer produced a vintage performance to crush Richard Gasquet 6-4 6-2 6-2 and seal Switzerland’s maiden Davis Cup title with a 3-1 win over ho(...)

Croatia’s Marin Cilic  celebrates after defeating Roger Federer of Switzerland during their men’s singles semi-final at the   US Open in  New York. Photograph: Streeter Lecka/Getty Images

The draw to another Grand Slam title, the 18th he has been targeting since winning Wimbledon in 2012, had never looked more inviting for Roger Federer(...)

 Roger Federer shakes hands with Gael Monfils after their quarter-final match at the US Open. Federer defeated Monfils in five sets 4-6, 3-6, 6-4, 7-5, 6-2. Photograph: Julian Finney/Getty Images

Roger Federer pulled off a great escape by fighting off two match points to beat Frenchman Gael Monfils and reach the semi-finals of the US Open last (...)

Gael Monfils of France returns a shot against Grigor Dimitrov of Bulgaria in their men’s singles fourth round match   at the US Open.

As Gael Monfils played in the fourth round on Tuesday, it was impossible to tell that he was winning his match in straight sets or that he had not dro(...)

Roger Federer of Switzerland celebrates defeating Roberto Bautista Agut of Spain. Photograph: Shannon Stapleton/Reuters

Roger Federer buried another of last year’s ghosts by defeating Roberto Bautista Agut to reach the quarter-finals of the US Open.Twelve months ago, t(...)

Spain’s David Ferrer has received a bye into the third round of the US Open after Australia’s  Bernard Tomic pulled out with hip problems. Photograph:  Eduardo Munoz/Reuters

Fourth seed David Ferrer was handed a walkover into the third round of the US Open when opponent Bernard Tomic pulled out with hip problems.The Austra(...)

Andy Murray: “I have very high expectations of myself. I put a lot of pressure on myself to play well at these events. These are the tournaments that drive me to train.” Photograph: Dan Istitene/Getty Images

At the start of this French Open, one name was consistently ignored in discussions about who might emerge as champion: Andy Murray. The Scot, s(...)

Spain’s Rafael Nadal returns the ball to compatriot David Ferrer during their quarter-final match of the French Open men’s singles  at Roland Garros in Paris. Photograph: Michel Euler/AP Photo

Andy Murray, forced to continue a fight in the dark he should have finished with a knockout in the sunlight, drew on his considerable reserves of p(...)

Andy Murray: is back smiling and playing well after his back surgery eight months ago.

Andy Murray is smiling – a lot and disconcertingly. He doesn’t get why people keep asking about it but there is no denying it is there, plastered all(...)

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