Argentina’s Juan Martin del Potro celebrates after beating France’s Gilles Simon 7-6, 7-6, 5-7, 7-6 during their men’s singles fourth round clash at Wimbledon. Photo: Oli Scarff/Getty Images

The tone more than the words of Juan Martin del Potro speaks of a player who is thankful to be facing the world number one player Rafa Nadal in the qu(...)

Novak Djokovic  serving during his second-round match against Spain’s Jaume Munar   at the  French Open  in Paris. Photograph: Stockman/Getty Images

On a day of rapidly swirling weather and fortunes, Novak Djokovic emerged from a second perfunctory win against a qualifier to stay in the conversatio(...)

 Australia’s Nick Kyrgios prepares to serve against Bulgaria’s Grigor Dimitrov during their men’s singles fourth round match at the  Australian Open in Melbourne. Photograph: Saeed Khan/AFP/Getty

For all the talk of a rebooted, matured Nick Kyrgios, Sunday night’s match with the world number three Grigor Dimitrov saw the Australian decisively l(...)

Andy Murray is a major doubt for the Australian Open. Photograph: Glenn Hunt/EPA

In the year since the five top-ranked men’s players – Andy Murray, Novak Djokovic, Milos Raonic, Stan Wawrinka and Kei Nishikori – arrived in Melbourn(...)

Defending champion Andy Murray could meet Rafael Nadal in the semi-finals of Wimbledon. Photograph: Adam Davy/PA

Andy Murray will begin his Wimbledon title defence against either a qualifier or lucky loser and has been drawn in the same half as French Open champi(...)

Rafael Nadal celebrates after clinching victory against   Milos Raonic in the  Australian Open quarter-final at Melbourne Park. Photograph:  Scott Barbour/Getty Images

In what is turning into seniors’ week at the Australian Open, Rafael Nadal struck another blow against youth by defeating Milos Raonic 6-4, 7-6 (9-7),(...)

Rafael Nadal celebrates his victory against Gael Monfils during their men’s singles fourth round match on day eight of the Australian Open. Photograph: Saeed Khan/AFP/Getty Images

Rafael Nadal joked about giving his girlfriend a wild card to attend the Australian Open but the Spaniard played like a champion as he cruised past Ga(...)

Scotland’s Andy Murray was beaten by David Ferrer of Spain at the Shanghai Tennis Masters. Photograph: Diego Azubel/EPA

Andy Murray has suffered a setback in his bid to qualify for the season-ending ATP World Tour Finals in London next month.The Scot was beaten 2-6, 6-(...)

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(...)

James McGee of Ireland will face  Kazakhstan’s Alexander Nedovyesov in the first round of the US Open. Photograph:  Robert Prezioso/Getty Images

Ireland’s James McGee has been drawn against Kazakhstan’s Alexander Nedovyesov in the first round of the US Open. McGee, who qualified for the main d(...)

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