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 Andy Murray celebrates with his mother Judy after winning in Wimbledon in 2013. Photograph: PA

It is a poignant oddity that Andy Murray’s tennis career is ending as it began: in pain, struggle and confusion. When the thin, hairy teenager from Du(...)

Serena Williams during the first round of the BNP Paribas Open tennis tournament in Indian Wells, California. Photograph: PA

Serena Williams conceded she had been rusty on her return to professional tennis after more than a year away from the game but still did enough to sec(...)

Maria Sharapova of Russia arrives on court with the the Daphne Akhurst Trophy during the 2018 Australian Open Official Draw at Melbourne Park. Photo: Scott Barbour/Getty Images

If Johanna Konta wants to win her first grand slam title in the country where she was born – and she is among a slew of contenders hoping the absence (...)

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 (...)

Maria Sharapova has been denied a wildcard entry for the French Open. Photograph: Andreas Solaro/Afp

The French decision, a stunning one, not to award Maria Sharapova a wildcard entry to the second Grand Slam of the year at Roland Garros sets up the A(...)

An emotional  Johanna Konta leaves the  court  after  Saturday’s action at the Fed Cup match against Romania in Constanta. Photograph: George Calin/Inquam Photos via Reuters

Johanna Konta admitted the abuse she received at the Fed Cup tie in Romania will take time to get over as Britain slipped to defeat. Konta gave full (...)

Serena Williams reacts after winning her Women’s Singles first round match against Belinda Bencic of Switzerland at the Australian Open in Melbourne. Photo: Made Nagi/EPA

Serena Williams delivered an emphatic message about her form and fitness as the American breezed through a fiendish Australian Open first round agains(...)

Roger Federer made a winning return to action in the Hopman Cup, beating Great Britain’s Dan Evans in straight sets in Perth. Photograph: Epa/Tony McDonagh

Roger Federer marked his long-awaited comeback from injury with a confident straight-sets victory over Dan Evans to help Switzerland defeat Great Brit(...)

Britain’s Heather Watson vents her frustration by bouncing her racquet off the court after she lost a game against Germany’s Annika Beck during their women’s singles first-round match at Wimbledon. Photograph: Adrian Dennis/AFP/Getty Images

Court one claimed its highest seed when French Open winner Garbine Muguruza plunged to Jana Cepelova 6-3, 6-2. She is the biggest name to tumble but H(...)

 In the public domain: Maria Sharapova’s products  for sale at the BNP Paribas Open at Indian Wells, California. Photograph: Julian Finney/Getty Images

The drug-testing process in tennis is coming under increasing scrutiny after a number of leading players this week indicated they are tested during t(...)

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