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Maria Sharapova  hits a forehand during her match against Richel Hogenkamp at Wimbledon. Photograph: Henry Browne/Reuters

It was an unusual entrance for the 2004 title holder, Maria Sharapova. Because of the heat and humidity many of the fans that had come to court two(...)

Bjorn Thompson, whose mother is from Limerick, was spotted playing in a tournament in Japan.

The names Bradenton, Florida and Nick Bollettieri have occupied the tennis world now for four decades. The very words kick up the names of past glorie(...)

Andy Murray is the number three seed for Wimbledon 2015. Photograph Jordan Mansfield/Getty Images

The Wimbledon seeding system is peculiar to the All England Club but few will be surprised to see Rafa Nadal placed at 10th when the tournament gets u(...)

 Andy Murray in action against Facundo Arguello of Argentina on day two of the 2015 French Open at Roland Garros. Photograph: Clive Mason/Getty Images

Maria Sharapova got back in the groove at her happiest hunting ground while Andy Murray’s growing love of clay blossomed as both posted easy first-ro(...)

Novak Djokovic serves the ball during the Italian Open. Photo: Claudio Onorati/EPA

  When Roger Federer said on the eve of his 39th match against Novak Djokovic, “He’s not Rafa Nadal”, he must have suspected his hubris wo(...)

A still from the Victoria’s Secret Super Bowl advert: getting their hair and lipgloss out but leaving the rest to the imagination

It has been a week of not-so-sporting stereotypes. Women’s tennis was rocked by “twirlgate” after a courtside reporter asked top player Eugenie Bou(...)

Eugenie Bouchard: was invited to perform a twirl by a reporter in an interview on court following her straight sets victory over Kiki Bertenson at  the Australian Open. Photograph: Joe Castro/EPA

Eugenie Bouchard had no idea the man with the microphone in his hand and mischief in his heart would ask her to “do a little twirl” to show off her o(...)

Serena Williams  signs autographs as she leaves the court after defeating Belgium’s Alison van Uytvanck in their first-round match at the Australian Open in Melbourne. Photograph: Carlos Barria/Reuters

Even as he confirms his favouritism for the 2015 Australian Open, Novak Djokovic continues to dance around the issue of his health. It was a curious (...)

Serbia’s Ana Ivanovic  after loosing a point to Czech Republic’s Lucie Hradecka during their first round match for the Australian Open in Melbourne. Photograph: Joe Castro / EPA

When Heather Watson spoke about the crumbling hierarchy of women’s tennis, she was not being needlessly downbeat, just realistic.As results at the Au(...)

 Andy Murray during his semi-final over Rafael Nadal of the Mubadala World Tennis Championship at Zayed Sport City on  in Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates. Photograph:  Francois Nel/Getty Images

Andy Murray picked up his first trophy of the season without having to play a match after Novak Djokovic withdrew ahead of their final in Abu Dhabi be(...)

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