Jana Novotna

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Romania’s Simona Halep celebrates by lifting the trophy after winning the final of the French Open  against Sloane Stephens of the United States at Roland Garros in Paris. Photograph: Pascal Rossignol/Reuters

Already number one in the world, Simona Halep proved she could be a Grand Slam champion, too. After losing her first three major finals, Halep defeate(...)

Tony Keady: pivotal figure on the great Galway team of the 1980s. Photograph: Inpho

Deeds of the past can provide inspiration to those of the present, as Galway hurling captain David Burke so poignantly acknowledged in his acceptance (...)

Jana Novotna, who won 16 Grand Slam titles, died of cancer and was surrounded by her family when she peacefully passed away. Photo: Gerry Penny/EPA

Wimbledon champion Jana Novotna was a true winner but it was the misfortune of the brilliant Czech, who died on Monday aged 49, to always be recalled (...)

Jana Novotna after winning the Wimbledon women’s singles title in 1998. Photograph: Pascal Pavani/Getty

Former Wimbledon champion Jana Novotna has died aged 49. The WTA announced the news on Monday morning in a Twitter post. The statement read: “It is (...)

Novak Djokovic  celebrates victory  against Gael Monfils in the final of the   Aegon International Eastbourne at Devonshire Park Lawn Tennis Club. Photograph: Mike Hewitt/Getty Images

Novak Djokovic landed his first title since January as he triumphed at the Aegon International in Eastbourne. An assured victory over Gael Monfils ga(...)