Jimmy Connors

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Switzerland’s Roger Federer celebrates winning the Dubai Tennis Championships Final against Greece’s Stefanos Tsitsipas, his 100th ATP Tour title win. Photograph: Ahmed Jadallah/Reuters

Roger Federer claimed the 100th ATP title of his career by beating 20-year-old Greek Stefanos Tsitsipas 6-4 6-4 in the final of the Dubai Duty Free T(...)

  Evelyn Malone (95), who lives at No 72 Dublin Road, Sutton, Dublin 13. File photograph: Courtpix

Neighbours in Sutton, Dublin, who have been warring over boundary lines between their properties, have reached almost full agreement on their land div(...)

Germany’s Alexander Zverev and Roger Federer after their match at the O2 Arena. Photograph: Getty Images

Roger Federer will end the year tantalisingly short of his 100th career title after the king of men’s tennis was forced to bow to young prince Alexan(...)

Evelyn Malone, of 72 Dublin Road in Sutton. Photograph: Courtpix

A judge who threatened to impose “a Trump solution” by ordering the building of a wall between warring Dublin neighbours has urged them to think of t(...)

In all there are eight men’s and eight women’s matches played at Wimbledon on Monday.

If Wimbledon ever had a moving day, this is it. The top four male players in the world, Andy Murray, Novak Djokovic, Roger Federer and a resurgent Raf(...)

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 (...)

 Rafael Nadal poses with the winner’s trophy after his tenth victory in the French Open at  Roland Garros. Photograph: Christophe Simon/AFP/Getty

Rafael Nadal made an observation in Paris about his philosophy on life that sounded innocuous enough to dip below the radar of those who were correctl(...)

Maria Sharapova and Eugenie Bouchard shake hands after the Canadian won their grudge match in Madrid. Photogrpah: Clive Rose/Getty)

Unintentionally, of course, Maria Sharapova and Novak Djokovic have injected the tennis scene with an overload of drama. When the Russian lost a grip(...)

Roger Federer beat compatriot Stan Wawrinka in straight sets to secure his fifth Indian Wells title.  Photograph: Clive Brunskill/Getty

Amazingly, irresistibly, beguilingly Roger Federer is playing tennis, five months short of his 36th birthday, that, apart from minor adjustments for a(...)

Venus and Serena Williams will play each other in the Australian Open women’s final on Saturday. Photograph: Clive Brunskill/Getty Images

This weekend in Melbourne, there are three tennis players aged 35 or over competing in the singles final of the Australian Grand Slam. This is the st(...)

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