Maria Sharapova makes a forehand return to Sweden’s Rebecca Peterson during their second round match at the Australian Open in Melbourne, Australia. Photograph: Aaron Favila/AP

Former Australian Open winner Maria Sharapova continued her marauding form by handing out a 6-2 6-1 thrashing to Sweden’s Rebecca Peterson  to se(...)

Lesia Tsurenko (L) beat Caroline Wozniacki in straight sets. Photograph: Eduardo Munoz Alvarez/AFP/Getty

The women’s tournament is without its top two seeds heading into the third round after Australian Open champion Caroline Wozniacki joined Simona Halep(...)

Belgium’s David Goffin of Belgium serves to Australia’s Thanasi Kokkinakis on day five of the 2018 Hopman Cup in Perth. Photograph: Paul Kane/Getty Images

Novak Djokovic is finally set to return to action next week after six months out with an elbow injury and will then decide whether to take part in the(...)

 Serena Williams  returns a shot to Johanna Larsson  during their  third round match at the US Open at Flushing Meadows in New York. Photograph: Mike Hewitt/Getty Images

Another win, another milestone for Serena Williams who rolled into the US Open last 16 on Saturday by crushing Sweden’s Johanna Larsson 6-2 6-1 to co(...)

Serena Williams has moved level withMartina Navratilova’s record of 306 Grand Slam singles wins. Photograph: Epa

Serena Williams reflected on a “cool milestone” after equalling Martina Navratilova’s Open-era record for grand slam women’s singles wins. Williams m(...)

Serena Williams at full stretch during her second round defeat to  Garbine Muguruza of Spain. Photograph: EPA

A tournament of upsets got the biggest of the lot as defending champion Serena Williams sensationally lost to Spaniard Garbine Muguruza in the second (...)