John Isner

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Rafael Nadal is into the last-16 of the US Open. Photograph: Justin Lane/EPA

Rafael Nadal moved ominously into the last-16 at the US Open with a straight-sets win over Chung Hyeon. The Spanish second seed made light work of S(...)

 Andy Murray after losing to Roberto Bautista Agut of Spain at the Australian Open. Photograph: EPA

The Andy Murray story is not quite over. However, even a losing comeback to stand comparison with the best of his gilded career should not disguise th(...)

A spectator photographs a plaque attached to the wall of number 18 court after the match in 2010 that lasted more than 11 hours, between John Isner of the US and Nicolas Mahut of France. Photo: Suzanne Plunkett/Reuters

Wimbledon’s marathon matches have been consigned to the past after the All England Club announced the introduction of final-set tie-breaks when the sc(...)

 Rafael Nadal  reacts after defeating Nikoloz Basilashvili  during the  US Open quarter-final at Flushing Meadows, New York.  Photograph: Justin Lane/EPA

Expectations that the US Open quarter-finals would bring together last year’s finalists were shredded on Sunday when Rafael Nadal won after a struggle(...)

Andy Murray during his match against Fernando Verdasco in New York. Photograph: AP

Andy Murray suggested opponent Fernando Verdasco was lying after a row over illicit coaching erupted following their second-round clash at the US Open(...)

Novak Djokovic celebrates his victory over Kevin Anderson in the men’s  singles final at  Wimbledon. Photograph:  Julian Finney/Getty Images

An eerie murmuring of the crowd took grip quite quickly in the men’s Wimbledon final. It’s what happens on Centre Court when the energy of optimism an(...)

 Novak Djokovic celebrates winning his semi-final match against  Rafael Nadal on Centre Court at Wimbledon. Photograph: Andrew Boyers/Reuters

Novak Djokovic will meet Kevin Anderson in the Wimbledon men’s singles final on Sunday after the 31-year-old Serb beat Rafa Nadal in five sets 6-4 3-6(...)

 Novak Djokovic in action during his semi-final match against  Rafael Nadal at Wimbledon. Photograph: Toby Melville/Reuters

Novak Djokovic clawed his way to a two sets to one lead over great rival Rafael Nadal before their scintillating Wimbledon semi-final was paused on a(...)

John Isner: Since 2010, Wimbledon has been a “house of horrors” for him. Photograph: Nic Bothma/EPA

The exchange with American John Isner last Monday, after his fourth-round win over Stefanos Tsitsipas went like this. If you do make it through anoth(...)

The World Cup final will be played at the Luzhniki Olympic stadium in Moscow. Photograph: Getty Images

World Cup final, third-place playoff, GAA Super 8s, hurling, Wimbledon men and women’s final, Scottish Open, John Deere Classic, LOI games, Tour de Fr(...)

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