John Mcenroe

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Emma Raducanu celebrates her historic victory over  Leylah Fernandez in the US Open. Photograph: Michelle V Agins/NYT

John McEnroe was met with a backlash after his comments about Emma Raducanu when she retired from Wimbledon in July but the American said he was “very(...)

Naomi Osaka throws her racket down in frustration against Leylah Fernandez of Canada in the third round of the women’s singles at the US Open in New York City. Photograph:  TPN/Getty Images

The moment resonated with nearly every player who has ever picked up a racket, and especially those who have reached the pinnacle of tennis. A tearful(...)

The 18th hole green and clubhouse ahead of the Tokyo Olympic Games at the Kasumigaseki country club in Kawagoe. File photograph: Getty

It seems clear that the Olympic Games loves golf. But does golf pretend to even like the Olympic Games? For everyone, including professionals, the no(...)

 Novak Djokovic kisses the winner’s trophy after beating Italy’s Matteo Berrettini during their men’s singles final at  Wimbledon. Photograph:  Adrian Dennis/AFP

The Big Three now have 20 apiece. It is a development that would have seemed unlikely to Novak Djokovic as he made his way onto the tour in the 2000s (...)

Roger Federer leaves Centre Court after his quarter-final defeat to Hubert Hurkacz. Photograph:  David Gray/PA

In 2017 I advised Roger Federer he was a busted flush as a Grand Slam champion. He was 35 and had not won a Slam in four years. Sands of time and all (...)

Brooks Koepka’s rivalry with Bryson DeChambeau will be a hot topic at this week’s US Open. Photograph: Ross Kinnaird/Getty

Only something as tight-arsed as golf could get into such a flap about two players not liking each other. Even those who couldn’t care less about th(...)

Martina Navratilova discusses her glittering tennis career, being a gay role model, the ‘rigged’ US election, and how she wishes she had Twitter wh(...)

Germany’s Boris Becker  kisses the  trophy to celebrate  his victory over  South Africa’s Kevin Curren in the 1985 Wimbledon final. Photograph:  Steve Powell/Allsport/Getty Images

As a Bruce Springsteen devotee, it’s likely that Kevin Curren was aware of how lengthy his concerts tend to be, some of them even nudging past the fou(...)

Serena Williams is bidding for a 24th Grand Slam title. Photograph: Jason Szenes/EPA

The US Open starts today. For the next fortnight what is normally a heaving mass of humanity in Flushing Meadows in New York will be a historic behind(...)

 An aerial photograph  shows a general view of The All England Lawn Tennis Club  on the fourth day of the 2019 Wimbledon Championships. Photograph: Thomas Lovelock/AFP via Getty Images

They say Wimbledon is timeless. Yet, each year as you pass through the gates on Church Road and sweep up past the bronze statue of Fred Perry it has c(...)

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