Juan Martin

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“When the finest player the game has seen behaves like a diva, it is not wrong to remind her that champions have responsibilities.” Above: US Open women’s singles champion Naomi Osaka   and Serena Williams. Photograph: Getty Images

Many fine things happened at the 50th US Open, none better than Naomi Osaka’s dignified arrival and Novak Djokovic’s mighty return, none worse than Se(...)

Novak Djokovic kisses the trophy after defeating Juan Martin del Potro in the men’s final of the US Open. Photograph: AP

Sitting on a French mountaintop provided the inspiration for Novak Djokovic to climb back to the tennis summit. The 31-year-old defeated Juan Martin (...)

Serbia’s Novak Djokovic reacts after his win against Japan’s Kei Nishikori during the men’s singles semi-finals match at the 2018 US Open. Photo: Timothy A Clary/Getty Images

Not long after Rafael Nadal had to quit against Juan Martin del Potro with a knee injury, Novak Djokovic inflicted more conventional pain on Kei Nishi(...)

Spain’s Rafael Nadal celebrates match point against Austria’s Dominic Thiem. Photograph: Getty Images

Defending champion Rafa Nadal failed to win a single game in the opening set of his US Open quarter-final against Dominic Thiem on Tuesday but fought (...)

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(...)

Argentina’s Juan Martin del Potro celebrates after beating France’s Gilles Simon 7-6, 7-6, 5-7, 7-6 during their men’s singles fourth round clash at Wimbledon. Photo: Oli Scarff/Getty Images

The tone more than the words of Juan Martin del Potro speaks of a player who is thankful to be facing the world number one player Rafa Nadal in the qu(...)

Spain’s Rafael Nadal celebrates after winning against Australia’s Alex De Minaur. Photograph: Getty Images

Rafael Nadal ensured he will keep the world number one ranking whatever happens during the second week of Wimbledon by easing past Alex De Minaur and(...)

Spain’s Rafael Nadal during his quarter final match against Argentina’s Diego Schwartzman. Photograph: Charles Platiau/Reuters

Rafael Nadal has been just a little impatient the past couple of weeks, as if rushing towards history and not wanting any distractions, and his steps (...)

Roge Federer beat Marin Cilic in Melbourne to secure his 20th Grand Slam title. Photograph: Greg Wood/AFP

What should have been a Sunday stroll for Roger Federer on a warm summer’s evening in his favourite city away from Switzerland turned into an ordeal u(...)

Chung Hyeon of South Korea celebrates after beating Novak Djokovic at the Australian Open. Photo: Issei Kato/Reuters

Novak Djokovic suffered a recurrence of his elbow problems and was beaten in the fourth round of the Australian Open by an inspired Chung Hyeon. The (...)

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