Jelena Ostapenko celebrates afterher victory over Karolina Pliskova. Photograph: Julian Finney/Getty

Jelena Ostapenko is making Roland Garros sit up and take notice once again. Days after her 20th birthday in 2017, Ostapenko became one of the most su(...)

Karolina Pliskova during her defeat to Caroline Garcia during the second round of the US Open. Photograph: Ap

Top seed Karolina Pliskova became the biggest casualty of this year’s US Open so far as she was dumped out at the second-round stage by Caroline Garci(...)

Naomi Osaka wears a facemask with Breonna Taylor’s name on it ahead of her US Open first round match. Photograph: Jason Szenes/EPA

Naomi Osaka vowed to continue highlighting issues of racial injustice after reaching the second round of the US Open with a hard-fought win over Japan(...)

Britain’s  Cameron Norrie  hits a return to Diego Schwartzman of Argentina during their first-round match at the US Open  in Flushing Meadows, New York. Photograph: Jason Szenes/EPA

Just a few hours into the opening round of this strange US Open, it appeared a fortnight without fans might belong to freewheelers comfortable in an e(...)

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(...)

 World number one Novak Djokovic dealt a further blow to the hopes of the US Open going ahead after claiming it would be “impossible” to play under the “extreme” proposed safety protocols. Photograph: PA

World number one Novak Djokovic dealt a further blow to the hopes of the US Open going ahead after claiming it would be “impossible” to play under the(...)

Russia’s Maria Sharapova after her defeat against Croatia’s Donna Vekicat the Australian Open in Melbourne. Photograph: Getty Images

Maria Sharapova offered no guarantees that she will be back at the Australian Open after a first-round defeat against Donna Vekic. Ongoing shoulder (...)

Novak Djokovic of Serbia leaves the court as he concedes the match to Stan Wawrinka. Photograph: Getty Images

Novak Djokovic was cruelly booed off the court at Arthur Ashe Stadium after a sore left shoulder forced his stunning retirement from Sunday night’s fo(...)

 Kiki Bertens of the Netherlands reacts as she receives medical attention  during her second-round match against  Viktoria Kuzmova, at the French Open  in Paris. Photograph: Kai Pfaffenbach/Reuters

The women’s tournament lost one of its big favourites in unfortunate circumstances on Wednesday as fourth seed Kiki Bertens retired through illness in(...)

Naomi Osaka of Japan celebrates her victory over Karolina Pliskova  at the Australian Open in Melbourne.  Osaka won, 6-2, 4-6, 6-4. Photograph: Asanka Brendon Ratnayake/The New York Times)

If Naomi Osaka goes on to add the Australian Open title to the debut Slam title she won in Flushing Meadows four months ago, she might spare a passing(...)

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