Kei Nishikori

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Greece’s Stefanos Tsitsipas returns the ball to John Isner of the US during their  third-round  match at the French Open at  Roland Garros. Photograph: Christophe Archambault/AFP via Getty Images

Stefanos Tsitsipas quelled the firepower of John Isner to reach the fourth round of the French Open under the lights at Roland Garros. If the fifth s(...)

Serena Williams is into the third round of the French Open. Photograph: Martin Bureau/Getty/AFP

It remains to be seen whether Serena Williams can play herself into form over the coming days and rise to become a true contender for the French Open (...)

Kei Nishikori believes there are risks associated with Japan hosting the Olympic Games this summer. Photo: Chema Moya/EPA

Japan’s top-ranked men’s tennis player Kei Nishikori added his voice to concerns about staging the Olympic Games in Tokyo in July, as the country batt(...)

Naomi Osaka arrives in Australia ahead of the year’s first Grand Slam. Photograph: Morgan Sette/EPA

Forty-seven players competing in the Australian Open, including Britain’s Heather Watson, will be forced to remain in their hotel rooms for 14 days fo(...)

 Rafael Nadal  plays a forehand during his  second-round match against Mackenzie McDonald  on day four of the 2020 French Open at Roland Garros in Paris. Photograph:  Clive Brunskill/Getty Images

Rafael Nadal laid down a marker with a thumping win over Mackenzie McDonald in the second round of the French Open. The 12-time champion said before (...)

Britain’s Johanna Konta fears tennis might not get back to normal for the rest of her playing career. Photograph: Victoria Jones/PA Wire

Johanna Konta will again lead Britain’s charge at a grand slam title next week when she opens her Roland Garros campaign against the American prodigy (...)

Roger Federer  serves during his match against Matteo Berrettini  during  the  ATP World Tour Finals at the O2 Arena  in London. Photograph: Naomi Baker/Getty Images

Roger Federer warmed up for his hugely anticipated rematch with Novak Djokovic on Thursday by blunting the power of Matteo Berrettini on the third day(...)

Naomi Osaka has had the good fortune to come to prominence right as the Olympic cycle warms up for Tokyo 2020. Photograph: Vaughn Ridley/Getty Images

Is the money getting better for women in elite sport? Yes. Is there still only one woman (Serena Williams) in the list of the 100 highest-paid sportsp(...)

 Roger Federer  celebrates his win over Matteo Berrettini  in their fourth round match at  Wimbledon.   Photogrraph: Epa/Nic Bothma

In his fourth round meeting with Matteo Berrettini, Roger Federer was averaging 14 seconds between points. One of the features the Italian was unable (...)

Stefanos Tsitsipas: Currently ranked sixth in the world and seeded seven for Wimbledon, the 6ft4in Greek player is as elegant as he is powerful. Photograph:  Adam Pretty/Getty Images

No one was to know it. But when Lleyton Hewitt last yelled an audible obscenity on Centre Court, thumped his chest and screamed ‘Come on Rocky’, only (...)

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