Ken Rosewall

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Frances McDormand in the film Nomadland. Photograph: Searchlight Pictures

I predict that the 2021 Oscars will not earn fair comparison with the 1973 Wimbledon Championships. That was the asterisked tournament in which, follo(...)

Serbia’s Novak Djokovic hits a return against France’s Jo-Wilfried Tsonga during their men’s singles match on day four of the Australian Open  in Melbourne. Photograph:  David Gray/AFP/Getty Images

Novak Djokovic won a rematch of the 2008 Australian Open final against Jo-Wilfried Tsonga to set up a third-round clash with 19-year-old Denis Shapova(...)

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 (...)

Rafael Nadal of Spain celebrates after beating Leonardo Mayer of Argentina in the second round of the Australian Open. Photo: Tracy Nearmy/EPA

Grigor Dimitrov survived an almighty scare against American qualifier Mackenzie McDonald to reach the third round of the Australian Open. The third (...)

 Novak Djokovic celebrates after victory in his men’s singles final  against Andy Murray at the Australian Open  in Melbourne. Photograph:  William West/AFP/Getty Images

It was with relief as much as elation that, after three hours and 39 minutes, Novak Djokovic raised his tired arms in celebration in the Rod Laver Are(...)

Roger Federer persists and endures, which testifies to an extraordinary individual but also to an extraordinary fundamental talent. Photograph: Getty Images

It is 18 months since yours truly advised Roger Federer to chuck in tennis: past-it and embarrassing himself was the thrust of the piece, maybe even t(...)

Brian O’Driscoll and his wife Amy Huberman (left) in the Royal Box during day 12 of the Wimbledon championships yesterday: Photograph: Anthony Devlin/Pool/PA Wire.

By Johnny WattersonNeither being a father nor Father Time had any say on Centre Court. Roger Federer, one step closer to becoming the first man in his(...)