Serena Williams celebrates after beating Kristina Mladenovic 7-5, 7-6 in their women’s singles third round match on the fifth day of the 2018 Wimbledon Championships. Photo: Glyn Kirk/Getty Images

If anyone doubted Serena Williams was worth consideration as a winner of this tournament for an eighth time – let alone the 25th seeding that has caus(...)

In all there are eight men’s and eight women’s matches played at Wimbledon on Monday.

If Wimbledon ever had a moving day, this is it. The top four male players in the world, Andy Murray, Novak Djokovic, Roger Federer and a resurgent Raf(...)

Latvia’s Jelena Ostapenko celebrates defeating Denmark’s Caroline Wozniacki in their French Open quarter-final encounter. Photograph: Gabriel Bouys/AFP/Getty Images

Rain and wind scudded through Paris on day 10 of the 2017 French Open, punching a three-hour hole in the schedule, but it was worth the wait for the c(...)

Romania’s Simona Halep returns the ball to Russia’s Darya Kasatkina during their third-round  match at the French Open at  Roland Garros  in Paris. Photograph:  Lionel Bonaventure/AFP/Getty Images

Title contender Simona Halep pulled through against young pretender Daria Kasatkina in a French Open rollercoaster on Saturday, winning 6-0 7-5 after(...)

 Serbia’s Novak Djokovic during his first round match against Spain’s Marcel Granollers. The Serbian triumphed 6-3, 6-4, 6-2. Photograph: Gonzalo Fuentes/Reuters

For all the impatience in the game for the next generation to start grabbing the biggest prizes, the likelihood is that the established powers will pr(...)

On Tuesday, French Tennis Federation president, Bernard Giudicelli, said Maria Sharapova would not be getting a wildcard entry into the French Open. Photo: Claudio Onorati/EPA

Maria Sharapova has had to fight for virtually every point in her tennis career, every break in her curiously combative life, whatever the misguided p(...)

Roger Federer serves during his match  against Bosnia’s  Damir Dzumhur  at the  French Open. Photo: Clive Brunskill/Getty Images

Roger Federer continued his smooth progress at the French Open on Friday with a straightforward 6-4 6-3 6-2 defeat of Bosnian Damir Dzumhur to reach t(...)

Catherine Bellis of the United States reacts after defeating Dominika Cibulkova of Slovakia during their women’s singles first round match on Day Two of the 2014 US Open. Photograph: Streeter Lecka/Getty Images

Fifteen-year-old American wild card Cici Bellis stunned Australian Open finalist Dominika Cibulkova in the biggest upset of the US Open so far. Bellis(...)

Li Na: “In my mind I didn’t have any idea how to play the match.” Photograph: EPA

Li Na helped set an unwanted record by crashing out in the first round at Roland Garros yesterday. Second seed Li’s 7-5 3-6 6-1 loss to Kristina Mlade(...)

Caroline Wozniacki of Denmark returns to Yanina Wickmayer of Belgium during their first round match at the French Open in Roland Garros, Paris. Photograph:  Etienne Laurent/EPA

Caroline Wozniacki’s return to tennis and the public eye after her break-up with golfer Rory McIlroy ended in more pain on Tuesday when the 13th seed (...)

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