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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(...)

  Dan Evans: was banned for one year for testing positive for cocaine. Photograph: Julian Finney/Getty Images

Dan Evans said he is “determined to return to the sport I love” after being handed a one-year ban following his positive test for cocaine. The Intern(...)

Andy Murray’s father-in-law Nigel Sears is stretchered out of the stands after collapsing while watching Ana Ivanovic play Madison Keys. Photograph: Reuters

Andy Murray’s father-in-law, Nigel Sears, collapsed in the stands at the Australian Open on Saturday night and was taken to hospital, conscious but in(...)

Andy Murray celebrates with his team-mates after beating Belgium’s David Goffin to win the Davis Cup for Britain. Photograph: Jason Cairnduff/Reuters

On the final day of his most consistent season, Andy Murray’s strength, skill and determination coalesced to deliver the Davis Cup to Br(...)

Screengrab from the Twitter page of Andy Murray as he as he posted a picture on Twitter of himself lying in a hospital bed having apparently undergone surgery.  Photograph: @andy_murray/PA Wire

Wimbledon champion Andy Murray appeared in good spirits as he posted a picture on Twitter of himself lying in a hospital bed having apparently underg(...)