Leonardo Mayer

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Mikhail Youzhny of Russia lies on the court while suffering from heat exhaustion during his men’s singles first round match against Marcos Baghdatis on day two of the 2018 US Open. Photo: Al Bello/Getty Images

Oppressive weather conditions in New York continued to make excessive demands of players as day three of the US Open unfolded on Wednesday afternoon. (...)

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 (...)

 Belinda Bencic celebrates her victory over Venus Williams in the Australian Open at the  Rod Laver Arena, Melbourne. Photograph: Thomas Peter/Reuters

Top-seed Rafa Nadal and world number three Grigor Dimitrov progressed to the second round of the Australian Open with easy victories on Monday while t(...)

Andy Murray has admitted he may never be able to get back to his best level. Photograph: Patrick Hamilton/AFP

Andy Murray has admitted he may never be able to get back to his best level as he prepares to return from hip problems. The 30-year-old has been side(...)

Spain’s Rafael Nadal  celebrates defeating Kevin Anderson of South Africa in their men’s singles final at the US Open. Photograph:  Elsa/Getty Images

When Rafael Nadal said early in this tournament he was not looking forward to his next birthday, it was tempting to assume the finishing line in his c(...)

Roger Federer volleys a return in his semi-final with Stan Wawrinka at the  U.S. Open Tennis Tournament at Arthur Ashe Stadium in New York. Federer won, 6-4, 6-3- 6-1 and will face Novak Djokovic in the final. Photo: Chang W. Lee/The New York Times

The final of the 2015 US Open men’s singles will be contested between the best player of all time and the best player of this time when Roger Federer (...)

 Andy Murray’s wedding ring attached to his tennis shoes during his match against  Jeremy Chardy of France during the Rome Masters. Photo:   Ian Walton/Getty Images

Andy Murray is more afraid of losing his wedding ring than a tennis match these days but that did not stop him from storming to a 10th successive win(...)

Rafael Nadal of Spain during his second round defeat to  Feliciano Lopez of Spain at the Shanghai Tennis Masters in China. Photograph: Diego Azubel / EPA

An ailing Rafael Nadal added his name to the list of upsets at the Shanghai Masters after the Spaniard suffered a 6-3 7-6(6) loss to Feliciano Lopez i(...)

Stan Wawrinka of Switzerland in action during his victory over Denis Istomin of Uzbekistan in straight sets at Wimbledon. Phogo: Valdrin Xhemaj/EPA

One of the misunderstandings about sport is that opponents always compete under equal conditions. That understanding is housed in one of the great cli(...)

 Andy Murray runs down the ball during his men’s singles first round match against Michael Llodra at the  US Open. Photograph:  Clive Brunskill/Getty Images

Andy Murray was a man in a hurry as he began the defence of his US Open title with a speedy victory over Michael Llodra under the lights on Arthur As(...)

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