Croatia’s Ivo Karlovic reacts during his men’s singles first-round match against Spain’s Feliciano Lopez on day three of the French Open  in Paris. Photograph: Christophe Archambault/AFP/Getty Images

Forty-year-old Ivo Karlovic continued to defy the sands of time at the French Open. By beating Feliciano Lopez 7-6 (4) 7-5 6-7 (7) 7-5 in the opening (...)

 Roger Federer  serves against Adrian Mannarino  during their men’s singles fourth-round match on Centre Court at Wimbledon. Photograph:  Clive Mason/Getty Images)

Less a dramatic battle on Centre Court than 16 minutes of something resembling performance art, Roger Federer’s first set against Adrian Mannarino was(...)

Spain’s Rafael Nadal celebrates after winning against Australia’s Alex De Minaur. Photograph: Getty Images

Rafael Nadal ensured he will keep the world number one ranking whatever happens during the second week of Wimbledon by easing past Alex De Minaur and(...)

Kyle Edmund celebrates winning his quarter-final match against Grigor Dimitrov of Bulgaria on day nine of the 2018 Australian Open at Melbourne Park. Photo: Cameron Spencer/Getty Images

Kyle Edmund is through to the semi-finals of a slam for the first time after beating world No3 Grigor Dimitrov in four sets on day nine of the Austral(...)

 Australia’s Nick Kyrgios prepares to serve against Bulgaria’s Grigor Dimitrov during their men’s singles fourth round match at the  Australian Open in Melbourne. Photograph: Saeed Khan/AFP/Getty

For all the talk of a rebooted, matured Nick Kyrgios, Sunday night’s match with the world number three Grigor Dimitrov saw the Australian decisively l(...)

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(...)