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(...)

Andy Murray: decided he wasn’t  ready to return at Wimbledon after a long absence due to hip surgery. Photograph: Peter Nicholls/Reuters

Hours before Andy Murray pulled out of this year’s championships, he spoke of the difficulty of coming back into a competitive tennis environment. Fo(...)

Boris Becker arrives on day one of the Wimbledon Championships on Monday. Photograph:  Philip Toscano/PA Wire

Boris Becker was told to curb his language by presenter Sue Barker after swearing on air during the BBC’s Wimbledon coverage. The German, who won the(...)

Roger Federer  serves to Dusan Lajovic  during their  first-round match at  Wimbledon. Photograph: Clive Brunskill/Getty Images

Shortly after Roger Federer had swatted poor Dusan Lajovic aside in three blindingly quick sets on Centre Court on day one of the championships Borna (...)

Marvel’s Luke Cage: second series starts Friday. Photograph: David Lee/Netflix

The Best of The Late Late Show Friday, RTÉ One, 9.35pm A look back at some of the best moments of the season, featuring a sing-along with the man who (...)

  Martina Navratilova will commentate for the BBC at Wimbledon despite comments she made about gender pay differences among broadcasters at the event.  Photograph: Ethan Miller/Getty Images

Martina Navratilova has said she will commentate on the Wimbledon tournament for the BBC this year after criticising how much more the broadcaster pa(...)

Jana Novotna, who won 16 Grand Slam titles, died of cancer and was surrounded by her family when she peacefully passed away. Photo: Gerry Penny/EPA

Wimbledon champion Jana Novotna was a true winner but it was the misfortune of the brilliant Czech, who died on Monday aged 49, to always be recalled (...)

Martina Navratilova gets a hug from Chris Evert  after beating her in the final of the ladies’ singles at Wimbledon in 1978. Photograph: Rob Taggart/Central Press/Getty Images

For decades, women’s tennis was blessed with first-name-basis rivalries that remain etched in the public’s consciousness. But as tennis fans salivate (...)

Roger Federer with the Wimbledon trophy. Photograph: Daniel Leal-Olivas/AFP

Roger Federer beat Marin Cilic 6-3, 6-1, 6-4 Nobody anticipated both Wimbledon finals coming down to physical malfunction. Marin Cilic’s foot against(...)

Spain’s Garbine Muguruza after beating Venus Williams to claim her first Wimbledon title. Photo: Gerry Penny/EPA

Centre Court isn't always the dream factory. Venus Williams, hoping to become one of the oldest players to win the Wimbledon title, in the end fell me(...)

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