Umpire Mohamed Lahyani has been suspended from his next two scheduled tournaments for trying to encourage Nick Kyrgios at the US Open. Photograph: Kena Bentancur/AFP/Getty

Umpire Mohamed Lahyani has been suspended from his next two scheduled tournaments for trying to encourage Nick Kyrgios during a match at the US Open. (...)

“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(...)

Nick Kyrgios puts his hand up to his ear to encourage the cheering crowd before closing out his win in his second-round match with Pierre-Hugues Herbert during the US Open in New York. Photo: Rick Loomis/The New York Times

The main interview room in the bowels of Arthur Ashe Stadium was as packed with reporters and cameramen as you’ll find it after a second-round match o(...)

Nick Kyrgios will play Roger Federer in the third round of the US Open after he beat Pierre-Hugues Herbert in four sets. Photograph: Rick Loomis/The New York Times

Nick Kyrgios was saved from himself and from possible expulsion from the US Open on day four when the respected chair umpire, Mohamed Lahyani, broke w(...)

  Australian Nick Kyrgios   returns a shot against Pierre-Hugues Herbert of France in a second-round match on day four of the  US Open. Photograph: Jerry Lai/USA TODAY Sports

Nick Kyrgios was involved in more controversy during a 4-6 7-6 (8/6) 6-3 6-0 victory over Pierre-Hugues Herbert, although this time he was not the cen(...)

 Maria Sharapova  in action against Christina McHale of the United States in their second round match during day four of the Mutua Madrid Open tennis tournament  in Madrid. Photo by Clive Brunskill/Getty Images

Maria Sharapova staged a late fightback to keep her winning streak on clay going in Madrid. The eighth seed won the title in Stuttgart two weeks ago (...)