Monica Puig

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Lesia Tsurenko (L) beat Caroline Wozniacki in straight sets. Photograph: Eduardo Munoz Alvarez/AFP/Getty

The women’s tournament is without its top two seeds heading into the third round after Australian Open champion Caroline Wozniacki joined Simona Halep(...)

Angelique Kerber: favourite to beat Karolina Pliskova, even though she mysteriously lost her way in her last big final at the  Olympics. Photograph: Chris Trotman/Getty Images

Serena Williams is struggling with a leg injury that threatens to curtail her season as well as with darker forces that seem to be eating away at her(...)

Britain’s Johanna Konta on her way to defeating Puerto Rico’s Monica Puig during their first round match on the third day of the Wimbledon Championships. Photograph: AFP

For a long stretch into the London evening it looked like nothing much would be played. But there was one local story they wanted to continue on an o(...)

Serena Williams of the U.S. and Vitalia Diatchenko of Russia talk after Diatchenko retired from their match during the U.S. Open tennis tournament at Arthur Ashe Stadium in New York. Diatchenko appeared severely hobbled from the start, unable to move well, and retired in the second set. Photo: Todd Heisler/The New York Times

Serena Williams, as befits the grand dame of tennis, began the pursuit of a calendar grand slam with a regal swat on the first evening of the 2015 US (...)

Michelle Larcher De Brito of Portugal after defeating Maria Sharapova of Russia in their singles  match at the Wimbledon Tennis Championships, in London. Photograph: Stefan Wermuth/Reuters

Maria Sharapova was dumped out of Wimbledon by world number 131 Michelle Larcher de Brito on Wednesday.The former champion fumed about the grass surfa(...)

Russia’s Maria Sharapova after her victory over Kristina Mladenovic of France.

Perhaps all it took was a match, the scent of the grass, the sound of the ball and action. This year’s tacky pre-tournament verbal exchange between Se(...)

Spain’s Rafael Nadal waves to the crowd after losing to Belgium’s Steve Darcis during day one of the Wimbledon Championships . Photograph: Dominic Lipinski/PA Wire

Rafael Nadal refused to blame his problematic knees in the wake of his shock first-round exit at the hands of Steve Darcis this afternoon. The Spaniar(...)