Monica Seles

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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 (...)

 Czech Republic’s Petra Kvitova won the Wimbledon singles’ title in 2011 and 2014. Photograph: Patrick Hertzog/AFP Photo/Getty Images

Two-time Wimbledon champion Petra Kvitova faces around six months out of the sport while her playing hand, wounded in a knife attack, recovers its str(...)

Toulouse’s Irish player Trevor Brennan punches an Ulster fan ahead of a Heineken Cup match in 2007 Photograph: Pascal Pavani/AFP/Getty Images)

“Roy, will you be the best there ever was in the game?” “That’s right.” She pulled the trigger (thrum of bull fiddle). - The Natural, Bernard Malam(...)

Switzerland’s Roger Federer appeals to security at Roland Garos after a spectator tries to take a selfie on court after his win. Photograph: Jason Cairnduff/Reuters

The opening day of the French Open was all sunshine and summer roses until a young man armed, thankfully, with nothing more threatening than a mobile(...)

Canada’s Eugenie Bouchard in action during her semi-final win over Simona Halep. Photograph: Clive Brunskill/Getty Images

Wimbledon continued to enjoy the rise and rise of Canadian Eugenie Bouchard. On the hottest day so far and with a new face to contest the final agains(...)

 Serbia’s Novak Djokovic  plays a forehand in his first-round match against Lukas Lacko of Slovakia during day one of the  Australian Open in Melbourne. Photograph: Clive Brunskill/Getty Images

Novak Djokovic showed some early season rustiness but Serena Williams roared into the second round as the tournament favourites took centre stage on t(...)