Denmark’s Caroline Wozniacki reaches for a forehand return in her defeat of Slovakia’s Magdalena Rybarikova  at the Australian Open. Photograph: Vincent Thian/AP

Caroline Wozniacki is three wins away from winning her first grand slam title, but the fear of failing again no long haunts a player who has learned t(...)

Caroline Wozniacki of Denmark serves against Magdalena Rybarikova of Slovakia during their fourth round clash at the Australian Open. Photo: Dean Lewins/EPA

Caroline Wozniacki is confident but taking nothing for granted as she tries to chase down a first grand slam title at the Australian Open. The Dane (...)

Novak Djokovic serves the ball during the Italian Open. Photo: Claudio Onorati/EPA

  When Roger Federer said on the eve of his 39th match against Novak Djokovic, “He’s not Rafa Nadal”, he must have suspected his hubris wo(...)

Serena Williams in action against Carla Suarez Navarro of Spain during the final of the Miami Open tennis tournament on Key Biscayne, Miami, Florida. Photograph: EPA

Serena Williams claimed her eighth Miami Open title in 14 years after ruthlessly brushing aside the challenge of 12th seed Carla Suarez Navarro in Sat(...)

Maria Sharapova returns the ball to  Garbine Muguruza of Spain in their French Open women’s singles quarter-final at Roland Garros in Paris. Photograph:  Etienne Laurent/EPA

It is not unreasonable to speculate that Maria Sharapova indulged in a loud celebration of Serena Williams’s crushing loss to the world number 35, Gar(...)