Nicolas Mahut

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Spain’s Pablo Carreño Busta celebrates his victory over  Canada’s Denis Shapovalov in the quarter-finals of the US Open. Photograph: Matthew Stockman/Getty Images

From day one, the 2020 US Open has delivered tales of the unexpected. And none surprised more than the expulsion of the world No 1, Novak Djokovic, wh(...)

A view of smoke haze at Melbourne Park where organisers of the Australian Open tennis tournament announced a suspension of practice sessions and a delay of the start of qualifying matches due to the conditions. Photograph: EPA

Tempers flared at the Australian Open qualifying on Wednesday as players battled through another day of smoky air and two of the game’s all-time grea(...)

A spectator photographs a plaque attached to the wall of number 18 court after the match in 2010 that lasted more than 11 hours, between John Isner of the US and Nicolas Mahut of France. Photo: Suzanne Plunkett/Reuters

Wimbledon’s marathon matches have been consigned to the past after the All England Club announced the introduction of final-set tie-breaks when the sc(...)

  Kevin Anderson (right) hugs  John Isner after winning their men’s singles semi-final match at Wimbledon. Photograph: Oli Scarff/AFP

Sometimes the statistics of a match can tell you nothing at all. Sometimes the statistics can tell you all you need to know without ever seeing a ball(...)

Australia’s Nick Kyrgios suffered a hip injury after a fall on court during his first round match against  Donald Young at the ATP Aegon Championships at Queen’s Club in  London.  Photograph: Glyn Kirk/AFP/Getty

Nick Kyrgios was forced to retire injured from the Aegon Championships at Queen’s – less than two weeks before the start of Wimbledon. Kyrgios took (...)

Juan Martin Del Potro is through to the third round of the US Open. Photograph: Getty

Juan Martin del Potro is living the dream at the US Open after returning from a nightmare two years with injury. Del Potro booked his place in the th(...)

Novak Djokovic was knocked out of the men’s singles in Rio  by Juan Martín del Potro. Photograph: Afp

Novak Djokovic, the world’s dominant tennis player, had made the Olympic gold medal in singles one of his big priorities for 2016. He could not make (...)

Roger Federer serves during his match  against Bosnia’s  Damir Dzumhur  at the  French Open. Photo: Clive Brunskill/Getty Images

Roger Federer continued his smooth progress at the French Open on Friday with a straightforward 6-4 6-3 6-2 defeat of Bosnian Damir Dzumhur to reach t(...)

Seven-time champion Roger Federer of Switzerland was beaten in four sets by  Sergiy Stakhovsky of Ukraine. Photograph: Toby Melville/Reuters

Defending champion Roger Federer’s remarkable run of reaching 36 consecutive grand slam quarter-finals or better was ended in a shock second-round Wi(...)