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“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(...)

Serena Williams makes her case to Brian Earley and Donna Kelso during the US Open women’s singles final. Photo: Ben Solomon/The New York Times

The International Tennis Federation has backed umpire Carlos Ramos in the row over his handling of the US Open final, saying he acted with “profession(...)

Novak Djokovic kisses the trophy after defeating Juan Martin del Potro in the men’s final of the US Open. Photograph: AP

Sitting on a French mountaintop provided the inspiration for Novak Djokovic to climb back to the tennis summit. The 31-year-old defeated Juan Martin (...)

  Serena Williams   argues with umpire Carlos Ramos in the US Open women’s singles final against Naomi Osaka. Photograph:   Jaime Lawson/Getty Images

It is said that umpires and referees are doing a good job if fans don’t notice they are there. If that’s the case then Carlos Ramos’s performance duri(...)

Serena Williams argues with chair umpire Carlos Ramos while playing Naomi Osaka during their 2018 US Open women’s singles final match. Photo: Eduardo Munoz Alvarez/Getty Images

Tennis players past and present have rallied behind Serena Williams after she claimed the sport was riddled by sexism following an extraordinary on-co(...)

Serbia’s Novak Djokovic reacts after his win against Japan’s Kei Nishikori during the men’s singles semi-finals match at the 2018 US Open. Photo: Timothy A Clary/Getty Images

Not long after Rafael Nadal had to quit against Juan Martin del Potro with a knee injury, Novak Djokovic inflicted more conventional pain on Kei Nishi(...)

 Novak Djokovic during a changeover in his quarterfinal against John Millman in New York. Photograph: AP

It wasn’t to be for John Millman. The Australian certainly performed with the same energy and fighting spirit which was enough to surprise Roger Feder(...)

World number 50 John Millman beat Roger Federer in four sets in New York to reach the US Open quarter-finals. Photograph: Eduardo Munez Alvarez/AFP/Getty

Roger Federer losing even a set in a major usually sends tremors through the tennis landscape but, after midnight on day eight of the US Open, the fiv(...)

Novak Djokovic returns against Joao Sousa during their fourth round 2018 US Open men’s singles match at the USTA Billie Jean King National Tennis Center in New York. Photo: Timothy A Clary/Getty Images

Novak Djokovic appeared to struggle with the heat again at the US Open but came through an intense clash with Joao Sousa in straight sets to reach the(...)

 Rafael Nadal  reacts after defeating Nikoloz Basilashvili  during the  US Open quarter-final at Flushing Meadows, New York.  Photograph: Justin Lane/EPA

Expectations that the US Open quarter-finals would bring together last year’s finalists were shredded on Sunday when Rafael Nadal won after a struggle(...)

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