Pam Shriver

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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 (...)

Romania head coach Ilie Nastase is escorted from the arena by stewards during the  Fed Cup  match between Romania and Britain on Saturday. Photograph: George Calin/Inquam Photos via Reuters

Ilie Nastase has been handed a provisional suspension from the Fed Cup by the International Tennis Federation (ITF) – but that did not stop him brazen(...)

Serena Williams en route to her 23rd Grand Slam singles title at the Australian Open in January. Photograph: Getty Images

Serena Williams, the best women’s tennis player of this era and one of the world’s most prominent athletes, has confirmed that she is pregnant and ex(...)

United States’ Serena Williams celebrates her win over Britain’s Johanna Konta during their quarterfinal at the Australian Open. Photo: Aaron Favila/EPA

Johanna Konta will console herself with the stark reality that she lost to a six-times champion here on a warm Wednesday afternoon, but she will know (...)

Enthalling: a haenyeo diver on the South Korean island of Jeju, in Forces of Nature with Brian Cox

In an already dire month for television (unless you’re a sports fan) I sit down to watch Bypassed (RTÉ One, Tuesday) and think with creeping despair, (...)

Andy Murray’s father-in-law Nigel Sears is stretchered out of the stands after collapsing while watching Ana Ivanovic play Madison Keys. Photograph: Reuters

Andy Murray’s father-in-law, Nigel Sears, collapsed in the stands at the Australian Open on Saturday night and was taken to hospital, conscious but in(...)