Philip Brook

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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(...)

Members of Wimbledon Park golf course have accepted a €72m offer from the All England Club to buy their 73 acres. Photograph: Bob Martin/AFP/Getty

Wimbledon’s ambitions of trebling its space for the high point of the tennis summer came down to old-fashioned pragmatism and money on Wednesday night(...)

 Serena Williams poses with the winner’s trophy at  the 2016 Wimbledon Championships. Photograph:  Glyn Kirk/AFP/Getty Images

Serena Williams, who is rebuilding her career the hard way at 36 after the difficult birth of her first child last September, will almost certainly b(...)

Romania’s head coach Ilie Nastase was asked to leave the court for his behaviour during the FedCup play-off match against Britain last month. Photograph: Reuters

Ilie Nastase will not be invited to the Royal Box at Wimbledon this year following his behaviour at last month’s Fed Cup tie against Britain. Romania(...)

Two international tennis umpires have been secretly banned, while four others face being thrown out of the sport for life on charges of serious corrup(...)

Brian O’Driscoll and his wife Amy Huberman (left) in the Royal Box during men’s semi-finals day on Centre Court  at Wimbledon, with Prince Andrew pictured front right. Photograph:    Anthony Devlin/Pool/PA

Brian O’Driscoll is a guest in the Royal Box at Wimbledon today. The former Leinster, Ireland and Lions captain, accompanied by his wife Amy Huberman (...)