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 practises before  the start of the 2017 US Open in New York. Photograph: Chris Trotman/Getty Images

Even before injury scattered the men’s draw like so much chaff to the wind, discussions about who would win the US Open had already settled on the fam(...)

Novak Djokovic has revealed he was offered $200,000 to fix  a match in 2007. Photograph: EPA

On a day of extended drama and fevered speculation, Novak Djokovic spoke publicly for the first time about being offered $200,000 (€183,000) to fix a (...)

Roger Federer volleys a return in his semi-final with Stan Wawrinka at the  U.S. Open Tennis Tournament at Arthur Ashe Stadium in New York. Federer won, 6-4, 6-3- 6-1 and will face Novak Djokovic in the final. Photo: Chang W. Lee/The New York Times

The final of the 2015 US Open men’s singles will be contested between the best player of all time and the best player of this time when Roger Federer (...)

Andy Murray is through to the fourth round of the US Open after a straight sets win over Thomaz Bellucci. Photograph: Afp

When the fans started streaming out of Arthur Ashe stadium on the fifth night of the US Open, they made the reasonable gamble that Rafael Nadal could (...)

A view of the artificial grass court in use at the Irish Open at Fitzwilliam. Photograph: Ryan Byrne/Inpho.

Joshua Pim, Helen Wills Moody, Maureen Connolly and Rod Laver, winner of four Wimbledon titles and the Irish Championship in 1962, decorate the sta(...)

Novak Djokovic in action against Kevin Anderson during their resumed fourth round match at Wimbledon: the Serb was relieved to win. Photograph: Seán Dempsey/EPA

Not one for small gestures, Novak Djokovic hunkered down and with his fingers planted a kiss on the damp grass of number one court. He knew it, Kevin(...)

Nick Kyrgios enters the court to face Diego Schwartzman in his first round match at Wimbledon yesterday. Photo: Clive Brunskill/Getty Images

At January’s Australian Open he became a national figure, his forehand ripping him a route to the quarter-finals, where he was stopped by Andy Murray(...)

Serbia’s Novak Djokovic tries to shoo a bird from the court during his men’s singles first round match against Germany’s Philipp Kohlschreiber on day one of the 2015 Wimbledon Championships. Photograph: Glyn Kirk

First days and even first weeks can be like a procession of champions tramping down the wannabes. The top seeds and celebs took comfort from that on (...)

Lleyton Hewitt waves goodbye to the fans on Court Two after he was beaten in the first round of Wimbledon by Jarkko Nieminen. Photo: Stefan Wermuth

Lleyton Hewitt battled to the bitter end but was unable to prevent his Wimbledon singles career finishing with a dramatic five-set defeat to Finland’s(...)

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