Roger Federer

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Serbia’s Novak Djokovic posing for a photograph with his trophy at the Champions Dinner. Photograph: Getty Images

At the end of this seesawing and tempestous epic, which was not only the longest final in Wimbledon history but perhaps its most dramatic, Novak Djoko(...)

 The presence of former England captain Andrew Strauss and Aussie great Shane Warne lit the touch paper for Sky Sports coverage of the Cricket World Cup. Photograph: Lee Smith/Action Images via Reuters

The financial might of satellite broadcasters transcends all other considerations for the majority of sports. The superior viewing figures that terres(...)

 Roger Federer  celebrates his win over Matteo Berrettini  in their fourth round match at  Wimbledon.   Photogrraph: Epa/Nic Bothma

In his fourth round meeting with Matteo Berrettini, Roger Federer was averaging 14 seconds between points. One of the features the Italian was unable (...)

Rafael Nadal removes his head band after his match on day seven. Photograph: PA

Rafa Nadal set the tone early in the day. Maybe it was the sight of Spanish golfer Sergio Garcia’s name on the guest list for the Royal Box, or, maybe(...)

Roger  Federer celebrates his straight sets win over Lucas Pouille. Photograph: Mike Egerton/PA

Roger Federer’s dominance at Wimbledon continued as he reached the fourth round for the 17th time in 19 years. The Swiss maestro dispatched Lucas Pou(...)

Rafael Nadal celebrates beating Nick Kyrgios on day four of Wimbledon. Photograph: Adam Davy/PA

In his last match Nick Kyrgios fired 23 aces and 63 winners, argued with the umpire, slumped over the net and played dead. He also hit an underarm ser(...)

Stefanos Tsitsipas: Currently ranked sixth in the world and seeded seven for Wimbledon, the 6ft4in Greek player is as elegant as he is powerful. Photograph:  Adam Pretty/Getty Images

No one was to know it. But when Lleyton Hewitt last yelled an audible obscenity on Centre Court, thumped his chest and screamed ‘Come on Rocky’, only (...)

Wimbledon’s prize money  has more than doubled since 2012, with £38 million (€42.35 million) on offer this year. Photograph:  Adam Davy/PA Wire

Wimbledon may have to increase its prize money significantly and change the way it is distributed, if leading players have their way. While the winne(...)

Can Roger Federer win a ninth Wimbledon title? Photograph: Glyn Kirk/AFP/ Getty Images

Can Roger Federer win a ninth Wimbledon title and a 21st singles Grand Slam? Can Serena Williams claim an eighth title and a 24th singles Grand Slam? (...)

 Andy Ruiz Jr (right) lands a punch on Anthony Joshua. Skill won out. Ruiz beat Joshua because he was better than him. Photograph: Nick Potts/PA

Andy Ruiz’s shock defeat of Anthony Joshua to become a world heavyweight champion has been portrayed either as a Rocky fairytale or fat guy punch-line(...)

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