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Serena Williams: GQ’s “woman” of the year

Serena Williams is GQ’s “woman” of the year. Not its “woman of the year”, you understand, but its “woman” of the year. For the second year in a row th(...)

The prize money for the Australian Open at Melbourne Park has risen by 10 per cent. Photograph: Scott Barbour/Getty Images

Australian Open organisers are working to determine whether coaching will be allowed during the Grand Slam tournament in an effort to end the controve(...)

Umpire Mohamed Lahyani has been suspended from his next two scheduled tournaments for trying to encourage Nick Kyrgios at the US Open. Photograph: Kena Bentancur/AFP/Getty

Umpire Mohamed Lahyani has been suspended from his next two scheduled tournaments for trying to encourage Nick Kyrgios during a match at the US Open. (...)

Naomi Osaka of Japan attends a news conference upon her arrival in Japan, after winning the US Open. Photograph: Reuters

Naomi Osaka said Serena Williams’s row with the umpire during the US Open final had not altered her feelings about winning a Grand Slam largely becau(...)

Helsinki-based Amer Sports, which owns the Wilson tennis racquets used by Serena Williams, soared on news that it has received a takeover approach.

European shares dipped on Tuesday amid reignited concern about the US trade war with China, though Helsinki-based Amer Sports, which owns the Wilson t(...)

Serena Williams argues with chair umpire Carlos Ramos during the US Open women’s final against Naomi Osaka of Japan. Photograph: Timothy A Clary/AFP/Getty Images

Top tennis umpires are considering forming a union because they believe Carlos Ramos was “hung out to dry” by the authorities during and after the US (...)

Serena Williams cartoon: Mark Knight’s depiction of the tennis player has been condemned as racist and sexist. Photograph: Herald Sun/AFP/Getty

Look at this cartoon. What do you see: a clever bit of satire, poking fun at a tennis legend’s petulant behaviour; or an image with dark resonances of(...)

Australian cartoonist Mark Knight has been criticised for his portrayal of tennis superstar Serena Williams. Image: Mark Knight/Herald Sun/AFP

An Australian newspaper defended its cartoonist on Tuesday after publishing a caricature of Serena Williams having a temper tantrum at the US Open ten(...)

“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(...)

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