Aliaksandra Sasnovich of Belarus returns to Petra Kvitova of the Czech Republic in their first-round match at  Wimbledon. Photograph: Nic Bothma/EPA

Two-time champion Petra Kvitova slumped out of Wimbledon in the first round on Tuesday, beaten by inspired world number 50 Aliaksandra Sasnovich of Be(...)

Spain’s Rafael Nadal plays a backhand return to Italy’s Simone Bolelli during their men’s singles first round match on day three of the Roland Garros 2018 French Open in Paris. Photo: Christophe Simon/Getty Images

Rafael Nadal admitted he may have taken it a little too easy as he began his bid for an 11th French Open title. Nadal’s latest Roland Garros campaign(...)

Rafael Nadal of Spain hits a return shot against Wu Di of China at the China Open in Beijing. Photograph: Andy Wong/AP

Rafael Nadal had his serve broken four times by one of his former ball boys before progressing to the second round of the China Open. The world number(...)

Kei Nishikori has pulled out of his second round match at Wimbledon with a calf injury. Photograph: Reuters

Wimbledon men’s fifth seed Kei Nishikori of Japan has pulled out of the tournament due to a left calf injury. Tournament referee Andrew Jarrett announ(...)

Roger Federer is through to the third round of the Austrlaian Open after beating Somione Bolelli in four sets. (Photograph: REUTERS/Thomas Peter)

Roger Federer was made to work for his place in the third round of the Australian Open on Wednesday after Maria Sharapova suffered a huge scare agains(...)

Roger Federer is through to the second round of the Australian Open after a straight sets win over Yen-Hsun Lu(Photograph: EPA/JOE CASTRO)

Roger Federer eased into the second round of the Australian Open on Monday with a straight-sets victory over Yen-Hsun Lu, win number 1,001 of his amaz(...)

 Stan Wawrinka in action during his third round win over Denis Istomin. Photograph: EPA

Stan Wawrinka has hit out at Wimbledon bosses for handing him five matches in seven days to achieve his title dream.The Swiss number five seed vowed t(...)