Andy Murray reacts during a semifinal match against Roger Federer at the Western & Southern Open tennis tournament in Mason, Ohio. Federer won 6-4. 7-6 (6). Photo: John Minchillo/AP

Andy Murray has been drawn against the bad boy of tennis Nick Kyrgios in the first round of next week’s US Open. The Australian is currently fa(...)

World number one Novak Djokovic is through to the Australian Open second round after a comprehensive straight sets win over Slovenian qualifier Aljaz Bedene. (Photograph: Quinn Rooney/Getty Images)

After an opening day that saw seeds tumble and local players enjoy unexpected success, the Australian Open went mostly to script on Tuesday as world N(...)

World number one Novak Djokovic ended Kei Nishikori’s impressive debut at the ATP World Tour Finals with a 6-1 3-6 6-0 semi-final victory at the O2 Ar(...)

Novak Djokovic added another processional victory to the lengthening list at the ATP World Tour Finals with a 6-2 6-2 demolition of subdued Czech Toma(...)

Switzerland’s Stanislas Wawrinka made the perfect start in the first Group A match of the ATP World Tour Finals photograph: Clive Brunskill/Getty Images

At the start of this long, long tennis season, Stanislas Wawrinka – or Stan, as he has subsequently become known in the official records – threaten(...)

 Kei Nishikori of Japan returns a shot against Novak Djokovic of Serbia during their men’s singles semi-final  at the 2014 US Open at the USTA Billie Jean King National Tennis Center,  New York City. Photograph: Mike Stobe/Getty Images

There is no obvious tennis reason for Michael Chang to be advising Kei Nishikori, apart from their sharing winged feet, but helping him to the US Open(...)

Stan Wawrinka of Switzerland in action during his victory over Denis Istomin of Uzbekistan in straight sets at Wimbledon. Phogo: Valdrin Xhemaj/EPA

One of the misunderstandings about sport is that opponents always compete under equal conditions. That understanding is housed in one of the great cli(...)

 Andy Murray of Great Britain serves during his men’s singles match against Andrey Golubev of Kazakhstan on day three of the French Open at Roland Garrosin Paris, France. Photograph: Getty Images

Through wind, gloom and a little uncertainty Andy Murray moved on in his return to the French Open, from Andrey Golubev, a bookish Russian-born free-(...)

 Andy Murray serves during his men’s singles match against Andrey Golubev of Kazakhstan at the  French Open  in Paris. Photograph: Matthias Hangst/Getty Images

Andy Murray won a scrappy contest against Andrey Golubev in four sets to mark his return to the French Open.The Wimbledon champion began well but got (...)

Roger Federer of Switzerland throws his sweatband into the crowd as he celebrates victory in his men’s singles match against Lukas Lacko of Slovakia on day one of the French Open at Roland Garros, Paris. Photograph: Getty Images

If Roger Federer’s new appellation, “Swiss number two and father of four”, suggests Superman has abandoned his cape and tights for a life of domest(...)

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