“I often wonder if I am living in two countries: that of young energy and ambition and that of indifference and defeated hope.”  A reveller throws coloured flour   amid Ash Monday celebrations, a traditional festivity,  in the  town of Galaxidi, Greece, on March 11th, 2019. Photograph: Aris Messinis/AFP/Getty

With seven Bafta awards and one Oscar to its credit, the Irish-Greek film The Favourite has kept director Yorgos Lanthimos in the spotlight as one of (...)

Roger Federer poses with his trophy after defeating Stefanos Tsitsipas of Greece in their final match in Dubai to claim his 100th title win. Photograph:   Ali Haider/EPA

Roger Federer did more than win his 100th Tour-level tournament when he handed the Greek prodigy Stefanos Tsitsipas (his conqueror in the fourth round(...)

Switzerland’s Roger Federer celebrates winning the Dubai Tennis Championships Final against Greece’s Stefanos Tsitsipas, his 100th ATP Tour title win. Photograph: Ahmed Jadallah/Reuters

Roger Federer claimed the 100th ATP title of his career by beating 20-year-old Greek Stefanos Tsitsipas 6-4 6-4 in the final of the Dubai Duty Free T(...)

  Roger Federer serves a ball towards the Jet D’Eau on a boat   in Geneva during a presentation ahead of the Laver Cup tournament that will take place   next September. Photograph: Getty Images

Roger Federer is no longer chasing the top ranking and would rather be a contender at Grand Slams than battling Novak Djokovic and Rafa Nadal to be wo(...)

 Novak Djokovic of Serbia plays a shot during  his fourth round match against Daniil Medvedev. Photograph: Scott Barbour/Getty Images

If the guard is changing at the summit of tennis, it is doing so slowly and without conviction, as Novak Djokovic steps into the void left by the depa(...)

Roger Federer’s chances of winning a third consecutive Australian Open title were ended as 20-year-old Stefanos Tsitsipas came of age on Rod Laver Arena. Photograph: Adnan Abidi/Reuters

Roger Federer, who was the oldest player left in the men’s draw at 37, gave his blessing to the youngest, 20-year-old Stefanos Tsitsipas, after the Gr(...)

Roger Federer. Photograph: Fabrice Coffrini/AFP/Getty Images

Double defending champion Roger Federer will start his bid for a hat-trick of Australian Open titles next week against unseeded Uzbek Denis Istomin, w(...)

Rafael Nadal: revisiting former glory looks unlikely for the Spaniard. Photograph: EPA

The four greatest male players in modern tennis – who between them have won more than €447 million across 16 years – arrive in Melbourne ahead of the (...)

Andy Murray during his match against Fernando Verdasco in New York. Photograph: AP

Andy Murray suggested opponent Fernando Verdasco was lying after a row over illicit coaching erupted following their second-round clash at the US Open(...)