Steve Simon

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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(...)

 Serena Williams poses with the winner’s trophy at  the 2016 Wimbledon Championships. Photograph:  Glyn Kirk/AFP/Getty Images

Serena Williams, who is rebuilding her career the hard way at 36 after the difficult birth of her first child last September, will almost certainly b(...)

Jana Novotna after winning the Wimbledon women’s singles title in 1998. Photograph: Pascal Pavani/Getty

Former Wimbledon champion Jana Novotna has died aged 49. The WTA announced the news on Monday morning in a Twitter post. The statement read: “It is (...)

Maria Sharapova has been handed a wild card for the US Open. Photograph: Lachlan Cunningham/Getty

The United States Tennis Association has awarded Maria Sharapova a wild card to enter the main draw of this year’s US Open, which will be her first Gr(...)

Novak Djokovic after his victory over Milos Raonic at Indian Wells. Photograph: Getty

World number one Novak Djokovic believes men should be awarded more prize money than women following a row sparked by comments from chief executive of(...)

 Maria Sharapova:  normal course of treatment for the drug is four to six weeks and not the 10 years   she used it.   Photo: Damian Dovarganes/AP

Over the coming weeks and months an interesting observation may be made on divergent sporting cultures and Maria Sharapova will be central to the dram(...)