Tim Smyczek

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 Rafael Nadal practises before  the start of the 2017 US Open in New York. Photograph: Chris Trotman/Getty Images

Even before injury scattered the men’s draw like so much chaff to the wind, discussions about who would win the US Open had already settled on the fam(...)

Rafael Nadal of Spain walks off the court after being defeated by Tomas Berdych of the Czech Republic in their men’s singles quarter-final match at the Australian Open 2015. Photograph: Carlos Barria/Reuters

A fourth-round thrashing of big-serving South African Kevin Anderson had given Rafa Nadal hope he might be back to his best, but the Spaniard’s limite(...)

Scotland’s Andy Murray reacts after winning a point  against Bulgaria’s Grigor Dimitrov during their men’s singles match at the  Australian Open in Melbourne. Photograph:  Mal Fairclough/AFP/Getty Images

Andy Murray extended his streak of consecutive grand slam quarter-final appearances to 16 with a rollercoaster victory over Grigor Dimitrov in the Aus(...)

Novak Djokovic of Serbia signs autographs after winning against Andrey Kuznetsov of Russia in their second round match at the Australian Open Grand Slam tennis tournament in Melbourne. Photograph: Filip Singer/EPA

Novak Djokovic praised American Tim Smyczek’s act of sportsmanship in his second round marathon against Rafa Nadal as “greater than sport itself” at t(...)

Rafael Nadal was taken to a fifth set tie break by the world number 112 Tim Smyczek in the Australian Open second round. (Photograph: REUTERS/Thomas Peter)

Rafael Nadal overcame illness and an inspired opponent to avoid a shock defeat in the second round of the Australian Open. Nadal has never lost to a q(...)

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(...)