Zhang Shuai

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Serena Williams hits a return against Dayana Yastremska during their women’s singles match on day six of the Australian Open in Melbourne on January 19, 2019. Photograph: William West/AFP/Getty Images

Serena Williams continued to steamroller her way through the Australian Open draw but Naomi Osaka and Elina Svitolina both survived serious scares to (...)

Serena Williams with the USA women’s hockey team in New York. Photograph: Abbie Parr/Getty

Serena Williams returns to the full glare of the tennis tour on Thursday – appropriately, on International Women’s Day – more than a year since beatin(...)

 Belinda Bencic celebrates her victory over Venus Williams in the Australian Open at the  Rod Laver Arena, Melbourne. Photograph: Thomas Peter/Reuters

Top-seed Rafa Nadal and world number three Grigor Dimitrov progressed to the second round of the Australian Open with easy victories on Monday while t(...)

  Karolina Pliskova of the Czech Republic celebrates defeating China’s Shuai Zhang during their  US Open match at the  Flushing Meadows. Photograph: Jewel Samad/AFP/Getty Images

World number one Karolina Pliskova saved a match point before battling into the fourth round of the US Open with victory over China’s Zhang Shuai. P(...)

 Serena Williams  returns a shot to Johanna Larsson  during their  third round match at the US Open at Flushing Meadows in New York. Photograph: Mike Hewitt/Getty Images

Another win, another milestone for Serena Williams who rolled into the US Open last 16 on Saturday by crushing Sweden’s Johanna Larsson 6-2 6-1 to co(...)

Johanna Konta is through to the semi-finals of the Australian Open. Photograph: Epa

Johanna Konta had to conquer nerves she thought she had long buried to beat the Chinese qualifier Zhang Shuai 6-4, 6-1 in an hour and 22 minutes in Me(...)

Victoria Azarenka is through to the fourth round of the Australian Open. Photograph: EPA

Victoria Azarenka believes overcoming depression and poverty has taken away the pressure to win a grand slam. Azarenka secured her place in the Austr(...)

Roger Federer of Switzerland hits a backhand return to Lukas Lacko of Slovakia during their men’s singles match at the French Open at Roland Garros in Paris. Photograph: Jean-Paul Pelissier/Reuters

His family may have expanded but it was business as usual for Roger Federer as he led the first-round winners on the opening day of play at the French(...)