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Shia LaBeouf as John McEnroe

Take a hike, Nadal. There have been other great tennis rivalries and matches, but nothing in the sport’s history can compare with the 1980 Wimbledon f(...)

What to make of the state of men’s tennis? For the best part of a decade a quartet of hall-of-famers have transcended their sport by lifting it to hit(...)

Simon Carr in action during his victory over Hugo Grenier in the  Irish Open  at  Fitzwilliam. Carr has qualified for the main draw of the US Junior Open. Photograph: Oisin Keniry/Inpho

Simon Carr is slamming his racquet into a bag at the change over on court one in Fitzwilliam. The service game of the 17-year-old has deserted him and(...)

Helen Shields, president of Fitzwilliam Tennis Club. She is the first female president of the club in its long history. Photograph: Aidan Crawley

Just inside the lobby of Fitzwilliam Tennis Club is a striking and slightly confounding image. It is a photograph of Lena Rice, the Tipperary woman wh(...)

Johanna Konta waves after winning her fourth round match in the women’s singles at Wimbledon. Photo: Reuters

In the end it became a very British thing. Caroline Garcia lined up a forehand to carve Johanna Konta into having to win another point for the fourth (...)

Andy Murray leaves the court following defeat in the first round of the 2017 Aegon Championships at the Queen’s Club. Photograph: Clive Brunskill/Getty Images

Andy Murray’s Wimbledon warm-up could hardly have gone worse as the World No1 crashed out of the Aegon Championships first round to lucky loser Jordan(...)

Andy Murray during his third round match against Juan Martin Del Potro of Argentina on day seven of the 2017 French Open at Roland Garros. Photograph: Julian Finney/Getty Images

Andy Murray produced arguably his best performance of the year to defeat Juan Martin del Potro and reach the fourth round of the French Open. The wo(...)

ndy Murray and Novak Djokovic during their doubles match at the Australian Open in 2006. Photograph: Getty Images

Andy Murray and Novak Djokovic will celebrate their 30th birthdays within a week of each other this month. Murray reaches the milestone on May 15th f(...)

James McGee of Ireland recently made the quarter-finals of the French Challenger. Photograph: Tom Dulat/Getty Images.

Irish Davis Cup non-playing captain Conor Niland knows the value of facing Bulgaria next week in Sozopol without their star player Grigor Dimitrov. T(...)

Andy Murray put together winning streaks of 22 and 24 matches, the first taking in Queen’s, Wimbledon and Olympic gold and the second yielding five successive titles to finish the season. Photograph: Steve Paston/PA

When Gay Talese came to write the story of Floyd Patterson, he decided to call it The Loser. Which was an odd choice, since Patterson won a gold medal(...)

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