Angelique Kerber beat Jelena Ostapenko to book her place in the women’s final at Wimbledon. Photo: Ben Curtis/PA Wire

Angelique Kerber withstood a barrage of winners from Jelena Ostapenko to defeat the Latvian 6-3, 6-3 on Thursday and claim a place in the Wimbledon fi(...)

Serena Williams  in action during the fourth-round match against Russia’s Evgeniya Rodina at Wimbledon. Photograph: Toby Melville/Reuters

There was a foreboding tennis moment in the second set on Centre Court during Serena Williams’s match against Russia’s Evgeniya Rodina. It arrived af(...)

Garbine Muguruza in action on her way to defeat against Belgian Alison van Uytvanck at Wimbledon. Photograph: PA Photo

The defending women’s champion Garbiñe Muguruza lost in the second round at Wimbledon, after being beaten 5-7, 6-2, 6-1 by the unseeded Belgian Alison(...)

 Aliaksandra Sasnovich of Belarus returns to Petra Kvitova of the Czech Republic in their first-round match at  Wimbledon. Photograph: Nic Bothma/EPA

Two-time champion Petra Kvitova slumped out of Wimbledon in the first round on Tuesday, beaten by inspired world number 50 Aliaksandra Sasnovich of Be(...)

Russia’s Maria Sharapova reacts during her women’s singles quarter-final match at the French Open against Spain’s Garbine Muguruza. Photo: Christophe Archambault/Getty Images

Three grand slam champions adorn the women’s semi-finals at Roland Garros – as well as the best player in the world, Simona Halep. The Romanian is pla(...)

Maria Sharapova and Serena Williams face each other in the fourth round of the French Open. Photograph: Thomas Samson/AFP/Getty Images

It will be Serena Williams versus Maria Sharapova at a Grand Slam tournament, but don’t think that today’s meeting at Roland Garros will be business (...)

Both Simona Halep (left) and Caroline Wozniacki are trying to win their first grand slam title. Photograph: Peter Parks/AFP/Getty Images

Consistency has been the hallmark of Caroline Wozniacki’s career, so it might come as something of a surprise to learn that between her matches at the(...)

Simona Halep celebrates after her three-set win over Angelique Kerber. Photograph: Issei Kato/Reuters

Simona Halep and Caroline Wozniacki will do battle in the Australian Open final on Saturday with a first grand slam title and the world number one ran(...)

Simona Halep  celebrates winning her  quarter-final against Karolina Pliskova. Photograph: Scott Barbour/Getty

Simona Halep won nine games in a row to breeze past Karolina Pliskova and set up a mouthwatering Australian Open semi-final against former champion An(...)

Angelique Kerber plays a return against Taiwan’s Hsieh Su-Wei during their women’s singles fourth round match on day eight of the Australian Open. Photo: William West/Getty Images

Title favourite Angelique Kerber withstood the unique challenge of Hsieh Su-wei to move into the Australian Open quarter-finals. Hsieh plays a comple(...)

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