Angelique Kerber  hits a return during her women’s singles quarter-final against Eugenie Bouchard. Photograph:  Suzanne Plunkett/Reuters

The new golden girl of tennis, Eugenie Bouchard, reached the Wimbledon semi-finals this afternoon with a 6-3 6-4 defeat of Angelique Kerber. The 20-ye(...)

 Germany’s Angelique Kerber  celebrates during her fourth round win over Russia’s Maria Sharapova at Wimbledon. Photo: Al Bello/Getty Images

If there is such a thing as a tipping point the scales yesterday may have fallen towards a raft of virtually unknown players and away from familiar fa(...)

Angelique Kerber of Germany celebrates during her  fourth-round match against Maria Sharapova of Russia at Wimbledon. Photograph: Al Bello/Getty Images

Oh. I. Say. Now Maria Sharapova, the favourite, is gone, too. In a women’s competition distinguished by shock results – with incredulity only fraction(...)

Eugenie Bouchard of Canada reacts after defeating Alize Cornet of France in their women’s singles tennis match at the Wimbledon . Photograph: Toby Melville/Reuters

Eugenie Bouchard remained on course for a third successive grand slam semi-final as she overcame Alize Cornet on Centre Court at Wimbledon.The 20-yea(...)

Ana Ivanovic of Serbia  on her way to an upset victory over world number one Serena Williams of the USA in round four of the Australian Open in Melbourne. Photograph: Joe Castro/EPA

Ana Ivanovic ‘broke a spell’ to post a magical win over Serena Williams in the fourth round of the Australian Open. Ivanovic had never won a set again(...)

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