Roger Federer of Switzerland chases down a backhand to Adrian Mannarino of France at the US Open tennis championships in New York. Photograph:  Adam Hunger/Reuters

Roger Federer and Rafa Nadal remained on course for a tantalising first ever collision at the US Open after demolishing their opposition at Flushing (...)

Take 3: Hotels for athletes

Sophia Country Club, Sophia Country Club, Sophia-Antipolis, Biot, France.  Pat Cash, Novak Djokovic, Justine Henin and Caroline Wozniac(...)

Maria Sharapova of Russia slips during her women’s singles tennis match against Michelle Larcher De Brito of Portugal at the Wimbledon Tennis Championships. The third seed was knocked out 6-3 6-4. Photograph: Stefan Wermuth/Reuters

Wimbledon’s grass courts bore their teeth yesterday and turned the normally quiet tournament infirmary into a running score on who was falling out of (...)

Michelle Larcher De Brito of Portugal after defeating Maria Sharapova of Russia in their singles  match at the Wimbledon Tennis Championships, in London. Photograph: Stefan Wermuth/Reuters

Maria Sharapova was dumped out of Wimbledon by world number 131 Michelle Larcher de Brito on Wednesday.The former champion fumed about the grass surfa(...)

Rory McIlroy and his girlfriend Caroline Wozniacki, who rejects the suggestion that their relationship is affecting their respective sporting careers.

When Caroline Wozniacki first became the world number one in October, 2010, it seemed only a matter of time before the Dane would go on to win her fir(...)

Rory McIlroy  walks with his caddie Caroline Wozniacki during the Par 3 Contest prior to the start of the Masters. Photograph: Andrew Redington/Getty Images
No par three joy for Harrington
  • Golf
  • April 11, 2013, 10:14

Pádraig Harrington missed out on a fourth victory in the traditional par-three contest on the eve of the Masters, but was unlikely to be too d(...)

Rory McIlroy watches his girlfriend Caroline Wozniacki play tennis last week alongside his father Gerry. Photo: Clive Brunskill/Getty Images

Who ever claimed golf was a selfish sport? As he seeks to reclaim the world No1 ranking lost on Monday afternoon, Rory McIlroy revealed (...)

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