The women's tour has a heat rule making provision for a 10-minute break between second and third sets in extreme conditions
There is probably as much chance of a home-grown male singles champion here at the Australian Open later this month as there is of Lleyton Hewitt arriving at Melbourne Park in one of the city trams, but at least the Adelaide-born former world No 1 will offer the prospect of some excitement for locals when the year’s first Grand Slam tournament begins in seven days’ time.
The reigning Wimbledon champion suffered defeat on Thursday to Jo-Wilfried Tsonga but recovered to beat the Swiss in Abu Dhabi
The German has not worked with any players since his retirement and has instead focused on punditry
The world number two is unhappy at the ban for Viktor Troicki
Juan Martin del Potro has never quite rescaled the heights he climbed with his 2009 US Open victory, but the 25-year-old Argentinian underlined here yesterday how close he is to breaking back into the elite group of players who have monopolised the sport's major honours in the last four years.
Rafael Nadal and Novak Djokovic are only one win away from the 39th meeting of their careers – but the world’s top two were made to work hard before booking their places in the semi-finals of the Shanghai Rolex Masters here yesterday.
Spaniard suffers first hard-court defeat of the year in Beijing
The British number one will play 16-year-old Borna Coric
After battling to break even on the unglamorous and sometimes corrupt ITF Circuit, the rarefied air of Flushing Meadows is a welcome change for the young British ace
Victoria Azarenka took the women's title in the US Open warm-up event
Andy Murray and Colin Fleming have failed in their attempt to become the first Britons to win a Masters Series doubles title, but the Scots could still take pride in a remarkable week's work in Montreal. For both men it has been excellent preparation for the US Open, which begins in a fortnight's time.
Spaniard reveals big cut in practice routine as he targets an eighth Roland Garros title
As a player he had been a deft serve-and-volleyer who climbed as high as No 34 in the world
Rafael Nadal won his fifth title this year to continue his run of good form at the Madrid Masters
Andy Murray believes that Dan Evans, one of the heroes of Britain's recent Davis Cup triumph over Russia, needs to become physically stronger and to broaden his horizons if he is to realise his potential.