Tennis: Agassi and Paris - an affair of the heart

Ronald Atkin suggests today's men's final will be a passionate one

Tennis: Henman ready for clay breakthrough

OF ALL the possibilities at the French Open, which starts here today, the notion that Tim Henman and Greg Rusedski will advance to meet in the men's singles semi-finals - let alone that Henman will go on to win the title and become the world No1 - appears to be among the easiest to discount, probably in the Britons' own minds as well as those of their peers.

Tennis: Britons handed tricky matches

GREG RUSEDSKI will have to overcome the gifted South African Wayne Ferreira in the opening round if he is to make progress in the United States Open, which starts on Monday.

Tennis: Wimbledon - Music is food of 40-love

Court circular

Tennis: A time when Wimbledon played to a different tune

The first Grand Slam: In 1938 the American Donald Budge dominated the tennis world in unprecedented fashion

Fashion: Oh, I say! Whatever happened to the frilly knickers?

Follow the Wimbledon stars - tennis chic can really improve your swing. By Tamsin Blanchard

Tennis: Britons must master learning curve

John Roberts explains why many of the world's greatest attacking players have failed to succeed on the clay courts of Roland Garros

Tennis: Lloyd banks on Davis dominance for Britain

FROM Earth Summit to the World Group, David Lloyd has reason to believe that he is on a winner. After a profitable punt on the Grand National and a swift victory in the Davis Cup against Ukraine here, Britain's team captain anticipates qualification for a place among the elite 16 in September, and would not be in the least surprised if Greg Rusedski and Tim Henman go on to lift the trophy, securing the nation's first triumph in the event since 1936.

Tennis: Henman told by McEnroe to be meaner

Tim Henman is ready to take John McEnroe's advice and forsake his "good guy'' image in a bid for tennis greatness.

Tennis: Football may lure Ivanisevic away from Davis Cup

It ought to go against the grain for a tennis player but, as John Roberts reports, Goran Ivanisevic is apparently intent on putting the ball in the net - on the football pitch.

Tennis: Grand Slam Cup - Becker leaves his options open as he prepares for a long goodbye

Boris Becker, given a wild card for the $6m Compaq Grand Slam Cup, was beaten in the first round by Sweden's Jonas Bjorkman in Munich yesterday. John Roberts looks at what the future holds for the semi-retired three- times Wimbledon champion.

Tennis: Greg's very British coup

Fresh from Flushing Meadow, Rusedski has now conquered the British heartlands. Andrew Baker reports

Rusedski hits No 10 in rankings

The West Hants Club, an unlikely setting for tennis history, proudly took its place in the record books for a second time yesterday. Greg Rusedski was hailed as the first British man to reach the world's top 10 since computer rankings began in 1973.

Tennis: Rusedski roars into history

US Open: Birthday boy braves the pain to become first Briton to reach a grand slam final for 20 years

Rusedski storms into the last four

Tennis
Career Services

Day In a Page

Burgundy, the River Rhone & Provence – MS Swiss Corona - seven nights from £999pp
Lake Maggiore, Orta and the Matterhorn – seven nights from £899pp
Sicily – seven nights from £939pp
Pompeii, Capri and the Bay of Naples - seven nights from £799pp
Istanbul Ephesus & Troy – six nights from £859pp
Mary Rose – two nights from £319pp
The children were playing in the street with toy guns. The air strikes were tragically real

The air strikes were tragically real

The children were playing in the street with toy guns
Boozy, ignorant, intolerant, but very polite – The British, as others see us

Britain as others see us

Boozy, ignorant, intolerant, but very polite
Countries that don’t survey their tigers risk losing them altogether

Countries that don’t survey their tigers risk losing them

Jonathon Porritt sounds the alarm
How did our legends really begin?

How did our legends really begin?

Applying the theory of evolution to the world's many mythologies
Watch out: Lambrusco is back on the menu

Lambrusco is back on the menu

Naff Seventies corner-shop staple is this year's Aperol Spritz
A new Russian revolution: Cracks start to appear in Putin’s Kremlin power bloc

A new Russian revolution

Cracks start to appear in Putin’s Kremlin power bloc
Eugene de Kock: Apartheid’s sadistic killer that his country cannot forgive

Apartheid’s sadistic killer that his country cannot forgive

The debate rages in South Africa over whether Eugene de Kock should ever be released from jail
Standing my ground: If sitting is bad for your health, what happens when you stay on your feet for a whole month?

Standing my ground

If sitting is bad for your health, what happens when you stay on your feet for a whole month?
Commonwealth Games 2014: Dai Greene prays for chance to rebuild after injury agony

Greene prays for chance to rebuild after injury agony

Welsh hurdler was World, European and Commonwealth champion, but then the injuries crept in
Israel-Gaza conflict: Secret report helps Israelis to hide facts

Patrick Cockburn: Secret report helps Israel to hide facts

The slickness of Israel's spokesmen is rooted in directions set down by pollster Frank Luntz
The man who dared to go on holiday

The man who dared to go on holiday

New York's mayor has taken a vacation - in a nation that has still to enforce paid leave, it caused quite a stir, reports Rupert Cornwell
Best comedians: How the professionals go about their funny business, from Sarah Millican to Marcus Brigstocke

Best comedians: How the professionals go about their funny business

For all those wanting to know how stand-ups keep standing, here are some of the best moments
The Guest List 2014: Forget the Man Booker longlist, Literary Editor Katy Guest offers her alternative picks

The Guest List 2014

Forget the Man Booker longlist, Literary Editor Katy Guest offers her alternative picks
Jokes on Hollywood: 'With comedy film audiences shrinking, it’s time to move on'

Jokes on Hollywood

With comedy film audiences shrinking, it’s time to move on