Tennis: Wimbledon - Ivanisevic is on the ball

THE CROATIAN Goran Ivanisevic is thrilled his tennis is peaking at the same time as his fotballing compatriots have hit form in the World Cup.

Can Sampras beat the curse?

Bud Collins on the strange world that produced Roy Emerson, holder of the 31-year-old Grand Slam singles record

Rackets: Boone pushes back the frontiers

Stephen Brenkley discovers that age is proving no barrier for a six-time champion

Football: QUOTES OF THE WEEK

l I think President Clinton has attacked Australia to take his mind off other things. John McEnroe on an Australia Day fireworks display in Melbourne.

Sport: WHAT IF?

As another sporting year reaches its finale, Greg Wood looks back over the last 12 months and recalls what might have happened

Tennis: The old dog McEnroe shows off his old tricks

John McEnroe won the inaugural Honda Challenge ATP Senior Tour event at the Royal Albert Hall yesterday. The New Yorker beat Henri Leconte 6-2, 3-6, 10-5, in the final, winning $50,000. He also invited the umpire to step outside. Could he be serious? John Roberts reports

Tennis: Time warp, gentlemen please

Andrew Baker sees history repeating itself as Ice-Borg Senior meets Brat the Elder; The screams of teenagers are now the murmurs of matrons. The fans have changed more than Borg has

Tennis: Opposites attract in old rivals' revival act

John McEnroe defeated Bjorn Borg in the Honda Challenge at the Royal Albert Hall yesterday, 2-6, 6-3, 10-7. The tennis legends showed how entertaining play can be on the ATP Senior Tour and enjoyed themselves so much that they requested a re-match at Wimbledon. John Roberts reports.

Tennis: After years of turmoil a legend comes full circle

Profile: Bjorn Borg

Tennis: Serving Swede dreams

Andrew Longmore studies the chemistry behind a formula for Davis Cup success

Wigs and wives: a double take on the fame game

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Woodruff benefits from his hard work

The unseeded Chris Woodruff climaxed a dream week of tennis yesterday by beating a sixth successive seed to win first career title at the Canadian Open. The American, ranked No 57 in the world, scored a 7-5, 4-6, 6-3 victory in the final over the sixth seed and French Open champion, Gustavo Kuerten.

Wimbledon '97: Curtain falls on the Becker era

As Pete Sampras reached the semi-finals, 'Boom-Boom' reached the end of the line. Guy Hodgson reports

Tennis: Henman willed on to victory

There has never been a day quite like this on the lawns of the All England Club. People's Sunday '91 was something special. People's Sunday II was an extravaganza, a heady mixture of football and tennis ambience, Wimbledon 97 meets Euro 96.

Tennis: Wimbledon: Forceful display has Richardson off mark

Guy Hodgson on a superb start for the British No 5 but disappointment for the first home player to lose yesterday
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Mary Beard, Caroline Criado-Perez, Louise Mensch, Bunny La Roche and Courtney Barrasford reveal how to trounce the trolls
Gallipoli centenary: At dawn, the young remember the young who perished in one of the First World War's bloodiest battles

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A century ago, soldiers of the Empire – many no more than boys – spilt on to Gallipoli’s beaches. On this 100th Anzac Day, there are personal, poetic tributes to their sacrifice
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