American heading into defence of French Open in fine form as she prepares to face Madison Keys in Rome finale
Russian set to face London hearing within days, with findings expected to be known in June
American eased past Anna-Lena Friedsam in Italy and will again start Roland Garros event as favourite
'So much better and stronger without the retouching,' wrote one fan
The 30-year-old will reach his goal when the rankings are updated next Monday
'In any gym, you’ll find a stocky lady sweating buckets as she beats the living daylights out of a punch bag,' says the former Top Gear presenter
It could be argued that equalising women’s prize money when they generate less income is patronising, if not insultingly paternalistic, and that free market economics should determine rewards
Djokovic suggested that maybe male players 'should be awarded more' than their female counterparts
They are believed to have been officiating on the lower-tier ITF circuits rather than on the main men’s and women’s tours
Whatever the explanation, the Murray of yesterday morning was palpably beaten from the start
The woman and her friend were holding a sign appearing to support the tennis player
For a decade in the 1970s and ’80s Gerald Williams was the BBC’s voice of Wimbledon tennis commentary, bringing to the top event in the tennis calendar his in-depth knowledge of the sport, playful banter and a sense of fun that was a joy to watch.
In the final part of our series looking back on the sporting highs and lows of 2015, five more Independent writers share the moments and characters that stood out in their fields
Proposals would have seen a new tennis academy, golf course, four-star hotel, visitor centre, museum and 19 luxury houses
Rafael Nadal’s competitive season will end some time in the next 48 hours but he will not be digging out his fishing rods or heading for the beach or the golf course. “I don’t deserve a vacation this year,” Nadal said with a smile here yesterday at the Barclays ATP World Tour Finals.
Bedene is appealing against a ruling that he cannot play for his new country because he has already represented the country of his birth