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.
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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
Johanna Konta has won 19 of her 20 matches since Wimbledon
The Russian was defeated by Angelique Kerber
Five-time champion suffers shock 1-6 6-3 6-4 defeat
Reaching the top of the rankings is beyond 'my level' says the humble Swiss
Chinese proves too strong for debutant finalist in winning Australian Open at the third attempt
The Australian Open has not always brought Rafael Nadal good fortune, but the year’s opening Grand Slam tournament is set to provide him with his latest stepping stone on the route to sporting greatness. If Nadal beats Stanislas Wawrinka in today’s final – and the bookmakers have him as a red-hot favourite to do so – he will move into joint second place on the all-time list of male Grand Slam champions and become the first man in the Open era to win all four of the sport’s major titles twice.
Wawrinka will head into his first ever Grand Slam final against a man he has never won a set against
Sampras feels the two shouldn't be compared as to who's better and should instead be enjoyed while they are still playing following their semi-final clash on Friday