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Novak Djokovic and Andy Murray book finals shootout for No1 spot

Serbia's Novak Djokovic and Japan's Kei Nishikori after their semi final math

Andy Murray and Novak Djokovic meet for the 35th time on Sunday in a match loaded with more significance than even some of their many contests for majors: the championship of each other, as someone once described the trilogy of world heavyweight title fights between Muhammad Ali and Joe Frazier.


Wimbledon - All England Lawn Tennis & Croquet Club

Venus Williams beats Sakkari but exile to Court No18 raises eyebrows

The calendar insists the end is near for Venus Williams, but the results continue to dissent. The 36-year-old American – the oldest woman in the top 200 and the oldest in the draw here – overcame a game challenge from Maria Sakkari in an entertaining second-round tilt on Thursday to book a meeting with Russia’s Daria Kasatkina in the round of 32.


Rafael Nadal adds former world No1 Carlos Moya to his coaching team

If there was any doubt that Rafael Nadal and Roger Federer were nearing the end of their glorious careers in the 12th year of their rivalry, John McEnroe spiked that bubble when he said this week the two players who dominated the game for nearly a decade had “maybe one or two more years” to add to their combined total of 31 majors.