Serena Williams’ coach says her recent break from the game was down to the fact she was suffering from depression and she also needed to allow her knees to recover after missing out on the calendar grand slam in September.
Andy Murray enjoyed an easy introduction to the Shanghai Masters, brushing aside Steve Johnson 6-2, 6-4 to set up a meeting with another American, John Isner, in the next round.
Johanna Konta said she was looking forward to a “good night’s sleep” after her run at the Wuhan Open came to an end.
Everyone expected Serena Williams to win this year’s US Open. She didn’t.
Andy Murray will agonise for another week before declaring if he will play in the ATP World Tour Finals in London just before the Davis Cup final against Belgium, which it was confirmed on Wednesday will be held on clay in Ghent on 27-29 November.
When Andy Murray hinted that he might withdraw from the ATP World Tour Finals in London during November to prepare for the Davis Cup final in Belgium a week later, he was letting his sore body do the talking.
Love, that many-splendoured thing, is more than a score in tennis.
There was gushing from the prime minister, pride on the front pages and reflected glory on tennis courts up and down Italy.
It is not getting any easier for Novak Djokovic to beat Roger Federer.
In a weekend of turmoil, all anyone could be certain of about the women’s final of the US Open was that the winner would not be Serena Williams but would be fluent in Italian – and not a soul predicted that Flavia Pennetta, in halting English, would turn her victory speech into a farewell to tennis.
Maria Sharapova has denied reports that she was warned five times that the drug she was taking, meldonium, had been added to the banned list.
Novak Djokovic has taken to his Facebook page to apologise for his comments over pay in tennis.
Serena Williams waded into the tennis sexism row on Tuesday and urged Novak Djokovic to explain to children why male players deserved more money than their female counterparts.
It could hardly be more ideal for the game and the competition if Novak Djokovic and Andy Murray, the two best players in the world, duel over the Davis Cup quarter-final outdoors at high summer in Belgrade, even though that would present the Scot with the toughest possible impediment to leading Great Britain to a successful defence of the title they won in 2015 for the first time in 79 years.
Judy Murray’s reign as Great Britain’s Fed Cup captain is set to come to an end. Murray has reportedly informed the Lawn Tennis Association that she is stepping down from her duties to make more time for her family.
Andy Murray has said he has “a very good shot” of beating Novak Djokovic at the fourth attempt in the Australian Open final on Sunday, “if I play my best tennis”.
After Novak Djokovic effectively put paid to Roger Federer’s title prospects in 54 minutes, the time it took for the defending champion to claim a two-set lead in the semi-finals, Andy Murray will have been under no illusions about the need to make a good start to his fifth Australian Open final.
Johanna Konta continues to confound her dwindling collection of doubters, not to mention some illustrious opponents, the latest of them the garlanded Venus Williams.
We've got a lot of time for Serena, and we've got A LOT of time for this!
The Four Kings. That is what they called Marvin Hagler, Sugar Ray Leonard, Thomas Hearns and Roberto Duran, those iron-willed gladiators of boxing’s last golden age.
Milos Raonic said he had no regrets following his defeat by Andy Murray and vowed he was “not going to leave any stone unturned” in his pursuit of a first grand slam title.
Andy Murray has vowed to enjoy winning his second Wimbledon title, claiming that doing so via a straight-sets win against Milos Raonic on Centre Court on Sunday had left him feeling “happier” and “more content” than when he defeated Novak Djokovic in the final here three years ago.