When Roger Federer is serving well and his forehand clicks, he is as irresistible now at 32 as he ever was in his glory years.
Big things are expected of Sloane Stephens at the US Open this coming fortnight, but the Floridian got off to an uninspiring start as she struggled to overcome Luxemburg’s Mandy Minella in the first round at Flushing Meadow.
A round up of the latest news stories from across the world of sport.
Andy Murray has today learned that he will face Michael Llodra in his US Open first round match and is seeded to meet Novak Djokovic in the last 4.
Maria Sharapova almost lost her name this week but she might also be losing the plot.
She may be internationally acclaimed as Maria Sharapova but the tennis star is now looking to be addressed very differently.
The £50,000 Marcus Willis collected in two matches at Wimbledon this week sounds like the sort of money that would encourage young players across the country to rush to their nearest tennis club and start swinging a racket.
Agnieszka Radwanska made up for lost time as she recorded a quickfire 6-2, 6-1 win against the Ukrainian Kateryna Kozlova on Wednesday, needing only 63 minutes to book her place in the second round.
Protected by the Centre Court roof and fortified by his tenacity, nothing was going to stop Novak Djokovic from securing his 30th consecutive grand slam victory, a record in the open era. The rain could not touch Djokovic and nor could Adrian Mannarino, who produced some delightful touches without ever coming close to bloodying the world No1’s nose.