Tennis

RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - AUGUST 14:  Andy Murray of Great Britain reacts during the men's singles gold medal match against Juan Martin Del Potro of Argentina on Day 9 of the Rio 2016 Olympic Games at the Olympic Tennis Centre on August 14, 2016 in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.  (Photo by Julian Finney/Getty Images)

Andy Murray becomes first player to win two golds in tennis at Olympics

Murray became the first tennis player in Olympic history with two singles gold medals, winning his second in a row by wearing down Juan Martin del Potro of Argentina.

Serena Williams in Olympic defeat

Serena Williams dumped out of Olympics in shock defeat

The No. 1-seeded American was beaten 6-4, 6-3 by Elina Svitolina of Ukraine.

Stan 'the man' Wawrinka pulls out of Rio

An unspecified injury to the Swiss player has whittled down the top ten contingent at Rio to half.

TORONTO, ON - JULY 29:  Novak Djokovic of Serbia plays a shot against Tomas Berdych of Czech Republic during Day 5 of the Rogers Cup at the Aviva Centre on July 29, 2016 in Toronto, Ontario, Canada.  (Photo by Vaughn Ridley/Getty Images)

Top-ranked Novak Djokovic advances to Toronto semi-finals

Djokovic beat fifth-seeded Tomas Berdych 7-6 (6), 6-4 today to advance to the Rogers Cup semi-finals.

Is Roger's body packing up? Fed Express' 2016 over

Another injury for the year has curtailed a fifth Olympics and the US Open weeks later.

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After being knocked out of Euro 16, German midfielder Bastian Schweinsteiger got a pretty good consolation prize.

She's taken! Ana Ivanovic ties knot with Manchester United star

After being knocked out of Euro 16, German midfielder Bastian Schweinsteiger got a pretty good consolation prize.

'I wouldn't like to be PM' – Andy Murray's Wimbledon victory speech sparks booing of David Cameron

It was a frosty reception for the outgoing British Prime Minister to say the least.

Andy Murray savours second Wimbledon triumph

After Britain famously endured a 77-year wait between Wimbledon men's champions, Andy Murray has given the host country a pair of titles in quick succession.

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The title comes 17 years after her first piece of silverware, but it wasn’t the only title she walked away with.

Serena claims record equalling 22nd Grand Slam at Wimbledon

The title comes 17 years after her first piece of silverware, but it wasn’t the only title she walked away with.

Serena Williams claims seventh Wimbledon trophy in sensational fashion

Williams showed off her class beating her German opponent Angelique Kerber 7-5, 6-3 today to secure a record-tying 22nd Grand Slam win.

Andy Murray and Roger Federer on collision course to meet in Wimbledon final

Both were taken to the limit on a memorable quarter-final day.

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Both American sisters made progressed through their quarter finals in straight sets.

Serena and Venus Williams on the collision course for Wimbledon final

Both American sisters have progressed through both their quarter finals in straight sets.

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The world number one fires back at a reporter after she slipped on the famous grass.

'I'm not going to sue Wimbledon!' – Serena fires back after slip-up

The world number one fires back at a reporter after she slipped on the famous grass.

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Wawrinka gone, Djokovic down two sets and more rambunctious entertainment from Kyrgios – all part of today's rainy action.

Wimbledon's top seeds struggle in wet third round conditions

Wawrinka gone, Djokovic down two sets and more rambunctious entertainment from Kyrgios – all part of today's rainy action.

Michael Venus of New Zealand during Day 2 of the 2016 ASB Classic Mens. ASB Tennis Centre, Auckland, New Zealand. Tuesday 12 January 2016. Copyright Photo: Chris Symes / www.photosport.nz

Road to Rio: New Zealand sending doubles tennis pair for second time in history

Michael Venus and Marcus Daniell could end up facing Swiss masters Federer and Wawrinka.

Video: The moment 'fatboy' world no. 772 club pro takes down ATP tour star and now faces Roger Federer!

A £30-an-hour club coach entered Wimbledon folklore today, and now gets a match he's only ever dreamed of.

Marina Erakovic comes from behind to win Wimbledon first round thriller

Erakovic won an epic third set today at Wimbledon.

New Zealand's Marina Erakovic on Day 3 of the ASB Classic Tennis Women's tournament. ASB Tennis Centre, Stanley st, Auckland, New Zealand. Wednesday 6 January 2016. Copyright Photo: Andrew Cornaga / www.photosport.nz

Erakovic favourite in first round Wimbledon clash

Kiwi tennis star could face former world no.1 Jankovic in second round.

Novak Djokovic narrowly avoids disqualification after flying racket nearly hits linesman

The world number one's French Open quest very nearly ended in dramatic circumstances.

Andy Murray survives French interrogation, Venus bows out

Entertaining as his French Open quarterfinal might have been, Andy Murray hardly enjoyed the experience.

'This game is biased!' - tennis bad boy Nick Kyrgios lashes out at umpire

The brash Aussie lambasted the umpire during a match in Miami.

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The World No.1 created a storm when he suggested men deserve to be paid more than women.

Novak Djokovic clarifies gender pay comments

The World No.1 created a storm when he suggested men deserve to be paid more than women.

Tennis boss steps down after 'ride on coattails of men' comments

Backlash from Serena Williams and other top players led to Raymond Moore's resignation.

'I don't think any woman should be down on their knees': Serena slams sexist comments by Indian Wells boss

Serena Williams heard the sexist comments from Indian Wells CEO Raymond Moore loud and clear.

Nadal set for semifinal showdown with Djokovic

Spaniard moves one step closer to a fourth title at Indian Wells.

Rafael Nadal to sue former French politician over doping allegations

The Spaniard is upset that France's former sport minister said a seven-month absence was due to a failed doping test.

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Despite failing a drugs test, Maria Sharapova still has the backing of racquet firm Head.

Racquet firm Head to extend contract for 'woman of integrity' Sharapova

Despite failing a drugs test, Maria Sharapova still has the backing of racquet firm Head.

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Grand Slam champion continues to lose sponsors by the hour following her failed test at the Australian Open.

Maria Sharapova's legal team seeking ban of less than 12 months

The world number seven is expected to face suspension for a minimum of two years.

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Grand Slam champion continues to lose sponsors by the hour following her failed test at the Australian Open.

Former World Anti Doping Authority unloads on Maria Sharapova

Grand Slam champion continues to lose sponsors by the hour following her failed test at the Australian Open.

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The former tennis world number one failed the test at this year’s Australian Open.

Nike cuts ties with Maria Sharapova after failed drug test

"We are saddened and surprised by the news about Maria Sharapova."

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