It has become one of the great twisting plotlines in modern sport: Serena Williams’s pursuit of Margaret Court’s tantalising yet elusive tally of 24 major titles. After Williams’s shock defeat at the of
Coco Gauff cool, calm and collected as talented teenager juggles studies with incredible success on the court
As Coco Gauff prepares for her fourth-round match at the Australian Open - which is due to start in the small hours of Sunday morning - it feels strange to be reminded that she is still wrestling with
The rehabilitation of Nick Kyrgios is proceeding apace, turning a man who used to be a national embarrassment into a national treasure. As he prepares for Monday's grudge match with Rafael Nadal, Kyrgios
Murray brothers will not compete in Tokyo 2020 doubles as Jamie continues with current partner Neal Skupski
After 12 years of competing together at the Olympics, the Murray brothers’ doubles partnership is to be dissolved in Tokyo, as Jamie Murray opts to play with his regular team-mate Neal Skupski instead.
Coco Gauff expected to earn £20m in endorsements before she reaches her twenties, says sports marketing expert
Coco Gauff will make £20 million in endorsements while still in her teens, brand specialists predicted on Friday night after she stunned defending Australian Open champion Naomi Osaka. The 15-year-old
Friday at the Australian Open was so drama-filled and action-packed that The Tennis Podcast team recorded two daily editions of the show for the first time. So, was it the greatest grand slam day ever?
The former world number one announced last month that the Australian Open, the scene of her greatest triumph when she broke her grand slam duck in 2018, would also be the stage for her professional farewell
Serena Williams's bid for a record-equalling 24th grand slam singles title at the Australian Open ended with a shock third-round loss to China's Wang Qiang. When they met at the US Open last summer, Wang
Boris Becker has warned against hyping up 15-year-old phenomenon Coco Gauff, who plays the defending Australian Open champion Naomi Osaka in the headline match on Friday on Rod Laver Arena. Becker knows
Early end to British singles interest at Australian Open puts spotlight back on LTA and player development
A forehand from Harriet Dart sailed long, at around 8.30pm on the fourth day, to end Britain’s singles involvement in the Australian Open. When you factor in the Lawn Tennis Association’s £64.5m turnover,
Heather Watson failed to last an hour in her second-round match against Elise Mertens on Thursday morning. After playing a competitive first set, Watson lost her bearings completely and went down to a
Harriet Dart loving life on her all-female team: 'With a woman for a coach, the dynamic is different'
British No 3 Harriet Dart will have another chance to fell a tennis Goliath on Thursday on Rod Laver Arena, the same stage where she suffered a dispiriting 6-0, 6-0 defeat last year to a rampant Maria
As Dan Evans’s lucrative run in Australia came to an end, the British No 1 told reporters that he does not plan to play in the Olympics this year. “There’s some [other] good tournaments on at that point,”
Cori 'Coco' Gauff bounces back to beat Sorana Cirstea and set up Australian Open third-round tie with Naomi Osaka
Cori 'Coco' Gauff has beaten Sorana Cirstea 4-6, 6-3, 7-5 to set up a third-round match against defending champion Naomi Osaka at the Australian Open. Gauff, 15, rallied after losing the first set and
Heather Watson has the wind in her sails at Australian Open - but Dan Evans fails to master blustery conditions
Heather Watson’s upbringing on the island of Guernsey helped her overcome both Kristyna Pliskova and the 50mph gusts of wind that blew across Melbourne Park, carrying dust, leaves and hats in their wake.
Maria Sharapova unsure what her future holds after Australian Open exit sees world ranking drop to 366
Maria Sharapova’s reserves of defiance have often seemed limitless. But that tank may be running close to empty, judging by Tuesday’s straight-sets defeat by Donna Vekic. The result will send her tumbling
Harriet Dart stops run of British exits after Johanna Konta and Kyle Edmund crash out of Australian Open in first round
A gloomy day for British hopes at the Australian Open was enlivened by a late shaft of sunlight when Harriet Dart – the qualifier from north London – claimed her first overseas slam victory in a topsy-turvy
Sania Mirza interview: 'I made my comeback to tell women that motherhood does not mean sacrificing your life'
Unless you are Indian, or well up on your tennis, Sania Mirza could be the most famous athlete you have never heard of. A former Wimbledon doubles champion and world No 1, her Twitter following of 9.1m
Australian Open: Roguish Russian anti-hero Daniil Medvedev could end the predictable run of winners in Melbourne
Who is going to end tennis’s procession of safe, predictable winners? This could be a job for Russian anti-hero Daniil Medvedev – the man who relished playing the villain during his run to September’s
As tennis recovers from players' doping drug tests, Edmund Willison, Jannik Schneider and Simon Briggs report on mentors with tainted backgrounds After the recent news that two high-profile players will