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From The42 Serena and Sharapova set for blockbuster first-round clash at US Open Tennis

Serena and Sharapova set for blockbuster first-round clash at US Open

In the men’s draw, Novak Djokovic may have to see off Roger Federer and Rafa Nadal to defend his crown.

From The42 Deaf South Korean tennis player makes history Landmark

Deaf South Korean tennis player makes history

Lee Duck-hee’s straight-sets win over Henri Laaksonen will go down in the record books.

Kyrgios melts down and clashes with Irish chair umpire during defeat in Cincinnati

The fiery Aussie engaged in a running dialogue with official Fergus Murphy.

From The42 Wimbledon star Coco Gauff receives US Open wildcard Flushing Meadows

Wimbledon star Coco Gauff receives US Open wildcard

The 15-year-old American will get another chance at her home grand slam.

From The42 Andy Murray to make singles comeback in Ohio after accepting wildcard Ready To Go

Andy Murray to make singles comeback in Ohio after accepting wildcard

The former world number one made a successful return to doubles tennis in June.

From The42 'The worst months of my life' - Former world number one opens up about tennis struggles Looking Forward

'The worst months of my life' - Former world number one opens up about tennis struggles

Naomi Osaka says she hasn’t had much fun playing the sport since her Australian Open triumph.

From The42 Conqueror of former Wimbledon champion suspended over failed drug test Violation

Conqueror of former Wimbledon champion suspended over failed drug test

World number 99 Beatriz Haddad Maia tested positive for an anabolic agent at the Croatia Open.

From The42 Tomic fails with Wimbledon prize money appeal and receives ticking off Must Try Harder

Tomic fails with Wimbledon prize money appeal and receives ticking off

Grand slam board director Bill Babcock said there could be little justification for Bernard Tomic to be reimbursed.

From The42 'This will take some time to recover from physically' Roger That

'This will take some time to recover from physically'

Novak Djokovic prevailed against Roger Federer in the longest ever final played at Wimbledon.

From The42 Simona Halep stuns Serena Williams in straight sets to win Wimbledon Champion

Simona Halep stuns Serena Williams in straight sets to win Wimbledon

The 2018 French Open winner was crowned Women’s Singles champion on Saturday with a superb display.

From The42 'It lived up to the hype' - Federer ranks Nadal classic as one of the his all-time best Wimbledon

'It lived up to the hype' - Federer ranks Nadal classic as one of the his all-time best

Roger Federer says his pulsating battle with Rafael Nadal “had everything” and ‘lived up to the hype’.

From The42 Serena Williams on verge of history as she breezes into Wimbledon final Dominant

Serena Williams on verge of history as she breezes into Wimbledon final

The American star is one match away from equalling Margaret Court’s Grand Slam title record.

From The42 'A lifetime experience': Serena refuses to rule out future Murray pairing Mixed Doubles

'A lifetime experience': Serena refuses to rule out future Murray pairing

Although their Wimbledon dream came to an end, Williams and Murray are keen to play with each other again.

From The42 Semi-final bound Federer makes history with 100th Wimbledon win Centurion

Semi-final bound Federer makes history with 100th Wimbledon win

The Swiss was too good for Kei Nishikori, bringing up a century of singles wins at the All England Club.

From The42 Andy Murray and Serena Williams through to Wimbledon last 16 with straight-set win Flawless Victory

Andy Murray and Serena Williams through to Wimbledon last 16 with straight-set win

The pair overcame 14th seeds Fabrice Martin and Raquel Atawo on Tuesday evening.

From The42 World number one crashes out of Wimbledon Shock Exit This post contains videos

World number one crashes out of Wimbledon

Australian Ashleigh Barty lost her fourth-round tie to Alison Riske this afternoon.

From The42 Fognini could be fined over 'bomb' outburst during Wimbledon defeat Sw19 This post contains videos

Fognini could be fined over 'bomb' outburst during Wimbledon defeat

The Italian 12th seed apologised for his comments following Saturday’s loss to Tennys Sandgren.

From The42 Federer hits slam landmark as he cruises into last 16 while Nadal urges patience for challengers Wimbledon

Federer hits slam landmark as he cruises into last 16 while Nadal urges patience for challengers

There looked to be no stopping the big names in the Wimbledon men’s draw on Saturday with big markers laid down.

From The42 Wimbledon greats Serena and Murray thrill in mixed doubles opener First Look

Wimbledon greats Serena and Murray thrill in mixed doubles opener

The pair teamed up for the first time to good effect on Saturday, winning in Wimbledon’s mixed doubles.

From The42 Irresistible Nadal outclasses Tsonga for speedy Wimbledon progress Rafa

Irresistible Nadal outclasses Tsonga for speedy Wimbledon progress

Jo-Wilfried Tsonga proved no match for Rafael Nadal, who raced into the fourth round at Wimbledon on Saturday.

From The42 'I hope Beyonce saw that. I'd love to go to a concert,' says Wimbledon's 15-year-old star Dream Come True This post contains videos

'I hope Beyonce saw that. I'd love to go to a concert,' says Wimbledon's 15-year-old star

Cori Gauff saw off Polona Hercog with a stunning fightback on Friday evening.

From The42 Andy Murray makes winning comeback at Wimbledon Double Act

Andy Murray makes winning comeback at Wimbledon

‘I was a little bit nervous at the start but got better as match went on,’ he said after his doubles win with Pierre-Hugues Herbert.

From The42 Nadal sees off Kyrgios in four-set grudge match, Serena Williams recovers to progress Thriller This post contains videos

Nadal sees off Kyrgios in four-set grudge match, Serena Williams recovers to progress

Kyrgios branded the umpire a ‘disgrace’, caught out his opponent with an audacious under-arm serve…and exited Wimbledon.

From The42 Wimbledon champion Kerber wary of Serena shadow Rivalry

Wimbledon champion Kerber wary of Serena shadow

Kerber won her third career major at the All England Club last year with victory over the American.

From The42 Ireland’s over-85s tennis world champion on playing at Wimbledon in the 1950s Still Serving This post contains videos

Ireland’s over-85s tennis world champion on playing at Wimbledon in the 1950s

With Wimbledon starting tomorrow, we looked back at the career of June Ann Byrne, who first graced Wimbledon’s grass courts in 1951.

From The42 15-year-old makes Wimbledon history by earning main-draw spot Prodigy

15-year-old makes Wimbledon history by earning main-draw spot

Cori Gauff is the youngest women to qualify for the singles event in the Open Era.

From The42 Wimbledon puts Federer ahead of Nadal in controversial seedings move Sw19

Wimbledon puts Federer ahead of Nadal in controversial seedings move

It’s been confirmed that the Spaniard will be seeded behind Roger Federer this year despite their world ranking positions.

From The42 Murray delighted after painless comeback success Queen's Club

Murray delighted after painless comeback success

The Scot’s encouraging return from major hip surgery continued at Queen’s Club.

From The42 Nick Kyrgios slapped with a fine following angry outburst at Irish umpire Double Fault

Nick Kyrgios slapped with a fine following angry outburst at Irish umpire

The controversial Aussie was punished for two separate incidents, including a rant at Irishman Fergus Murphy.

From The42 Irish teenager wins maiden ITF Future Tour title in first pro tournament Rising Star

Irish teenager wins maiden ITF Future Tour title in first pro tournament

Georgia Drummy had an excellent week in Portugal.

From The42 'Pretty much pain-free' Murray hoping for singles return this year Baby Steps

'Pretty much pain-free' Murray hoping for singles return this year

Three-time grand slam champion Andy Murray is ‘progressing all of the time’ but is prepared to be patient rather than rush a singles return.

Nadal not worried about catching 'neighbour with bigger TV' Federer in Grand Slam stakes

Nadal now sits just two major trophies off his rival’s record.

From The42 Unstoppable Nadal makes history with remarkable 12th French Open title King Of Clay

Unstoppable Nadal makes history with remarkable 12th French Open title

Dominic Thiem produced a fine display, but the Austrian was ultimately well beaten at Roland Garros.

From The42 'I tried to tell myself that I may never get this chance again. I grabbed it with both hands' French Open

'I tried to tell myself that I may never get this chance again. I grabbed it with both hands'

Ashleigh Barty ended Australia’s 46-year year wait for a French Open title on Saturday.

From The42 Ashleigh Barty ends Australia's 46-year wait for French Open title after thrashing Czech teenager Champion

Ashleigh Barty ends Australia's 46-year wait for French Open title after thrashing Czech teenager

Eighth seed Barty got off to a strong start and never looked back to claim her maiden Grand Slam title.

From The42 Thiem ends Djokovic's bid for history by setting up French Open final against Nadal Over And Out

Thiem ends Djokovic's bid for history by setting up French Open final against Nadal

Djokovic was bidding to join Rod Laver in the Grand Slam history books, but came up short on Saturday.

From The42 'These four women have played so well and earned their right to play on the biggest stage' Washout

'These four women have played so well and earned their right to play on the biggest stage'

Sexism row stirs as women’s French Open semi-finals are moved away from showpiece court in ‘unfair and inappropriate’ rescheduling.

From The42 Thiem relishing last-four challenge alongside 'best players of all time' Djokovic, Federer and Nadal Fab Four

Thiem relishing last-four challenge alongside 'best players of all time' Djokovic, Federer and Nadal

A fourth French Open semi-final awaits the Austrian, but to claim the title he will have to be at his very best.

From The42 Dream to win four Grand Slams in the same season alive as Djokovic reaches French Open semi-final Roland Garros

Dream to win four Grand Slams in the same season alive as Djokovic reaches French Open semi-final

The world number one will meet Austrian Dominic Thiem after defeating Alexander Zverev in straight sets.

From The42 Torrential Paris rain disrupts French Open and causes scheduling headache Wipe Out

Torrential Paris rain disrupts French Open and causes scheduling headache

No play was possible at Roland Garros on Wednesday.

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