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#Grand SLams

# grand-slams - Saturday 14 July, 2018

Djokovic sees off Nadal in epic Wimbledon semi-final

Novak Djokovic is through to his fifth Wimbledon final after overcoming long-time rival Rafael Nadal in a five-set thriller.

# grand-slams - Wednesday 11 July, 2018

Federer bemoans missed chances as Wimbledon defence ends in disappointment

Roger Federer lost out to Kevin Anderson in a five-set thriller at the quarter-final stage.

# grand-slams - Wednesday 4 July, 2018

Sharapova insists she's made 'a lot of progress' after shock first round Wimbledon exit

The 31-year-old tasted defeat in the opening round of a Grand Slam for the first time since 2010.

# grand-slams - Friday 29 June, 2018

Andy Murray hoping to avoid hip flare-up and make grand slam return at Wimbledon

‘If I feel like I do today in a couple of days, I’ll be playing.’

# grand-slams - Monday 11 June, 2018

Federer hails Nadal's 'unimaginable' achievement but targets reclaiming top spot

Rafael Nadal’s French Open heroics on Sunday earned praise from on-court foe Roger Federer.

# grand-slams - Friday 8 June, 2018

Majestic Nadal crushes Del Potro to reach 11th final at French Open in Paris

The Spaniard conjured up yet another clay-court masterclass to set up a showdown with Dominic Thiem in Paris on Sunday.

# grand-slams - Tuesday 5 June, 2018

'Super exciting' - Positive update from Williams following French Open withdrawal

A day after pulling out of the French Open through injury, Serena Williams has hinted at a positive prognosis from her doctor.

# grand-slams - Monday 4 June, 2018

Serena Williams withdraws from French Open ahead of Sharapova showdown

The 23-time grand slam singles champion will remain in Paris to undergo further treatment.

# grand-slams - Tuesday 29 May, 2018

Serena Williams says French Open catsuit makes her feel like a 'warrior princess' and a 'superhero'

The former world number one also says the suit helps combat some of the health issues she has experienced since giving birth.

# grand-slams - Friday 4 May, 2018

The top points scorer in French Test history calls time on rugby career

Frederic Michalak is preparing to retire at the age of 35.

# grand-slams - Monday 29 January, 2018

Margaret catch her? Federer doesn't expect to equal Court's record tally

After winning his 20th grand slam title, the Australian Open champion says four more is too big an ask.

# grand-slams - Sunday 28 January, 2018

Tearful Federer toasts Melbourne triumph following 20th Grand Slam title Teary-eyed This post contains videos

Tearful Federer toasts Melbourne triumph following 20th Grand Slam title

After winning a five-set epic against Marin Cilic to break new ground in men’s tennis, Roger Federer’s emotions spilled over in Melbourne.

# grand-slams - Saturday 27 January, 2018

Caroline Wozniacki wins Australian Open for first grand slam title Ace

Caroline Wozniacki wins Australian Open for first grand slam title

The Dane overcame Simona Halep in a three-set epic.

# grand-slams - Thursday 25 January, 2018

First-time grand slam champ to be crowned after Halep survives a classic

Simona Halep felt her strength of character shone through in a memorable clash with Angelique Kerber.

Britain's Kyle Edmund outclassed in bid to reach Australian Open final

Edmund stunned Grigor Dimitrov in his maiden grand slam quarter-final, but Marin Cilic was a cut above.

Wozniacki banishes Australian Open demons to reach final and stay on track for maiden grand slam

The former world number one survived a mini collapse in the second set to see off Elise Mertens.

# grand-slams - Wednesday 24 January, 2018

Serena Williams demands apology from Tennys Sandgren following social media activity

A range of social-media posts dug up during Tennys Sandgren’s Australian Open run has put the American star in the heart of controversy.

# grand-slams - Monday 22 January, 2018

Defending champion Federer maintains flawless record to reach quarter-final

Swiss star Roger Federer eased past Marton Fucsovics in the Australian Open fourth round.

# grand-slams - Sunday 21 January, 2018

Nadal battles past Schwartzman as Wozniacki cruises through in Melbourne

The world number one was below his best in a fourth-round clash.

# grand-slams - Saturday 20 January, 2018

Federer coasts and Djokovic survives injury scare, but it's lights out for Zverev

It was business as usual for Roger Federer at the Australian Open, but problems with fading light frustrated Alexander Zverev.

Kerber downs Sharapova in Melbourne masterclass

Simona Halep survived a record-equalling match meanwhile.

# grand-slams - Wednesday 17 January, 2018

Nadal backs move for financial parity but silent on boycott talk

World number one Rafael Nadal kept his cards close to his chest when quizzed on the prospect of boycotting the 2019 Australian Open.

I had one foot out of the Australian Open – Wozniacki revels in dramatic fightback Ace

I had one foot out of the Australian Open – Wozniacki revels in dramatic fightback

The Dane saved a couple of match points in Melbourne.

# grand-slams - Thursday 4 January, 2018

Andy Murray confirms withdrawal from the first Grand Slam of 2018

Still struggling with a hip injury, the five-time runner-up has been forced to pull out of the Australian Open.

# grand-slams - Wednesday 6 December, 2017

Serena Williams 'very likely' to make her return at the Australian Open

Organisers of the Australian Open expect Serena Williams to return from her first pregnancy to defend her title in Melbourne.

# grand-slams - Friday 1 September, 2017

Roger Federer survives major scare at US Open as he goes the distance with Youzhny

Mikhail Youzhny has never beaten Roger Federer, but seriously threatened to do so at Flushing Meadows this evening.

# grand-slams - Tuesday 29 August, 2017

'I had no right to win': Emotional Sharapova causes upset on Grand Slam return

Back at a Grand Slam for the first time since 2016 Australian Open, the Russian enjoyed her “special” return at Flushing Meadows.

# grand-slams - Wednesday 16 August, 2017

Serena Williams wants to defend Australian Open title 3 months after giving birth

Another grand slam title would move the US star level with Margaret Court’s record.

# grand-slams - Sunday 23 July, 2017

Like watching Picasso: Roddick reflects on a career spent in the shadow of greatness

Roger Federer and the rest of the ‘big four’ prevented Andy Roddick from adding to his lone slam win, but the American has no regrets.

# grand-slams - Saturday 8 July, 2017

'That's when you all heard me drop an F-bomb' - Mattek-Sands vows to come back from horror injury

In a heartfelt Facebook post, the tennis ace expressed her gratitude to fans for all the messages received after her serious injury.

# grand-slams - Thursday 6 July, 2017

Mattek-Sands suffers 'acute knee injury' in horrific Wimbledon fall

The American was taken to hospital after suffering the injury during her second-round match against Sorana Cirstea.

# grand-slams - Wednesday 5 July, 2017

Federer and Djokovic considered exhibition match after both their Wimbledon opponents withdrew

The Centre Court crowd were left feeling short-changed after fleeting appearances from two of the best players in the world.

# grand-slams - Monday 3 July, 2017

Three-time grand slam winner Wawrinka sent packing in Wimbledon's first major upset

Stan Wawrinka had no answer to the power, free hitting and touch of Daniil Medvedev as the young Russian sprang Wimbledon’s first surprise.

# grand-slams - Monday 12 June, 2017

'I have doubts every day:' Nadal explains the mentality behind his French Open victory

It has been far from plain sailing for Rafael Nadal in recent years and he credits his response to those troubles with his resurgence.

# grand-slams - Friday 9 June, 2017

Clinical Rafael Nadal outclasses Dominic Thiem to reach French Open final

Thiem was no match for Nadal on Court Philippe Chatrier, as the Spaniard reached the French Open final.

Wawrinka ends Murray's French Open challenge to book final spot after five-set thriller

The world number was beaten in today’s first semi-final at Roland Garros.

# grand-slams - Thursday 8 June, 2017

Latvian underdog continues remarkable run into French Open final on 20th birthday

Jelena Ostapenko is the first unseeded player to reach the Roland Garros decider since 1983, where she will face Romania’s Simona Halep.

# grand-slams - Wednesday 7 June, 2017

Djokovic ponders break from tennis as French reign ends

Good job there, Agassi.

# grand-slams - Friday 2 June, 2017

Everyone fell in love with Juan Martin Del Potro a little more after this sporting moment Ace

# grand-slams - Thursday 1 June, 2017

Navratilova wants Margaret Court Arena renamed as she slams controversial tennis great

Court was described as “a racist and a homophobe” by the former world number one.

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