# doubles

All time
# Got your back
Tennis player smacked in the head by 120kph serve from doubles partner
She should have crouched lower, of course.
# Syria
US doubles aid to Syrian rebels, who want more
US Secretary of State John Kerry announced the new package of assistance, saying it will provide an additional $123 million in aid.
# unbridled
Scott Evans wins Irish Open badminton title
Chloe Magee was unlucky to lose out in the Women’s Singles Final in Baldoyle this afternoon.
# Awards Season
Hold on to your hats: Serena Williams named WTA player of the year
The American won Wimbledon, the US Open and Olympic gold after a successful comeback.
# Forward Planning
Follow through: Venus plans to compete in Rio 2016
The elder Williams sister, in London for this week’s Olympics, will be 36 when the Games roll on to Brazil.
# Fed Express
Federer sets his sets on Olympic Gold as Murray compares him to Muhammad Ali
The Swiss ace won the men’s doubles in 2008 but craves a centre court win at SW19 to crown a golden summer.