Venus Williams ousted defending champion Kiki Bertens at the Western and Southern Open in Cincinnati.
Wed, 14 Aug, 2019
Andy Murray and Serena Williams’ Wimbledon match-up continued to impress after they eased into the third round of the mixed doubles.
Wed, 10 Jul, 2019
Toxic masculinity. Nothing has divided public opinion quite like this topic in recent times.
Thu, 21 Mar, 2019
Ireland’s women finished on a high in Santiago with a 3-0 victory over their Chilean hosts in the final game of a four-match series.
Fri, 18 Jan, 2019
Maybe this is the kind of thing Serena Williams was getting at.
Sat, 22 Sep, 2018
If you remember, it was Muhammad Ali started it, not Mick McCarthy or Ian Evans or even Tom Humphries’ interview.
Sat, 15 Sep, 2018
Williams has been adopted, willingly, as the battle queen of modern feminism, a shining emblem of the global movement towards equality and to right the wrongs dealt by millennia of patriarchy, writes
Thu, 13 Sep, 2018
The scramble to find a home in the crisis-hit rental sector has led to people queuing to view a €900-a-month one-bedroom apartment on Cork's Tuckey Street.
Mon, 09 Jul, 2018
My wife Emer is also a GP and we work at the same practice.
Fri, 29 Jun, 2018
Serena Williams came from a set down to book her place in the third round of the French Open.
Fri, 01 Jun, 2018
A schoolgirl who sparked an international hunt after she left the UK for Poland has been found.
Wed, 30 May, 2018
picks perfect placemats, cool candles and super sofa beds this week.
Sat, 14 Apr, 2018
It is a small mercy that Jana Novotna’s pomp predated clickbait. And that the industry around badness — which now rivals the business of controvassy — hadn’t been born.
Sat, 25 Nov, 2017
As a kid, Garbine Muguruza sat in awe in front of the TV as the Williams sisters accumulated Grand Slam titles. They were her role models.
Mon, 17 Jul, 2017
Spain's Garbine Muguruza has beaten American Venus Williams 7-5 6-0 to win the Wimbledon women's singles title.
Sat, 15 Jul, 2017
Venus Williams says she will ask youngster sister Serena for tips in how to beat Spain’s Garbine Muguruza in tomorrow’s ladies final at Wimbledon.
Fri, 14 Jul, 2017
Venus Williams is through to a Wimbledon final for the first time since 2009, when she lost to sister Serena Williams.
Thu, 13 Jul, 2017
Johanna Konta says she is living a childhood dream and now she must beat her childhood idol as Venus Williams stands in the way of her reaching a first Wimbledon final.
Wed, 12 Jul, 2017
Andy Murray survived a rollercoaster encounter with volatile Italian Fabio Fognini last night to reach the fourth round of Wimbledon.
Sat, 08 Jul, 2017
Venus Williams is the subject of a wrongful death lawsuit filed by the daughter of a 78-year-old Florida man who died a couple of weeks after a car crash involving the five-time Wimbledon champion.
Sat, 01 Jul, 2017
I am mostly aware of John McEnroe as a meme, says. I don’t remember watching him play in his heyday; by the time I was conscious of Wimbledon it was Graf, Agassi, Sampras and Navratilova who ruled the courts.
Fri, 30 Jun, 2017
John McEnroe arrived in Wimbledon last night amused at the controversy he claims to have unwittingly caused with his comments that reigning women’s champion Serena Williams would not have a chance against any of the top 700 male players.
Fri, 30 Jun, 2017
John McEnroe's belief that Serena Williams would be ranked as low as 700 in the world if she played on the men's tour has drawn short shrift from the 23-time women's singles grand slam champion.
Tue, 27 Jun, 2017
Futureproof may be set in a circus freak show, but its themes of bodily autonomy have obvious echoes in the wider world, writes
Mon, 12 Jun, 2017
Petra Kvitova hopes she can be an inspiration to others after making a winning comeback from her horrific ordeal.
Tue, 30 May, 2017
Maria Sharapova’s controversial return to competitive tennis was a winning one as she overcame Roberta Vinci 7-5 6-3 in the first round of the Stuttgart Open.
Thu, 27 Apr, 2017
Sat, 18 Feb, 2017
Rafael Nadal admitted his exhausting five-set victory over Grigor Dimitrov will put him at a disadvantage against Roger Federer in the Australian Open final tomorrow (8.30am live on Eurosport, highlights BBC1 1pm).
Sat, 28 Jan, 2017
Venus Williams admits she will be up against the fiercest competitor in the game when she faces her sister Serena in the Australian Open final tomorrow morning (tomorrow 8.30am, live on Eurosport).
Fri, 27 Jan, 2017
Top seed Serena Williams was knocked out of the ASB Classic in Auckland in the second round by fellow American Madison Brengle today.
Wed, 04 Jan, 2017
Sat, 03 Dec, 2016
Tue, 20 Sep, 2016
Wiggins' use of triamcinolone, the same drug Lance Armstrong tested positive for at the 1999 Tour de France, came to light when Russian hackers stole medical data stored by the World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) and published it online on Wednesday.
Sat, 17 Sep, 2016
Thu, 15 Sep, 2016
Serena Williams reflected on a "cool milestone" after equalling Martina Navratilova's Open-era record for grand slam women's singles wins.
Fri, 02 Sep, 2016
Wed, 24 Aug, 2016
picks of the week include cute flamingo fairy lights and funky pieces to lift the mood and the soul.
Sat, 16 Jul, 2016
Serena Williams has vowed to cling to the world number one ranking but questions may be asked about her claim to that status if Angelique Kerber takes her scalp in today’s Wimbledon final.
Sat, 09 Jul, 2016
Tennis player Novak Djokovic spoke rashly on social media. He should have followed the example of the humorous Garda road-safety Twitter feed, writes.
Mon, 28 Mar, 2016
Wed, 09 Mar, 2016
Serena Williams and Maria Sharapova both shook off recent injury problems to sail into the Australian Open third round with straight-set victories.
Thu, 21 Jan, 2016
Wed, 09 Dec, 2015