Person: Steffi Graf
A COMPREHENSIVE SERIES OF ARTICLES ON THIS TOPIC
A COMPREHENSIVE SERIES OF ARTICLES ON THIS TOPIC
Serena Williams insists she has nothing to lose when she takes on Britain's Johanna Konta at the Australian Open.
Mon, 23 Jan, 2017
From the wholly unlikely, like Tiger Woods winning another Major or the Lions whitewashing the All Blacks, to the eminently probable, like Usain Bolt and Leo Messi reemphasising their credentials as wonders of the sporting world, we examine who might be rewriting the record books, month by month, in 2017.
Sun, 01 Jan, 2017
The men's and women's tours have tightened security around tournaments in recent years.
Tue, 04 Oct, 2016
She beat Martina Navratilova's previous all-time best.
Sat, 03 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
Serena Williams has warned her rivals she is hungrier than ever to win more grand slam titles after the American beat Angelique Kerber to be crowned Wimbledon champion again.
Mon, 11 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
Andy Murray suffered his eighth grand slam final defeat as Novak Djokovic finally took the French Open title and with it his place in the highest pantheon of tennis.
Mon, 06 Jun, 2016
Andy Murray produced one of his best grand slam performances to defeat defending champion Stan Wawrinka and become the first British man to reach the French Open final for 79 years.
Sun, 05 Jun, 2016
Garbine Muguruza stormed to her first grand slam title at the French Open to leave Serena Williams waiting once again for her moment of history.
Sat, 04 Jun, 2016
Fri, 29 Apr, 2016
Wed, 09 Mar, 2016
Novak Djokovic’s sixth Australian Open crown draws him level with Roy Emerson while his 11th overall means he climbs to joint-fifth on the all-time list alongside Rod Laver and Bjorn Borg.
Mon, 01 Feb, 2016
Serena Williams let herself briefly bask in the joy of a sixth Wimbledon championship, 21st Grand Slam singles trophy overall and fourth consecutive major title on Saturday, even balancing the winner’s silver dish atop her head — Look, Ma, no hands! — as she sauntered off Centre Court.
Mon, 13 Jul, 2015
Serena Williams extended tennis’ most one-sided rivalry with her 17th consecutive victory over Maria Sharapova to reach her eighth Wimbledon final.
Fri, 10 Jul, 2015
Venus Williams believes her “ultimate champion” sister Serena is on course to become the greatest player in the history of women’s tennis.
Tue, 07 Jul, 2015
Australia’s Nick Kyrgios kicked up another storm at Wimbledon after the 20-year-old was involved in a heated exchange with an umpire during his victory over Juan Monaco.
Thu, 02 Jul, 2015
Novak Djokovic was grateful for the support of a “bird from Belgrade” after a mischievous sparrow flew on to Centre Court and watched the world number one defeat Philipp Kohlschreiber in straight sets at Wimbledon yesterday.
Tue, 30 Jun, 2015
Now that the unthinkable has happened and Meath have lost to Westmeath, is it time to revisit Martin McHugh’s much ridiculed explanation for the decline of Gaelic football in the county?
Mon, 29 Jun, 2015
Novak Djokovic admits he was simply beaten by the better player as Stan Wawrinka stunned the Serb with a four-set victory in the French Open final.
Mon, 08 Jun, 2015
Serena Williams won a third French Open title and her 20th grand slam after she beat Lucie Safarova in three sets to be crowned champion at Roland Garros.
Sat, 06 Jun, 2015
Top seed Serena Williams recovered from a slow start to reach the third round of the Australian Open for the 14th time in 15 appearances on Thursday.
Thu, 22 Jan, 2015
Serena Williams celebrated her 100th consecutive week as world number one by taking a step closer to another milestone in the Australian Open.
Tue, 20 Jan, 2015
Martina Navratilova has backed Serena Williams to go on and match Steffi Graf’s Open era record of 22 grand slam singles titles.
Tue, 09 Sep, 2014
Serena Williams said that she never imagined she would one day rank alongside tennis icons Martina Navratilova and Chris Evert.
Mon, 08 Sep, 2014
Turn on your TV for any length of time this next few weeks and sooner or later you are likely to be treated to recorded moments of rare magic
Fri, 20 Dec, 2013
Sabine Lisicki has been taking the advice of compatriot Boris Becker as she attempts to cement her status as the darling of Wimbledon by lifting the famous Venus Rosewater Dish on Centre Court this afternoon.
Sat, 06 Jul, 2013
A giddy Sabine Lisicki could barely contain her excitement after becoming the first German to reach the women’s singles final at Wimbledon for 14 years yesterday.
Fri, 05 Jul, 2013
Sabine Lisicki became the first German to reach Wimbledon’s women’s singles final since Steffi Graf after she dug deep to pull off a remarkable marathon win over fourth seed Agnieszka Radwanska.
Thu, 04 Jul, 2013
Maria Sharapova tore into Wimbledon rival Serena Williams, setting the tone for a tournament likely to be dominated by their unseemly public row.
Tue, 25 Jun, 2013
Caroline Wozniacki began her bid to win the New Haven Open for a fifth consecutive year with a comfortable victory over Ekaterina Makarova.
Tue, 21 Aug, 2012
Twitter provided the Wimbledon Fact of the Week.
Sat, 07 Jul, 2012
Agnieszka Radwanska ended Poland's 75-year wait for a Wimbledon singles finalist today as she crushed Angelique Kerber's title hopes.
Thu, 05 Jul, 2012
Roger Federer had Mikhail Youzhny in such knots as he breezed through to a Wimbledon semi-final appointment with Novak Djokovic that the Russian turned to the Royal Box for help.
Wed, 04 Jul, 2012
Former finalist Marion Bartoli was the most prominent woman to lose on day four at Wimbledon as Mirjana Lucic reached the third round for the first time since 1999.
Fri, 29 Jun, 2012
Maria Sharapova marked her rise back to the summit of the women's game by beating Sara Errani 6-3 6-2 to clinch her first French Open title and complete her set of grand slam trophies.
Sat, 09 Jun, 2012
Darren Clarke appears to be trying to curry favour with Rory McIlroy going into today's first round of the 36-hole PGA Grand Slam of Golf in Bermuda.
Tue, 18 Oct, 2011
MARIA SHARAPOVA set up an eye-catching Wimbledon semi-final against wild card Sabine Lisicki and admitted it felt great to be in contention again.
Wed, 29 Jun, 2011
Serena Williams has warned Wimbledon chiefs she deserves the same treatment as the top men after being kept off Centre Court and Court One again.
Thu, 23 Jun, 2011
JUST like in a certain well-known hotel that didn’t want to mention the war, in golf they don’t really liketo talk about the choke.
Tue, 12 Apr, 2011
SERENA WILLIAMS is determined not to enjoy her incredible tennis success too much – so she can have more of it.
Mon, 05 Jul, 2010
PETE SAMPRAS. Andre Agassi. Andre Agassi. Pete Sampras.
Fri, 19 Mar, 2010
Former Wimbledon champion Andre Agassi has defended his decision to publish the fact that he took crystal meth during his tennis career and then lied to the authorities to avoid a ban.
Mon, 09 Nov, 2009