Tennis

Champion Li Na in tears as she explains reason for retirement from tennis

By Zjan Shirinian

Li Na was in tears as she spoke about her retirement ©AFP/Getty ImagesTwo-time Grand Slam champion Li Na broke down in tears today as she explained why she was left with no choice but to quit tennis.

Murray vows to stay loyal to Great Britain after online abuse over Scottish independence tweet

By Daniel Etchells

Andy Murray holds aloft a Great Britain flag after winning the mens singles gold medal at London 2012 ©Getty ImagesOlympic gold medallist Andy Murray has vowed to carry on playing for Great Britain despite sparking an angry backlash after declaring support for Scottish independence.

Murray reveals he's a "Yes" man for Scottish Independence

By Daniel Etchells

Andy Murray has confirmed his allegiance to the "Yes" campaign in the Scottish independence vote ©Getty ImagesOlympic gold medallist and former Wimbledon champion Andy Murray has shown his support for Scottish independence after posting a tweet condemning the negativity of the "No" campaign.

Čilić dominates Nishikori to secure US Open title

By Paul Osborne

Marin Čilić has secured the US Open title with victory over Kei Nishikori ©Getty ImagesMarin Čilić produced a stunning performance at Flushing Meadows in New York City to brush aside Japan's Kei Nishikori and secure the US Open title.

Serena Williams claims sixth US Open title to join sport's greats

By Paul Osborne

Serena Williams has won the US Open with victory over Caroline Wozniacki ©Getty ImagesSerena Williams has won her sixth US Open title with a straight sets victory over Denmark's Caroline Wozniacki.

Nishikori and Čilić record shock victories to set up surprise US Open final

By Paul Osborne

Kei Nishikori and Marin Cilic recorded shock wins to set up a surprise US Open final ©Getty ImagesIt was an unforgettable day of tennis at the US Open today as top seed Novak Djokovic and five-time champion Roger Federer both tasted the bitterness of defeat in their semi-final encounters against Kei Nishikori and Marin Čilić.

Resurgent Wozniacki to play top seed Williams for US Open title

By Zjan Shirinian

Caroline Wozniacki is into her first Grand Slam final in five years ©Getty Images for USTATop seed Serena Williams will play a back in form Caroline Wozniacki for the US Open title after both eased past their semi-final opponents.

Federer saves two match points to overcome Monfils in US Open classic

By Zjan Shirinian

Roger Federer remains on course for an 18th Grand Slam title after a five set win over Gaël Monfils ©AFP/Getty ImagesRoger Federer saved two match points as he overcame Gaël Monfils in five gripping sets at the US Open in New York City to keep alive his hopes of an 18th Grand Slam title.

Djokovic beats Murray in four sets as Nishikori continues historic run at US Open

By Gary Anderson

Andy Murray and Novak Djokovic battled for four sets with the Serb eventually emerging victorious ©Getty ImagesNovak Djokovic won the battle of the former champions as the Serbian overcame Great Britain's Andy Murray in four sets during their US Open quarter-final clash in New York City, while Japan's Kei Nishikori came through a five-set thriller to continue his historic run in the tournament.
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