TENNIS, a sport known for rapid-fire rallies, sprints to the net and fast-twitch lunges, is being slowed by the most basic of human needs: the bathroom break.

THE FINISH LINE

FROM the throngs of young fans who idolise her, to the tennis experts desperately seeking the sport's "next big thing", there is no shortage of expectations on the shoulders of 15-year-old Cori "...

[RALEIGH] Women tennis world number one Naomi Osaka will "probably" defend her US Open title, even if it means defying her doctor's orders, she said after retiring from the Cincinnati Masters with...

[RALEIGH, North Carolina] Top seed Rafa Nadal overwhelmed Russia's Daniil Medvedev 6-3, 6-0, to win his fifth Rogers Cup on Sunday in Montreal - the first time he has retained a title outside of...

[TORONTO] Serena Williams won the rematch Friday, dominating Naomi Osaka 6-3, 6-4 to ensure the Japanese star won't leave Toronto with a title to go with her number one world ranking.

[WASHINGTON] Roger Federer, Rafael Nadal and Novak Djokovic can usually count on seeing one another at the business end of Grand Slam tournaments, with 45 matches among them at majors.

[LONDON] Roger Federer said he could not believe he had let slip two match points which would have sealed his ninth Wimbledon title after losing to Novak Djokovic in the longest ever men's final...

[LONDON]  Kate, the Duchess of Cambridge, left the plush confines of the Royal Box at Wimbledon on Tuesday to watch a British wildcard competing on the lowly outside courts.

[WIMBLEDON, England] Asked about her readiness for Wimbledon, where on Tuesday she will play her first match as the No. 1 seed, Ashleigh Barty used her preferred first-person plural pronouns.

WITH her convincing triumph at the recent French Open, Australian Ashleigh Barty has thrown her name into the pot of a clutch of women who could walk away with the Wimbledon tennis title.