Kevin Mitchell

Djokovic beats Federer in four sets to claim Wimbledon final

Novak Djokovic pummelled Roger Federer with a never-ending series of brilliant groundstrokes to retain his Wimbledon crown in four sets.

Bjorkman at one with the Scot

In Andy Murray, the emotional Swede recognises the need for perfection that also drove him.

Federer and Djokovic both ready to win Australian Open

Fathers, favourites and form: At different stages in their careers but Federer and Djokovic both have the Australian Open title in their sights.

Less pressure points for the champion

Three-times champion John McEnroe believes Andy Murray will find it easier defending Wimbledon than winning it the first time.

Key ingredients of a Murray-Djokovic match

The mutual respect between Andy Murray and Novak Djokovic has grown not just since childhood but also with each spirit-testing war.

Nadal’s humility triumphs in the face of defeat

Few players handle defeat with the dignity or perspective Rafael Nadal brings to that morale-crushing experience.

No stopping serene Serena

Serena Williams' partnership with her French coach, Patrick Mouratoglou, has transformed her career.

Pacquiao keen for revenge

It looked like the end, but this being boxing it could just be the start of something new: for Manny Pacquiao.

Tennis goes East

With the rise of Djokovic and Kvitova, the Eastern Bloc is at the centre of the game.

Planets align for a Venus victory

Venus Williams does not "play the game" with the media -- or rather, does not play it the way the media would like.

The fall of Federer

The Swiss has fallen to No 3 in the world after losing to Tomas Berdych, but the effect on his standing is greater than that.

Like Swiss chocolate on the grass court

If great memories sustain great players, Roger Federer is drawing on one of his most cherished as he pursues Pete Sampras's Wimbledon record.

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