Will anyone gatecrash the Roger-Rafa party in 2011?

December 30, 2010

SPAIN/Will 2011 be the year when Rafael Nadal’s stock rises even further? Or will it be the year when Roger Federer will leave Australia with a lighter suitcase? Or will it be the year when someone finally gatecrashes the Roger-Rafa party?

Can Federer complete a calendar slam?

February 1, 2010

TENNIS-OPEN/

Received wisdom heading into the Australian Open was that the combined effects of fatherhood and a record-breaking number of grand slams would reduce Roger Federer’s hunger for success to the point where mere mortals on the tour need fear him no longer.

Federer beats Murray in Australian Open final — how it happened

January 31, 2010

Roger Federer’s stunning victory over Andy Murray … as it happened.

Justine Time, Henin makes one of the great grand slam returns

January 28, 2010

TENNIS-OPEN/Justine Henin’s storming run to the final of the Australian Open illustrates exactly what women’s tennis has been missing in her absence.

Can Murray end Britain’s 74-year wait?

January 26, 2010

TENNIS-OPEN/Is there a more notorious and oft-bemoaned sporting drought than Britain ’s long – and very far from tantalising – wait for a men’s grand slam tennis champion?