After being cancelled in 2020 due to the pandemic, tennis returns to Wimbledon this summer and the scene is set for another historic occasion. World No 1 Novak Djokovic arrives at the tournament aiming to win his third Grand Slam of the year and the 20th of his illustrious career. The Serbian has made no secret of his desire to hold the most Grand Slam titles and is the clear favourite to claim a sixth Wimbledon title. The chasing pack in the men's draw includes the likes of Daniil Medvedev, Dom
As miserable weather delayed the return of Wimbledon’s preliminary event – the qualifying draw at Roehampton in south-west London – there has at least been some good news on the seeding front. Three Britons will be seeded for the main singles draws for the first time since 1978. Cameron Norrie’s run to the final of Queen’s has sown up this unexpected statistic, adding him to the short list already occupied by British No1 Dan Evans – who remains eight places higher than Norrie at No26 in the worl
Serena Williams turns 40 on September 26 and the arrival of that landmark birthday will be all the sweeter if she has at last equalled Margaret Court's all-time record of 24 Grand Slam singles titles.