Roger Federer announces retirement from tennis

Tennis legend Roger Federer will retire from the sport he loves after next week’s Laver Cup, aged 41. The 20-time Grand Slam champion has been struggling with a knee problem for the last three years and has decided now is the time to step away sparking tributes from across the world of sport.

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Serena Williams set to retire after US Open

Serena Williams looks set to retire from tennis after the 2022 US Open. The 23-time Grand Slam champion has announced she is “evolving away from tennis” and hopes to have a second child with husband Alexis. Williams, 40, is playing at the Canadian Open this week and says that she has called Tiger Woods to ask for advice over the future of her career.

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Elena Rybakina fights back against Ons Jabeur to seal Wimbledon title

Elena Rybakina has won her first Wimbledon title, coming from a set down to beat Ons Jabeur 3-6 6-2 6-2 in a dramatic final. Third seed Jabeur – the favourite to win the final – dominated the opening set, but Rybakina showed great composure to produce some flawless tennis to overcome Jabeur’s powerful hitting to win her first ever Grand Slam.

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Rafael Nadal withdraws from Wimbledon due to abdominal injury

Rafael Nadal has had to withdraw from Wimbledon ahead of his semi-final clash with Nick Kyrgios due to the abdominal tear he suffered on Wednesday. The Spaniard practised this afternoon but was forced to hold a press conference this evening to announce his withdrawal.

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