Rafael Nadal to return to number one after Roger Federer's Cincinnati withdrawal

Rafael Nadal will be the new world number one from next Monday after Roger Federer withdrew from the Cincinnati Masters with a back injury. The Swiss 19-time Grand Slam winner was the only player who could have denied Spain’s Nadal taking the top spot in the rankings from Andy Murray. Federer was injured in Sunday’s…

Andy Murray: British world number one withdraws from Rogers Cup

Britain’s world number one Andy Murray has withdrawn from the Rogers Cup as he has yet to recover from the hip injury which hampered his Wimbledon campaign. The 30-year-old Scot said he was “disappointed” to miss next week’s tournament in Montreal and Toronto, but added: “I am doing everything I can to return as quickly…

Konta beats world number one Kerber despite heavy fall

Media playback is not supported on this device Eastbourne 2017 Venue: Devonshire Park, Eastbourne Date: 26 June-1 July Coverage: Live across BBC Two, Red Button, Connected TVs and online. Johanna Konta showed her Wimbledon credentials with a dramatic win over world number one Angelique Kerber after recovering from a heavy fall on match point in…

British world number 855 Ward reaches Wimbledon

Wimbledon 2017 on the BBC Venue: All England Club Dates: 3-16 July Starts: 11:30 BST Live: Coverage across BBC TV, BBC Radio and BBC Sport website with further coverage on Red Button, Connected TVs and app. World number 855 Alex Ward became the only British player to come through Wimbledon singles qualifying by securing a…