Wimbledon's expansion plans have taken a huge step forward after the neighbouring golf club in London voted to sell its land.
Novak Djokovic's return to the world number one spot, just five months after slumping to his lowest ranking in 12 years, leaves little doubt that he is one of the sport's greats.
The four major tennis tournaments will continue to seed 32 players for men's and women's singles draws, after the Grand Slam Board (GSB) announced on Thursday it had reversed an earlier decision to halve the number.
Roger Federer, a decade removed from the 2008 triumph that marked his fifth straight US Open title, is eager to hoist a trophy at Flushing Meadows again.
2014 champion Stan Wawrinka beat Ricardas Bernakis, 6-3, 6-4, 2-6, 7-6 (2) in the first round of the Australian Open.
A rejuvenated Roger Federer believes he is still reaping the benefits of his extended break from tennis after a comfortable opening victory at the ATP Montreal Masters gave him his best start to a season since 2006.
Former Formula 1 world champion Nico Rosberg almost failed to tick watching Wimbledon off his bucket list.
Venus Williams vowed to make amends for her Wimbledon final heartache by ending a bittersweet year on a high at the US Open.