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US Open: Hunger and passion sees Rafael Nadal’s appetite continue unabated

Rafael Nadal revealed his “love and passion” for the game helped him put a seal on a throwback year for men’s tennis at the US Open.

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Sloane Stephens, of the United States, holds up the championship trophy after beating Madison Keys, of the United States, in the women's singles final of the U.S. Open tennis tournament. (AP Photo/Julio Cortez)

Stephens cashes in with her sporting gesture

Sloane Stephens was ready to help Madison Keys drown her sorrows after beating her close friend to win the US Open title.

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SIDELINED: Andy Murray is unlikely to play again this season due to his ongoing hip injury. Picture: John Walton/PA.

Hip surgery ruled out as Andy Murray faces long spell on sidelines

Andy Murray has opted against surgery to repair his injured hip but is still unlikely to play again this year.

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Rafael Nadal waves to fans after winning his match against Alexandr Dolgopolov at the US Open in New York. Picture: AP/Jason Decrow.

US Open: Rafael Nadal eases into last eight as Karolina Pliskova hammers Brady

Rafael Nadal hit form at the US Open to stroll into the quarter-finals for the first time in four years.

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Kyle Edmund is worked on by a trainer during a medical time out.

Tearful Edmund forced to retire injured at US Open

Kyle Edmund’s US Open run ended in tears when he retired with a neck injury in the fourth set of his third-round match against Denis Shapovalov.

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Canada's Denis Shapovalov covers his head with a towel having been disqualified after accidentally hitting a ball into the face of umpire Arnaud Gabas in his Davis Cup match with Britain's Kyle Edmund (Picture: Justin Tang/The Canadian Press via AP).

Confident Edmund ready for battle with Shapovalov

BEVERLEY’S Kyle Edmund will renew his emerging rivalry with Canadian Denis Shapovalov tonight as he attempts to reach the fourth round of the US Open for a second successive year.

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Kyle Edmund: Only British player through to the third round.

US Open tennis: Kyle Edmund flying flag for Britain

YORKSHIRE’S Kyle Edmund carried the British flag alone into the third round of the singles at the US Open with another impressive victory.

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Yorkshire's Kyle Edmund celebrates beating Robin Haase at the US Open on Monday. Picture: AP/Michael Noble.

US Open: Kyle Edmund happy to wait for his chance to be Britain’s leading light

The US Open has provided an unexpected glimpse into the future for British tennis.

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Britain's Johanna Konta returns on her way to defeat against Aleksandra Krunic, of Serbia (Picture: (Frank Franklin II/AP).

US Open: Konta tumbles out but Edmund eases his way through

British No 1 Johanna Konta suffered a shock loss to Serbia’s Aleksandra Krunic in the opening round of the US Open.

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Johanna Konta returns a shot against Serbia's Aleksandra Kruni at Flushing Meadow, but she was to later suffer a shock first round defeat. Picture: AP/Frank Franklin II.

Johanna Konta sess US Open dream crumble after shock opening night defeat

JOHANNA KONTA suffered a shock loss to Serbia’s Aleksandra Krunic in the opening round of the US Open.

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SAFELY THROUGH: Kyle Edmund returns a shot from Robin Haase. Picture: AP/Michael Noble

Kyle Edmund opens US Open campaign in style at Flushing Meadows

KYLE EDMUND opened his US Open campaign in impressive fashion with a straight-sets first-round victory over seeded Dutchman Robin Haase.

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Andy Murray has withdrawn from the US Open due to an ongoing hip injury.

Murray’s withdrawal leaves Konta flying flag

emotional Andy Murray pulled out of the US Open after reluctantly concluding his ongoing hip problem would not allow him to do himself justice.

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Kyle Edmund in action at Eastbourne in the lead up to Wimbledon

Weekend Interview: Kyle Edmund all set to emerge from the shadow of Andy Murray

Kyle Edmund could walk through the middle of Leeds on a busy Saturday afternoon with a tennis bag slung over his shoulder and still not get recognised. Which, considering he is one of the sport’s hottest talents, is kind of strange.

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Easy win: Kyle Edmund.

Kyle Edmund warming up nicely for US Open

YORKSHIRE’S Kyle Edmund advanced into the second round of the Winston-Salem Open with a routine win over Italian Thomas Fabbiano.

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Roof plan: Computer-generated image of an aerial view of the roof on No 1 Court.

New roof for Wimbledon and it only costs £71m

The All England Club has secured a £175m loan facility to finance the construction of a retractable roof at Wimbledon’s Number One Court and other ‘Master Plan’ projects.

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Kyle Edmund continued his impressive form with an easy win over Jack Sock

Kyle Edmund destroys top seed Jack Sock to reach Atlanta Open semi-finals

Kyle Edmund reeled off nine of the last 10 games against Jack Sock to reach his first semi-final of 2017 at the BB&T Atlanta Open.

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Wimbledon 2017 - what was your highlight? Picture: Steven Paston/PA

Wimbledon 2017 - Review of the All England Club’s Championships

AS ever the past two weeks have produced many memorable moments for tennis fans the world over to look back upon fondly.

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Roger Federer looks emotional following victory over Marin Cilic in the men's final at Wimbledon. Picture: Adam Davy/PA

Highlights: Emotional Federer seals place in history at Wimbledon

It almost had to be.

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Martina Hingis and Jamie Murray during the mixed doubles final against Heather Watson and Henri Kontinen. Picture: Adam Davy/PA

Video - Wimbledon finale produces mixed feelings for British rivals Jamie Murray and Heather Watson

Jamie Murray and Martina Hingis brought the curtain down on another memorable Wimbledon when they won the mixed doubles title, beating Heather Watson and Henri Kontinen 6-4 6-4.

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Roger Federer celebrates a record eighth Wimbledon men's singles title by beating Croatian Marin Cilic 6-3 6-1 6-4. Picture: Adam Davy/PA

Video - Wimbledon’s supreme champion Federer vows to return and defend his crown

Roger Federer is intent on returning to Wimbledon as defending champion as he shrugged off retirement talk after becoming the most successful men’s player in the tournament’s history.

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