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    1. July 6, 2014

      Federer lets Djokovic win one

      Since the start of this year’s Wimbledon Roger Federer has been wearing shoes marked with the number seven, the number of...

    2. FT Photo Diary

      July 1, 2014

      Federer serves

      Toby Melville/Reuters Roger Federer of Switzerland serves during his men’s singles tennis match against Tommy Robredo of...

    1. June 29, 2014

      In sport, Wimbledon’s strawberries beat Brazil’s samba hands down

      Golden Ages are normally only recognisable in retrospect: “you don’t know what you’ve got till it’s gone”. The Golden Age of...

    2. June 27, 2014

      Murray win defies rules but Strycova serves up shock

      Strange people, tennis-watchers. All day they hung about Wimbledon waiting for the star attraction. There was nearly six...

    3. FT Photo Diary

      January 24, 2014

      Nadal smashes Federer

      David Gray/Reuters Multiple exposure of Rafael Nadal hitting a return to Roger Federer during their men’s singles semi-final...

    4. January 10, 2014

      Rafa Nadal

      Rafa Nadal does not believe it. He never has and he never will. And that, he maintains, is the secret of his success, the...

    5. October 25, 2013

      New links: making the connection

      Back in 1972, Austria’s Vorarlberger Nachrichten newspaper published an exciting scoop. Plans were afoot, it revealed, to...

    6. Business Blog

      October 23, 2013

      Why has Sir Alex Ferguson spilt the beans on life inside Manchester United?

      There is one question I’ve been struggling to figure out about Sir Alex Ferguson’s decision to release his second memoir:...

    7. September 10, 2013

      Nadal defeats Djokovic to win US Open

      NEW YORK, September 9 – Rafael Nadal crowned his brilliant year by defeating world Number one Novak Djokovic 6-2 3-6 6-4 6-1...

    8. July 7, 2013

      At last: a corner of a London field that is for once Britain’s

      Perhaps the most infamous losing run in world sport finally came to an end yesterday, when Andy Murray reclaimed the London...

    9. FT Photo Diary

      May 29, 2013

      Service action at Roland Garros

      Philippe Wojazer/Reuters Roger Federer of Switzerland, the world-ranked number 3 player, serves to Somdev Devvarman of...

    10. FT Alphaville

      May 17, 2013

      "This is Lake Wobegone upside-down"

      The quote is from Gerard Minack, Morgan Stanley’s celebrated equity strategist, based in Australia. He retired from the bank...

    11. April 26, 2013

      A question of sportswear

      For an armchair spectator, it’s hard not to engage in a little fantasy football of the personal kind. With the right diet,...

    12. September 11, 2012

      Murray topples Djokovic to win US open

      NEW YORK – His considerable lead, and a chance at history, slipping away, Andy Murray dug deep for stamina and mental...

    13. August 5, 2012

      World unites to marvel at Bolt’s triumph

      After a weekend that the British spent absorbed in self-congratulation, the Olympic stadium, the nation and the world had to...

    14. August 5, 2012

      Bolt ends doubts with storming win

      Usain Bolt stormed to victory in the 100m final on Sunday, defending his title and setting a new Olympic record in 9.63...

    15. July 11, 2012

      Britain becomes a sucker for sob story

      Like most British men of my age, I was raised in the belief that boys do not cry. If you could not fight back the tears you...

    16. Westminster Blog

      July 10, 2012

      Live coverage: Agius gives evidence

      Welcome to our live coverage of Marcus Agius’ testimony to MPs. The outgoing Barclays chairman faces questions on...

    17. July 8, 2012

      A Murray defeat, but not quite as usual

      And so it ended as moments of overblown British sporting optimism usually do. Andy Murray, the first home player in the...

    18. July 6, 2012

      Drama as Murray enters tennis history

      Seventy-four years of sporting hurt – more like agony, actually – finally ended on Friday night when Andy Murray became the...

    19. June 25, 2012

      Next national sport agony – tennis

      Barely 13 hours after England made their narrow but time-honoured exit from the European football championships, the next...

    20. December 9, 2011

      Hard to keep your head down

      One of the many remarkable things about Roger Federer – please don’t switch off, this is not, or is not just, another tennis...

    21. August 26, 2011

      Rafa

      Rafael Nadal was just 22 when he won one of the most engrossing encounters in modern sport, beating Roger Federer in the...

    22. June 29, 2011

      Federer era ends - but Murray makes hay

      Roger Federer, perhaps the greatest of all Wimbledonians, maybe even the greatest of all tennis players, had to pack his...

    23. June 24, 2011

      How to talk a good game

      Some people close to me think I’ve got tennis on the brain. The truth is worse; I have tennis in every part of my being. At...

    24. June 24, 2011

      Murray caps biggest night for Centre Court’s roof

      Britain’s Andy Murray took advantage of the Centre Court roof last night to earn himself the weekend off and a place in the...

    25. June 17, 2011

      Dream ticket

      Clash: Björn Borg and John McEnroe before the 1981 Wimbledon singles final, won by the American High Strung: Björn Borg,...

    26. June 13, 2011

      The public image: Credit Suisse

      Client: Credit Suisse Agency: Euro RSCG London Territory: Global Verdict:   Credit Suisse’s new television campaign is not...

    27. April 24, 2011

      Sports stars threaten UK tax boycott

      Roger Federer and Rafael Nadal, the leading tennis stars, are “well aware” of the tax burden they face when they appear in...

    28. March 7, 2011

      The public image: Gillette

      Gillette’s ‘Everyday masterpiece’ Client: Gillette Agency: BBDO NY Territory: SoHo, New York Verdict: It isn’t hard to see...

    29. February 25, 2011

      Kitbag: tennis

      Babolat racket holder X12 Rafa Nadal uses the X12 version of this bag. For mere mortals, an X6 (53 litres) should suffice....

    30. January 30, 2011

      Murray flinches in the face of greatness

      As the kids say, OMG! Only on this occasion it stands for “Oh, Murray – Ghastly!” Seventy-five years since a British male...

    31. July 4, 2010

      A gent serves up a classic event

      World number one Rafael Nadal (right) of Spain cruised to his second Wimbledon men’s singles title, with a 6-3, 7-5, 6-4...

    32. June 29, 2010

      Business diary: Ian Ritchie

      The former head of Channel Five, the UK broadcaster, Ian Ritchie is chief executive of the All England Lawn Tennis Club. The...

    33. June 28, 2010

      Business diary: Ian Ritchie, Wimbledon

      The 56-year-old former head of Channel Five was appointed chief executive of the All England Lawn Tennis Club in 2005. The...

    34. June 22, 2010

      Governor keeps calm in a crisis

      Bank of England governor Mervyn King was in his usual place in the royal box at Wimbledon for the first day of play - no...

    35. June 18, 2010

      Venus Williams, fashion designer

      Underwear and sport have a long and fruitful association: think David Beckham and those Armani briefs, or Didier Drogba and...

    36. March 18, 2010

      IMG and Globo in emerging markets sports push

      IMG, one of the world's largest sports and entertainment marketing groups, is planning to announce a joint venture with...

    37. March 17, 2010

      IMG goes to Brazil in emerging markets push

      IMG, one of the world’s largest sports and entertainment marketing groups, is planning to announce a joint venture with...

    38. February 6, 2010

      Is there nothing this man can’t do?

      From Mr Edward Knighton. Sir, Never mind whether Tyler Brûlé exists (Letters, January 30). We Slow Laners are equally...

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