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    1. December 12, 2014

      Women we watched: Serena Williams

      The most extraordinary thing about Serena Williams isn’t her tennis. Sure, at September’s US Open she won her 18th Grand...

    2. October 12, 2014

      Why Serena Williams has no rival in the current generation

      Serena Williams might miss the Women’s Tennis Association finals. They kick off this weekend in Singapore and her knee is...

    1. FT Photo Diary

      September 29, 2014

      Eye on the ball

      Petar Kujundzic/Reuters Serena Williams of the US serves during her singles match against Spain’s Silvia Soler-Espinosa at...

    2. July 15, 2014

      Adam Smith can teach us a lot about succeeding in sports

      Adam Smith’s most profound insight was on the relationship between the division of labour and the extent of the market. The...

    3. FT Photo Diary

      January 17, 2014

      Serena Williams at the Australian Open

      Jason Reed/Reuters Serena Williams of the US serves to Daniela Hantuchova of Slovakia during their women’s singles match at...

    4. FT Photo Diary

      January 2, 2014

      Serena Williams serves

      Jason Reed/Reuters Serena Williams of the US serves to Dominika Cibulková of Slovakia during their women’s singles match at...

    5. FT Photo Diary

      October 1, 2013

      Shielding from the sun at the China Open

      Andy Wong/AP Spectators hold umbrellas to shield from the sun as they watch a match between Serena Williams of the US and...

    6. October 3, 2012

      Wishful thinking on balancing luck and judgment

      The Click Moment: Seizing Opportunity in an Unpredictable World, by Frans Johansson (Portfolio/Penguin, $26.95/£14.99) When...

    7. August 4, 2012

      Historic day for Team GB

      In what was the greatest night in the past century of British athletics, there were gold medals for Mo Farah in the 10,000m,...

    8. July 7, 2012

      Williams wins her fifth Wimbledon crown

      LONDON, July 7 – American Serena Williams powered her way to a fifth Wimbledon title with an explosive start and a fighting...

    9. Material World

      June 13, 2012

      The special sartorial relationship and the Olympics

      Yesterday at L’Wren’s Scott’s resort collection (her first), I saw what is possibly the best ever sartorial uniform for any...

    10. November 15, 2011

      43. Mindy Grossman

      Company: HSN Last year’s position: 43 Age: 54 Nationality: American Sector: General retailing Location: US When Barry...

    11. Material World

      September 13, 2011

      What Madeleine Albright did next

      Madeleine Albright. Image by Vanessa Friedman. Maybe, by watching the world’s most fashionable First Ladies, we’ve all been...

    12. June 16, 2011

      20 questions: Stacey Allaster

      Starting out over 30 years ago as a ball girl in a tennis club in her native Canada, Stacey Allaster went on to become a...

    13. June 10, 2011

      New ballgowns please

      From Björn Borg’s headbands to Roger Federer’s monogrammed cardigans, fashion is as integral to Wimbledon as Murray Mount,...

    14. FT Alphaville

      February 10, 2011

      ARM(ed) and dangerous

      Chip designer ARM Holdings is under pressure on Thursday morning. And that’s a little surprising given the overnight news...

    15. September 25, 2010

      Fashion check

      Marc Bolland couldn’t find a window in his diary for the Burberry show but another notable absence was his departing...

    16. 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...

    17. 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...

    18. March 8, 2010

      Return stroke: Sony Ericsson deal

      Sony Ericsson will today announce a two-year extension of its sponsorship of women's tennis, although it is scaling back its...

    19. February 17, 2010

      Head of Related ready to pounce

      As wind-whipped snow obscured the view from his 19th floor office in the Time Warner Center, Steve Ross, billionaire...

    20. February 17, 2010

      Head of Related ready to pounce

      As wind-whipped snow obscured the view from his 19th floor office in the Time Warner Center, Steve Ross, billionaire...

    21. February 16, 2010

      Head of Related ready to pounce

      Sitting pretty: Steve Ross saw trouble brewing in the property markets in 2007 and moved to raise a war chest for...

    22. January 18, 2010

      World Diary

      TODAY Energy future analysed The World Future Energy Summit begins in Abu Dhabi (until January 21). This international...

    23. September 12, 2009

      Love, set, match for Rupert

      Rupert Murdoch and wife Wendi were at Flushing Meadows midweek to watch Serena Williams beat Italy's Flavia Pennetta 6-4,...

    24. August 31, 2009

      World Diary

      TODAY Business summit opens The International Co-operation Summit begins in Changchun City, China. For four days business...

    25. May 23, 2009

      Sporting life

      How to win that elusive French title: Federer's tip sheet How can Roger Federer finally win the French Open? It is the last...

    26. May 22, 2009

      How to win that elusive French title: Federer’s tip sheet

      How can Roger Federer finally win the French Open? It is the last unsolved mystery of men’s tennis. The Swiss has won every...

    27. May 9, 2009

      There's more to life than tennis, says Serena Williams

      Serena Williams is curled up on a chair in Paris, wearing a scarf indoors. She has a cold. No wonder, because she's been...

    28. May 8, 2009

      There’s more to life than tennis, says Serena Williams

      Serena Williams is curled up on a chair in Paris, wearing a scarf indoors. She has a cold. No wonder, because she’s been...

    29. January 31, 2009

      Round-up

      TENNIS Rafael Nadal will face Roger Federer in the Australian Open men's final tomorrow after winning a record-breaking...

    30. June 27, 2008

      Ivanovic blown away

      The sensational news is that the number one seed was knocked out of Wimbledon on Friday. The bad news for thrill-seekers is...

    31. June 14, 2008

      John Barrett*s highlights: animal athleticism to the Becker boogie

      WIMBLEDON GREATS Remember the Becker boogie, that footstamping, fistpumping dance of delight performed by the 17yearold...

    32. May 31, 2008

      Round-up

      TENNIS Andy Murray's French Open challenge ended in the third round yesterday when he lost to clay-court specialist Nicolas...

    33. March 29, 2008

      Round-up

      CRICKET Virender Sehwag has set his sights on surpassing former West Indies captain Brian Lara's Test record high score of...

    34. October 13, 2007

      Round-up

      TENNIS Serena Williams and Svetlana Kuznetsova won yesterday and will face each other in the Kremlin Cup semi-finals....

    35. October 13, 2007

      Round-up

      TENNIS Serena Williams and Svetlana Kuznetsova won yesterday and will face each other in the Kremlin Cup semi-finals....

    36. July 7, 2007

      French fireworks foil Henin and Roddick

      Like a banished smoker desperately trying to get a light in a downpour, Wimbledon 2007 has been struggling to find any kind...

    37. June 30, 2007

      Serbians stir crowd from its stupor

      You are a typical British tennis fan - i.e. you have no interest in the sport whatever for 50 weeks a year, and are...

    38. June 22, 2007

      A star rises over Israel

      Small is beautiful again in women’s tennis. And not just because the diminutive Justine Henin of petite Belgium this month...

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