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French Open: Rafael Nadal beats Novak Djokovic to win 13th Roland Garros title

Rafael Nadal produced one of his finest French Open displays to stun Novak Djokovic and equal Roger Federer's record of 20 Grand Slam men's titles.Spanish second seed Nadal outclassed world number one Djokovic in a 6-0 6-2 7-5 win, which clinched a r

Kevin de Bruyne: England have potential for major titles

Belgium's Kevin de Bruyne believes England should be leading candidates at next year's European Championships and the 2022 World Cup.The Manchester City midfielder will be part of the Belgium side against England in the Nations League at Wembley on S

Iga Swiatek: French Open’s surprise champion says she ‘was not expecting’ Grand Slam win

Just a week ago Iga Swiatek was unsure whether she would commit to tennis long term or go to university. Now the 19-year-old is a Grand Slam champion - the lowest-ranked woman to ever win the French Open."I wasn't expecting to win this trophy," the P

Queen’s Birthday Honours: Marcus Rashford becomes MBE

Last updated on 1 hour ago1 hour ago.From the section SportEngland and Manchester United forward Marcus Rashford has become an MBE in the Queen's Birthday Honours list.The footballer, 22, campaigned for the government to allow about 1.3 million child

French Open: Novak Djokovic edges past Stefanos Tsitsipas in thriller

Top seed Novak Djokovic withstood a gutsy fightback from Greek fifth seed Stefanos Tsitsipas to set up a French Open final against long-time rival Rafael Nadal on Sunday.Djokovic, 33, missed a match point in the third set before eventually winning 6-

Scotland 0-0 Israel (5-3 pens): Scots one game from Euro 2020 after shootout

Scotland are one game away from their first major finals since 1998 after a nerve-shredding win on penalties against Israel at Hampden.Kenny McLean scored the pivotal spot-kick in the depleted Scots' first ever shootout, with only a victory in Serbia

French Open 2020: Sofia Kenin to play teenager Iga Swiatek in final

The French Open women's final will be contested between Australian Open winner Sofia Kenin and Polish teenager Iga Swiatek after two contrasting displays in their semi-finals.Swiatek, 19, needed only 70 minutes to beat Argentine Nadia Podoroska 6-2 6

Scotland v Israel: Armstrong, Tierney & Christie out after positive Covid test

Venue: Hampden Park Date: Thursday 8 October Kick-off: 19:45 BSTCoverage: Listen live on Radio Scotland & online; text commentary on BBC Sport website & appStuart Armstrong, Kieran Tierney and Ryan Christie will all miss Scotland's Euro 2020

French Open: Novak Djokovic beats Pablo Carreno Busta to reach semi-finals

World number one Novak Djokovic overcame early physical struggles to beat Pablo Carreno Busta and reach the French Open semi-finals. The Serb arrived on court with tape on his neck, repeatedly massaged his left biceps and grimaced on his way to losi

Edinson Cavani: Man Utd sign ex-PSG striker on free transfer

Manchester United have signed former Paris St-Germain striker Edinson Cavani on a free transfer.The 33-year-old Uruguay international, who left PSG at the end of June, has signed a one-year contract.Cavani has scored 341 goals in 556 club matches, in

French Open: Novak Djokovic says hitting another line judge with ball was ‘awkward’

Novak Djokovic says it was a "a very awkward situation" when a ball flew off his racquet into a line judge's face during a French Open fourth-round win.The 33-year-old Serb was defaulted from the US Open last month when he hit a line judge after swat

Aston Villa 7-2 Liverpool: Ollie Watkins hat-trick as champions stunned

By Emlyn BegleyBBC SportLast updated on 59 minutes ago59 minutes ago.From the section Premier LeagueOllie Watkins scored a first-half hat-trick and Jack Grealish had a hand in five goals as Aston Villa deservedly stunned champions Liverpool with one

French Open 2020: Simona Halep stunned by Iga Swiatek in fourth round

Dates: 27 September - 11 October Venue: Roland Garros, ParisCoverage: Selected radio and text commentaries on BBC Radio 5 Live and the BBC Sport website, plus daily reports and analysisTop seed Simona Halep is out of the French Open after losing to I

Edinson Cavani: Manchester United set to sign former PSG striker

Former Paris St-Germain striker Edinson Cavani is due to fly into England on Sunday to join Manchester United.The Uruguay international, 33, has been in talks with United and although there is no deal yet, it is growing increasingly likely Cavani wil

French Open 2020: Novak Djokovic eases through; Daniel Altmaier stuns Matteo Berrettini

Dates: 27 September - 11 October Venue: Roland Garros, ParisCoverage: Selected radio and text commentaries on BBC Radio 5 Live and the BBC Sport website, plus daily reports and analysisWorld number one Novak Djokovic put in another assured performanc

Sadio Mane: Liverpool forward isolating after positive coronavirus test

Liverpool forward Sadio Mane has tested positive for coronavirus and is self-isolating.The news comes three days after the club said midfielder Thiago Alcantara had tested positive for Covid-19.Liverpool say the Senegal winger has "displayed minor sy

Rafael Nadal beats Stefano Travaglia to make French Open last 16

Rafael Nadal sent another ominous warning to his French Open rivals by dropping five games in a third-round win over Italy's Stefano Travaglia.Nadal, 34, is looking for a record-extending 13th title and was ruthless on Court Philippe Chatrier in a 6-

Carabao Cup quarter-final draw: Holders Manchester City face Arsenal

Holders Manchester City will travel to Arsenal in the standout tie of the Carabao Cup quarter-final draw.Joint Premier League leaders Everton welcome Manchester United to Goodison Park, while Tottenham are away to Championship side Stoke City.Meanwhi

French Open 2020: Novak Djokovic reaches third round with ruthless win

Novak Djokovic continued his dominant start to the French Open with a ruthless straight-set win against Lithuanian world number 66 Ricardas Berankis in the second round.The world number one won 6-1 6-2 6-2, meaning he has lost just 10 games in his fi

Women’s FA Cup semi-final: Birmingham City 0-3 Everton

Everton produced another strong performance and continued their winning run by overcoming Birmingham City to reach the Women's FA Cup final.Northern Ireland forward Simone Magill lashed in just before half-time and Denmark's Nicoline Sorensen doubled

Jamie Murray on the French Open, British struggles & Andy Murray’s future

In his latest BBC Sport column, Jamie Murray talks about his hopes of landing a first French Open title, how Britain isn't developing enough top singles players and why Mats Wilander was wrong about his younger brother Andy.While I have managed to wi

Carabao Cup: Tottenham 1-1 Chelsea (5-4 pens) – Spurs progress on spot-kicks

Mason Mount missed the crucial spot-kick as Tottenham edged past Chelsea on penalties after a 1-1 draw to reach the Carabao Cup fifth round.A total of nine penalties had been converted before Mount stepped up to take the 10th, but the England midfiel

French Open 2020: Heather Watson concerned about future of British tennis

Heather Watson expressed concerns about the future of British tennis after she became the final Briton to be knocked out in the French Open singles.Andy Murray, Johanna Konta, Dan Evans, Cameron Norrie and Liam Broady lost in the first round on Sunda

Liverpool 3-1 Arsenal: Champions fight back to maintain perfect start

Liverpool's new £45m signing Diogo Jota grabbed a home debut goal as the champions demonstrated their determination to retain an iron grip on their Premier League crown by coming from behind to record an impressive victory against Arsenal at Anfield

French Open: Serena Williams beats Kristie Ahn at Roland Garros

Serena Williams began her quest for a 24th Grand Slam singles title with a hard-fought win over Kristie Ahn in the French Open first round.Sixth seed Williams, who turned 39 on Saturday, overcame a rusty start to beat her fellow American 7-6 (7-3) 6-