Tennis Today: Temper tantrums, Tomic (not his), and top 10s
In Tennis Today, Roger Federer’s top 10 Grand Slam titles, Bernard Tomic’s new leaf, and the best of the Australian Open’s tantrums.
What’s on the site
We have ranked Roger Federer’s Top 10 Grand Slam titles. See if you agree.
So who will take over the mantle from Federer and Rafael Nadal one day. Rod Laver believes it will be an Australian. Definitely not Bernie Tomic.
Speaking of Tomic, yip we just can’t help it, he is looking to turn over a new leaf after his time in the jungle and has called his stint on ‘I’m a Celebrity … Get Me Out of Here!’ a “huge wake-up call” with tennis’ bad boy saying he wants to return to the court.
But while he may, or may not return, a leading medical specialist fears he won’t have to play the world’s top five players too often as they are the most likely to get injured given a whole host of factors.
What’s in the news
With his 20th Grand Slam title in his pocket, Forbes has a look at the six reasons why Roger Federer just keeps on winning, and winning, and winning.
Bernie T’s fans are worried after his wellbeing…
So much so that a wave of social media support for the underfire Aussie forced Channel 10 to delete a “bloody disgraceful” tweet.
And completely off topic, Eurosport brings you the top five tantrums from the Australian Open.
What’s on social media
Can Rafael Nadal match his peak match-day heart rate during a spirited drive of the Kia Stinger? Find out how he performed in the Kia challenge.
Boris Becker had a chat with the media ahead of Germany’s Davies Cup tie against Australia.
— Boris Becker (@TheBorisBecker) January 31, 2018
Bethanie Mattek-Sands is working hard to get back into the game…
— Bethanie MattekSands (@matteksands) January 31, 2018
It is tiring just watching her…
— Bethanie MattekSands (@BMATTEK) January 31, 2018
Maria Sharapova has it all…
What’s on TV
WTA Taiwan Open
Fourth seed Timea Babos, the fifth-ranked Yulia Putintseva and Monica Nicolescu will be among those who feature.
LIVE – BT Sport 2
WTA St Petersburg Ladies’ Trophy
Top seed and world No 1 Caroline Wozniacki will only feature on Thursday. Anastasia Pavlyuchenkova and Petra Kvitova are scheduled to play.
LIVE – BT Sport 1
Emma Raducanu to be given ‘homecoming’ broadcast to toast her US Open win
The Lawn Tennis Association are set to give Emma Raducanu the welcome home she deserves.
Exclusive – Assessing Novak Djokovic’s legacy with one of the game’s leading writers
Novak Djokovic has always been fighting a losing battle in a popularity contest with Roger Federer and Rafael Nadal.
Emma Raducanu could secure a place in lucrative end-of-season WTA finals
Raducanu could be on course to secure a remarkable place in the lucrative end-of-season WTA finals in Mexico.
Andy Murray eyeing up leap in the rankings after another win in Metz
Murray is one win away from a return to the top 100 in the ATP rankings.
Emma Raducanu confirms first sponsorship deal and plenty more will follow
The sponsorship opportunities are rolling in for…
‘Winning is what sport is all about’ – Andy Murray reacts to one of his best wins of 2021
The former world number dispatched the home favourite favourite 4-6 6-3 6-2.
Andy Murray accepts wildcard as he prepares to return to scene of one of his great wins
Murray completed a comeback few believed was possible when he won the ATP event in Antwerp in 2019.
Coaching guru insists Emma Raducanu still has much to prove after US Open win
She is the new queen of tennis…
Roger Federer on his latest fitness battle and Novak Djokovic’s US Open final defeat
Roger Federer has not made…
Emma Raducanu makes a leap in the tennis rankings without striking a ball
Raducanu has enjoyed a welcome rankings boost, without even striking a ball in anger.