Tennis Today: Eugenie Bouchard issues raunchy challenge to Roger Federer and Rafael Nadal
In Tennis Today, Eugenie Bouchard has a saucy challenge for Rafael Nadal and Roger Federer, and Novak Djokovic is backed to bounce back.
What’s on the site
We are the greedy types here at Tennis365 so, not content with the wealth of brilliance already on the tennis tours, we wondered which stars from other sports would make an awesome transition to the tennis court.
Roger Federer is brilliant, but what else is he? More specifically, what is he like? We compiled the very best things the Swiss legend has been compared to during his borderline sickeningly incredible career.
The Dubai Duty Free Tennis Championships has suffered a double blow.
Once you have read those, you should really check out our Dominic Thiem quiz, just to see if you’ve been paying as much attention as you should have.
What’s in the news
Eugenie Bouchard is no stranger to saucy swimwear photo-shoots, but she’s challenged Rafael Nadal and Roger Federer to follow suit and show us all what they’ve got.
Meanwhile, Novak Djokovic has found a strong ally in former world number one Jim Courier.
The four-time major winner Courier has backed Djokovic to make a Federer-like comeback following injury.
Social media can be a lot of fun, but it also comes with challenges that some players find difficult to deal with. Australian Tennis Magazine spoke to the likes of Grigor Dimitrov and Elena Vesnina about it.
What’s on social media
TennisTV shared an absolutely beautiful slow-motion video of a Roger Federer winner that’s so delicious it belongs on a dessert trolley.
— Tennis TV (@TennisTV) February 15, 2018
They also treated us to footage of Roger Federer beating his current coach in a match 13 years ago.
— Tennis TV (@TennisTV) February 15, 2018
We Are Tennis shared yet another brilliant picture of that Real Madridtribute to Rafael Nadal in the champions League. It’s just never going to get dull.
— We Are Tennis (@WeAreTennis) February 15, 2018
Sam Querrey has some valuable advice: don’t sit on glass tables! Listen to his story and once you have done that, see where he ranks in our top 10 bizarre tennis injuries.
What’s on TV
ATP Rotterdam Open
Roger Federer, David Goffin and Tomas Berdych are involved in the big game, while Grigor Dimitrov will face Andrey Rublev.
LIVE – Sky Sports Arena
LIVE – Sky Sports Action
WTA Qatar Open
Caroline Wozniacki, Garbine Muguruza, Caroline Garcia and Julia Goerges are those in quarter-final action.
LIVE – BT Sport 1
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