Tennis Today: LTA sets sights on London’s Copper Box while Rafael Nadal hits the fairways

Tennis Today
Rafael Nadal playing golf

In Tennis Today, the LTA has big plans for Great Britain’s Fed Cup team should they “deservedly” get a home draw in the play-offs while Rafael Nadal plays a bit of golf.

What’s on the site
Former British No 1 and BT Sport commentator Jo Durie talked exclusively to Tennis365 about Johanna Konta and Katie Boulter during the Fed Cup.

Speaking of the Fed Cup, Great Britain are into the World Group II play-offs after another superb fightback from Konta.

Meanwhile in the Fed Cup World Group quarter-finals, Romania and Australia were the big winners.

Roger Federer is keeping his clay-court cards close to his chest at the moment.

World No 2 Rafael Nadal has explained why he performed so poorly in the Australian Open final.

ATP results round-up:
Cordoba Open
Open Sud de France
Sofia Open

What’s in the news
Now that Great Britain are in the draw for the Fed Cup play-offs, the LTA is targeting a home draw and the Daily Mail says they have earmarked London’s Copper Box in the Olympic Park.

The Telegraph adds that British captain Anne Keothavong believes they “deserve a home tie”.

Former British No 1 Laura Robson is ready to make her return to tennis following a long injury layoff. Daily Mail reports she will return at this week’s lower tier World Tennis Tour event in Shrewsbury.

What’s on social media
Rafael Nadal hit the fairways over the weekend. In case you were wondering, Nadal plays golf right-handed.

 

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@rafaelnadal actualemente liderando la clasificación con un total de -2 #ctobalmas30 @aireuropa

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And another video of Nadal the golfer.

 

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Gran comienzo de @rafaelnadal en el Cto Baleares +30 @aireuropa. 💪🏼⛳️ #ctobalmas30

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Elina Svitolina and Gael Monfils are the gift that keeps on giving.

 

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New Week. Bring it on. #mondaymotivation

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Stefanos Tsitsipas has been in good form on social media.

And then there was this.

And this.

Nick Kyrgios is a “real” Roger Federer fan.

 

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Real recognises real ✌🏽🎮

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Caroline Wozniacki reveals her “prom dress”.

 

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I never went to prom, but I imagine this is how my “stair photo” would look like💁🏼♀️💃🏼

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What’s on TV
ATP Rotterdam

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ATP New York
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ATP Buenos Aires Open
LIVE – Tennis TV

WTA Qatar
LIVE – BT Sport 1


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