Tennis Today: Naomi Osaka wins peculiar poll, Wimbledon urged to modernise ticketing system
In Tennis Today, Naomi Osaka wins a poll that she is sure to remember when she retires while Wimbledon is told to modernise its ticketing system.
What’s on the site
How long will Roger Federer continue to play professional tennis is a question that keeps popping up. Annabel Croft believes she knows the answer.
Arantxa Sanchez Vicario celebrated her birthday on Tuesday and we took a look at her rise to world No 1.
Then in case you missed it, the WTA has released its 2019 rulebook and it’s good news for returning mothers as well as those players who want to wear catsuits.
What’s in the news
The Daily Mail has an exclusive with Serena and Venus Williams’ father Richard, who is accusing his ex-wife of “forging his signature to take his home”.
One of the weirdest polls Naomi Osaka will win as she has been named the most unfairly treated sportsperson of 2018.
The research was commissioned by online casino PlayOJO and The Independent has the full story for you.
These are the polls she will remember when she retires one day.
Staying with some weird and wonderful stuff, Serena Williams’ daughter’s doll Qai Qai has become a big hit on social media, reports Mashable.
What’s on social media
Naomi Osaka being Naomi Osaka.
Time for Wimbledon to modernise their ticketing system?
A very good point made in this letter in The Times today regarding Wimbledon’s public ballot. It is the year 2018 and the All England Club are still requesting a stamped addressed envelope… pic.twitter.com/ijgWZZZvAx
— Stuart Fraser (@stu_fraser) December 18, 2018
Can the new tennis season just start already!
The players are gearing up for this year’s championship from Dec 27-29! Are you ready to watch 61 grand slams all at one place, in #AbuDhabi? https://t.co/AaDLqtLe3b #MWTC #GrandSlam #Championship pic.twitter.com/Q0CzJP6uNt
— MWTC (@MubadalaTennis) December 18, 2018
We all love a dive in tennis and here is Tennis TV’s best ones from 2018.
The WTA stars talk about their proudest moments of 2018.
Now here’s a throwback of note.
What’s on TV
Still nothing to see here.
EXCLUSIVE – Greg Rusedski suspects Andy Murray is eyeing up a Wimbledon farewell
Greg Rusedski believes Andy Murray will want to bid his farewell to tennis at Wimbledon
Australian Open ‘most likely’ to be delayed, government minister says
Covid-19 quarantine restrictions in the country would make holding the first grand slam of 2021 in its planned slot logistically difficult.
Coronavirus vaccines should be compulsory for tennis players – Andy Murray
The former world number one hopes players would prioritise the good of the sport.
Johanna Konta back with coach Dimitri Zavialoff following summer split
Zavialoff guided Konta to the French Open semi-finals last year.
Winning ATP Finals undefeated a ‘great boost of confidence’ for Grand Slams, says Daniil Medvedev
Confidence high for Daniil Medvedev.
Andy Murray on the best-of-five-set matches debate: ‘People often mistake long matches for epics’
What are Murray’s views on best-of-five-set matches?
‘I want to climb up the Rankings,’ says Dominic Thiem as he eyes new highs after ‘outstanding year’
Dominic Thiem eyeing top two spots in the ATP Rankings.
Daniil Medvedev triumphs in ATP Finals as Australian Open uncertainty continues
Medvedev won the biggest title of his career.
Daniil Medvedev hopes ATP Finals a sign of things to come with young guns forming ‘great rivalries’
Russian completed an unbeaten week at The O2.
Daniil Medvedev is last man standing in London as he beats Dominic Thiem to win 2020 ATP Finals
Medvedev came from a set down to defeat Thiem.