Tennis Today: Nick Kyrgios comes to the defence of the Davis Cup, Tim Henman shares his hangover cue
In Tennis Today, Nick Kyrgios speaks up for the Davis Cup and other team tournaments while Tim Henman believes he has the perfect hangover cure.
What’s on the site
The Davis Cup Finals is in full swing in Madrid and Andy Murray admits he was “lucky” to get the better of Tallon Griekspoor during Great Britain’s tie against the Netherlands.
Also in the Davis Cup Finals, there were wins for Novak Djokovic and Rafael Nadal.
When will Roger Federer retire? Well, even the man himself can’t answer that question at this stage.
What’s in the news
Nick Kyrgios of all people has come to the defence of the Davis Cup, saying there should be more team tournaments.
“Sport is entertainment at the end of the day and if no-one is watching then tennis will die out,” he is quoted as saying by AAP, via Yahoo Sport.
It looks like the “proper atmosphere” actually arrived at the Davis Cup Finals in Madrid as the Tennis Podcast reports that the Spain vs Russia tie was electric.
We know you desperately want to read the Daily Mail’s health quiz with Tim Henman.
He has hangover cure for you as well.
What’s on social media
Roger Federer the joker.
Someone asked Roger to not move while they were taking photos and this happened 🤣🤣 pic.twitter.com/coDFLJofNI
— Olly (@Olly_ATP_2019) November 20, 2019
Federer meeting up with the legend Juan Martin del Potro.
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And here is journalist Sebastian Torok with a video of Federer’s entrance. If you scroll down there are more videos.
— Sebastián Torok (@sebatorok) November 20, 2019
Cool shoes from Alexander Zverev.
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What’s on TV
Davis Cup Finals
LIVE – Eurosport 1
French Open day one: British trio fall at first hurdle in Paris
The story of the opening day of play at Roland Garros.
Johanna Konta laments ‘unfortunate’ off day after French Open exit to Coco Gauff
Konta joined Dan Evans and Andy Murray in going out of the tournament on the opening day.
‘I’ll need to have a long, hard think,’ admits Andy Murray after French Open disaster
The Briton won just six games in a chastening evening at Roland Garros.
Mats Wilander questions why Andy Murray is still playing on what feels like his farewell tour
This increasingly feels like the Andy Murray farewell tour.
Teenage sensation Coco Gauff dumps ninth seed Johanna Konta out of French Open
Coco Gauff starts with a bang at Roland Garros.
Misery for Andy Murray as Stan Wawrinka catches him cold at the French Open
The Briton won only six games in a straight-sets defeat.
Dan Evans falls at first hurdle at Roland Garros as he goes down in five sets against Kei Nishikori
Evans still searching for his first win at Roland Garros.
Victoria Azarenka eventually gets the win at chilly Roland Garros after refusing to be get ‘frozen’
Azarenka walked off court after three games.
Inauspicious start at Roland Garros as Victoria Azarenka refuses to play on due to chilly conditions
Victoria Azarenka branded conditions “a joke”.
Upbeat Andy Murray: ‘I can still win tournaments but it won’t be easy’
Murray will take on Wawrinka in the first round of the French Open.