Tennis Today: Novak Djokovic praise, Alex de Minaur and Katie Boulter’s relationship now Insta official

Novak Djokovic most weeks at No 1

In Tennis Today, there is plenty of praise for Novak Djokovic after his latest ATP No 1 achievement while Alex de Minaur and Katie Boulter go public with their relationship.

What’s on the site

Monday March 8 was a special day for Novak Djokovic as he celebrated a record 311 weeks at the top of the ATP Rankings. His milestone saw him move ahead of Roger Federer for most weeks at No 1.

Did you know he entered the ATP Rankings in July 2003? For this and other bits and pieces, read our overview about his rankings milestones.

Belgrade hosted a street party to honour their favourite son Djokovic after his latest ATP No 1 achievement.

Meanwhile Roger Federer has paid tribute to his two great rivals Novak Djokovic and Rafael Nadal, saying what the pair have done is “extraordinary”.

Serena Williams took to social media on Monday to express her support for Meghan Markle following the Duchess of

The Qatar Open is up and running and Oli Jefford remembers some of the prestigious names to have lifted the trophy over the years.

And here are your notable Dubai Tennis Championship winners.

What’s in the news

Here is the ATP’s tribute to Novak Djokovic after his historic day. Give Dave Seminara’s “How A ‘Golden Child’ Became The Longest-Reigning Champ In ATP History” a read, it is excellent.

March 8 marked International Women’s Day and in a piece for the International Olympic Committee, Naomi Osaka writes “I hope it’s an inspiration to a young girl with big dreams to know that anything is possible”.

The four-time Grand Slam winner also paid tribute to the likes of United States Vice-President Kamala Harris and former First Lady Michelle Obama, writing “I love seeing women in leadership roles”.

“The long wait for Roger Federer’s return is a reminder to cherish him,” writes Tumaini Carayol in The Guardian.

What’s on social media

It is Novak Djokovic week so here is his top 10 ATP matches.

More from Djokovic as he pays tribute to his wife and family.

How about a video of seven-year-old Novak stating that his goal is to become world No 1.

Argentina great David Nalbandian has survived another rally crash, this time in Buenos Aires.

Alex de Minaur and Katie Boulter have made their relationship Instagram official.

Amazon Prime will be interviewing Andy Murray this week.

Madison Keys tackles the Dubai Pond Challenge.

What’s on TV

ATP Doha
LIVE – Amazon Prime Video

WTA Dubai
LIVE – Amazon Prime Video

WTA Guadalajara
LIVE – Amazon Prime Video

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