Tennis Today: Novak Djokovic’s not so secret goal and tears in tennis
In Tennis Today, Novak Djokovic’s secret goal is no longer a secret and a look at a couple of teary moments on the tennis court.
What’s on the site
He was the talent guru who took a young Andy Murray under his wing and now he is laying out a pathway to the top for his latest protégé, Alexander Zverev.
Read our exclusive interview with Patricio Apey.
The big story overnight was from 23-time Grand Slam winner Serena Williams, who has opened up about her “postpartum emotions”.
World No 1 Rafael Nadal could be in for a tasty third-round clash against Stan Wawrinka or Nick Kyrgios at the Rogers Cup, but the Spaniard is not looking beyond his opening match.
Think you know a thing or two about the Canadian Open? Then do take our quiz about the Rogers Cup.
What’s in the news
Novak Djokovic has revealed his “secret goal” to Sport Klub, via Express Sport.
“Well, the No 1 spot is always the goal,” he said.
“I’m secretly hoping that’s a possibility.”
Not so secret anymore…
Tennis brings out a lot of emotions as we witnessed with Andy Murray at the Citi Open last week.
The Tennis Podcast discusses Murray’s tears and recalls when Pete Sampras broke down at the 1995 Australian Open.
What’s on social media
If he’s not smashing rackets, he’s dropping them.
Mondays are hard…
— Tennis TV (@TennisTV) August 6, 2018
Team #Djokerson started with a win in Toronto.
Who needs two shoes anyway?
Amazon Prime steps up its bid for world domination.
Amazon Prime Video has added the global rights for the Laver Cup to its US Open and the ATP World Tour. Rights in the UK.
Amazon will stream all the @LaverCup matches, 21-23 September, in more than 200 countries.
Starts it’s UK coverage of the US Open this month.
— David Law (@DavidLawTennis) August 6, 2018
First it was the wet T-shirt tease and now Genie Bouchard has joined meme fun.
What’s on TV
ATP Rogers Cup
LIVE – Sky Sports Arena / Sky Sports Main Event
WTA Rogers Cup
LIVE – BT Sport2
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