Tennis Today: Rafael Nadal and Novak Djokovic being ridiculously good

Tennis Today

In Tennis Today, we relive some absolute magic of the past and get our daily reminder of how cool Roger Federer is.

What’s on the site
We took a look at, Sergiy Stakhovsky, a member of what may arguably be the most intriguing club in tennis: The ‘Lucky loser club’

There was is also disappointment for those who like petty and fiery off-court tennis rivalries, with Roger Federer giving a very nice and friendly shout-out to his ‘incredible friend’ Rafael Nadal.

Federer’s fellow Swiss Stan Wawrinka was in much less of a mood for nice words, as he announced he’d be skipping the Sunshine Double.

In contrast, though, Andy Murray had some much better news for fans. Is the former world number one set for an early comeback?

Results round-up:
ATP Mexican Open
WTA Indian Wells
WTA Mexican Open
ATP Dubai

What’s in the news
Roger Federer announced he’s to make a stunning return to the doubles game, teaming up with an absolutely huge name.

The Swiss legend will team up with Microsoft supremo Bill Gates against Jack Sock and NBC Today Show host Savanah Guthrie for a charity event in San Jose .

All the money raised will go to children living in poverty in six different countries in southern Africa and Switzerland.

What’s on social media
Queens Club have been among the many accounts taking to social media to pay tribute to Andre Sa, who has announced his retirement.

Footage of 16-year-old Pete Sampras being brilliant is always fun, right?

Speaking of things irresistibly and universally brilliant, here’s one EPIC rally between Rafael Nadal and Novak Djokovic.

Further proof if any was needed that all the cool people are desperate to be friends with Roger Federer.

What’s on TV
ATP Dubai Championships

13:00-16:30
LIVE – Sky Sports Arena

ATP Mexican Open
Who will move secure their tickets to the 2018 Mexican Open final?

00:00-02:00 (Saturday morning)
LIVE – Sky Sports Main Arena

04:00-06:00 (Saturday Morning)
LIVE – Sky Sports Main Arena

WTA Mexican Open
The two semi-finals take place in the early hours of Saturday morning.

00:00-02:00 (Saturday morning)
LIVE – BT Sport 1

04:00-06:00 (Saturday morning)
LIVE – BT Sport 1

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