Tennis Today: Roger Federer and Serena Williams make ‘superhumans’ list, Gael Monfils magic
In Tennis Today, Roger Federer and Serena Williams made the top five a poll about the ultimate “superhumans” while Gael Monfils does Gael Monfils things.
What’s on the site
The big news on Thursday was Patrick Mouratoglou, he who was at the centre of the Serena Williams coaching debacle at the US Open, calling on authorities to allow on-court coaching at Grand Slams.
Meanwhile, Novak Djokovic is currently in possession of two Grand Slams and Greg Rusedski sees no reason why he can’t win all four majors again. Agree?
What’s in the news
Caroline Wozniacki has joined the crypto currency world with Reuters reporting the Australian Open champion has signed deal with a Singaporean company to launch her own crypto token.
Barcelona defender Gerard Pique, the man whose company is behind the revamped Davis Cup, has apparently travelled 46,772km the past two months as his “growing tennis commitments have taken him from the US to Shanghai”, as per the Daily Mail.
Tennis duo Roger Federer and Serena Williams made the top five of the ultimate “superhumans” public poll, reports The Independent.
“The public was asked to name living people who possessed attributes most of us could only dream of having” and Federer came fourth and Williams fifth.
Winner? Usain Bolt!
Express Sport reveals that Eugenie Bouchard sparked an “Israel Palestine debate with bikini Instagram snap”.
We’ll be honest, it’s just the usual Instagram/social media comments.
What’s on social media
Gael Monfils magic.
Daria Kasatkina turns into the Russian Wall.
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It’s on! Naomi Osaka accepts Michael B. Jordan’s invite (date).
What’s on TV
Sky is not broadcasting any of the ATP events this week.
WTA Kremlin Cup
LIVE – BT Sport 1
WTA Luxembourg Open
LIVE – BT Sport ESPN
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Alexander Zverev and Andrey Rublev gave Europe an unassailable lead.
‘I think the worst is behind me,’ says Roger Federer as he gives update after latest knee surgery
The 40-year-old opted for more surgery after losing in the quarter-finals of Wimbledon.
‘Serena Williams changed tennis as she opened doors, invented tennis intimidation, brought business to women’s tennis’
Patrick Mouratoglou on Serena Williams’ impact.
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“Winning tournaments and getting up towards the top of the rankings is motivating to me.”
Nick Kyrgios confirms Laver Cup is his last event of the year and again gives early retirement hint
“I’m not going to lie and say I plan to play for four or five more years,” says Kyrgios.
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Serena Williams hits the big 4.0.
Team Europe edge closer to Laver Cup glory after sweeping Saturday matches to open commanding lead
Bjorn Borg’s men were again dominant at the TD Garden in Boston.
Emma Raducanu turning her attention to Australian Open after US Open glory
Raducanu has insisted she is happy to comply with any demands made by the Melbourne authorities at the Australian Open
Roger Federer makes a surprise appearance as Laver Cup gets underway
Roger Federer added some stardust to Laver Cup in Boston.
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