Tennis Today: Roger Federer cracks a relaxed smile and tennis’ new ‘power couple’
In Tennis Today, the latest on Roger Federer’s visit to the beach and there is a new power couple in tennis, or not really.
What’s on the site
Some quality content on the site with John Nicholson asking if Naomi Osaka’s success at Indian Wells showed that the seeding system in tennis is an unnecessary trick to protect the elite.
Here’s your betting preview and Deggsy Bilton believes Juan Martin del Potro can do the Sunshine Double.
Speaking of the Sunshine Double, click on the link for all your info on the Indian Wells Masters and Miami Open.
Peter Hampshire wants to know if we are witnessing the birth of an icon following Hyeon Chung’s recent success.
Can you identify tennis tournaments by the logos? Take our quiz.
There is no stopping Indian Wells Masters winner Osaka as she has added the name of Serena Williams to the list of big-name players she has beaten in recent weeks.
Some of the highlights from the story include: “navy swim trunks”, “hunky physique”, “cracked a relaxed smile”, “muscular chest and honed leg” and “stylish shades”.
Shock! Horror! Roger Federer and Rafael Nadal will retire one day. Express Sport reveals that “Pablo Carreno has made a bold retirement claim”, but all he says is “I suppose there will be a day when they will have to stop playing”.
What’s on social media
Have you heard of a tweener lob? No? Well, Benoit Paire shows you how it’s done.
‘Power couple’ Alexander Zverev and Bethanie Mattek-Sands on the red carpet.
Warm up for the Miami Open with some classic shots.
What’s on TV
ATP Miami Open
Denis Shapovalov and Daniil Medvedev are in action.
15:00-17:30 / 22:00-03:00
LIVE – Sky Sports Arena
LIVE – Sky Sports Mix
WTA Miami Open
Angelique Kerber, Sloane Stephens and Victoria Azarenka are some of the players who will feature.
LIVE – BT Sport 1
EXCLUSIVE – Greg Rusedski suspects Andy Murray is eyeing up a Wimbledon farewell
Greg Rusedski believes Andy Murray will want to bid his farewell to tennis at Wimbledon
Australian Open ‘most likely’ to be delayed, government minister says
Covid-19 quarantine restrictions in the country would make holding the first grand slam of 2021 in its planned slot logistically difficult.
Coronavirus vaccines should be compulsory for tennis players – Andy Murray
The former world number one hopes players would prioritise the good of the sport.
Johanna Konta back with coach Dimitri Zavialoff following summer split
Zavialoff guided Konta to the French Open semi-finals last year.
Winning ATP Finals undefeated a ‘great boost of confidence’ for Grand Slams, says Daniil Medvedev
Confidence high for Daniil Medvedev.
Andy Murray on the best-of-five-set matches debate: ‘People often mistake long matches for epics’
What are Murray’s views on best-of-five-set matches?
‘I want to climb up the Rankings,’ says Dominic Thiem as he eyes new highs after ‘outstanding year’
Dominic Thiem eyeing top two spots in the ATP Rankings.
Daniil Medvedev triumphs in ATP Finals as Australian Open uncertainty continues
Medvedev won the biggest title of his career.
Daniil Medvedev hopes ATP Finals a sign of things to come with young guns forming ‘great rivalries’
Russian completed an unbeaten week at The O2.
Daniil Medvedev is last man standing in London as he beats Dominic Thiem to win 2020 ATP Finals
Medvedev came from a set down to defeat Thiem.