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
Five players out of French Open qualifying following positive coronavirus tests
Two players set to take part in the qualifying tournament have tested positive for Covid-19.
Novak Djokovic survives scare to advance to Italian Open final
A limited number of spectators were allowed to watch the last four ties in Rome.
Simona Halep holds off Garbine Muguruza to reach third Italian Open final
Halep is looking for a first title in Rome.
Rafael Nadal hopeful he can address the issues in his game before French Open
Nadal lost 6-2, 7-5 to Schwartzman in Rome.
Rafael Nadal beaten by Diego Schwartzman in Rome quarter-final
Nadal beaten in straight sets by Schwartzman.
The 2020 French Open: When is it, the high-profile absentees, TV channels, betting, prize money
A lowdown on the 2020 French Open.
A list of Rafael Nadal’s defeats on clay. Can you name the players who have beaten him on the red dirt?
Only 24 players have beaten Rafael Nadal on clay.
Novak Djokovic loses his cool again, obliterates his racket and admits ‘I’ll probably do it again’
Don’t expect Novak Djokovic to change any time soon.
Frank Rafael Nadal after losing against Diego Schwartzman: ‘Now is not the moment to find excuses’
‘How I can fix it?’ asks Nadal after Rome exit.
Simona Halep dreaming of maiden Italian Open crown after reaching semi-finals
Halep has twice been beaten in the final at the Foro Italico.