Tennis Today: Roger Federer versus Serena Williams and how to beat Rafael Nadal
In Tennis Today, so so many answers to questions no one actually asked.
What’s on the site
With the golf Masters getting underway, we naturally saw an opportunity to remember the brilliantly bonkers Yevgeny Kafelnikov, who tried his hand at the professional golf circuit after he was done with playing tennis.
What’s the most impressive thing you can do in 39 minutes? Probably best if we don’t ask for answers on a postcard for that one, but whitewashing Monica Seles is probably right up there.
Kyle Edmund has been a breakthrough year so far for new British number one Kyle Edmund, and he’s “super motivated” to take full advantage of it in clay court season.
Finally. how much do you know about past Davis Cup winners? Take our quiz and find out.
What’s in the news
Have you ever wondered who’d win in a battle of the sexes between Roger Federer and Serena Williams? No, nor us, but businessinsder.com have and they’ve put it to Quora users to try and crack the question.
They also cited John McEnroe’s opinion on the matter, so we kind of admire their guts if nothing else.
Philipp Kohlschreiber has bigger questions on his mind, though, as he prepares to face Rafael Nadal in the Davis Cup. How is he going to beat the world number one? He has revealed all.
Who was really to blame for the split between Novak Djokovic and Andre Agassi? One man close to the Serb has given his opinion.
And while we are on the subject of Djokovic (and needless questions being obsessively answered), how much is his net worth? $175million or so, apparently.
What’s on social media
Boris Becker back on the clay, but this time he needs a few more “oohs and aahs” when he hits a shot.
Simona Halep tweener in practice.
If you’re worried about Serene Williams being stressed by he stuttering return to tennis right now, you may want to think again…
Monterrey loves Garbine Muguruza,and Garbine Muguruza loves Monterrey.
Germany are ready!
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What’s on TV
ATP Davis Cup
It is Davis Cup week and the action only kicks off on Friday. Check your local listings for coverage.
WTA Charleston Open
LIVE – BT Sport 1
WTA Monterrey Open
LIVE – BT Sport 3
French Open day nine: Djokovic and Nadal see off challenges from next generation
The story of the ninth day of action at Roland Garros.
Iga Swiatek on course to defend French Open title after beating Marta Kostyuk
Swiatek is the only player left in the women’s draw who has previously reached a grand slam semi-final.
Katie Boulter hoping to reach new levels after first-round win in Nottingham
The 24-year-old is making important steps on her road back from a serious back injury.
Novak Djokovic fights off nerves to avoid upset against teenager Lorenzo Musetti
Djokovic recovered from two sets down while Rafael Nadal was a straight-sets winner over 19-year-old Jannik Sinner.
Dan Evans back in a bubble and feeling upbeat after success on the Nottingham grass
British No 1 believes his decision to get back into a bubble was justified.
‘I felt more nervous when I was starting the match than when I was two sets down,’ admits Novak Djokovic
Novak Djokovic stormed back to reach French Open quarter-final.
Heartbreak for Francesca Jones at Viking Open, but youngster insists ‘I will be persistent’
Francesca Jones suffers from a congenital condition.
Alfie Hewett successfully defends his French Open wheelchair singles title
Alfie Hewett completed the double at Roland Garros.
Teenager Lorenzo Musetti threatens major shock before fading against Novak Djokovic at French Open
Musetti won the first two sets against Djokovic.
Coco Gauff vows to continue to ‘dream big and aim higher’ after reaching French Open quarter-final
Coco Gauff is yet to drop a set in singles at Roland Garros.