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
The ATP Finals in London from 2009-2020 by numbers: 850 million viewers, $78.8m in prize money
Impressive figures from the ATP Finals at The O2 Arena.
Juan Martin del Potro eyes Olympics, but says ‘I will continue to lie to myself’ if dream doesn’t materialise
Juan Martin del Potro dreaming of the Olympics.
On This Day in 2015: Andy Murray inspires Great Britain to Davis Cup victory
Great Britain had not won the Davis Cup since 1936.
Recalling how Britain won the 2015 Davis Cup final amid a backdrop of terror
Kevin Palmer recalls the dramatic 2015 Davis Cup final.
EXCLUSIVE – On the fifth anniversary of Britain’s Davis Cup win, captain Leon Smith reflects on glorious year
On this day five years ago, Britain won the Davis Cup.
Novak Djokovic ‘met the goal he set out at the beginning of the season’, says his coach
A good season for Novak Djokovic.
Tennis Top 10
ATP top 10 prize-money earners in 2020: Novak Djokovic at No 1 with two surprise names on the list
Novak Djokovic sitting pretty at No 1.
WTA to adopt ATP-style categories with events changed to WTA Masters, WTA 500, WTA 250?
Changes in line for WTA categories, according to a report.
Dominic Thiem hopes to emulate his coach and experience ‘incredible’ medal winning emotions at Olympics
Dominic Thiem sets sights on Tokyo Olympics.
British tennis given a boost as the LTA agrees a new partnership with Dunlop
LTA ends challenging year on a high with Dunlop deal.