Tennis Today: Secrets of Roger Federer’s eternal youth revealed
In Tennis Today, we take a big leap in the direction of nostalgia heaven, and Roger Federer is a hot topic for discussion (as usual).
What’s on the site
We mark a significant Pete Sampras anniversary by painting a picture of a tennis legend through the medium of quotes, with one especially brutal Andre Agassi blast.
What’s the coolest match ever played in tennis? We offer up one serious contender here with an absolutely must-see gallery.
What’s in the news
Telegraph Sport’s The Tennis debate focuses on aggression in the sport and says “we not be too hard on players for showing occasional flashes of alpha-male/female territorialism”
Roger Federer’s former coach has revealed secrets of the Swiss legend’s success and it’s a real big-up for the ‘happy wife, happy life’ camp.
Italian football icon Francesco Totti has had his say on Federer too, this time on a subject the former Roma star knows very well: sporting longevity.
What’s on social media
Judy Murray is on hand to bring a smile/facepalm to your face.
My dad (via Amazon and my Secret Santa wish list) gave me The Sopranos box set for Xmas.
Him : how are you getting on with The Sopranos?
Me : I’m on Series 5. Loving it.
Him : all these years + I never knew u were into opera. pic.twitter.com/b6pOztLPJw
— judy murray (@JudyMurray) February 22, 2018
Have you ever wondered what Stan Warwinka looks like in a panda hat? What am I saying? Of course you have. Who hasn’t? Well, wonder no more…
— TENNIS.com (@Tennis) February 22, 2018
Meanwhile, in Novak Djokovic land…
What’s on TV
ATP Rio Open
It is quarter-final time.
LIVE – Sky Sports Arena
LIVE – Sky Sports Arena
LIVE – Sky Sports Main Event
WTA Dubai Open
Top seed Elina Svitolina and the sixth-ranked Angelique Kerber battle it out for a spot in the final while Garbine Muguruza will also be in action.
LIVE – BT Sport 1
Shock defeat for Andy Murray as he is beaten in Rennes
The Russian is ranked 42 places below Murray.
John McEnroe speaks for the first time about comments over Emma Raducanu’s Wimbledon exit
John McEnroe has insisted he has no…
Stunning TV figures for US Open finals confirm appeal of Emma Raducanu
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Emma Raducanu thinking about a return to the court after US Open heroics
Raducanu has admitted to still being on “cloud nine” after her stunning US Open victory.
Liverpool manager Jurgen Klopp gives a glowing reference to Emma Raducanu
Jurgen Klopp has given newly crowned US Open champion Emma Raducanu a glowing endorsement.
Boris Johnson talks with Emma Raducanu and discusses growth of grassroots tennis
Jurgen Klopp and Jessica Ennis-Hill joined in with the widespread praise of the teenager from Kent.
Jurgen Klopp inspired by ‘talent of the century’ Emma Raducanu’s US Open win
The Reds boss was glued to his television on Saturday night.
A look at each area of Emma Raducanu’s game as she looks to build on US Open win
Raducanu’s return of serve is arguably her strongest asset.
Who claimed the most Twitter followers during the US Open? There is a big winner
New US Open champion Emma Raducanu has had a huge boost in her following after her heroics in New York.