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
Roger Federer sends his fans into a frenzy with Twitter post ahead of his return to action
Roger Federer fans are counting down to his return to action in Doha next week and his tweet teasing his return instantly became a big hit.
Iga Swiatek’s perfect week as she claims her second WTA title
Iga Swiatek won her second career WTA title with victory over Belinda Bencic in the final of the Adelaide International.
Jamie Murray says quarantine threat on tour means players must be ready to adapt
The doubles specialist plans to travel to tournaments in Mexico and Miami next month without knowing what to expect on arrival.
Battle of the Brits event is back and this time with spectators
The Battle of the Brits events were a huge success during the Covid-19 crisis and now they are set to return with spectators.
The only way is up for Naomi Osaka as she looks to replicate hard-court success on clay and grass
Oli Jefford on the world being Naomi Osaka’s oyster.
Britain’s strength in depth in doubles highlights quality of structure
British tennis may be wondering who can replace Andy Murray, but they have a very different story to tell in the doubles arena.
Rafael Nadal pulls out of his next event due to ‘ongoing’ back problem
Rafael Nadal has withdrawn from the ABN…
Lleyton Hewitt to be inducted into International Tennis Hall Of Fame
Former world No.1 Lleyton Hewitt is the latest player who will be inducted into the International Tennis Hall of Fame.
Five of the best men’s matches at the Australian Open featuring Stefanos Tsitsipas vs Rafael Nadal, and more
The matches that made us sit up and take note.
Five of the best women’s matches at Australian Open featuring Naomi Osaka vs Garbine Muguruza, and more
Five of the best women’s singles matches at the 2021 Aus Open.