Tennis Today: Super couple Gael Monfils and Elina Svitolina start joint Insta account
In Tennis Today, Lleyton Hewitt gets his revenge on Nick Kyrgios and Bernard Tomic while super couple Gael Monfils and Elina Svitolina have taken their relationship to a new level.
What’s on the site
Let’s start with the BIG news from Down Under where Serena Williams snatched defeat from the jaws of victory as Karolina Pliskova saved four match points to beat the American.
Next up for Pliskova is Naomi Osaka, who had an easier match against Elina Svitolina.
And now onto some of the brilliant features on the site and we will start off with our EXCLUSIVE with Mats Wilander, who gives his verdict on rising superstar Stefanos Tsitsipas.
Staying with Tsitsipas and Michael Graham says if you want to know how good the Greek really is, then look no further than Alexander Zverev’s obvious disdain for him.
Then there is super-coach Patrick Mouratoglou opening up about the impact he has had on Serena Williams.
Finally, who will replace Simona Halep as the world No 1 after the Australian Open? Here is a closer look at the three candidates.
What’s in the news
Lleyton Hewitt has revealed his Davis Cup squad and Daily Mail Australia says “Lleyton gets the last laugh: Hewitt snubs bitter Bernard Tomic and Nick Kyrgios”.
The Guardian reports that Naomi Osaka’s sponsor Nissin “apologises for ‘whitewashing’ tennis star in ad”.
Boris Becker is the latest to urge Andy Murray not to retire with The Independent quoting him as saying “we’re in 2019, there are new treatments for every type of injury, you just have to find the right doctors”.
Stefanos Tsitsipas is a hot topic right now and The Tennis Podcast looks ahead to the tasty semi-final against Rafael Nadal.
In Telegraph Sport, Vicki Hodges takes a closer look at Danielle Collins following her fairytale run at the Australian Open.
We are sure this is really the type of story you are here for so without further ado here you go.
“Iconic Vogue editor Anna Wintour, 69, opts to go without trademark sunglasses AGAIN”, reveals Daily Mail Australia.
What’s on social media
#Couplegoals from Karolina Pliskova’s husband after her win over Serena Williams.
— Ben Rothenberg (@BenRothenberg) January 23, 2019
Tennis’ new “golden couple” Gael Monfils and Elina Svitolina. In case you wondered about the whole “#gemslife” thing, it stands for Gael Elina Monfils Svitolina.
#gemslife for life.
— #AusOpen (@AustralianOpen) January 23, 2019
Of course, g.e.m.s.life has its own Instagram account and here is the latest pic.
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If fashion is your thing, then you will enjoy the WTA’s 2019 Australian Open Fashion Favourites compilation.
Li Na and Mary Piece bringing a smile to our faces as they explain why they admire each other.
— Tennis Hall of Fame (@TennisHalloFame) January 22, 2019
What’s on TV
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Exclusive – Myleene Klass believes Emma Raducanu can inspire a generation
Myleene Klass has revealed Emma Raducanu has inspired her daughters to reach for the stars after her stunning win at the US Open.
Dominic Thiem on Emma Raducanu’s US Open win: ‘It’s one of the greatest achievements in women’s sport’
“Perhaps it is the greatest breakthrough of all time,” says Dominic Thiem.
‘Unfair that Novak Djokovic is always the bad guy and Roger Federer and Rafael Nadal are the good guys’
“I hope he is treated a little more fairly,” says Boris Becker.
Venus Williams explains backstory behind photo with Serena Williams and Maria Sharapova at Met Gala
Just Venus, Serena and Maria enjoying a laugh in the bathroom at the Met Gala.
‘I think it’s gradually sinking in a bit more,’ says Emma Raducanu after ‘whirlwind experience’
The teenager took part in a round of breakfast TV and radio interviews.
‘People are talking about tennis again,’ revels Boris Becker after ‘Dame Emma Raducanu’s’ heroics
Boris Becker waxes lyrical about Emma Raducanu.
Tennis to introduce ‘Stefanos Tsitsipas bathroom break rule’ following Greek’s lengthy loo visits?
Stricter rules on the cards following furore over Stefanos Tsitsipas’ loo breaks.
LTA chief insists Emma Raducanu will not lose focus after stunning rise to the top
Lloyd has called for the newly-crowned US Open champion to be given “breathing space”.
Emma Raducanu delighted to return back in the UK and reunite with her father
Raducanu was pictured outside her house after travelling back from New York.
Shock defeat for Andy Murray as he is beaten in Rennes
The Russian is ranked 42 places below Murray.