Tennis Today: Tough day at office for Novak Djokovic; Bouchard’s gym antics
In Tennis Today, it was a tough day at the office for Novak Djokovic, but Eugenie Bouchard had more fun in the gym.
What’s on the site
We are celebrating the start of the clay season with a flashback to Rafael Nadal’s 81-match winning streak on the surface.
With tournaments in Houston and Marrakech, our punter Deggsy Bilton is once again on hand to provide you with some great tennis betting tips.
On the back of her success in Monterrey, take our Garbine Muguruza quiz to see how much you know about the Grand Slam winner.
Frances Tiafoe is up and running in Houston, but Fernando Verdasco crashed out.
What’s in the news
It’s that time of the week, which means Telegraph Sport’s Tennis Podcast is back out. The Novak Djokovic and Andre Agassi split means they are focusing on player-coach relationships.
A few weeks ago John Nicholson asked if it was time to do away with seedings in tennis and the Tennis Podcast also discusses whether or not Grand Slam tournaments should reduce seeds from 32 to 16.
Back to Djokovic, The Metro’s George Bellshaw looks at the pros and cons of the 12-time Grand Slam winner rehiring Marian Vajda as his coach.
Australian Casey Dellacque has decided it is time to hang up her racquet and Tennis Australia looks back at her tennis career.
What’s on social media
Tough day at the office for Djokovic. Well, for his racquet.
Here is Dellacque’s retirement announcement on Facebook.
Borna Coric is the latest to join the frame game.
In case you missed it, Pablo Carreno Busta is the master.
Just Gael Monfils ‘chilling’ with Stan Wawrinka.
Eugenie Bouchard having fun in the gym.
What’s on TV
There is no live coverage of the US Men’s Clay Court Championships or Grand Prix Hassan II.
WTA Ladies Open Lugano
Kristina Mladenovic, Elise Mertens and Svetlana Kuznetsova are some of the big names who have entered.
10:30-16:30 / 17:30-19:30
LIVE – BT Sport 3
WTA Copa Colsanitas – Bogotá
Johanna Larsson, Alison Riske and Ana Bogdan are all in the field.
LIVE – BT Sport 1
Andy Murray comes up short in his quarter-final clash in Metz
Murray was beaten by top seed Hubert Hurkacz at the Moselle Open in Metz
Big change in Emma Raducanu’s camp as she seeks to make key appointment
Raducanu is preparing to make big changes to the team she will be working with after confirming she is on the look-out for a new coach.
Emma Raducanu to be given ‘homecoming’ broadcast to toast her US Open win
The Lawn Tennis Association are set to give Emma Raducanu the welcome home she deserves.
Exclusive – Assessing Novak Djokovic’s legacy with one of the game’s leading writers
Novak Djokovic has always been fighting a losing battle in a popularity contest with Roger Federer and Rafael Nadal.
Emma Raducanu could secure a place in lucrative end-of-season WTA finals
Raducanu could be on course to secure a remarkable place in the lucrative end-of-season WTA finals in Mexico.
Andy Murray eyeing up leap in the rankings after another win in Metz
Murray is one win away from a return to the top 100 in the ATP rankings.
Emma Raducanu confirms first sponsorship deal and plenty more will follow
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‘Winning is what sport is all about’ – Andy Murray reacts to one of his best wins of 2021
The former world number dispatched the home favourite favourite 4-6 6-3 6-2.
Andy Murray accepts wildcard as he prepares to return to scene of one of his great wins
Murray completed a comeback few believed was possible when he won the ATP event in Antwerp in 2019.
Coaching guru insists Emma Raducanu still has much to prove after US Open win
She is the new queen of tennis…