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
More Australian Open players go into isolation taking number up to 72
Forty-seven had already been told they had to stay in their rooms for 14 days.
How Australian Open players are keeping themselves occupied in quarantine
A total of 47 players were told they would have to stay in their rooms for 14 days.
Australian Open preparations rocked by fourth positive Covid case
A positive test was returned by a broadcast team member on a charter flight from Los Angeles.
Players were made aware of isolation risks on arrival to Australia – Craig Tiley
Forty seven players will have to remain in their hotel rooms for 14 days.
Andy Murray’s waiting game as anger mounts after tennis players fly in for Australian Open
Andy Murray is waiting to see if there is any way he compete in the Australian Open after testing positive for Covid-19.
Positive Covid cases on flights to Australia put 47 players in 14-day quarantine
Three people across two chartered flights carrying the Open hopefuls tested positive for coronavirus upon their arrival in Melbourne.
Bernard Tomic still has drive to compete, saying ‘I don’t need to play tennis again, I’ve got enough money’
“I’m risking my life, and I’m playing and competing.”
Dominic Thiem: ‘My wish for 2021 is to win a second Grand Slam title’
Dominic Thiem eyes a second Grand Slam trophy.
VIDEO and PICS: Novak Djokovic, Rafael Nadal, Serena Williams among tennis stars to arrive in Australia
This way for a video and pics of arrivals in Australia.
Official insists no special Australian Open treatment for Andy Murray after positive COVID-19 result
Andy Murray warned he won’t get preferential treatment.