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
Simona Halep confident she can cope with weather as she prepares for French Open
Halep is the top seed and title favourite.
Andy Murray finds humour in French Open rematch with Stan Wawrinka
Murray is playing at Roland Garros for the first time since a brutal semi-final against Wawrinka in 2017.
Q&A with tennis legend Chris Evert as she picks her French Open winners
Eurosport tennis expert and seven-time Roland-Garros champion Chris Evert has previewed the upcoming Roland Garros
John McEnroe on the challenges of playing on the red clay as he picks a French Open winner
John McEnroe believes Rafael Nadal will face fresh challenges in at the French Open this summer
Roland Garros sees fan numbers slashed to just 1,000 per day due to coronavirus spike
French Open succumbs to Covid-19 resurgence.
London’s O2 Arena absorbs loss of ATP Finals by hosting 2022 edition of Laver Cup
Top level tennis returning to O2.
Dominic Thiem gets nightmare Roland Garros draw with FOUR Grand Slam winners possibly awaiting him
Austrian may have to do it the hard way.
COMMENT: The sporting fates have dreamed up perfect story for Andy Murray and Stan Wawrinka
What do the sporting gods have in store?
Andy Murray to play old foe Stan Wawrinka in first round of French Open
Draw throws up remarkable twist of fate.
Liam Broady thanks Andy Murray after qualifying for French Open for first time
Broady grateful to legend.