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
Mayar Sherif stuns Maria Sakkari to become first Egyptian WTA champion
Mayar Sherif makes history.
Japan Open: Cameron Norrie draws Special Ks Thanasi Kokkinakis
Cameron Norrie is the No 2 seed for the Japan Open.
ATP rankings history to be made as race for year-end No 1 heats up
For the first time in history, two Spaniards will top the ATP rankings when the updated numbers are released on Monday.
Florida-based Kei Nishikori confirms safety and plans to get back on tour
Kei Nishikori is safe and sound amid Hurricane Ian destruction.
Race to Turin: Stefanos Tsitsipas becomes fourth man to qualify
Stefanos Tsitsipas joins Rafael Nadal, Carlos Alcaraz and Casper Ruud in the Turin field.
Novak Djokovic downs ‘good friend’ Vasek Pospisil to reach Tel Aviv semi-finals
Djokovic came through a competitive contest 7-6 (5) 6-3 in Israel.
What Nick Kyrgios needs to do to compete on the ATP Tour
Greg Rusedski believes Nick Kyrgios would be better off focusing on things that he can control, like his own fitness.
Huge weekend ahead for padel as Andy Murray’s former coach gives us his verdict
The relentless rise of padel continues and…
Will Carlos Alcaraz and Jannik Sinner share a generational rivalry?
Carlos Alcaraz and Jannik Sinner just keep having banger after banger after banger.