Tennis Today: Novak Djokovic ‘shows off’ while Juan Martin del Potro eyes comeback
In Tennis Today, Novak Djokovic is “comfortable being uncomfortable”, but he is also “showing off” while Juan Martin del Potro targets a miraculous comeback.
What’s on the site
Australian Open champion Caroline Wozniacki has revealed she was diagnosed with an auto-immune disorder shortly before the US Open and she is still coming to terms with it.
Should on-court coaching be allowed at Grand Slams? Nearly a month after the controversial US Open final involving Serena Williams, the voices for on-court coaching seems to be getting louder.
Juan Martin del Potro hopes to complete a miraculous recovery in time for the ATP World Tour Finals.
What’s in the news
The #NextGen Finals is the place to trial things and Telegraph Sport reveals that “a new form of video review will be tested” at this year’s tournament.
“This latest experiment is aimed at a broader category of decisions: double-bounces, net touches, or shots played before the ball has crossed the net.”
Elina Svitolina’s surge into the semi-finals of the WTA Finals means she is in the “spotlight” in The Sun. If you want to know which England cricketer she is dating, then head to The Sun.
What’s on social media
‘Uncomfortable’ Novak Djokovic just “showing off”, says Andy Roddick.
— andyroddick (@andyroddick) October 26, 2018
There was also this from Djokovic.
— Novak Djokovic (@DjokerNole) October 25, 2018
Bloopers are always fun. Here are some WTA bloopers.
I see your tweener and I raise you a tweener of my own.
Borna Coric having a conversation with himself.
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Still need to cheer up? Here’s a young Del Potro picture.
What’s on TV
ATP Vienna Open
LIVE – Sky Sports Main Event / Sky Sports Action
ATP Swiss Indoors
LIVE – Sky Sports Arena / Sky Sports Main Event
LIVE – BT Sport 1
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