Tennis Today: Yet another Roger Federer “shock” and being Boris Becker is awesome
In Tennis Today, ‘shockwatch’ comes up with another cracker, while Boris Becker reminds us all how brilliant it is to be Boris Becker.
What’s on the site
How successful is your country at tennis when judged solely upon open era Grand Slams won by women? Come on, do not pretend you haven’t all asked yourselves that exact question more times than you can possibly remember.
Anyway, we’ve got you covered on this by finally revealing the answer. Not all heroes wear capes, remember.
It’s been a decade since Ryan Harrison joined a very exclusive ATP club by winning a tour event aged just 15. We took a look at his achievement and those who went before him.
Meanwhile, Yannick Noah has continued his impassioned plea to leave the Davis Cup well alone, claiming proposed changes will destroy the competition.
Finally, why not take our Garbine Muguruza quiz now that she’s returned to winning ways?
What’s in the news
Novak Djokovic’s coaching situation continues to be hot news, as tends to be the case when Andre Agassi is involved. It’s almost been like the splitting of a high-profile power couple, with everyone just waiting to compare the new boyfriend to the hugely popular old one.
Anyway, Annabel Croft has had her say on the matter now.
As we regularly observe in Tennis Today, the Daily Express loves a “shock”, particularly, specifically in fact, the kind that doesn’t actually shock anyone.
Today’s shockwatch revelation: Someone has said that Roger Federer is brilliant at tennis. ‘Shocking’.
What’s on social media
The trailer for the Being Serena documentary is out.
— Serena Williams (@serenawilliams) April 11, 2018
Caroline Wozniacki the liar. Well, not really.
— WTA (@WTA) April 11, 2018
Taylor Fritz gives a big hashtagtastic shout-out to his sponsors.
Garbine Muguruza goes glam.
Boris Becker reminds us all how brilliant it is to be Boris Becker.
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
Second seed Elise Mertens is scheduled to play.
LIVE – BT Sport 3
WTA Copa Colsanitas – Bogotá
Action continues from Colombia.
LIVE – BT Sport 1
Emma Raducanu has ‘changed landscape’ of tennis and British sport – Tim Henman
Former British number one Henman has tipped the 18-year-old to become a tennis superstar.
WTA Rankings: Emma Raducanu’s massive jump to No 23 after record point haul with US Open title run
Just the 2,040 points added to her WTA Rankings tally by Emma Raducanu.
‘Very, very special star’ Emma Raducanu backed to ‘rule the world’ after winning the US Open
Plenty of praise for young star Emma Raducanu.
When is Emma Raducanu’s next tournament? Will she still have to qualify following her US Open success?
Looking at what might come next for the 18-year-old.
US Open day 14: A perfect anniversary gift from Daniil Medvedev as he prepares to party, Dylan Alcott chugs down beer
There was a fittingly dramatic end to a wild US Open.
‘It’s a tough one to swallow, but I felt something I never felt in my life in New York,’ says Novak Djokovic’
Daniil Medvedev won his first Grand Slam by beating favourite Novak Djokovic.
WATCH: Daniil Medvedev performs peculiar celebration after US Open win and then explains what it meant
The FIFA legends will no doubt have enjoyed it.
Emotional Novak Djokovic claims a victory he feared would never come in US Open defeat
His Calendar Grand Slam dreams were shattered, but Novak Djokovic took solace from a moment that clearly touched him.
Daniil Medvedev stuns erratic Novak Djokovic to win US Open and deny world No 1 Calendar Grand Slam
Daniil Medvedev triumphed in straight sets.
What next for Emma Raducanu? When will she return to the UK? What about sponsorship deals?
Raducanu’s achievement in New York will be a life-changing moment.