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
Five of the best women’s matches at Australian Open featuring Naomi Osaka vs Garbine Muguruza, and more
Five of the best women’s singles matches at the 2021 Aus Open.
Ashleigh Barty laments giving away control to Danielle Collins as she suffers defeat in Adelaide
Early exit for defending champion Ashleigh Barty.
Toni Nadal believes the pressure got to Daniil Medvedev in the Australian Open final
Daniil Medvedev felt the heat.
Serena Williams still believes she can win another Grand Slam and has no plans to retire just yet, says her coach
Serena Williams not ready to quit.
Novak Djokovic’s father hits out at Western media over their negative portrayal of his son
Srdjan Djokovic slams Western media.
Andy Murray’s Montpellier run shortlived as he suffers first-round exit
Andy Murray went down in straight sets.
Boris Becker ‘impressed’ by Nick Kyrgios, insists Australian has talent to ‘win Wimbledon at least once’
Boris Becker doffs his hat to Nick Kyrgios.
Fit-again Johanna Konta falls at the first hurdle in Adelaide as she loses against Shelby Rogers
The British No 1 has recovered from an abdominal injury.
Ashleigh Barty insists there is ‘no extra pressure’ over world No 1 ranking battle with Naomi Osaka
“Extra pressure is non-existent for me,” says Barty.
Jamie Murray explains why Novak Djokovic’s NBA-style bubble idea would be difficult to pull off in tennis
“That’s obviously very difficult,” says Jamie Murray.