Tennis Today: Andy Murray hailed as a ‘hero’ after Ballon d’Or sexism controversy

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In our latest exclusive, Tommy Haas speaks to us about retirement and his appearance at the Champions Tennis event at the Royal Albert Hall in London.

Derek Bilton continues with our tennis betting specials for 2019 and you can get Kyle Edmund at 14/1 to win a Grand Slam next

Preparations for the 2019 Australian Open are in full swing and organisers have confirmed that Serena Williams and Andy Murray will make their returns having missed this year’s edition.

Staying with Serena, she will take on sister Venus in a one-off match at the Mubadala World Tennis Championship at the end of December.

In case you missed Tuesday’s big news story, Andy Murray took another stand against sexism in sport following the Ballon d’Or twerk controversy. More on that below.

Finally, looking for a present for your significant other? We have nine great gift ideas.

What’s in the news
Daily Mail reports that Murray has been hailed as a “hero” after he accused Martin Solveig of sexism after the DJ asked Ballon d’Or winner Ada Hegerberg if she could twerk during the award ceremony.

Catherine Whitaker on her blog on the Tennis Podcast: “A blog about me and the podcast that helped me find my way in life.”

It’s good, give it a read.

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Victoria Azarenka takes a swing of a different kind.

Novak Djokovic showing off his moves yet again.

Pre-season, pre-season and more pre-season…here is Dominic Thiem.

Marin Cilic.

Naomi Osaka.


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