Tennis Today: Genie Bouchard showers in public, a Novak Djokovic freebie

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In Tennis Today, Eugenie Bouchard loses a bet while Novak Djokovic is the gift that keeps on giving.

What’s on the site
Former world No 1 Yevgeny Kafelnikov can’t seem to convince anyone his retirement was legitimate, but is that fair? We look at the mystery surrounding his early retirement.

Top 10: Briefest tennis world number ones in history – Australians look away now!

Results round-up:
ATP Rome report one
ATP Rome report two
WTA Rome report one
WTA Rome report two

What’s in the news
There is some good news in terms of the revamped Davis Cup as International Tennis Federation president David Haggerty has told Telegraph Sport that the revamped tournament “will retain an element of home-and-away after all.

Oh and the Fed Cup will be going down the same road.

Funding for British tennis was down by £4m last year and Mike Dickson from the Daily Mail reports that it was “largely due to the expense of the redevelopment of Court No 1” at Wimbledon.

What’s on social media
Don’t say we don’t do nice things for you. You can win a racket signed by Serena Williams. Simply follow the instructions on this post.

And here is Novak Djokovic giving away a free racket as well.

This is the one you really want to see though. Eugenie Bouchard lost a bet and then gets showered.

Some Rafael Nadal magic.

Not bad, not bad at all from Pablo Carreno Busta

The new Louis Armstrong Stadium is nearing completion and here is a sneak peek.

What’s on TV
ATP Italian Open

10:00-22:00
LIVE – Sky Sports Main Event / Sky Sports Arena

WTA Madrid Open

12:00-18:30 / 19:30-21:30
LIVE – BT Sport 1

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