Tennis Today: Kim Clijsters’ pigs, Kimi Raikkonen challenges Roger Federer
In Tennis Today, that time when Kim Clijsters’ pigs were on the loose and Formula 1 star Kimi Raikkonen’s challenge to Roger Federer.
What’s on the site
His rivals are struggling with injury and this year’s French Open represents as good an opportunity as ever for Roger Federer to win a second French Open title.
Great Britain has a new men’s No 1 tennis player for the first time since 2006.
There is a cool $1m bonus on offer for any player who completes the singles-doubles feat at the Indian Wells Masters. Wouldn’t it be great if Serena Williams or Roger Federer signed up for the doubles?
Former Wimbledon Marion Bartoli will be one of the players in action at the Tiebreak Tens on March 5 in New York. Check out our Top 10 career comebacks.
What’s in the news
Roger Federer once again skipped the Mexican Open this year and he is unlikely to turn out there in the future with the Grupo Pegaso director Alejandro Burillo saying “we don’t need him“.
A bit old, but Sport360 has a nice interview with Svetlana Kuznetsova and she talks about her recovery from surgery, Kim Clijsters’ pigs, Caroline Wozniacki’s first Grand Slam and being a Roger Federer fan among other things.
Clijsters previously posted this.
Pig and Bulldogs playing together… great entertainment for me ?????? pic.twitter.com/IGxjXV3s91
— Kim Clijsters (@Clijsterskim) October 29, 2016
The Sun has gone with Judy Murray in their HEY JUDE section. So if you want to know “How old is Judy Murray? Andy Murray’s mum and ex-Team GB Fed Cup tennis coach” then do click on the link.
What’s in social media
A day or two late, but we don’t do Tennis Today over the weekend, so here you go. Kimi Raikkonen and Roger Federer on a tennis court would be brilliant. Some on-track action would be great as well. Wonder if Federer is a Ferrari fan or a Mercedes F1 fan?
Victoria Azarenka showing off her skills.
Garbine Muguruza on the red carpet at the Oscars.
Muguruza and Kobe Bryant.
Billie Jean King and Elton John.
— Billie Jean King (@BillieJeanKing) March 5, 2018
Back to tennis and this is a good reason why more singles players should sign up for doubles.
What’s on TV
23-time Grand Slam winner Serena Williams leads a star-studded field in the New York edition that includes her sister Venus Williams, former Wimbledon champion Marion Bartoli and Elina Svitolina.
LIVE – Sky Sports Main Event / Sky Sports Action / Sky Sports Mix
Roger Federer sends his fans into a frenzy with Twitter post ahead of his return to action
Roger Federer fans are counting down to his return to action in Doha next week and his tweet teasing his return instantly became a big hit.
Iga Swiatek’s perfect week as she claims her second WTA title
Iga Swiatek won her second career WTA title with victory over Belinda Bencic in the final of the Adelaide International.
Jamie Murray says quarantine threat on tour means players must be ready to adapt
The doubles specialist plans to travel to tournaments in Mexico and Miami next month without knowing what to expect on arrival.
Battle of the Brits event is back and this time with spectators
The Battle of the Brits events were a huge success during the Covid-19 crisis and now they are set to return with spectators.
The only way is up for Naomi Osaka as she looks to replicate hard-court success on clay and grass
Oli Jefford on the world being Naomi Osaka’s oyster.
Britain’s strength in depth in doubles highlights quality of structure
British tennis may be wondering who can replace Andy Murray, but they have a very different story to tell in the doubles arena.
Rafael Nadal pulls out of his next event due to ‘ongoing’ back problem
Rafael Nadal has withdrawn from the ABN…
Lleyton Hewitt to be inducted into International Tennis Hall Of Fame
Former world No.1 Lleyton Hewitt is the latest player who will be inducted into the International Tennis Hall of Fame.
Five of the best men’s matches at the Australian Open featuring Stefanos Tsitsipas vs Rafael Nadal, and more
The matches that made us sit up and take note.
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.