Tennis Today: Latest on impact of bushfires on Australian Open while Nick Kyrgios ‘angers’ Serbia fans

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In Tennis Today, we give you latest on whether or not the Australian Open could be affected by the bushfires while the Serbia fans are unimpressed by Nick Kyrgios.

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“It’s really good to know that I still have some power left in my arm and my legs and everything,” was Serena Williams’ verdict after she kicked off her 2020 singles campaign.

What’s in the news
Will the Australian Open schedule be affected by the smoke from the bushfires?

Here’s the latest update from Tennis Australia chief and Australian Open tournament director Craig Tiley, via AFP.

Yahoo! Sport Australia goes with the headline “‘A new low’: Nick Kyrgios angers Serbian fans with bizarre Novak Djokovic troll”.

Here’s some background.

Kyrgios and some of his friends attended the ATP Cup clash between Serbia and France and they apparently supported France.

Some claimed it was another swipe at Djokovic, but Kyrgios hit back on Twitter by saying “Bunch of lads having fun”.

A big deal over nothing?

What has Serena Williams been up to during her off time in Auckland? Well, the Daily Mail reports she had a family day with her husband, daughter and mother and they decided to visit the zoo.

We know you are interested in what she was wearing, so here you go.

“Keeping it casual: The former world No. 1 wrapped up warm in a winter coat, grey pants, sneakers and a leopard print scarf”

What’s on social media
A heartwarming picture from Francesca Schiavone, who is on the mend after her battle against cancer.


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Felicita🎉 crescono tanto 🔥🍾felicità

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Good vibes from Nick Kyrgios.


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Im all about the vibes ☺️🦁

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Jamie Murray in fine spirit.

Is there anything Ash Barty can’t do?


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A little footy fun during practice for @ashbarty ☺️

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