Tennis Today: A ‘****** off’ player, ‘****’ coverage from ‘********’ and a ***** hippie

Tennis Today

In Tennis Today, it’s a strange start to the week so we are bleeping out things at will.

What’s on the site
The French Open got underway on Sunday and if you are still unsure who to back, then we have some pieces to help you make up your mind.

Contenders: Who can stop Rafael Nadal from winning another French Open?
Contenders: Who is most likely to win the women’s crown at Roland Garros?
French Open betting preview: Relentless Rafa Nadal to reign again at Roland Garros

We also have the Famous Five: Greatest underdog winners at the French Open.

Our Kevin Mitchell spoke to Boris Becker and sports injury specialist Matty Radcliffe about Andy Murray and whether or not he can get back to the top.

Your latest injury news on Australian Nick Kyrgios and Argentine Juan Martin del Potro.

It was a brutal day for the women’s seeds with defending champion Jelena Ostapenko, Venus Williams and Johanna Konta among those to fall.

The women didn’t hold back after their exits as fifth seed Ostapenko admitted she started her day “p****d off” and things didn’t really improve on court while British No 1 Konta has hit out at the “cr*p” coverage from the media “b*****ds”.

What’s in the news
Staying with the French Open and Nadal’s impressive record, Alex Corretja explains in his Telegraph Sport column why Nadal “is the closest thing to the perfect machine on clay”.

Tennis Today often mentions the Daily Mail’s weird obsession when it comes to the houses of famous people. Today they report on how “Hippy guru and squatter followers move into Boris Becker’s £13million Majorcan villa and vow to ‘save’ the mansion after the bankrupt Wimbledon champion ‘abandoned’ it”

Well done on the longest headline ever, but it’s a surprise that they didn’t mention in the headline that it’s a “naked hippie”.

His 77 Sports Management agency already has tennis players on the books and now Murray’s company has signed up a couple of footballers, reports The Scottish Sun.

Former Grand Slam winner Ilie Nastase was arrested twice in a couple of hours on two different counts in Romania.

What’s on social media
The award for the first racket smash of the 2018 French Open goes to…

The ‘curse’ of the Grand Slam title on the women’s side.

Serena Williams’ daughter hanging out with Novak Djokovic.

That time I met @djokernole you know my ole pal

A post shared by Alexis Olympia Ohanian, Jr. (@olympiaohanian) on

Elina Svitolina playing a bit of cricket. Forget about playing in the IPL, does she have a British passport so that she can pad up for England?

What’s on TV
ATP & WTA French Open

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