Tennis Today: Murray feels Gimelstob has to go while peak Djokovic ‘better’ than Federer and Nadal
In Tennis Today, Andy Murray joins the debate about Justin Gimelstob’s future while a former player has his say on who between Roger Federer, Rafael Nadal and Novak Djokovic was the better player during their prime.
What’s on the site
What better way to start your week then reading about Andy Murray’s positive update about his hip?
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The French Open is under a month away and world No 1 Naomi Osaka has played down the severity of her ab injury.
As for your weekend winners, Dominic Thiem lifted the title in Barcelona, Petra Kvitova was the champion in Stuttgart and Matteo Berrettini was crowned champion in Budapest.
What’s in the news
Andy Murray has become the latest high-profile to voice his opinion on Justin Gimelstob’s future as ATP Board member.
“I don’t see how, with everything that has gone on, how it’s possible for him to remain in a position of authority or management at the ATP right now,” he told The Telegraph in an exclusive interview (subscription).
The Daily Mail also covered the issue over the weekend with Mike Dickson reporting “at least half a dozen candidates to stand against disgraced Justin Gimelstob in ATP Board election”.
In The Metro, Amelie Mauresmo called on Novak Djokovic and the player council to vote Justin Gimelstob off ATP Board.
Roger Federer, Rafael Nadal or Novak Djokovic at their peak? In Express Sport, Gilles Muller has his say.
What’s on social media
Judy Murray having a bit of fun.
Cheekily (get it?) channelling my inner tennis poster girl after finishing the Glasgow Kiltwalk today. @thekiltwalk @JudyMurrayFdn #Athena pic.twitter.com/nHRl7uzRg6
— judy murray (@JudyMurray) April 28, 2019
Man of the moment Thiem.
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