Tennis Today: Andy Murray takes ‘young pup’ to beach and punter wins £186,000
In Tennis Today, Andy Murray and Aidan McHugh having fun in Nice while a tennis punter has cashed in big time.
What’s on the site
The cleanout at Team Novak Djokovic continues as the Serb has now also parted ways with Radek Stapenek.
But just who will Djokovic bring in as his next “super coach”? Isaac Seelochan looks at the candidates.
Miami Open champion John Isner is certainly the man of the moment as he is now giving WWE WrestleMania predictions.
There were some big casualties in the second round of the Volvo Car Open on Wednesday.
What’s in the news
The Davis Cup gets underway again on Friday and Telegraph Sport’s Simon Briggs goes “Inside the ITF’s drastic gamble with revamped Davis Cup”.
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The year 2018 just keeps getting better and better for British No 1 Kyle Edmund as he has now also signed a sponsorship deal with luxury and sports car manufacturer Jaguar.
Reason #1001 why you should always read Tennis365’s betting tips.
A Ladbrokes punter has won £186,000 on an 18-match accumulator. “This will go down as one of the biggest tennis bets we’ve seen in recent years,” Ladbrokes spokesman Alex Apati told Express Sport.
What’s on social media
Here is the tennis bet we mentioned above.
Unreal ?? pic.twitter.com/E2Az3K6ZvV
— Ladbrokes (@Ladbrokes) April 4, 2018
Unfortunately Jo-Wilfried Tsonga will be out for a bit after undergoing knee surgery.
Bonjour à tous,
Un petit mot pour vous dire que, malgré une tentative de retour à la compétition, mon genou a répondu défavorablement. Je n’ai donc pas pu échapper à une petite opération qui a eu lieu hier et qui s’est très bien passée… 1/2 pic.twitter.com/CPwA1wNDWT
— Jo-Wilfried Tsonga (@tsonga7) April 4, 2018
Murray has taken his ‘young pup’ Aidan McHugh to the beach.
Check out Naomi Osaka and Johanna Konta’s rooftop rallies from WTATennis.com.
Chris Evert clearly has too much on her plate.
Not quite sure what to do with all this… pic.twitter.com/JleX6qK4qH
— Chris Evert (@ChrissieEvert) April 5, 2018
What’s on TV
ATP Davis Cup
It is Davis Cup week and the action only kicks off on Friday.
WTA Charleston Open
Defending champion Daria Kasatkina returns to action along with Naomi Osaka, Julia Goerges and Madison Keys.
LIVE – BT Sport 1
WTA Monterrey Open
It rained in Monterrey on Wednesday so several second-round clashes had to be moved to Thursday.
LIVE – BT Sport 3
Naomi Osaka withdraws from French Open due to lingering injury
The world number three said her “hamstring is still sore so I won’t have enough time to prepare for the clay”.
Coronavirus surge forces further restrictions on Roland Garros spectator numbers for French Open
Only 5,000 fans a day permitted.
Johanna Konta bagels Begu to march impressively into third round at Italian Open
The British number into round three.
‘I feel comfortable on clay, I always have,’ says Simona Halep as she targets Roland Garros repeat
Romanian happy to be back.
Novak Djokovic confirms he has spoken to ATP as he pushes ahead with Players Association plans
Serb says PTPA is misunderstood.
‘It was a great match – I am thrilled,’ says Jannik Sinner after youngster downs Stefanos Tsitsipas
Youngster making inroads.
Fed Cup rebranded as the Billie Jean King Cup to recognise legend’s trailblazing role in tennis
The historic competition has a new name.