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
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.
Ashleigh Barty laments giving away control to Danielle Collins as she suffers defeat in Adelaide
Early exit for defending champion Ashleigh Barty.
Toni Nadal believes the pressure got to Daniil Medvedev in the Australian Open final
Daniil Medvedev felt the heat.
Serena Williams still believes she can win another Grand Slam and has no plans to retire just yet, says her coach
Serena Williams not ready to quit.