Tennis Today: Andy Murray to reveal all and Novak Djokovic shaking his booty
In Tennis Today, Andy Murray to make announcement about his injury, Novak Djokovic does a little dance while we have plenty of Maria Sharapova v Serena Williams.
What’s on the site
Rafael Nadal may be the King of Clay, but Gustavo Kuerten was the King of Hearts and we remember when the Brazilian carved a heart into the Roland Garros clay.
We also continue our “Legends of Roland Garros” with the Queen of the Red Dirt Chris Evert.
On Friday kicked off our new series Tennis365’s A-Z of tennis where we give youa snapshot of the important things that happened in the world of tennis during May.
We all love pictures so here’s our gallery from day eight at the French Open.
It’s a big one in the women’s draw today as Serena Williams takes on Maria Sharapova and it promises to be extra spicy after the American gave her thoughts on the Russian’s autobiography.
Then there is Novak Djokovic who feels that making the quarter-finals at Roland Garros is “quite an achievement”.
What’s in the news
Mike Dickson in the Daily Mail reports that Andy Murray “will reveal all about his return from hip injury in next 48 hours”.
Telegraph Sport has a guide on the Maria Sharapova-Serena Williams clash and they go for a Russian win. We’ll be doing our betting preview a bit later and we can tell you that’s not what we have gone for.
Also in Telegraph Sport, Simon Briggs also looks at the “Simmering feud between Maria Sharapova and Serena Williams” that is coming to boil. Warning it’s subscription.
More on Serena-Sharapova and Kevin Mitchell in The Guardian says “Maria Sharapova has steely will to upset unseeded Serena Williams”.
Quite the headline from The Mirror as they say “Bad blood between tennis’ big stars that’s put Russian in the bad books”.
And Express Sport asks “Why do Serena Williams and Maria Sharapova hate each other?” Of course, they go on to explain.
What’s on social media
Novak Djokovic shaking his booty.
— Novak Djokovic (@DjokerNole) June 1, 2018
Tennis TV’s silly moments from May.
May madness ??
Feat. a cat on the court, an umpire chatting to… a bird & Monfils crowd-sourcing tactics ?? pic.twitter.com/I4PAff2k59
— Tennis TV (@TennisTV) June 2, 2018
Madison Keys is into the quarter-finals, but she is excited about the Sharapova-Serena clash.
What’s on TV
ATP & WTA French Open
LIVE – Eurosport 1/2 and ITV4
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