Tennis Today: Andy Murray wine cellar update, Jamie Murray bottle job update
In Tennis Today, we have news on Andy Murray’s fitness and his wine cellar while Jamie Murray makes us smile.
What’s on the site
Reuben Young takes a look at tennis’ moments of shame with the Top 10 tennis scandals: from choking an opponent to match-fixing.
Tennis players love to try their hand at other sports and here are some stars giving golf a go.
It was Stan Wawrinka’s 33rd birthday yesterday so do take our quiz on Stan The Man in his honour.
Juan Martin del Potro made it 15 wins in a row as he beat Milos Raonic at the Miami Open.
American qualifier Danielle Collins claimed the biggest win of career as she stunned Venus Williams at Key Biscayne.
What’s in the news
Here’s the first bit of good news for Andy Murray as he has “won a battle to have a wine cellar at his new multi-million pound mansion” reports The Scotsman.
And then there is The Independent reporting that Murray has “injected cash into a UK tech startup and has proposed future investment in a second fintech company”.
Australia’s Channel 9 has snapped up the tennis TV rights, including the Australian Open, for a massive $300 million. News.com.au reveals that it includes the “entire summer of tennis in Australia from 2020 to 2024 in a five-year deal”.
Tennis Australia chief executive Craig Tiley called it a “landmark deal for Tennis Australia”.
What’s on social media
Murray has finally provided us with an update about his fitness. Well, it’s not an update, but at least we have official pics of him on the practice court.
But you know who gave us best social media update? That would be Jamie Murray.
Then there is Eugenie Bouchard grossing some people out with her pizza dip story.
Pizza dipped in soy sauce. I’m telling you. pic.twitter.com/buykTO7LmO
— Genie Bouchard (@geniebouchard) March 27, 2018
Top, top entertainment from Alexander Zverev and Nick Kyrgios.
If you missed it overnight, Zverev v Kyrgios was predictably entertaining ??
— Tennis TV (@TennisTV) March 28, 2018
What’s on TV
ATP Miami Open
Alexander Zverev and Borna Coric clash in one of the quarter-finals.
LIVE – Sky Sports Mix / Sky Sports Arena Red Button
LIVE – Sky Sports Main Event / Sky Sports Arena (02:00)
WTA Miami Open
Sloane Stephens and Victoria Azarenka square off in the semi-final.
19:00-21:00 / 03:00-05:00
LIVE – BT Sport 1
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Novak Djokovic books Dominic Thiem semi-final with victory over Alexander Zverev
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Murray and Soares ended their three-and-a-half-year arrangement last spring.
Jamie Murray set to be reunited with a familiar doubles partner in 2021
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Nadal is through to the last four for the first time since 2015.
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Andrey Rublev finishes on a high as he beats Dominic Thiem to claim first ATP Finals victory
Thiem already through to semi-finals as group winner.
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Novak Djokovic expected to top the list.