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
Andy Murray preparing for a return to the ATP Tour in France
Murray has accepted a wildcard to play another tournament in France.
Remarkable statistics confirm Daniil Medvedev is the new king of hard courts
Daniil Medvedev can now be hailed as the new king of hard courts.
Exclusive – Myleene Klass believes Emma Raducanu can inspire a generation
Myleene Klass has revealed Emma Raducanu has inspired her daughters to reach for the stars after her stunning win at the US Open.
Dominic Thiem on Emma Raducanu’s US Open win: ‘It’s one of the greatest achievements in women’s sport’
“Perhaps it is the greatest breakthrough of all time,” says Dominic Thiem.
‘Unfair that Novak Djokovic is always the bad guy and Roger Federer and Rafael Nadal are the good guys’
“I hope he is treated a little more fairly,” says Boris Becker.
Venus Williams explains backstory behind photo with Serena Williams and Maria Sharapova at Met Gala
Just Venus, Serena and Maria enjoying a laugh in the bathroom at the Met Gala.
‘I think it’s gradually sinking in a bit more,’ says Emma Raducanu after ‘whirlwind experience’
The teenager took part in a round of breakfast TV and radio interviews.
‘People are talking about tennis again,’ revels Boris Becker after ‘Dame Emma Raducanu’s’ heroics
Boris Becker waxes lyrical about Emma Raducanu.
Tennis to introduce ‘Stefanos Tsitsipas bathroom break rule’ following Greek’s lengthy loo visits?
Stricter rules on the cards following furore over Stefanos Tsitsipas’ loo breaks.
LTA chief insists Emma Raducanu will not lose focus after stunning rise to the top
Lloyd has called for the newly-crowned US Open champion to be given “breathing space”.