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
Novak Djokovic news: Could the Serb lose sponsors after his deportation from Australia?
Lacoste has suggested they are seeking to speak with Djokovic as they assess the fall-out from the story.
Australian Open news: When are Emma Raducanu, Andy Murray, Dan Evans in action on Tuesday?
The order of play for the British contingent on day two at Melbourne Park.
Naomi Osaka news: Former world No 1 on Novak Djokovic saga and WTA stance on Peng Shuai
Naomi Osaka did not want to implicate herself when asked about Djokovic.
Cameron Norrie news: British No 1 at a loss to explain ‘worst match in eight months’
Cameron Norrie won only seven games against Sebastian Korda.
Coco Gauff news: ‘Disappointed’ teenager gives her verdict after shock Australian Open exit
Not a good day at the office for Coco Gauff at Melbourne Park.
Novak Djokovic news: French Open title defence under threat for world No 1
World No 1’s hopes of playing at the French Open suffered a blow.
Rafael Nadal news: ‘I spent four days in bed and then three more days destroyed physically’
Rafael Nadal on his battle with Covid-19 and making a winning return.
Novak Djokovic news: ‘It was a true catastrophic situation’ – Laslo Djere
Laslo Djere believes Australia could’ve handled the Novak Djokovic situation better.
Novak Djokovic news: ‘I hated the exemption that he had’ – respected coach
Darren Cahill and Jim Courier on the Novak Djokovic debacle.
Australian Open news: ‘Pretty solid’ Naomi Osaka reflects on first-round win in ‘special’ Melbourne
Solid start for Naomi Osaka at Melbourne Park.