Tennis Today: A Barbie for Naomi Osaka and a Genie Bouchard romcom

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Naomi Osaka with Australian Open trophy

In Tennis Today, Naomi Osaka honoured with a Barbie, Eugenie Bouchard’s Super Bowl date to be turned into a romantic comedy while the ITF’s rankings system is “a mess”.

What’s on the site
What next for the ATP after they board voted against extending Chris Kermode’s tenure as chief?

Another question for you. Will we or won’t we see Andy Murray at Wimbledon in July? The three-time Grand Slam winner shares his views on the matter.

Many people believe he is the GOAT, but don’t give Roger Federer superman status, okay!

Results
ATP Indian Wells
WTA Indian Wells

What’s in the news
Marcus Willis is one of thousands of players who are unable to compete after the International Tennis Federation’s drastic changes at lower-level tournaments.

“There are two different rankings systems and it’s a mess,” Willis told The Telegraph.

World No 1 Naomi Osaka has been honoured with her own Barbie, which forms part of the Barbie’s “Sheroes” campaign.

“It’s a really big honor,” she told People. “I’ve played with Barbies when I was a kid, and I think it’s a bit of a surreal experience to have the opportunity to have a Barbie that looks like me.”

Remember Eugenie Bouchard’s Super Bowl date story from 2017?

Let’s refresh your memory.

Bouchard went on a date with a Patriots fan named John Goehrke after she lost a bet on Twitter.

Well, Deadline.com reports it will be turned into a romantic comedy and “Bouchard will serve as an executive producer”.

Wonder who will play Bouchard in the movie?

Cruz Hewitt, son of Lleyton, showing off his tennis playing skills and the Daily Mail is all over it.

What’s on social media
Gael Monfils and Mr 100.

 

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Great practice with Mr.💯 @rogerfederer

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Petra Kvitova the Gladiator.

 

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My name is Gladiator… Loved getting dressed up for this shoot 🛡 Tohle bylo opravdu uplne jine foceni #valecnice

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And the g.e.m.s.life update you were waiting for.

 

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Bundle of joy 🧩🧩 🎥 @wilsontennis

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A pic of the Osaka Barbie.

Osaka also on the cover of ESPN The Magazine.

We don’t mind, do you?

What’s on TV
ATP Indian Wells

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