Tennis Today: Greece is the word as Maria Sakkari and Stefanos Tsitsipas taste success

Maria Sakkari and Stefanos Tsitsipas

In Tennis Today, it was a great weekend for Greek stars Maria Sakkari and Stefanos Tsitsipas while Eugenie Bouchard “risked a wardrobe malfunction”.

What’s on the site
The 2019 Madrid Open is up and running so why don’t you familiarise yourself with the joint ATP-WTA event with our facts and figures piece.

Did you know Dominic Thiem came out on top in of last three meetings against Roger Federer, Rafael Nadal and Novak Djokovic? Read how the Austrian is mastering the art of consistency against the Big Three.

So it’s no surprise that our tennis betting expert Derek Bilton is backing Dominic Thiem for this week’s Madrid Open.

The Chris Kermode-Justin Gimelstob debacle is back in the news with Roger Federer saying Kermode should return “to the mix”.

WATCH: Nick Kyrgios up to his old antics again as he serves underarm and smashes racket.

Results round-up:
ATP Estoril
WTA Madrid report one
WTA Madrid report two

What’s in the news
A study into grunting has found that it “doesn’t annoy tennis opponents – it tricks them”, reports The Telegraph.

The All England Lawn Tennis and Croquet Club recorded pre-tax profits of £39.7million last year, a £7million increase on the previous year. The Daily Mail has the full details for you.

Serena Williams is not playing at the Madrid Open this week, but she is still in the news as she attended Anna Wintour’s pre-Met Gala party.

In case you were wondering, she wore “eye-catching neon yellow outfit”, as per the Daily Mail.

And then there is the Daily Star all over another Eugenie Bouchard story. This time she “risked a wardrobe malfunction”.

What’s on social media
Greece is the word as Maria Sakkari won the WTA event in Rabat and Stefanos Tsitsipas won the ATP event in Estoril.

Your man of the moment Ttsitsipas.


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☝🏼🏆 on clay! Solitário juntos. Amar pelos dois. Dedicação no melhor. Obrigado Estoril!

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Your lady of the moment Sakkari.


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Words can’t describe the feeling of winning this trophy! First @wta title in Rabat 🇲🇦🏆 #sakkattack 📸 @hajarbenomar

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Tributes to David Ferrer.


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Marin Cilic and Luka Modric enjoying a glass of wine.

Staying with Real Madrid, Belinda Bencic watched football over the weekend.


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What to do when in Madrid 🤷🏼♀️⚽️ somehow started to like soccer😅

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What’s on TV
ATP Madrid

LIVE – Amazon Prime Video

WTA Madrid
LIVE – BT Sport 1