Tennis Today: Nick Kyrgios and Andy Murray banter, ‘tough times’ for Roger Federer

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Andy Murray and Nick Kyrgios shaking hands

In Tennis Today, Nick Kyrgios and Andy Murray have some fun on Instagram while Roger Federer misses out on top Swiss award.

What’s on the site
Rafael Nadal to extend his major streak next year? Andy Murray to win a Grand Slam in 2019? Novak Djokovic to win all four majors? Our tipster Derek Bilton is back with his tennis betting specials.

Speaking of Nadal, the 17-time Grand Slam winner gave his fans a glimpse of his return to training.

In other comeback related news, Juan Martin del Potro’s doctors are “very pleased” with his recovery following injury.

Then there is Lucas Pouille who is confident his new coach Amelie Mauresmo will help him to “achieve his goals”.

Meanwhile, the WTA has handed out awards to Petra Kvitova and Naomi Osaka’s coach, Sascha Bajin.

What’s in the news
Tough times for Roger Federer…we are just joking. However, he did lose out on the 2018 Swiss Sports Personalty award as he was beaten to the gong by mountain biker Nino Schurter, reports Express Sport.

New Zealand’s Marina Erakovic has announced her retirement from tennis.

“When the motivation isn’t there you can’t do it, you really can’t,” she is quoted as saying by Stuff.co.nz.

What’s on social media
Stick to tennis (and a bit of dancing now and then) Novak.

Nick Kyrgios trolls Andy Murray after picture with Fernando Verdasco. Murray, though, had a good comeback.

Elina Svitolina is levelling up.

 

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Level Up ????????????????????????????

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Genie Bouchard back to posting pics of her holiday on Necker Island.

 

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Working hard today so I can spend my future Mondays tubing ?? #MondayMotivation

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Garbine Muguruza at the basketball.

 

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Are you ready for this!!! 😛 @lakers vs @miamiheat 🏀

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Watch out for Coco Gauff in future.

What’s on TV
Still nothing to report, unfortunately.

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