Tennis Today: Nick Kyrgios and Andy Murray’s bromance plus Serena Williams’ superhero kit
In Tennis Today, Nick Kyrgios on his bromance with Andy Murray while Serena Williams will swap her catsuit for a superhero kit at the US Open.
What’s on the site
There was no sense of panic as Andy Murray reflected on the latest leg of his comeback bid, but his defeat did raise a few questions, says Kevin Palmer.
The shot/serve clock is something that many players are still getting used to and Serena Williams admits she is not a fan.
An amazing catch and bugs, the Cincinnati Masters is providing us with plenty of entertainment.
Staying with the Western & Southern Open, seven-time champion Roger Federer is up and running.
In the women’s draw in Cincy, it’s the end of the road for Serena Williams for another year.
What’s in the news
After her catsuit at the French Open, Serena is set to wear a superhero themed outfit at the US Open.
The Pool reports that Nike and designer Virgil Abloh have teamed up to create her kit for Flushing Meadows.
The Hopman Cup has added a couple more big-name players to their line-up for 2019 as Garbine Muguruza, David Ferrer and Stefanos Tsitsipas will take part next year.
And here’s a headline from the Daily Mail that you never thought you’d read: “Tennis star Johanna Konta withdraws plans to turn a bungalow on the edge of the forest that inspired Winnie The Pooh into an ‘eco home’ after mass objections”
It’s been a while since we have had “saucy pictures” from Eugenie Bouchard and we will have to wait a bit longer.
Express Sport says “Tennis pro posts saucy picture in tiny top to 1.7 million Instagram fans”, but once you see it you will agree with us that it’s not saucy at all.
What’s on social media
Nick Kyrgios opens up about his relationship with Andy Murray.
— Tennis TV (@TennisTV) August 15, 2018
Kevin Anderson in slow-mo like you’ve never seen him before.
If you didn’t know that the US Open will be on Amazon Prime, then now you know.
Amazon Prime announce details for its multi-court coverage of the US Open. Will have studio on-site. Jimmy Connors, Jim Courier, Daniela Hantuchova, Annabel Croft, Mark Petchey and Greg Rusedski all part of the team.
— Stuart Fraser (@stu_fraser) August 14, 2018
And here is the video.
What’s on TV
ATP Cincinnati Masters
LIVE – Sky Sports Arena
WTA Cincinnati Masters
LIVE – BT Sport1
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