Tennis Today: Red-hot Serena Williams ruling with ‘wild child’ ad, Sports Emmy nominations
In Tennis Today, it’s all about Serena Williams as she dresses up for an interview and releases an ad while her Being Serena documentary receives three Sports Emmy nominations.
What’s on the site
We are already four days into the month of April and you may have forgotten some of the important things that happened in the world of tennis in March. Don’t worry, we have you covered with our A to Z of tennis.
There will be no five-set epic in the men’s gold medal match at Tokyo 2020 after the ITF announced a rule tweak.
It’s bad news for American John Isner is he is set for a spell on the sidelines following the injury he picked up in the Miami Open final.
What’s in the news
The Being Serena documentary was quite good, wasn’t it? Well, unsurprisingly it has received three Sports Emmy nominations.
It is in the running for Outstanding Serialized Sports Documentary, Outstanding Music Direction and Outstanding Camera Work awards.
Tennis Channel’s Strokes of Genius is up for a Outstanding Long Sports Documentary gong.
What’s on social media
Red-hot Serena Williams.
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And then there is the cute “wild child” ad for Pampers US.
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I’m officially joining the @PampersUS family because #Cruisers360 FIT is the only diaper I’ve found that can keep up with @OlympiaOhanian and her wild moves. Olympia is super-active (just like her mama). I never know what she’ll do next but I love it because that’s how babies learn and grow! Who else has a “wild child”? Show us that you’re proud of your wild ones too. #PampersPartner #WildChild
When she is not at the basketball, then she is throwing first pitches in baseball.
(🎥: Sportsnet) pic.twitter.com/fEYjUH8D9h
— Tennis Canada (@TennisCanada) April 3, 2019
Tennis emoji challenge.
Stefanos Tsitsipas on his passion for travel vlogging.
What’s on TV
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The event is being played behind closed doors.
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