Tennis Today: Roger Federer and Serena Williams make ‘superhumans’ list, Gael Monfils magic
In Tennis Today, Roger Federer and Serena Williams made the top five a poll about the ultimate “superhumans” while Gael Monfils does Gael Monfils things.
What’s on the site
The big news on Thursday was Patrick Mouratoglou, he who was at the centre of the Serena Williams coaching debacle at the US Open, calling on authorities to allow on-court coaching at Grand Slams.
Meanwhile, Novak Djokovic is currently in possession of two Grand Slams and Greg Rusedski sees no reason why he can’t win all four majors again. Agree?
What’s in the news
Caroline Wozniacki has joined the crypto currency world with Reuters reporting the Australian Open champion has signed deal with a Singaporean company to launch her own crypto token.
Barcelona defender Gerard Pique, the man whose company is behind the revamped Davis Cup, has apparently travelled 46,772km the past two months as his “growing tennis commitments have taken him from the US to Shanghai”, as per the Daily Mail.
Tennis duo Roger Federer and Serena Williams made the top five of the ultimate “superhumans” public poll, reports The Independent.
“The public was asked to name living people who possessed attributes most of us could only dream of having” and Federer came fourth and Williams fifth.
Winner? Usain Bolt!
Express Sport reveals that Eugenie Bouchard sparked an “Israel Palestine debate with bikini Instagram snap”.
We’ll be honest, it’s just the usual Instagram/social media comments.
What’s on social media
Gael Monfils magic.
Daria Kasatkina turns into the Russian Wall.
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It’s on! Naomi Osaka accepts Michael B. Jordan’s invite (date).
What’s on TV
Sky is not broadcasting any of the ATP events this week.
WTA Kremlin Cup
LIVE – BT Sport 1
WTA Luxembourg Open
LIVE – BT Sport ESPN
Andy Murray to miss French Open and start preparations for Wimbledon
The two-time Wimbledon champion is switching his focus to grass.
Elina Svitolina and Gael Monfils expecting baby girl in October
Svitolina said in March that she would be taking a break from the sport.
Novak Djokovic claims record-extending 38th Masters championship with Rome title
If he’s not breaking records he is extending them.
Iga Swiatek sweeps to fifth straight WTA Tour title in Rome
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Matteo Berrettini makes an announcement ahead of the French Open
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Iga Swiatek’s relentless winning run continues as she reaches Rome final
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Novak Djokovic joins an exclusive club as he storms into Italian Open final
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