Tennis Today: Roger Federer taking a break (just a short one) as Svetlana Kuznetsova meets Lionel Messi
In Tennis Today, Roger Federer set for a well-deserved break while Svetlana Kuznetsova hangs out with Lionel Messi.
What’s on the site
Start your Tuesday with something that warms the cockles of your heart. Yes, it’s a video of Andy Murray playing tennis again after his hip resurfacing surgery.
Roger Federer has hit back at Stefanos Tsitsipas’ claims that top players get preferential treatment.
Will anyone break Rafael Nadal’s clay-court achievements? The Monte-Carlo Masters chief doesn’t think so.
Back to Federer, but staying with the red dirt, the Swiss admits he is lacking confidence on clay.
Here are your ATP Tour Rankings after the Miami Open.
Here are your WTA Tour Rankings after the Miami Open.
What’s in the news
Ashleigh Barty has the world at her feet and Australian doubles great Todd Woodbridge believes she can become No 1 in the world.
Woodbridge told the Sydney Morning Herald that winning a Slam or reaching No 1 “lofty goals but, gee, they look like they’re reachable”.
The revamped Davis Cup is going virtual, reports The Associated Press, via the Daily Mail.
They are “implement a new sponsorship strategy that will make tennis’ top team competition look different to television viewers – all depending on where they are watching it”.
What’s on social media
We are exhausted just by watching this compilation so imagine how Roger Federer felt. He has earned that rest.
Svetlana Kuznetsova meets Lionel Messi.
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Bianca Andreescu are working on it, okay.
Yes working on all of that with my team:) https://t.co/1F3soMApUw
— Bianca (@Bandreescu_) April 1, 2019
Maria Sharapova’s fitness routine.
g.e.m.s.life still entertaining us.
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Flash back to when we thought we’ve got moves .. 😂🕺🏾💃🏼 … #HomeDancers #AprilFools 🧩🧩
What’s on TV
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