Tennis Today: Serena Williams ‘not done yet’ and tennis joins esport world
In Tennis Today, ‘Being Serena’ documentary to be aired in May and tennis joins the esport world.
What’s on the site
We all want to be entertained when we watch tennis and Frenchman Benoit Paire is certainly delivering.
There is good news for Andy Murray fans as the three-time Grand Slam winner has returned to the practice courts.
We are set for a mouth-watering Nick Kyrgios-Alexander Zverev clash at the Miami Open.
In the women’s draw, Venus Williams marched on as she beat defending champion Johanna Konta.
If you still have a few minutes to spare, then do take our quiz and see if you can identify these former Miami Open winners. We think you should be gunning for seven out of 10.
What’s in the news
A five-part documentary series about Serena Williams is set to debut May 2 on HBO, and ‘Being Serena’ will take us through the 23-time Grand Slam winner’s journey back to tennis following the birth of her daughter.
Scroll further down for the trailer.
Dan Evans is set to make his comeback from his drugs ban at the Challenger level event in Glasgow on April 28, reports Telegraph Sport.
If you are an esport fan, then the following news will be music to your ears as tennis has joined the bandwagon. Roland-Garros set to host the first esports competition: Roland-Garros e-series by BNP Paribas.
Esportinsider.com reveals that “title players will compete on is Tennis World Tour, a game by Bigben Interactive that’s yet to be released”.
What’s on social media
As promised, here is the ‘Being Serena’ trailer.
And if you enjoyed the Andy Murray Sport Relief shenanigans last week, here is the full video.
Frances Tiafoe pranking fans in Miami.
Rafael Nadal going all out.
Maria Sharapova also at it, just not on the court.
What’s on TV
ATP Miami Open
Juan Martin del Potro and Marin Cilic lead the action, but the big match will see Nick Kyrgios up against Alexander Zverev.
LIVE – Sky Sports Main Event
LIVE – Sky Sports Arena (16:00)
WTA Miami Open
It’s Sloane Stephens against Angelique Kerber in one quarter-final while Victoria Azarenka takes on Karolina Pliskova in another last-four match.
19:00-21:00 / 01:30-03:30
LIVE – BT Sport 1 / BT Sport 3
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