Tennis Today Serena Williams sends a ‘coded message’ to Meghan Markle and stars in Nike ad

Serena Williams warming up

We should really just rename this to the Serena Williams Tennis Today edition as it is mostly about the 23-time Grand Slam winner.

What’s on the site
In our latest exclusive, Jeremy Bates tells Tennis365 that the current Fed Cup stars could inspire rise of British women’s tennis.

What’s the reason behind Roger Federer’s decision to return to clay this year? It’s definitely not because of secret retirement plans, according to the man himself.

Dan Evans’ wait for his first ATP Tour title continues as he suffered heartbreak in the Delray Beach Open final.

As far as acceptance speeches go, Laslo Djere’s emotional speech after the Rio Open final dedicated to his parents is up there.

Stefanos Tsitsipas is back in the groove as he won the Open 13 title.

Meanwhile on the WTA Tour, Belinda Bencic completed an incredible week with the Dubai Duty Free Tennis Championships trophy.

In non-playing related news, the Australian Press Council has found that a controversial cartoon of Serena Williams that critics labelled as racist and sexist did not breach media standards.

What’s in the news
And more about Serena Williams. She took her daughter to the Oscars rehearsals and naturally Alexis Olympia was a hit, reports

We know this belongs in the social media bits, but you have to watch Serena introducing A Star Is Born at the 2019 Oscars to get what follows.

Now that you have watched that, here is The Mirror’s headline “Serena Williams’ coded message to Meghan Markle in Oscars 2019 speech”.

2 + 2 = 10, right?

Then there is Serena staring in the latest Nike ‘Dream Crazier’ ad. Adweek has the details.

Actually we know it is this headline “Serena Williams’ 2019 Oscars Hairstyle Only Cost $19” from Allure is what brought you here.

Dan Evans finished runner-up at the Delray Beach Open, but want to guess what The Sun’s lead tennis story is?

“MI-GHTY BOUCH Tennis beauty Bouchard stuns on Miami beach while wearing tiny two-piece bikini”, which is from Saturday.

What’s on social media
And here is Serena on the red carpet.

The Serena Williams / Nike ad in full.

An apology to Roger Federer from Annabel Croft after she photo bombed his press conference.

Fernando Verdasco certainly loved Federer’s return during practice.


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OMG so much energía 🖐🏽 on this return @rogerfederer 👆🏼⚡️😂🤣

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Alexander Zverev chilling on the sand.


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When they tell you that your finally back competing. 🎾 🎾 @abiertomexicanodetenis

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Tsitsipas’ message to Laslo and Felix.

Martina Hingis is ready for the arrival of her baby daughter.

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ATP Dubai
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