Tennis Today: Special shoes for Serena Williams, Nick Kyrgios told to work on his fitness

Tennis Today

In Tennis Today, a special Nike shoe on sale to mark Serena Williams’ Grand Slam return and Nick Kyrgios gets advice from a tennis great.

What’s on the site
There is ATP Tour action in Geneva and Lyon this week and as always our betting expert Deggsy Bilton is on hand to provide you with some great tips.

We are still awaiting official news from the Andy Murray camp about his recovery, but the Rosmalen tournament director insists he will play.

Our sister site Planetfootball.com interviewed former Manchester United first-team coach René Meulensteen and he revealed Roger Federer played a role in their 2008 Champions League success.

Elina Svitolina made it back-to-back Italian Open titles over the weekend, but how much do you know about the 23-year-old? Take our quiz to find out.

Results round up:
ATP Geneva
ATP Lyon
WTA Nurnberg and Strasbourg

What’s in the news
Australian tennis great Ken Rosewall has told Nick Kyrgios “he needs to work a little bit harder on his physical fitness”, reports the Herald Sun.

Nike has created a special edition of the Nike Blazers to celebrate Serena Williams’ official comeback to Grand Slam tennis at the French Open.

How much of a threat will Alexander Zverev be to Rafael Nadal at the French Open? Is Novak Djokovic finally back? What happened to Simona Halep in the Italian Open final?

The Tennis Podcast discusses this and more in their latest episode.

How do you pronounce Kaheaokaleonahenahemaikalani Companion?

The Sun reports that the 17-year-old from Hawaii made her ITF debut and we are sure her name is going to cause quite a few problems for umpires.

What’s on social media
We missed this one last week, but it was clearly animal week at the Italian Open as they had birds and cats roaming.

Serena in action at Roland Garros.

And others stars in action.

Meanwhile at Wimbledon…

What’s on TV
ATP

There is action in Geneva and Lyon, but Sky Sports is not showing any of it live.

WTA Strasbourg
11:00-19:30
LIVE – BT Sport 1

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