In Tennis As of late, Serena Williams has made on sports activities memorabilia broker a more than pleased guy, whilst a ball-boy is probably feeling lovely glum.
What’s at the website online
Who’re the heirs to the tennis throne that Rafael Nadal, Roger Federer, and Novak Djokovic have so selfishly hogged for over a decade?
It’s most definitely THE maximum requested query in tennis, and Boris Becker has stepped ahead and given his opinion – with 5 names introduced, none of them being Daniil Medvedev.
Thoughts, that ‘converting of the guard’ factor might all have to attend some time, as a result of Novak Djokovic is extra motivated than ever, in keeping with one in every of his coaches.
Talking of Djokovic… does the TV in point of fact do him, Nadal, and Federer justice? Michael Graham just lately noticed all 3 on the ATP Finals and it has without a doubt left it’s mark on him.
Oh, and Serena Williams has named her ponytail. No biggie.
What’s within the information
The racket that Serena Williams notoriously smashed in her US Open ultimate defeat to Naomi Osaka has been offered at public sale for a whopping $20,910.
Williams mangled the racket in a frustration-fuelled rage in 2018, which then led to a mass of controversy through prompting the penalty that noticed her angrily confront umpire Carlos Ramos.
The entire incident has confirmed to be massively successful for one broker, even though, who received the racket from ball-boy Justin Arrington-Holmes for simply $500 previous this 12 months.
In the meantime, one in every of Williams’ greatest ever opponents, Maria Sharapova, seems to have deserted any hopes of representing Russia within the 2020 Olympics through committing to play International workforce tennis fits in California the in overdue July.
Sharapova’s global score has slipped to 131 after a wretched 12 months of dangerous shape and harm, so she is not likely to have made the Russian workforce anyway.
The excellent news and awards simply stay coming for Bianca Andreescu, then again.
The reigning US Open champion has been named the winner of the Lou Marsh Trophy – an honour given each and every 12 months to the rustic’s most sensible athlete.
Andreescu beat some very large names, in the event you’re Canadian anyway, to the award, together with Brooke Henderson (golfing), Jordan Binnington (ice hockey), Andre De Grasse (sprinter) and Mike Soroka (baseball).
What’s on social media
Gael Monfils and Elina Svitolina nonetheless appear to be loving lifestyles, anyway…
As does Novak Djokovic, who is obviously in a pranking temper. Extra of this please.
No time for pranks in the event you’re Karen Khachanov, even though, it kind of feels…
And Marin Cilic is feeling festive…
What’s on TV
Don’t even ask… 😥
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