Kiki Bertens, the Dutch world number 10, is the latest WTA Tour star to feature in a GoBonus Sport column. In her third piece at the Australian Open, the 2016 French Open semi-finalist talks about matching her best run in Melbourne, her sadness at hearing Dutch wheelchair legend Esther Vergeer is fighting cancer and whether there should be a punishment for ‘unnecessary’ medical time-outs.
If you didn’t see my second-round match in the Australian Open then that’s a good thing – it was not a great one from my perspective!
The most important thing was that I won and I still managed to do that in two sets against Australian [...]
Britain’s Jamie Murray is competing in the men’s doubles and mixed doubles at the Australian Open, where he will again produce regular columns for GoBonus Sport. The Scot starts by talking about the freak red dust which hit Melbourne and led to the cancellation of his opening match, coping with Great Britain’s heartbreaking exit in the ATP Cup and dealing with social media ‘trolls’.
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The World Team Tennis (WTT) season, set to feature Grand Slam champions Sloane Stephens and Sofia Kenin, will begin on 5 July.
About 500 fans will be able attend the matches, held at a 2,500-capacity court in Greenbrier, in the United States.
“The overwhelming feedback is players want to play and are comfortable doing so in a safe environment,” said WTT chief executive Carlos Silva.
British doubles specialist Neal Skupski is signed up to play too.
Bulgarian Grigor Dimitrov and American pair Sam Querrey and Tennys Sandgren have been announced as well, along with [...]
Sharp terracotta clay courts, luscious backdrops of the Eiffel Tower, rows of pristine Parisians… the French Open is unmistakeable.
This year’s tournament, originally scheduled to run from 24 May to 7 June, has been postponed because of the coronavirus pandemic.
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