BIG APPLE BITES: Greg Rusedski compares Benoit Paire to a chocolate bar and Australian maverick Nick Kyrgios gets ‘uncomfortable’ win over his doubles partner in round one
- Greg Rusedski compares France’s Benoit Pair to a Cadbury’s Fruit and Nut bar
- Serena Williams wins a grand slam singles game in her teens, 20s, 30s, and 40s
- Australian Nick Kyrgios beat Thanasi Kokkinakis in straight sets on Tuesday
- Bianca Andreescu was forced to change her Nike outfit because of a design flaw
‘FRUIT AND NUT’ PAIRE
Greg Rusedski came out with an interesting analogy about Benoit Paire, who was beaten by Cameron Norrie.
He said: ‘He’s like one of those Dairy Milk fruit and nut bars — you never know what to expect or what flavour you will eat.’
ONE FOR THE AGES
Stat of the day from Matt at the Tennis Podcast. Serena Williams has now won a Grand Slam singles match in her teens, 20s, 30s and 40s.
Benoit Paire has been compared to a Fruit and Nut after an erratic display against Cam Norrie
Serena Williams joined has now won a grand slam singles match in her teens, 20s, 30s and 40s
She joins her sister Venus, Martina Navratilova and Kimiko Date in achieving the feat.
NICK BEATS HIS PAL
No mercy from Wimbledon finalist Nick Kyrgios, who thrashed his good friend and doubles partner Thanasi Kokkinakis in straight sets on Tuesday.
Nick Kyrgios beat his doubles partner Thanasi Kokkinakis in straight sets on Tuesday
‘That was the most uncomfortable I’ve ever felt on a tennis court,’ Kyrgios said.
DRESSING DOWN FOR NIKE
Bianca Andreescu might have had an awkward call from sponsor Nike after she was forced to change her outfit because it was blowing up in the breeze, making it difficult to play.
‘This isn’t my fault, it’s Nike’s. The dress is so bad.’
Biana Andreescu was forced to change her Nike outfit after it was impeding her performance