Monday March 1
Watch out for overwork. A phrase of recommendation: do not comply with the instance of this Californian physician who attended his trial for visitors violation on video whereas he was in the center of a surgical procedure. But watch out all the identical to make it a minimal, beneath penalty of exposing himself to sanctions, like this Chinese condemned to six,400 euros for non-participation in family chores. Instead, do like the tennis gamers and concoct a good little program, neither too gentle nor too busy, with two tournaments for the boys (Rotterdam and Buenos Aires) and two for the ladies (Doha and Lyon). All this with a first shock on the facet of Rotterdam: the victory of the ghost Kei Nishikori over Félix Auger-Aliassime.
Tuesday March 2
Veterans Day requires, Andy Murray and Jo-Wilfried Tsonga evoke the finish of their profession. Spoiler : it’s not for now. Winner of a combat of nerves in opposition to Robin Haase in Rotterdam, Murray wonders out loud: ” Why should I stop gambling? Give me a good reason. Even with this hip I can compete with the best players in the world. I find that quite funny. “Not really the type to laugh, Andrey Rublev will go through there to tame the great Andy. For his part, Tsonga says he wants to leave ” on a large match “. Why not at Roland-Garros with full spans of an viewers gained over to its trigger? If Jo has the proper to dream, so can we!
Wednesday March 3
In Rotterdam, once more, Alexander Zverev and Daniil Medvedev chunk the mud of entry, respectively in opposition to Alexander Bublik and Dusan Lajovic. On the different hand, inconceivable to cease Nishikori, this time winner of Alex De Minaur. Meanwhile, one other Japanese is making the buzz: a sure Yusaku Maezawa, a rich businessman, pronounces that he has purchased eight tickets for the first SpaceX flight to the Moon in order to supply them to eight budding astronauts. Return to earth, with the defeat in the kind of handover of Alizé Cornet, in Lyon, in opposition to the younger Clara Burel.
Thursday March 4
It’s over for Benoît Paire in Buenos Aires, overwhelmed by the younger Argentinian Francisco Cerundolo, then 137th participant in the world, after a match ended by an ostensibly voluntary double fault. Something else ? Yes, Benoît additionally spat on the courtroom and despatched some insults. Hardly defensible on this one, the Ben ‘. Nothing to see, however China pronounces at the identical time its need to generalize the follow of the anal check for the coronavirus for overseas guests coming into its territory. Nice, the welcoming committee at the airport.
Friday March 5
Today’s story comes from India, the place an Indian declared clinically dead all of the sudden finds life on the post-mortem desk. Also alive and effectively, Kei Nishikori nonetheless finally ends up shedding in Rotterdam to Borna Coric and sees his entry ticket for the final sq. burn all of the sudden, identical to Clara Burel, overwhelmed in Lyon by Fiona Ferro. Naomi Osaka and Serena Williams, they play the leisure card: swimming day for the first, picture shoot together with her daughter Olympia for the second.
Saturday March 6
He is again. Who ? Roger Federer, of course! After an interminable absence, the Swiss will retouch a racket. It will likely be in opposition to Jérémy Chardy or Daniel Evans, who will bicker in the first spherical of the Doha event. Just a few extra sleeps to take, come on. Jealous, Novak Djokovic makes an appointment along with his followers for Miami, whose event will start on March 22. Glitter nonetheless, in Doha, Petra Kvitova slams Garbine Muguruza in the ultimate.
Sunday March 7
Epilogue of the different three tournaments of the week: whereas sports activities followers have their faces turned to the NBA All Star Game, from the place Giannis Antetokounmpo left with the MVP label taped to the again, Andrey Rublev wins in Rotterdam, Diego Schwartzmann lifts a mate calabash in Buenos Aires and Clara Tauson, 18, shines in Lyon. Nothing as robust as the actual occasion of this weekend: the interview given by Harry and Meghan – the good good friend of Serena – to Oprah Winfrey, the place it’s evoked, jumble, suicidal ideas, racism and denigration to justify the couple’s flight to the United States. Not dangerous this new season of The Crown.