THE Rogers Cup tennis gets under way in Montreal today with defending champ Andy Murray one of several big names giving it a miss.
The super Scot is taking time out to rest after his Wimbledon heroics and ahead of the Olympics while Roger Federer and Rafa Nadal have also withdrawn and women’s No.1 Serena Williams is an injury-enforced absentee.
Top seed Novak Djokovic is clear favourite at 4-6 with Totesport to win the tournament for the first time since 2012 followed by Stan Wawrinka (8-1, Coral) Kei Nishikori (12-1, Betfred) and Milos Raonic (14-1, Paddy Power).
England’s cricket team are cruising to victory over Pakistan with a lead of 489 ahead of day four today while the world’s top potters are in China for the snooker World Open where there are matches throughout the morning UK time.
There’s also the likes of baseball and rugby league worth a flutter so as usual let’s hear all your sporting tips and chat.