WITH less than three weeks till the French Open, Stan Wawrinka is aiming to find his rhythm on clay ahead of his title defence.
The world No.4 – who stunned Novak Djokovic in the Roland Garros final last year – hasn’t made it past the quarters in the first two clay-court events of the season and today begins his glory bid at the Rome Open.
Wawrinka faces a player he’s already lost to this year, Benoit Paire, although he leads the head-to-head 6-2 and is 2-7 at Coral for victory.
Top-10 seeds Kei Nishikori and Tomas Berdych are also in second-round Rome action today while British No.1 Johanna Konta takes on Johanna Larsson in the women’s singles.
In the NBA there’s one play-off semi-final encounter tonight with San Antonio Spurs taking on Oklahoma City Thunder while there’s a busy card of MLB matches.
There’s also the likes of Giro D’Italia cycling and IPL cricket worth a flutter so let’s hear all your sporting tips and chat.