Tennis news today: Emma Raducanu lands in Madrid Open for Spain, Carlos Alcaraz plays exhibition match in Greece after a day at Barcelona victory

Emma Raducanu has touched down in Spain ahead of her next tournament, the Madrid Open, which has been hit by three-time Grand Slam champion Angelique Kerber and World No. 6 Anett Kontaveit.

Just a day after winning the Barcelona Open, Carlos Alcaraz heads to Greece to play an exhibition match against Hubert Hurkacz.

Roger Federer hung out with designer Ronnie Fieg while Serena Williams posted an adorable video of her bedtime ritual with daughter Olympia.

Here’s a roundup of the day’s headlines:

Madrid Open for Emma Raducanu Prepares

US Open champion Emma Raducanu is gearing up for her next tournament on clay. The Brit recently arrived in Spain for the Madrid Open, the first WTA 1000 event on clay.

Raducanu kicked off her clay season at the Porsche Tennis Grand Prix in Stuttgart, where she reached the quarterfinals. She lost to eventual champion Iga Swiatek in straight sets.

Carlos Alcaraz and Hubert Hurkacz face off in an exhibition match in Greece

At the Barcelona Open, his fourth career title, won by Just One Day, is an exhibition event for Greece headed by Carlos Alcaraz. He competed against Hubert Hurkacz in a match organized by their management company, IMG.

Alcaraz and Hurkacz are also some of the youngsters who train at the IMG Academy. The young kids were overjoyed to have two of their finest talents interacting with the tour.

Angelique Kerber and Anett Kontaveit become the latest players to withdraw from Madrid Open

Former World No. 1 Angelique Kerber and World No. 6 Anett Kontaveit are the latest players to pull out of Madrid Open. They join Grand Slam champions Sofia Kenin and Barbora Krejcikova, Elina Svitolina, Marketa Vondrousova and Camila Osorio at the WTA 1000 event.

Ronnie Fieg with Roger Federer hangs out

20-time Major winner Roger Federer recently spent some time with designer Ronnie Fieg. The duo held racquets in their hands, giving off the appearance that they were getting ready for a game of tennis.

Fieg is a well-known footwear designer and probably the closest Federer could have with this meeting.

Serena Williams posts a cute video with daughter Olympia

Serena Williams has spent a lot of quality time with her daughter in tennis from Olympia. The American has frequently posted videos of two of them hanging out.

Instagram showed off her latest video on their bedtime routine.

“Time to Turn in and Turn Up My Bestie” Williams captioned the video.

Williams and Olympia can be found in matching outfits, first wearing a black dress which then transforms into pajamas. The mother-daughter duo seem to be having a good time as they get ready for bed.

As far as tennis is concerned, Williams recently hinted at a comeback at Wimbledon.

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