Professional tennis players usually don’t have much time to get creative on social media. Between trainings, tournaments, and constant globe-trotting, it’s hard to think that they can take on hobbies or revel in ‘doing nothing’.
Yet, as the hours trudge by and life as we knew it is upside down because of this unprecedented global situation, the celebrities from the tennis world have been granted free time in excess. Here are 13 funny tweets from tennis Twitter that have sprouted in consequence.
Some say that we´re going to make it through the lockdown... Because we've already been through something similar:
Nick Kyrgios made Thanasi Kokkinakis laugh:
I can’t even remember — John Isner (@JohnIsner) April 11, 2020
Judy Murray shows an incredible level of self-restraint:
🤣🤣 — Thanasi Kokkinakis (@TKokkinakis) April 11, 2020
Tennys Sandgren took a Spanish crash course to ask for mercy:
Look who swung by to pick me up.
Translation: Pablo B: "ESPN Tennis, please broadcast the match between Roger Federer and Tennys Sandgren in Colombia."
Tennys Sandgren: "Please don´t broadcast the fourth set." I´ve been talking to my oven for more than a week now, but that´s okay because Stan Wawrinka is playing board games with teddy bears:
Reilly Opelka and Amanda Anisimova kind of disagree:
I BEARly won this time 👀🧸🎲🖤🤍 #PolarOpposites #TeddyVSStan #KeepingEntertained #KeepSmiling #StanTheMan #QuarantineWeekend #StayHome #StaySafe #Love pic.twitter.com/QlAsT9kSs6 — Stanislas Wawrinka (@stanwawrinka) April 10, 2020
Where my tik tok followers at? They out here or nah — Amanda Anisimova (@AnisimovaAmanda) April 11, 2020
Liam Broady shared a lockdown meme:
Stefanos Tsitsipas is...
Is he okay?
StanPairo is getting more fans by the day:
Here is Benoit Paire trying to take on Roger Federer's challenge with... glass mugs (and Stan Wawrinka having a good laugh at it):
After debuting with 3,500 viewers, the Stan Wawrinka-Benoit Paire show is now pushing 10,000.
Always great when quality programmes grow their audience. — Tumaini Carayol (@tumcarayol) April 10, 2020
Talking about the Federer challenge:
For real, everyone's doing it...
I’ve seen more people volleying over the past 4 days than the previous two years. — Tumaini Carayol (@tumcarayol) April 10, 2020
And everyone wants Roger to do Andy Murray's challenge, but it looks like Mirka is not too keen on the idea: