Social round-up: On-court smiles and summer fun
What have Australia's top-ranked players been up to? We've collated tweets and posts from this week to keep fans up to date.
The countdown to Australian Open 2021 is on, with most of the world’s best players arriving in Australia this week …
After his title-winning run in Turkey, Alex de Minaur is training at Melbourne Park:
Ajla Tomljanovic, who started her season in Abu Dhabi, is excited to be back in Melbourne too:
John Peers, with family in tow, had a shorter flight. He’s landed in Melbourne from Perth:
Abbie Myers, who competed in Australian Open qualifying in Dubai last week, is happy to be back on home soil:
Back in Melbourne! Thanks @AustralianOpen for bringing us home safely. Now —> quarantine
— Abbie Myers (@abbiejanem) January 15, 2021
So too is Matthew Ebden, who is approaching two weeks in hotel quarantine with a positive mindset after his return from AO qualifying in Doha:
Ellen Perez is looking for social media inspiration to keep her busy in quarantine:
Perhaps she should watch some live sport? John Millman has been enjoying the cricket:
You can watch all the movies on Netflix, tv series on Prime but this test series is why live sport is so good. #AUSIND
— John Millman (@johnhmillman) January 19, 2021
All these arrivals has Melbourne-based Arina Rodionova feeling excited:
Meanwhile, Maddison Inglis celebrated her 23rd birthday this week:
Todd Woodbridge visited country Victoria to join in AO Holiday Program fun:
And finally, Nick Kyrgios is reflecting on the importance of making others smile:
It is a great message from the Aussie star. Hopefully we’ll be seeing lots more smiles on court soon – at Melbourne Park and all across the country. Happy hitting!
The court is calling! Join in the fun, hire a court today and take advantage of the many healthy benefits of tennis.