Australia, 12 August 2021 |

When Australia’s top-ranked players are not impressing us with their on-court efforts, they keep us entertained via social media with their off-court exploits.

This week’s social-round-up begins with Nick Kyrgios, who has found a new friend and potential mixed doubles partner in rising American teen Coco Gauff:

Matt Ebden has made some new friends too. Although these ones are probably better at fetching tennis balls, rather than hitting them:

It has been a big week for Storm Sanders. The talented left-handed player celebrated her 27th birthday, became Australia’s top-ranked woman in doubles and also went back to school:

Ajla Tomljanovic shared a selfie, complete with inspirational message:

Meanwhile, Arina Rodionova is dreaming of returning to Melbourne:

Ellen Perez is reminiscing about a recent visit to Portugal:

Several players – including Todd Woodbridge, Luke Saville, John Millman and Nick Kyrgios – have not been shy in sharing their opinions about Australia’s handling of the COVID-19 pandemic:

And finally, world No.1 Dylan Alcott is pumped for the upcoming Tokyo 2020 Paralympic Games:

Don’t forget … the court is calling! Join in the fun, hire a court today and take advantage of the many healthy benefits of tennis.