Social round-up: Playing in paradise
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 ...
Tennis takes our top-ranked players to some pretty spectacular locations, as this week’s social round-up highlights …
Priscilla Hon has been competing in the picturesque Californian desert:
Alexei Popyrin is a fan of the views at Indian Wells too:
Ellen Perez is having a magical time in Portugal:
Li Tu is feeling lucky to be in France:
There is no place like home though, as our Australian players will also agree.
John Millman and John-Patrick Smith are certainly missing home, sharing an insight into their challenging travel schedule with Ukrainian player Illya Marchenko on his YouTube channel:
Why Australian Tennis Players are Crazy?https://t.co/N4P826cdWG
— Illya Marchenko (@imarchello) October 3, 2021
An injured Daria Gavrilova is at home in Melbourne – but missing her fiance Luke Saville, who is competing overseas:
Speaking of challenges, Todd Woodbridge’s long-awaited return to golf (which has been banned in Victoria due to COVID-19 lockdowns) didn’t quite go to plan:
Finally heading out to play golf and this happens! Royal Melbourne 18 west covered in hail…try again tomorrow! pic.twitter.com/oLFBrZUqhh
— Todd Woodbridge (@toddwoodbridge) October 4, 2021
Meanwhile, Mark Philippoussis has faced some big challenges of his own to reach the final stages in television program SAS Australia:
The former Australian Davis Cup star’s effort has earned widespread praise, with Darren Cahill and Thanasi Kokkinakis among his many fans:
He’s the man
— Thanasi Kokkinakis (@TKokkinakis) September 29, 2021
Don’t forget … the court is calling! Join in the fun, hire a court today and take advantage of the many healthy benefits of a great socially-distanced sport.