Australia, 14 October 2021 |

Social media can prove divisive – but in this week’s social round-up, we only have good news to share …

Tristan Schoolkate and Blake Ellis won an ITF Futures doubles title in France. It is 20-year-old Schoolkate’s first professional doubles title and a fifth (and third this season) for 22-year-old Ellis:

Rinky Hijikata was a singles finalist at an ITF Futures tournament in Portugal. It is the 20-year-old’s fourth final appearance this season:

Ellen Perez made sure her 26th birthday was memorable, reaching an ITF Tour singles final of her own in Portugal:

Meanwhile, Storm Sanders received a special gift from Wimbledon to commemorate her ladies’ doubles semifinal run earlier this year:

A new jacket and a family reunion has John Peers feeling happy at Indian Wells:

Astra Sharma was fired up at Indian Wells, reaching the second round as a qualifier:

Alex de Minaur is finding form again in the Californian desert. The 22-year-old scored his second top-20 win of the season – and first since January:

Ajla Tomljanovic scored two top-40 wins – including a second-round victory against world No.6 Garbine Muguruza – in her career-best run at Indian Wells. A microphone, however, proved more challenging to handle:

Mark Philippoussis navigated many challenges on television program SAS Australia, reaching the final stages:

ICYMI, Todd Woodbridge is excited to be part of the ANZ Tennis Hot Shots Racquet Roadshow again in 2021:

And while we are spreading good vibes, Tennis Australia invites all to join a Mental Health Week webinar this evening:

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.