Australia, 2 December 2021 | tennis.com.au

This week’s social round-up begins with some good news for Thanasi Kokkinakis, who has been named as a nominee in the ATP Tour’s Comeback Player of the Year Award:

https://twitter.com/atptour/status/1466075099799470086?s=20

While the winner of Kokkinakis’ category is determined by his peers, fans can vote for several Aussie players in the Fan Favourite Player and Team Awards:

https://twitter.com/atptour/status/1465297221583265796?s=20

Australia’s campaign at the Davis Cup Finals in Italy ended more quickly than hoped. Despite a spirited effort from our Aussie team, they finished second to Croatia in the group stage.

This exit has left Alex de Minaur and Alexei Popyrin more determined than ever to chase Davis Cup glory:

As John Peers stated, there is #nogreaterhonour than representing your country:

Off-court, Alex Bolt enjoyed the Italian snow with Australian team members including orange boy Rinky Hijikata:

Elsewhere in Europe, Tristan Schoolkate relished some time-off in Greece:

Back in Australia, Nick Kyrgios is working hard on the practice court and in the gym:

Daria Gavrilova, who soon marries fellow Aussie pro Luke Saville, celebrated at her surprise hen’s party:

Many Australian players attended the celebrations, including Billie Jean King Cup team-mates and bridesmaids Storm Sanders and Ellen Perez:

Dylan Alcott has been partying too, hosting a music festival in Melbourne at the weekend:

Meanwhile, Priscilla Hon is celebrating the prospect of no more quarantines:

And finally, a big congratulations to our latest #WinWithTheWall competition winner:

https://twitter.com/TennisAustralia/status/1464116526328389644?s=20

Want to #WinWithTheWall too? It’s not too late to get your entries in. Details on how to enter are below. Good luck!

It’s time to release the player within! Join in the fun, hire a court today and take advantage of the many healthy benefits of a great socially-distanced sport.