Social round-up: The wedding edition
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 ...
This week’s social round-up is extra special, as it features the wedding of Australian tennis stars Luke Saville and Daria Gavrilova:
The happy couple married in Melbourne at the weekend:
— Daria Saville (@Daria_gav) December 6, 2021
Gavrilova’s Billie Jean King Cup team-mates Ellen Perez and Storm Sanders were bridesmaids:
Lots of Australian tennis players attended the #dashingtosaville wedding, including Max Purcell, Maddison Inglis and Jaimee Fourlis:
Heath Davidson also had a busy weekend, claiming the quad singles title at the Australian National Wheelchair Championships:
Meanwhile, preseason is in full swing for many of our top-ranked Aussie women:
Having a ball 🎾 😁
— TennisAustralia (@TennisAustralia) December 7, 2021
Ash Barty was named the WTA’s Player of the Year:
— Ash Barty (@ashbarty) December 7, 2021
Ajla Tomljanovic is enjoying a break with world No.7-ranked boyfriend Matteo Berrettini:
Dylan Alcott shared an important message on #IDPWD (International Day of People With Disabilities):
It’s about starting conversations, changing perceptions and providing opportunities, and then continuing them all year round – so we can continue to work together to make a society that is inclusive for all xx #IDPWD #disability pic.twitter.com/IHkeauQ3MP
— Dylan Alcott (@DylanAlcott) December 2, 2021
Dylan Alcott also celebrated his 31st birthday this week:
Top 🔟 @dylanalcott shots at the AO.
— #AusOpen (@AustralianOpen) December 3, 2021
And then helped deliver the 200,000th racquet as part of the ANZ Tennis Hot Shots Racquet Roadshow in Melbourne:
Today we delivered the 200,000th #anztennishotshots #racquet to Syndal Sth PS congrats and thanks to @ANZ_AU @TennisAustralia and all the team that make it happen. #tennis #kidsinsport #primaryschool pic.twitter.com/Reye6tuZoL
— Todd Woodbridge (@toddwoodbridge) December 8, 2021
Finally, the countdown is on to the Australian Tennis Awards. The annual event is a great chance to celebrate our Australian tennis community:
After a challenging year, a mutual love of tennis and local community has seen the Reid Tennis Club come back stronger than ever.
We'll be celebrating the spirit of our clubs and communities at the Newcombe Medal on 17 December. pic.twitter.com/bviiKYO69n
— TennisAustralia (@TennisAustralia) December 6, 2021
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.