Coronavirus has disrupted tennis but not player activity on social media

With various tournaments cancelled – men’s tennis shut down for six weeks and the women’s tour likely to follow suit – players have been active on social media.

Peep a selection of posts that grabbed our attention.

Taylor Townsend with a message for us all.

Townsend: “Stay cool, keep smiling, lay your edges and wash your hands. #DatRona”

Gael Monfils spends some time with LA artist Kai Aspire.

@iamgaelmonfils Instagram

Monfils: “‘Act as if what you do makes a difference. It does.’ Thanks my man Kai for the inspiration again.”

Madison Keys wants to know what her followers want to see.

@madisonkeys Instagram

Keys: “What do you want to see from me over the next few weeks? Are you here for covid-19 updates or you’re looking for a distraction from what’s going on? Let’s get through this together.”

Serena Williams tells us what she got up to on her first day off.

@serenawilliams Instagram

Serena: “Yes the dress did that. Dress by Serena. First day off? Two naps… a bag of popcorn… and well that sums up my day. No cooking… no cleaning. So back to training tomorrow Derick Pierson.”

Frances Tiafoe has got jokes.

@bigfoe1998 Instagram

Tiafoe: “I don’t know what y’all want me to say… I’ll see you guys in 2025. Be safe everyone. #godspeed”

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