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