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By Chris Oddo | @TheFanChild | Monday April 20, 2020

Rooftop tennis

Rooftop tennis in Italy highlights this weeks quarantine crazies, but there's also big hits from big stars.

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What can you do when the world shuts down and governments tell you to stay in to avoid spreading a scary virus? Tennis, on social media, gives its answer. Here is how some of today’s WTA and ATP stars are coping with social distancing and Coronavirus, as they continue to wait for tennis to resume.

This week we had blockbuster Instagram LIVE sessions with Novak Djokovic, Andy Murray and Stan Wawrinka, plus the usual random acts of bizarre tennis theatre that fans have become accustomed to during quarantine. Take those Italian women rallying across rooftops as exhibit A. The world has given us lemons in 2020, but thanks to a resourceful group of talents with beaucoup social savvy, tennis is making lemonade.

So let us partake…

1.If you want to practice getting depth on your groundies, this is the way to do it. Just be sure to have a hopper full of balls...



Just incredible to see 🇮🇹 💓 #tennisathome

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2. Ladies and Gentlemen… we give you Queen Andy Murray.

3. Australia’s got talent. And COURAGE…


Learned to vogue

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4.Happy orthodox Easter from Russia’s Karen Khachanov (nice spread!).

5. No Wimbledon, but at least we have these grass gurus on Instagram. Who are these kids?

6. The Stanimal social distances in a sea of yellow flowers. Let’s hope be brought the Claritin.

7. For the #HerTrueSelf campaign, Bianca Andreescu’s power trio is caught in all their glory.


u can’t sit w/ us😤 - - - - WTA x Radka 📸 @radkaleitmeritz #HerTrueSelf

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8.What to do when the floor is covered in Lava, a short film by Hubert Hurkacz.

9. Nole sings the praise of Stanimal’s shorts, which gets a laugh from Andy Murray (and us).


@stanwawrinka85 with the lightning reflexes 😂👏 Swipe if you need a reminder...

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10. Barbora Strycova, as always, is keeping it so real with some Ben&Jerry’s and a double helping of Netflix.

11. Earlier we introduced you to Queen Andy Murray. Now, how about Princess Olympia and Princess Serena?



Princess attire required for conversations with @olympiaohanian 👑

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12. Johnny O’mara busts out the indoor short game. Not bad at all…


Golf at home😅⛳️

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13. The secret of getting ahead is getting started. Love the line. Even better is the ridicious jumps that Alexander Zverev is performing in this video.


The secret of getting ahead is getting started 💪🎧 #powerrunsinthefamily #keepgoing @beatsbydre

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14. Nick’s INKED! Learn the story behind Nick Kyrgios’s full sleeve by watching the movie below…


Making memories

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15. Sofia Kenin’s true self: Sporting proper quarantine attire for a photo shoot!


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