Women Play Tennis From One Rooftop to Another, Spread Message of Social Distancing

In the city of Liguria, Italy, hitting the ball from one another’s rooftop, two junior tennis players found a creative way of playing at home while practising social distancing. Check out the video here.

by Monika

Updated: Apr 20, 2020 18:24 IST

Tags: Tennis Sports
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Tennis from One Another’s Rooftop.

Despite the entire tennis calendar coming to a grinding halt due to COVID-19 pandemic, ardent fans of the game have ensured they remain connected to the sport. While keeping social distancing first in the list of necessities, two girls in Italy have taken the ‘tennis at home’ to a whole, new level.

In the city of Liguria, two women play tennis at home while maintaining social distancing. Wondering how? Have a look.

According to the ATP Tour website, the video has earned millions of views across social media platforms which was posted on Saturday. It has also yielded one of the most-viewed tweets in the ATP Tour account’s history.

The video has been shared by various celebrities, including Stefanos Tsitsipas. Rex Chapman, a former NBA basketball player who tweeted the video and said it was the, “most incredible thing you’ll see today”. Piers Morgan, who is followed by more than 7 million people on Twitter, also shared the video.

 

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