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Social round-up: Another successful week in Australian tennis

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 …

Australia, 18 August 2022 | tennis.com.au

This week’s social round-up begins with the Canada Masters, where our Aussie players recorded some impressive results …

John Peers was a men’s doubles finalist alongside Brit Dan Evans in Montreal. It was the 34-year-old’s sixth career final at ATP Masters 1000 level and propels him back inside the world’s top 10:

Ellen Perez advanced to her biggest career final alongside American Nicole Melichar-Martinez in the women’s doubles competition at Toronto:

Nick Kyrgios impressively progressed to the singles quarterfinals in Montreal, beating world No.1 Daniil Medvedev and Australian No.1 Alex de Minaur along the way:

This week, the Nick Kyrgios show moved to Cincinnati:

Pure. Tennis. Entertainment. 🍿@NickKyrgios @alexdavidovich1 #CincyTennis pic.twitter.com/0gqvDnYz7g

— Tennis TV (@TennisTV) August 16, 2022

Storm Sanders is enjoying the Ohio vibes:

Alex de Minaur and Thanasi Kokkinakis will spearhead the Australian team for the Davis Cup Finals group stage next month. Max Purcell is also set to make his Davis Cup debut, while Matt Ebden is excited to be recalled to the team for the first time since 2018:

Meanwhile, Daria Saville is providing off-court entertainment:

Out there trying to promote tennis to Gen Z https://t.co/XXn3NaUouw

— Daria Saville (@Daria_gav) August 15, 2022

Serena Williams’ farewell tour has many peers feeling emotional, including Australia’s Priscilla Hon:

🥺🥺🥺 https://t.co/Yp3YvOwqdL

— Priscilla hon (@pribo98) August 11, 2022

Heath Davidson is warming up for the US Open with Logie Award-winning television presenter Tony Armstrong:

Rinky Hijikata and Jaimee Fourlis have received US Open main draw wildcards:

Rising Australians Rinky Hijikata and Jaimee Fourlis have received #USOpen2022 wildcards 👏#GoAussies https://t.co/DOUX9rhPwi

— TennisAustralia (@TennisAustralia) August 17, 2022

And ICYMI, Australian legend Evonne Goolagong Cawley was a special guest at the National Indigenous Tennis Carnival in Darwin:

More than just tennis.

Take a look at the variety of culturally immersive experiences underway at the 2022 National Indigenous Tennis Carnival – including traditional string making, laughing yoga and fire making 🔥 👇 pic.twitter.com/J1BcWGlDnJ

— TennisAustralia (@TennisAustralia) August 13, 2022

“This is such an incredible opportunity.”

Capping off another brilliant week at the National Indigenous Tennis Carnival where a record number of participants from every state and territory took-part in tennis, cultural activities, and a whole lot of fun.

Take a look 👀 pic.twitter.com/5Yb5Hs0eF7

— TennisAustralia (@TennisAustralia) August 15, 2022

Book online, play today: Visit play.tennis.com.au to get out on court and have some fun! 



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