Despite Iga Świątek’s well known fandom for Rafael Nadal, it has actually been a few months since we got to see them together at a tournament.
Of course, given the opportunity this week in Rome, Nadal and Świątek found some time to share the court and Twitter was loving it.
Here are some of the goings on this week at the Italian Open.
First, I was but a learner…
Here in the Tweets of the Week, we love a good caption contest. And is there better fodder for fun Twitter banter than two of best players in the world on court together?
Iga promising Rafa she won’t respond to Alcaraz’s messages anymore
— Roksana Bunar (@Roksanche) May 10, 2022
Iga looks like she’s being questioned by her teacher 😭
— Lesane (@Lesane37559211) May 10, 2022
Looks like Rafa’s coaching Iga. Love it😊😊
— Takashi K (@sakurasumire1) May 10, 2022
Danielle Shot First
Gif of the year?
Judge me by my size, do you?
Believe it or not, none of this is photoshopped. Just the greatest doubles pair of all time.
John Isner and Diego Schwartzman are teaming up as doubles partners this week in Rome. 🎾
There is a 38cm (13″) difference between the two with John standing 208cm (6’10”) and Diego standing 170cm (5’7″). 👨👦 pic.twitter.com/Hqr3rJvrKk
— Professional Tennis Players Association (@ptpaplayers) May 10, 2022