Social Media became a second home to many in 2020 due to the lockdown against coronavirus. Even top tennis players created interesting challenges to keep themselves occupied in quarantine. The movement started with the Swiss maestro Roger Federer and his #TennisAtHome Challenge.
The situation in the world remained tough; it became essential to figure out a way to blow off some steam. For tennis stars, they had to stay fit for an imminent return to the tour. Here are the 2020s Top Tennis Social Media Challenges.
Roger Federer introduces #TennisAtHome Challenge
The tennis champion Federer is also a champion when it comes to engagement with people. He devised a simple-to-do solo drill for tennis players to stay active at home. It went viral instantly, and most of the tennis players joined the movement. In addition to that, the challenge even spread outside tennis.
To make it more interesting, Federer asked the challengers to choose their hat wisely. Following, the 20-time Grand Slam champion gave tips and comments to people taking the challenge.
From Novak Djokovic, Serena Williams to Sofia Kenin, and many more completed the ‘#tennisathome’. German footballer Toni Kroos and Australian actor Hugh Jackman also conquered the drill.
Andy Murray and Novak Djokovic do 100 Vollies with their wives
Next up, Former World No. 1 Andy Murray put out a 100 Volley challenge he undertook with his wife. Current World No. 1 Novak Djokovic and his wife Jelena aced the challenge and thanked the British player later.
Tennis players taking on the Maradona 7 Challenge
The late football legend Diego Maradona’s unique juggling regime also took a hit on the internet. Canadian tennis players Vasek Pospisil and Felix Auger-Aliassime did justice to the ‘Hand of God’s skill.
While many challenges are made to have fun, some carry out help for a social cause. Tennis star Nick Kyrgios joined hands with Old El Paso to give free meals to underprivileged families in Australia.
Andy Murray, Eugenie Bouchard, and Sofia Kenin took the taco and racket together for a greater cause. The challenge was to eat a Taco while playing a sport.
Tennis’ best player Novak does a Crazy Stunt with his wife Jelena
Another thing that topped everyone’s priority list in 2020 was Fitness. Therefore, Novak and Jelena Djokovic decided to promote acro yoga and tagged Roger Federer. They also tagged Rafael Nadal along with his foundation.
2020 is finally going to end, and the world anticipates for 2021 as the year where normalcy will return. Keeping that in mind, we can also expect many new and fun challenges rolling in the next year.