There are many reasons we love tennis. It can be entertaining, dramatic and enthralling. Sometimes the on-court action can be baffling too – but we’ve NEVER seen anything like this before…
Japanese qualifier Rika Fujiwara was keeping busy between points in a $60K ITF tournament in the Japanese city of Kurume… by doing push-ups:
Rika Fujiwara was playing Laura Robson in $60k Kurume R16 today and her routine between points was… quite unusual. ????
(????? via HuHu ????????) pic.twitter.com/XlLxaqWxHc
— Ben (@TennisWinter) May 18, 2017
It didn’t seem to help the 35-year-old world No.864, who was beaten 6-1 6-3 by Brit Laura Robson, a 23-year-old former world No.27 returning from a career-threatening wrist injury.
The whole situation had world No.19 CoCo Vandeweghe confused:
— CoCo Vandeweghe (@CoCoVandey) May 18, 2017
But Robson was simply impressed:
@CoCoVandey Honestly she did more push-ups in the second set than I've done in the last year.
— Laura Robson (@laurarobson5) May 18, 2017
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