Sunbathing to Star Wars: What players are doing in the Australian Open bubble

Stuck in the Australian Open bubble, players are finding innovative ways to entertain themselves and their fans

Pablo Cuevas catches some sunshine in quarantine

Players stuck in Australian Open bubble are finding more and innovative ways to keep themselves, as their fans, entertained.

Knocking the ball against walls or beds has become staple in the Australian Open bubble; they have now moved on to dance parties, costume contests and scripted posts on social media.

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With three of the 15 chartered flights to Melbourne affected by the virus, 72 players are in strict 14-day quarantine in the Australian city.

Pablo Cuevas, whose ‘surfing on the bed’ video already won him a few fans, has given a glimpse of what he’s doing in the lockdown: sun-bathing and party for one.

Fellow South American Guido Pella has cashed in on the evergreen appeal of Star Wars for his video post.

Meanwhile, three-time Grand Slam champion celebrated her 33rd birthday alone in the Australian Open bubble.

The most elaborate post, however, came from Brit Heather Watson, who mimicked a triathlon to the tune of ‘Final Countdown’.

Before the Australian Open gets underway, on February 8, and the players put their game faces on, they are giving a glimpse into their personality through his social media posts. Keep them vids coming!

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