Roger Federer challenges fans and celebrities in volleying drill

With the ATP Tour suspended due to coronavirus, Roger Federer challenged fans and celebrities on social media.


Roger Federer challenged celebrities and fans to join in a volleying drill on social media on Tuesday.

With the ATP Tour suspended due to the coronavirus pandemic, the 20-time grand slam champion looked to engage fans on social media.

In a video posted on Twitter, Federer – wearing a panama hat – volleyed a ball repeatedly against a wall at close range, and asked others to do likewise.

“Here’s a helpful solo drill. Let’s see what you got!” the Swiss great wrote.

“Reply back with a video and I’ll provide some tips. Choose your hat wisely #tennisathome.”

Djokovic’s response to Roger Federer

Many fans took up the challenge, with Federer replying to several efforts.

Novak Djokovic replied to the Swiss, without a hat but with a very impressive volley and asking the Swiss if he was “good enough”. And Federer replied: “You’ve beaten me more than once with that volley, I don’t think you need any tips” ! 

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