Photo : Martin Sidorjak
Tennis is a sport of numbers. From its complicated scoring system to its plethora of statistics, there are a lot of numbers involved in the sport.
So when a player starts making a point about a number without context, it could mean a lot of different things. And after one particular moment this week at the Madrid Open, the people of Twitter tried to help clear up some of the confusion.
Have a look.
One potato, two potato
After Jessica Pegula was caught on camera aggressively counting something during her round three clash with Bianca Andreescu in Madrid, the WTA, as they have become prone to do, decided to have a little fun.
Pegula herself even encouraged it.
Here’s what people thought.
The most logical answer:
(Pegula had 17 break points in the opening set against Andreescu, when this video was taken).
Some folks had some non-tennis related ideas though.
Leading by example
Some nice behaviour from the best women’s player in the world right now.
Rain, rain, go away
This is… different.
Genie Bouchard channeling her inner Audrey Hepburn.