The penultimate post in the best of WTA 2017 series is a collection of the funniest moments from the season. I hope you enjoy this post as much as I did putting it together! I’ll be using this as my go to when I need a boost in life. If you have missed any of my previous off-season posts then click on the following links – handshakes and hugs HERE, best points HERE and hot shots HERE.
Kicking off with the Hopman Cup and highlights from a fun encounter between Switzerland and Germany by the wonderful @FanofBencic account on Twitter.
Andrea Petkovic trying to get Sascha Zverev to dance 😂.
Reliving their changeover chat from last year in Linz, here’s another hilarious moment between Madison Brengle and Nicole Melichar during Brengle’s match against Serena Williams in Auckland.
“I feel cold” 😓
Sadly this summed up the tournament in Hobart this year with a plethora of withdrawals. This was the first point of the doubles final!
Girllll, I don’t know.
Naomi Osaka discussing Ana Konjuh’s eyebrows…
I loved the Twitter Blue Room with Nick McCarvel at the Australian Open. Petko is a hoot.
My favourite Twitter Blue Room was with Barbora Strycova – I loved her story of winning a microwave on Czech TV!
A very emotional interview with Mirjana Lucic-Baroni but plenty of laughs too. My favourite on-court interview of the year.
When tennis players aren’t expecting fireworks or streamers!
Another entertaining WTA feature from Indian Wells. Angie, Garbi and Sveta are juggling pros!
Sloane Stephens going undercover at Indian Wells for Tennis Channel.
Elena Vesnina’s reaction to the trophy being taken 😂.
Charleston always has some of the best features with the players.
Andrea Petkovic and Jelena Jankovic uncensored for a third year! I’m still howling at Petkovic’s story about dealing with a loss in Miami and being greeted by Jankovic in the locker room 🤣🤣🤣.
Mirjana’s reaction! 😂
Sloane Stephens and Daria Kasatkina were a great double act on Tennis Channel.
Dasha’s sense of humour! 🤣
Timea Bacsinszky’s shock at how busy her press conference was 😂.
Another funny on-court interview with Barbora Strycova.
One of my own personal highlights – Timea Bacsinszky and Svetlana Kuznetsova contending with those pesky seagulls in Eastbourne. For a full recap of Bacsinszky and Kuznetsova in doubles action which was SO MUCH FUN, click HERE.
After two rain affected days, Thursday’s schedule in Eastbourne was hysterical.
One of the viral moments from this year’s Wimbledon.
Tracy’s reaction to hitting the cameraman! 😂
Madison Keys playing tennis in a dinosaur costume.
A pair of fun features from Toronto – Jo Konta’s impression of Ana Ivanovic was impressive!
Simona Halep’s private plane story heading to Cincy was a classic!
Great work from the social media team at the Connecticut Open in New Haven.
Sloane Stephens dealing with a fly in one of her press conferences. Her dragon line still makes me laugh! 😂
One of my favourite screenshots of the year.
Taylor Townsend taking a tumble – I like that she saw the funny side of it!
The US Open trophy ceremony was great.
Daria Gavrilova and Daria Kasatkina, aka Dasha squared 💓
I loved following Dasha squared on Instagram Stories in their attempts to get a toy minion in Tokyo 😂.
One of my favourite GIFs of the year – thanks, Ashish!
And finally, a lighter moment from the Hong Kong final that was delayed for hours and hours due to rain.