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Sport Coronavirus: Federer challenges fans, celebrities in volleying drill

18:56  08 april  2020
18:56  08 april  2020 Source:   performgroup.com

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Roger Federer hitting a ball with a racket: Swiss great Roger Federer © Getty Images Swiss great Roger Federer

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.

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"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."

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

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