Australian Open Kicks-Off April Fools’ Day

The 2017 Australian Open will be played on timber

STARNBERG, April 1, 2016

April Fools’ Day on the tennis circuit. We have listed some of today’s practical jokes:

1.The Australian Open is going to switch surface to wood:

2. Marc Rosset returns to the tour, appearing at this year’s Geneva Open:

3. This year’s Internazionali BNL d’Italia in Rome will be played with white balls:

 We’re happy to annouce #WhiteVision, the new official #ib16‘s white ball! Stay tuned to know more..!

4. Dominic Thiem is playing doubles with tournament director Alexander Antonitsch at this year’s Generali Open in Kitzbühel. The 50-year-old will be awarded a wild card by himself.

5. Special greetings from the WTA players

Wait, what did you say Agnieszka Radwanska, Belinda Bencic, Petra Kvitová and Angelique Kerber?SLOOF LIRPA YPPAH?!

Posted by WTA on Freitag, 1. April 2016