HILARIOUS! Tennis Legend Reacts Upon Diego Schwartzman’s Compliment on ‘Long-Lost Brothers’ John Isner and Reilly Opelka

Published 09/25/2021, 5:30 AM EDT
Sep 1, 2021; Flushing, NY, USA; Diego Schwartzman of Argentina smiles towards his corner as rain falls on the court and the second round match against Kevin Anderson of South Africa is delayed on day three of the 2021 U.S. Open tennis tournament at USTA Billie Jean King National Tennis Center. Mandatory Credit: Danielle Parhizkaran-USA TODAY Sports


Argentine tennis player Diego Schwartzman has been very impressive in recent years. There has been a tremendous improvement in his game and has established himself to be a top-level player on all surfaces. However, he brings his best tennis on the clay courts. 

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Recently, Diego Schwartzman who is representing Team World at the Laver Cup made amusing comments on teammates John Isner and Reilly Opelka. As we all know, Diego is one of the shortest players on the Tour and the American duo are two of the tallest players on the Tour. Diego is 170 metres and Isner is 2.08 metres followed by Opelka who is 2.11 metres. 

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Diego Schwartzman shows his humorous and witty side

The humour of Schwartzman got the Twitter world in laughing splits. Leading by the comments was former World No. 1 and Grand Slam champion, Chris Evert. She couldn’t contain herself from bursting out of laughter. The comments are mentioned below:

 

CHICAGO, IL – SEPTEMBER 20: Team World Captain John McEnroe of the United States Vice Captain Patrick McEnroe of the United States pose with team members Kevin Anderson, John Isner, Diego Schwartzman, Jack Sock, Nick Kyrgios, Frances Tiafoe, and Nicolas Jarry prior to the Laver Cup at the United Center on September 20, 2018 in Chicago, Illinois. The Laver Cup consists of six players from Team World competing against their counterparts from Team Europe. John McEnroe will captain Team World and Team Europe will be captained by Bjorn Borg. The event runs from 21-23 Sept. (Photo by Stacy Revere/Getty Images for The Laver Cup)

The Laver Cup 2021 begins today, the 24th of September and will conclude on the 26th of September. It will be played between Team Europe against Team World. For the first time, Roger Federer, Rafael Nadal or Novak Djokovic won’t be featuring.

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However, there are other players like Daniil Medvedev, Stefanos Tsitsipas, Nick Kyrgios who will be headlining the tournament. It is a competition these players really look forward too and it will be interesting to see how things unfold during the next few days. 

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Rohan Kollare

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Rohan Kollare is a tennis author for EssentiallySports. Rohan has a post-graduate diploma in Sports Management and a trophy cabinet adorned with accolades won in district and state-level tennis competitions. He has previously worked in Content Operations for Disney’s Hotstar for over a year, covering tennis and Formula One.

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