Coco Gauff and Jessica Pegula Left in Splits Over ATP Tour’s Hilarious Gimmick Featuring Novak Djokovic

Published 02/08/2024, 2:29 AM EST

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Tennis is a spontaneous game; the next move is always unpredictable. But as the game also serves drama, the ATP tour recently astonished everyone by bringing out how the tour is just a reality show. The ATP jokingly claimed that the tennis seasons were all scripted, and players including Novak Djokovic and Andy Murray played along pretty well.

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And now the scripted version of tennis has also received two WTA stars reactions. It’s none other than the dynamic doubles duo, Coco Gauff and Jessica Pegula, who shared their hilarious reactions over the reality show concept hidden out inside the tennis tour.

Coco Gauff and Jessica Pegula react to the ATP Tour being a reality show

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The ATP Tour shared a video and revealed a true story regarding how all the tennis professionals have been lying to us for over half a century. In a hilarious social media post, the two revealed that it’s just a scripted reality show, and they have naturally onto the 52nd season this year as the ATP tour was launched back in 1972.

After looking at the hilarious video, the 19-year-old WTA tennis player took to her Twitter account to share her reaction to the same. She wrote, “this is hilarious 😭 omg. whoever came up with the concept deserves a raise!”

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Not only that, while she was quite impressed with the concept of the video and how it was just a reality show, it was her double partner who also said or reacted to the same. Pegula shared the video once again and wrote, “This deserves an award.”

Given the premise and the incredible performances of the tennis players, it wouldn’t be incorrect to argue that the 5-minute film is deserving of an award. Now let’s watch the tennis players in the film as they flawlessly act out the reality show concept.

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Some amazing steals from the ATP stunt video

A few of the most incredible scenes in the video saw the 24-time Grand Slam champion practicing taking off his shirt in preparation for the ATP tour. The actor who portrayed Andy Murray, Fraser McKnight, added, “Yeah I mean, I think that’s what people don’t realize. Like, it’s all just scripted.”

Numerous additional characters were included in the behind-the-scenes photos, like as Dominic Thiem, Stan Wawrinka, Casper Ruud, Andrey Rublev, Frances Tiafoe, Stefanos Tsitsipas, and Carlos Alcaraz. However, it wouldn’t be incorrect to claim that Novak Djokovic’s shirt rip was what initially shocked and surprised everyone in the footage.

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But what do you think about the ATP tour becoming a major reality show? Please let us know by leaving a comment below.

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Watching the biggest sports events have been a part of my life right from my early childhood. Although I have grown up watching a variety of sports, including tennis, cricket, and esports, I have a special connection to tennis. Thus, when it came to building a career in sports journalism, I focused on the racket sport.
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