Tennis United S2E1 Gael Monfils Elina Svitolina Relations | ATP circuit
Who better to kick off the second season of Tennis United: CrossCourt than glamorous tennis couple Gael Monfils and Elina Svitolina?
While aligned on most issues, the newlyweds share somewhat different memories of their first date.
In Paris, Monfils remembers texting to ask Svitolina if she wanted to join him with her friends for a drink. “And then you definitely said ‘yes’ … of course,” Monfils said with conviction.
After a warm laugh, Svitolina replies, “No, no, no, no … At first, I was … I didn’t want to do it. I was jet-lagged and it was hard to stay awake. “
Come on for the trip as we sit down with the two most popular players from the ATP and WTA Tours as they discuss what the relationship means to them.
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ATP and WTA last week announced the return of Tennis United: CrossCourt, a continuation of the award-winning digital content series originally released in the suspended 2020 season. The reimagined project marks the first major co-branded initiative since the two Tours integrated marketing operations earlier this year.
Tennis United: CrossCourt explores behind the scenes of life on the Tour through a series of intimate one-on-one conversations between ATP and WTA stars. Spanning eight short-form episodes, players explore a range of largely untouched topics in and beyond the sport, giving fans a raw perspective on the experiences, pressures, and privileges that make up life in the sport. professional tennis.
The full list of episodes:
• Episode 1: Relations (Gael Monfils & Elina Svitolina)
• Episode 2: Coaching (Felix Auger-Aliassime & Jennifer Brady)
• Episode 3: Mental Health (Madison Keys and Dominic Thiem)
• Episode 4: Doubles (Bethanie Mattek-Sands & Jamie Murray)
• Episode 5: Parenthood (Fabio Fognini & Elena Vesnina)
• Episode 6: Voyage (Belinda Bencic & Grigor Dimitrov)
• Episode 7: Discipline (Hubert Hurkacz & Iga Swiatek)
• Episode 8: Locker room (Andrey Rublev & Aryna Sabalenka)