Aussie tennis participant Ellen Perez is bringing the identical warmth she usually saves for a crisp forehand with a sequence of hilarious movies documenting her 14 days in lodge quarantine.
The world No. 47 ranked doubles specialist entered into her obligatory lodge room confinement on the Pan Pacific in South Wharf, Melbourne, away from the remainder of the tennis fraternity.
The 25-year-old has not disenchanted followers after promising to carry the funnies in entrance of the digicam simply two days into her 14 day lockdown earlier than the Australian Open’s scheduled begin date of February 8.
Perez was caught up in a COVID-19 drama in Dubai after reportedly exhibiting coronavirus signs when getting on a flight to return to Australia over the weekend.
She was left stranded in Dubai after being unable to discover a flight that might get her to Australia in time to quarantine and put together for the Open.
Her prayers have been answered when she was capable of get an eleventh hour flight again house to Australia and he or she started her quarantine on Wednesday.
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Having additionally endured lockdown earlier this yr, Perez was decided to point out the lighter facet of lodge confinement when the doorways have been closed on her this week.
“Simply starting my 14 days of lodge quarantine! I’ll attempt to give you some entertaining stuff however please submit ideas of issues I ought to do or what you wish to see,” she wrote on Twitter.
Her remark was adopted by a brief video through which she roasted nearly each notable whiner throughout the lodge quarantine furore, together with Novak Djokovic, Yulia Putintseva and Bernard Tomic’s girlfriend Vanessa Sierra.
Within the video, Perez pretends to carry out a freestyle swim for restoration functions in her tub and complains concerning the lack of recent air underneath water — in a transparent shot at Putintseva, who earlier this week held up an indication in quarantine saying “We want recent air to breathe”.
“My physique is simply aching and there’s no higher option to get well than a restoration swim,” she says.
“Guys, it’s simply so arduous to breathe in right here. There’s no air. I can’t dwell like this. I can’t do that. And, have a look at my hair. I’m going to have to clean it alone now. What a catastrophe that is.”
Sierra has faced a widespread backlash to her complaints earlier this week through which she mentioned the hardest a part of her quarantine was that she needed to wash her personal hair.
“That is the worst a part of quarantine: I don’t wash my very own hair. I’ve by no means washed my very own hair. It’s simply not one thing that I do,” she mentioned in a social media video.
“I usually have hairdressers that do it twice per week for me, so that is the state of affairs that we’re coping with.”
With nonetheless 12 days to go of Perez’s lockdown, no one is secure.