Tweets of the Week: Youzhny bashes his head with racquet, part deux

by: Jonathan Scott | May 25, 2015

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Here's a sampling of the latest social-media foibles and feats from pro tennis players and observers:

Donna Vekic upset No. 31 Caroline Garcia, a home-nation favorite, in the first round at Roland Garros. And she did so in style. Mimicked style.

Matchy-clashy: Garcia fell 3-6, 6-3, 6-2 against Vekic.

Mikhail Youzhny retired after falling behind two sets to love in his French Open-er, but not without a bang, reviving a classic move:  https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=fi-CgSO9Evw

Roger Federer tore through his first-round affair on court, but then suffered a bad touch for a few seconds on court before security personnel responded:

Sincere question: Have Roland Garros officials learned nothing from Monica Seles' stabbing, nor from recent plays made by attendees approaching Federer, Rafael Nadal, and others on court?

Fed was unamused by the incident, to be sure, but his purple-and-pink look catalyzed a comparison:

It's well documented that Novak Djokovic foregoes gluten in his diet, which he credits with making him more energetic and toned. Thus we get moments like this:

And eat your candy-loving heart out, Sugarpova: The Djoker has parlayed his diet choices into a successful side business.

Not everyone feigns that they're impressed by his eating habits, however:

Last, a harmless and subtly hilarious slice of fan fiction:

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