Tweets of the Week: Petkovic drowns Fed Cup sorrow in beer; celebratory shots for others

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Swiss Fed Cup teammates Timea Bacsinszky, Martina Hingis, Viktorija Golubic and Stefania Voegele celebrate their win over Poland on April 19. (AP Photo)

From a loaded weekend of play, here's a sampling of the latest social-media foibles and feats from the tennis elite and observers.

Eugenie Bouchard lost to Andreea Mitu in Montreal, and the Fed Cup account itself sent up the young Romanian's achievement with a pun:

Andrea Petkovic suffered a deciding doubles loss as Germany fell to Russia in Fed Cup semifinal action, but she still summoned a refreshing display of sportsmanship—before summoning a few Deutsch brews to wash away the disappointment.

Lara Arruabarrena's celebration on behalf of her country, Spain, provides perhaps the best image from a weekend of splendid ones:

Timea Bacsinszky certainly did her part in Switzerland's defeat of Poland, including weathering just five games lost between two singles matches against the sisters Radwanska. "TimiBacs" dutifully celebrated the victories:

Meanwhile, Madison Keys, who played Fed Cup hooky this weekend, soaked up the California sun at Coachella alongside ATP World Tour compatriots Sam Querrey, Bradley Klahn, and Steve Johnson:

And there's a point to be made about some players staving off Fed Cup participation these days:

Even so, to be fair, Keys had her own plan worked out with USTA officials and, presumably, U.S. Fed Cup captain Mary Jo Fernandez.

Alison Riske couldn't put together a victory alongside Serena Williams in doubles against Italy, but she did take note of the positive response to Saturday's premiere of her "Tennisography" episode:

And speaking of the USTA, the roof on Arthur Ashe Stadium in Queens is starting to take shape:

Novak Djokovic continues his Djokovician ways, opening up a gap between himself and Roger Federer that's more wide than the space between David Letterman's front teeth:

Exhibit B to that end:

In case you missed it, Stan Wawrinka and his wife, Ilham, have separated for the second and perhaps final time:

Though he lost quite early by his standards in Monte Carlo, Roger Federer entertained some fans who took in his practice session however they could get it:

Don't look now (okay, do), but Maria Sharapova turned 28 on Sunday ...

... And, in celebrating, she synergized the #wishweweretogether hashtag on social media with beau Grigor Dimitrov.

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