Roger Federer, Lleyton Hewitt play tennis on speedboats
Roger Federer earned his 1,000th career win on Sunday while also capturing the Brisbane International title, and he celebrated the victory the next day by conquering the sport on a new surface: water.
The tennis great was joined by Lleyton Hewitt as the two volleyed back and forth from a pair of speedboats in Sydney Harbor.
The pair engaged in the stunt to highlight a new tennis format they were debuting later in the day called Fast4, which the tennis community hopes will increase interest in the sport by keeping matches shorter, according to the Sydney Morning Herald.
Between speedboats and dog ball boys, Australia really has the novelty tennis market cornered
- Brendan Maloy