Some components of being an expert tennis participant aren’t glamorous.
And world No. three Jessica Pegula revealed the unglamorous aspect of the game in a humorous tweet after shedding 6-1 5-7 6-Zero to Barbora Krejčíková within the Dubai Championships semifinals on Friday.
“Everybody: “What’s it like enjoying on tour? It should be so superb!”
“Me: will get bagled in your birthday, sitting consuming Doritos at midnight, ready to get on a 16 hr flight dwelling,” the American tweeted, alongside a selfie of her consuming the crisps.
In addition to reaching the semifinals in Dubai, Pegula reached the ultimate of the Qatar Open final week, the place she was defeated by the in-form Iga Swiatek.
“In all seriousness, “Pegula added in a follow-up tweet, “happy with my efforts the previous two weeks. Time for some relaxation.”
Pegula has emerged as one of many prime gamers on tour within the final two seasons, rising to a profession excessive rating in singles and doubles.
However, though the end result on Friday didn’t go her method, no less than she nonetheless celebrated her 29th birthday with Coco Gauff, the world No. 6.
“Our (principally mine) horrible vocals of your birthday track,” Gauff tweeted in response. “However no less than the cake was good.”