Tennis United

Could Eubanks beat Gauff in pizza-peel tennis?

Watch fun challenge between the American friends
May 15, 2024
ATP Media
Coco Gauff and Christopher Eubanks shake hands after their pizza-peel tennis match in Rome. By ATP Staff

Pizza peels are mostly used for chefs to put pizza in the oven. At the Internazionali BNL d’Italia, they were used in an intense doubles match featuring Christopher Eubanks and WTA star Coco Gauff.

The two friends each partnered with a local junior at the Foro Italico for a Match Tie-Break in which there was plenty of trash talk.

The Official App Of Tennis | Download ATP WTA Live App

“We already know he’s about to serve short, so…”

“You were the reason you guys won.”

“If you would have played with me, you would have won.”

Who said what? Which star won the match? Find out by watching the full video at the top of this story.

Gauff also spoke in Rome about her friendship with Americans Eubanks and Ben Shelton. They often post on social media about their trips to escape rooms.

“Chris and I did one with a lot of my family, my aunt, my brothers, my uncle. We did one, like 10 of us. It started I think with that, with Chris,” Gauff recalled. “Then Ben got on Tour and Chris was friends with Ben. I became friends with Ben through that basically. I think we started with all four of us with Chris and girlfriend Anna in Australia.

“It’s been a fun thing ever since. I try to do it almost every tournament that we're playing together, if we can, if I know there's a nice room.”

Read More News View All News

View Related Videos View All Videos


Get it on Google Play Download on the App Store

Premier Partner

Platinum Partners

Gold Partners

Official Ball, Racquet and Tennis Accessory

Official Partners & Suppliers