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Gauff turns Australian Open hotel room into makeshift practice court

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Coco Gauff is getting creative while quarantining for the Australian Open.

The 16-year-old tweeted a video showing her hitting tennis balls against a mattress inside her hotel room to prepare for the tournament. She assured her followers that nothing broke and she put everything back afterward.

Players competing in the Australian Open are required to undergo a 14-day quarantine before the competition, which gets underway Feb. 8. There are currently 10 people associated with the event who have tested positive for COVID-19.

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