Nick Kyrgios replies to Eugenie Bouchard's 'boyfriend' tweet

Sam Goodwin
Sports Editor

Eugenie Bouchard had the tennis world in a spin with her tweet about her relationship status during quarantine following the coronavirus crisis and Aussie maverick Nick Kyrgios couldn’t help but have a laugh.

On Wednesday the ATP and WTA extended the suspension of their tours until June 7 as the coronavirus pandemic continues to shred the sporting calendar.

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Tennis’ biggest stars are now trying to find something to do and Bouchard appears to be stuck at home.

Taking to Twitter on Wednesday, Bouchard wrote: “Not complaining, but i feel like quarantine would be a lot more fun with a boyfriend.”

Tennis players Nick Kyrgios and Eugenie Bouchard pose for a photo during the 2017 Lotte New York Palace Invitational. (Photo by Noam Galai/WireImage)

The tweet was inundated with hilarious responses, many surrounding the shortage of toilet paper in many countries.

But Kyrgios responded with a single word, which summed up his reaction to the frenzy.

“Creasing,” he wrote, accompanied

Tennis stars forced to get creative

Tennis players could be hit hardest by the coronavirus crisis - particularly those without large sponsorship deals - as they earn their income from prize money.

But without any tennis being played for the next few months there’s no prize money to earn.

Aussie star Alex de Minaur recently took to social media to show himself ‘job hunting’.

“Yep I’ve lost it,” he wrote alongside a photo himself.

Young American player Sachia Vickery even posted her resume online.