Extra push-ups on court for Fujiwara

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Just in case she wasn’t getting enough exercise against Brit Laura Robson in Kurume, Japan this week, Rika Fujiwara added some. 

“Honestly she did more push-ups in the second set than I’ve done in the last year,” Robson joked to fellow player Coco Vandeweghe on Twitter.

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The video prompted replies on social media from people who’ve seen opponents in recreational play do the same thing.

Fujiwara, 35, was a top-100 player and in the top 15 in doubles 15 years ago. She still plays a lot, but only in Japan. Robson won 6-1, 6-3.

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