Have you ever been told by your friends that you talk too much about Tennis? Well, you’re not alone. Just 12 months ago we were in that same situation when we found the Instagram tennis community, and through that we met each other.
We started Happy Slam Tennis on the 31st of July 2014. The only thing we knew about each other was that we liked tennis A LOT and we liked Rafa….A LOT. When we started HST we joked about starting an account that focused on the unique and humorous parts of the sport. We joked about about having a place to post our wacky ideas, and we joked about the prospect of someday having 500 followers. We had been working on HST for over 3 months before we even meet face to face!
A year on things have changed. We have our #Happy place, our friends now ask us about Tennis and we are blown away to have over 30,000 people from all over the world joining in the fun. Now we hope that each of you find this to be your #Happy tennis place too – and that’s no joke!
Looking back it’s hard to imagine life before Happy Slam Tennis. We have had so many highlights from the last year that we wanted to share and you know what they say “pictures or it didn’t happen”, so just a warning its about to get photo heavy.
HST Halloween– This was our first ever event and was the first taste of our weird and wacky humour. Click Here to see our very creepy and kooky and all together spooky Halloween album…. If you dare!
HST Christmas- We also went a little bit crazy for Christmas- and why wouldn’t we, it is after all called the silly season.
––Scroll through to 1:09 on this Tennis Now news clip to see some of our madness in action. We had an Elfin’ good time!—
Aus Open- Possibly the greatest 2 weeks of our lives. Seriously if you haven’t been to the “Happy Slam”, what are you waiting for? (We are already planning for 2016!).
We took FAR too many pictures throughout the two weeks to share with you here, so if you want to see some Rafa, Ferrer, Serena, Rafa, Verdasco, Rafa, Venus, Masha, Rafa, Federer, Berdych, Murray, Feli, Stan, Genie, Vika, Rafa and more then check out our Facebook page.
The Blog – Well you’re here, so we guess you’ve discovered the truth behind ‘the secret’! We sincerley hope you find this to be your #Happy tennis place.
We’d love to hear your thoughts, so tell us in the comments section below.
Our Followers & Friends
We have met some of the most incredible and generous people both in person and online over the past 12 months. It has been a pleasure sharing the #passionfire with you all.
We LOVE a good countdown. Here is one of our favourites.
Zero sleeps to go……… "Make you a believer now. Nah, I never ever did it for a throne. That validation comes from giving it back to the people. Nah sing this song and it goes like… Raise those hands, this is our party. We came here to live our life like nobody was watching. I got my city right behind me. If I fall, they got me. Learn from that failure gain humility then We keep marching ourselves" -Like the ceiling can't hold us! #FrenchOpen #RolandGarros @rolandgarros #RafaelNadal #Rafatude #His10ry #VamosAlways
The Happy Slam Tennis Love
We, Happy Slam Tennis hereby declare that we are guilty of loving a selfie! So proceed with caution– You’re about to enter the Selfie Zone!
And Finally…… The RAFATUDE
What kind of HST page would it be if we didn’t talk about the RAFATUDE!