- Trevor Noah was recently on The Ellen DeGeneres Show and had the host busting
- He spoke about the serious 2 months of training he underwent before playing a celebrity double tennis match with Rafael Nadal as his partner against Roger Federer and Bill Gates which took place in SA
- Being open, honest and hilarious, Trevor admitted that he knew nothing and had to hire a professional to train him
Trevor Noah recently graced Ellen DeGeneres with his presence on her awesome talk show, The Ellen DeGeneres Show.
It has been only two weeks since Trevor got to play a celebrity double tennis match with Rafael Nadal as his partner against Roger Federer and Bill Gates in SA, and Ellen had a lot of questions.
Briefly.co.za learnt that Trevor enlightened Ellen on what it takes to play in a professional tennis tournament - amateur paired with professional, emphasis on Trevor having been the amateur.
Trevor revealed that he underwent serious training for a whole two months prior to the big match. He also professed that knowing he was playing with Rafael and against Roger, scared the knickers off of him, so he hired the absolute best – a tennis coach to the professionals.
“People think tennis is easy. I could not hit the ball to where I was trying to hit the ball, and then I panicked. I then got a tennis coach.”
“I played every single day for two and a half hours, just learning how to play tennis. What was wild was that I get this tennis coach. The Roger Federer people called the tennis coach and they got hey, this guy needs a coach, they think I'm a professional, so they go oh, we've got the right person.
“This guy trains professionals but I need to be trained like a child. I don't know how to play the game. So, I get there and he's like, 'you ready to play some tennis', and I'm like 'yeah'.”
The coach had no idea what he was in for, Trevor was like a baby learning to walk – he had zero tennis skills, nothing, itho!
“So, now he doesn't know how to coach me so he hits the ball but he doesn't know how to teach me because I'm just useless. He hits the ball to me and it goes in a different direction and then he says, "just keeps going, brush the ball, Trevor, just brushhhh it'.”
Gahahaha, the way Trevor explained his tennis experience is priceless. Ellen was bust!
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