On Sunday night, Game of Thrones finally returned with the first episode of Season 8 airing on HBO. Needless to say, a lot of people tuned in. Sloane Stephens seemed more than ready for it:
Can’t contain my excitement https://t.co/B7qUAKyu5r— Sloane Stephens (@SloaneStephens) April 11, 2019
Despite all her excitement, she didn't catch the episode live:
twitter is the worst place to be if you are behind or haven’t watched the GOT premiere yet #GameofThrones— Sloane Stephens (@SloaneStephens) April 15, 2019
The ATP had a lot of fun with making their own Game of Thrones style teaser for the ATP Finals in London.
They even put together a trailer:
World TeamTennis got in on the trend as well, putting up warrior posters for the upcoming 44th season.
Epic battles will soon rage coast-to-coast enthralling a nation. Fierce warriors will face off with hopes of attaining ultimate dominance over their adversaries and lay claim to the most coveted prize in the land... #TheKingTrophy????! #WTTisComing July 14-31!#GoT #GameofThrones pic.twitter.com/mUjzRB5C1g— World TeamTennis (@WorldTeamTennis) April 14, 2019
The Rome tournament organizers made their own promo video using a version of the famous Game of Thrones theme song:
Clearly, the Game of Thrones fever is real. While you're waiting for next Sunday's episode, there's a lot of tennis to watch in Monte Carlo and all over the world for Fed Cup, with Stephens representing the U.S. in San Antonio.