Celebrities React To Djokovic-Federer Wimbledon Classic
Tennis fans were glued to their seats for Sunday’s epic Wimbledon final between Novak Djokovic and Roger Federer, which saw the Serbian save two championship points to win the first men’s singles final decided by a tie-break in tournament history.
Benedict Cumberbatch, Tom Hiddlestone, Kate Beckinsale, Charlize Theron and the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge were among the famous faces in attendance along with ATP legends Rod Laver, Boris Becker and Stefan Edberg, while other celebrities, star athletes and tennis stars reacted to the classic match via social media.
Here’s a look at some of the best tweets about Djokovic and Federer’s historic battle.
The Duchess of Cambridge, Patron of AEL Tennis Club, presents the men’s singles winners trophy to @DjokerNole, after winning his fifth Wimbledon title and presents the runners up trophy to @rogerfederer 👏— The Royal Family (@RoyalFamily) July 14, 2019
Congratulations to all players for an incredible #Wimbledon2019 🎾 pic.twitter.com/0m8jMkH66X
An incredible finale, congratulations @DjokerNole on your 5th @Wimbledon title. You and @rogerfederer reached the highest level today. A thrilling match between two incomparable grasscourt champions. Thank you for the good fight, played fairly and ferociously. Rocket 🚀— Rod Laver (@rodlaver) July 14, 2019
An epic men’s final. Congratulations to @DjokerNole on his 5th singles title at #Wimbledon. @rogerfederer and Novak are two world-class players who left it all on the court today. 👏🎾 #classic pic.twitter.com/RzkJAueOV1— Billie Jean King (@BillieJeanKing) July 14, 2019
Kevin Anderson (@KAndersonATP) July 14, 2019
Gustavo Kuerten (@gugakuerten) July 14, 2019
Brad Gilbert (@bgtennisnation) July 14, 2019
Your @Wimbledon champion @DjokerNole. One of the greatest men’s Wimbledon finals ever. It had it all. Huge for Novak as it puts him at 16 majors and makes him the favour for his 17th in NYC . pic.twitter.com/ezRVYGdmSH— Greg Rusedski (@GregRusedski1) July 14, 2019
Well said Paul 👏🏾 https://t.co/cRjfn3Dh5v— Sloane Stephens (@SloaneStephens) July 14, 2019
What a day for sport!!! @LewisHamilton wins the Grand Prix, the cricket went down to the last ball and best of all my dude @DjokerNole won @Wimbledon for the fifth time in what was the greatest game of tennis I can ever remember watching.— Niall Horan (@NiallOfficial) July 14, 2019
I am still just blown away by what I witnessed yesterday from @DjokerNole @rogerfederer— Patrick McEnroe (@PatrickMcEnroe) July 15, 2019
My biggest take away..aside from absurd level of play...both of their attitudes in overcoming mistakes, adversity, etc..no whining no complaining....just moving on...lessons for all of us
Also exquisite display of sport over 5 hours at the @Wimbledon final yesterday. Sheer grit and passion by @DjokerNole and @rogerfederer. Congratulations Novak Djokovic and you're my all time favourite Roger. 👏🏼— Virat Kohli (@imVkohli) July 15, 2019
I’m still watching it I think— Lin-Manuel Miranda (@Lin_Manuel) July 15, 2019