Twitteratis hit back at Maria Sharapova after her 'don't know Tendulkar' comment

By Chaitan Papnai | Last Updated: Thursday, July 3, 2014 - 17:06

Zee Media Bureau/Chaitan Papnai

New Delhi: Though, Maria Sharapova`s this year`s Wimbledon campaign came to an end when she lost to German ninth seed Angelique Kerber 6-7 (4-7) 6-4 4-6 in an enthralling tennis encounter in the third round, the Russian is still trending on the social networking site, under the trend – `Who Is Maria Sharapova`.

Few days back, in a post match conference, Sharapova disappointed several sportspersons across the world by saying that she didn`t know who was Sachin Tendulkar!

After the statement, many fans of the legendary Indian cricketer were left fuming over her statement.

Tendulkar, who is known as the 'God of Indian cricket', is a well known athlete across the globe. Thus Sharapova`s statement provoked Tendulkar`s fans to the core.

The rage among the fans is quite visible as they are leaving no opportunity to make her realise that what kind of reputation and following Tendulkar has globally.

Here is what some of the Tendulkar fans had to say to Sharapova after her statement.

In fact on Saturday, the legendary former cricketer was present at the Centre Court to watch a Live Wimbledon match between Rafael Nadal and Mikhail Kukushkin. Tendulkar was seated in the Royal Box along with former England cricket captain Andrew Strauss and former football captain David Beckham.

With the way Tendulkar fans have reacted to her comment on Twitter, Sharapova would possibly never forget about the batting maestro now!

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First Published: Friday, July 4, 2014 - 16:37

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