Wimbledon 2016: Sachin Tendulkar full of praise for Roger Federer's fighting spirit in quarter-final vs Marin Cilic
Tendulkar, who underwent a knee surgery in London, was closely watching the Swiss legend's epic fight back against Cilic.
New Delhi: Indian batting legend Sachin Tendulkar on Wednesday praised Roger Federer's brilliant fight back against Marin Cilic in their quarter-final match of Wimbledon 2016.
Federer was 0-2 down after two sets, but as expected, he fought back in front of a jam-packed Centre Court crowd to stun his opponent.
While the Swiss was battling hard, Indian sportspersons were closely following the game. The names included Tendulkar, Saina Nehwal and Zaheer Khan.
Here is how they hailed Federer's fighting spirit:
Watched you fight back from 2 sets down and 0-40 down on your serve. Great fight back and fantastic spirit. All the best! @rogerfederer
— sachin tendulkar (@sachin_rt) July 6, 2016
Great game by Roger What a match enjoyed it . Congratulations champion Roger #Wimbledon 2016
— Saina Nehwal (@NSaina) July 6, 2016
— zaheer khan (@ImZaheer) July 6, 2016