Roger Federer’s countless fans did not have enough of him on his rare Indian sojourn and the Swiss superstar reciprocated their feelings saying that one day he would travel the “beautiful country in a big way”.
How much the Indian fans love Federer was in full display on the final day of the Indian Premier Tennis League yesterday when he beat his world number one rival Novak Djokovic in a one off set amid a roaring crowd rooting for his win.
Citing lack of, he had asked his Twitter followers to photoshop him around the country, drawing ‘hilarious’ suggestions. Most of his two days in Delhi were spent on court and hotel but it was enough to overwhelm him.
“The great moments I spent here will forever be in my memory. Thank you New Delhi! Tremendous crowd support! Forever grateful,” he posted in the wee hours of today before leaving India.
Around five hours before his parting tweet, he spoke at length about his India experience. “Photoshop was so much fun. It was crazy reading it on the timeline. It was like ‘are you serious’? said Federer after his night match against Djokovic.