Cricket fraternity reacts to Roger Federer-Rafael Nadal finals in the Australian Open 2017

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Roger Federer won the 2017 Australian Open on Sunday by beating Rafael Nadal 6-4, 3-6, 6-1, 3-6, 6-3 at the Rod Laver Arena in Melbourne. This is Federer’s 18th Grand Slam title and his 12th victory against Nadal.

Well, the most anticipated Fedal finals did have an impact on the cricket fraternity as well. Several cricketers kept reacting to the match with a majority of them cheering for the eventual winner.

Let us take a look at some of the reactions from the cricket fraternity on Twitter:

Sachin Tendulkar:

Ravichandran Ashwin

Kevin Pietersen

Steve Smith

VVS Laxman

Virender Sehwag

Shoaib Akhtar

Zaheer Khan

Karun Nair

Jason Holder

David Warner

Tom Moody

Rochelle Rao

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