WATCH: Sachin Tendulkar asks Roger Federer’s judgement on his forehand shot

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Sachin Tendulkar shows his Tennis skills (Screengrab: @Sachin_rt)

Sachin Tendulkar‘s love for tennis is not alien to any of his fans. The ‘Master Blaster’ has been a keen follower of the sport. No wonder, the admirers of Sachin has seen him attending quite a few Grand Slams such as the Australian Open and Wimbledon.


Not only this, but Sachin has also spoken about his adoration for all-time great Roger Federer several times. The iconic cricketer has earlier revealed how he contemplates Federer to be an inspiration and rates him really high in the sporting industry. A glimpse of which was seen in a recent video shared by Sachin on the social network.

The Mumbaikar posted a video on his Twitter handle in which he was seen playing tennis. Also, Sachin asked the 20-time Grand Slam winner Federer about some tips for his forehand.


“Hey @rogerfederer! Any tips for my forehand? @Wimbledon #FlashbackFriday #Wimbledon,” tweeted Sachin.

It’s not the first time that Sachin and Federer have engaged in friendly chat on Twitter. In 2018, Federer had attempted a forward-defence shot, and Wimbledon’s Twitter account had asked the fans to rate Federer’s shot.


After which, Sachin had reacted to Federer’s shot and showered praiseworthy comments for the tennis genius.

“As always, great hand-eye coordination. @rogerfederer, let’s exchange notes on cricket and tennis after you win your 9th @Wimbledon title,” Tendulkar had tweeted.

Then, Federer had also replied by saying: “why wait? I’m ready to take notes! @sachin_rt.”


Earlier, during an interview with Bangalore Mirror in 2019, Sachin had hailed and shown his respect for the Swiss tennis star.

“Well, for me, the simple thing is when Roger plays tennis, tennis looks easy. Everyone starts believing that they too can play tennis because Roger makes the game look so easy. Simple. That is the beauty of Roger. At no stage, he seems to be looking to be struggling to get to the ball. The shots he hits because he manages to cover the ground. Watching tennis has been a joy,” Sachin had said.

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