Federer, who was in India recently to lead UAE Royals in the International Premier Tennis League (IPTL) told that he watched the entire Wimbledon (women’s doubles) and supported the top ranked women’s doubles pair.
“They (Sania-Hingis) went on a run…I support them on the women’s tour when they play the doubles. I watched the entire Wimbledon [women’s doubles] final. It was thrilling and I couldn’t be happier for them,” said Federer.
FedEx seemed too impressed with his compatriot as she went on to say that: “I was very happy for Martina in particular, who I admire since I was 14 years old and I was practicing at the National Tennis Centre.”
17-time grand slam champion also praised Indian tennis queen Sania as he labelled her as ‘very sweet girl’. “…Having played with Sania here (India) in the mixed doubles last year I could really see why is she so good. I knew her from before and she is a very sweet girl and it was pleasure teaming up with her.”