Tweets of the week: Djokovic gives best Spartan impression, tennis world salutes Pennetta

Sport360 picks out the highlights from the sporting Twittersphere with Novak Djokovic, Flavia Pennetta, Serena Williams and Virat Kohli all featuring this week.

Sport360 staff
by Sport360 staff
19th September 2015

article:19th September 2015

Star of the week: Novak Djokovic
Star of the week: Novak Djokovic

Sport360 picks out the highlights from the sporting Twittersphere with Novak Djokovic, Flavia Pennetta, Serena Williams and Virat Kohli all featuring this week.

Novak Djokovic gave his best “This is Sparta” impression together with Gerard Butler, the star of the movie ‘300’, after defeating Roger Federer to win the US Open. 


Tennis world salutes ​Flavia Pennetta
Flavia Pennetta had the ultimate mic-drop moment as she announced her retirement during her victory speech at the US Open. The world was in shock and raced to send in their congratulations. Looks like her boyfriend, ATP player Fabio Fognini managed to get his hands on her trophy as well.

Drake faces the heat
After Serena Williams was stunned by Roberta Vinci in the semi-finals, the Twittersphere blamed rapper Drake, who was in her box during the match, for the world No1’s loss.

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Virat Kohli announced he is coowner of the UAE Royals tennis team in the IPTL which prompted Sachin Tendulkar to ask him if he could play for him. Meanwhile, Djokovic shows us his softer side and gets words of love from Entourage actor Jeremy Piven.


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