Virat Kohli meets Swiss tennis great Roger Federer on sidelines of Australian Open

Sudhir Gupta 16:59 19/01/2019
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Kohli and his wife with Federer. Image - @imVkohli/Twitter.

Following India’s ODI series clinching victory in Melbourne, skipper Virat Kohli took the opportunity to meet tennis ace Roger Federer on the sidelines of the Australian Open.

Accompanied by his wife Anushka Sharma, Kohli met the 20-time Grand Slam winner at Melbourne on Saturday. The Swiss tennis icon has already booked his place in the round of 16 of the first Grand Slam of 2019 where he will face Greece’s Stefanos Tsitsipas on Sunday.

The Swiss great is bidding to defend the crown he won 12 months ago by defeating Rafael Nadal in the final.

Enjoy a day off on Saturday, Federer met Kohli and his wife after hitting the practice courts in the morning. The trio looked chatted warmly before posing for a series of pictures.

Kohli later upload an image on his Twitter account and accompanied it with the caption, “What a day at the Australian open. An amazing way to finish the Australian summer. Forever grateful.”

Following their meeting with Federer, Kohli and Anushka sat in the VIP section of the Rod Laver Arena to watch Serbia star Novak Djokovic take on Denis Shapovalov.

On Friday, Kohli and his men had notched up a seven-wicket win in the third and final ODI at Melbourne to clinch the three-match series 2-1. The win rounded off an excellent tour of Australia for India in which they had attained their maiden Test series victory Down Under.

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