Just two days after arch-rival Rafael Nadal won his 11th French Open title in Paris, Roger Federer marked his return to action as he got set to begin his Stuttgart Open campaign with an opening round match against Mischa Zverev. In his trademark style, he also made his social media presence felt as he made quite a few interesting tweets that left his fans wanting more.
Federer, who did not take part in the recently concluded clay court season, is now warming up in a bid to win his 21st Grand Slam title once Wimbledon kicks off on July 2. With no clay points to defend from last year, the Swiss maestro can now become the world number one as well, if he can reach the final in Stuttgart, his first tournament in months.
Federer’s social media game has always been strong and on Tuesday, he gave another glimpse of it as he took out time to respond to a few tweets from his fans. The man from Basel is one of the most popular and widely-followed athletes in the world, and here’s the mischief he was up to!
The best tweet was when a fan asked him about what his wife Mirka thought when he finally made his return to competition. Federer replied: