April 17, 2024
Tennis 2023: Roger Federer photo takes internet by storm, Blackpink

Roger Federer may perhaps be retired but the 20-time grand slam champion is even now building waves in no matter what he chooses to do.

Although the Australian Open up carries on, Federer is on the other side of the earth at Paris Style 7 days.

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Constantly the elegant consumer, Federer and his spouse Mirka have been turning heads, the latter carrying what appeared to be a goat or a ram, which many took as a concept about her husband.

But the 41-yr-outdated has caught the notice of the environment at the time again just after he satisfied with K-Pop superstars Blackpink.

For these who don’t know the band, the girl band was fashioned in 2016 and has been named the “biggest woman team in the world” and have headlined two planet tours.

The band are social media giants with extra than 37.7m followers on TikTok, presently ranked 42nd on the web site overall.

Last year, the band made somewhere around $32m collectively in 2022 and topped the Billboard New music Charts in October final yr with its 2nd studio album Born Pink.

With its 4 customers Jisoo, Jennie, Rose and Lisa all in their 20s, it was a clash of generations as Federer posed with the quartet, highlighted by Federer’s caption.

“My young ones mentioned this was a definite IG write-up,” Federer wrote.

It didn’t escape US teenager tennis sensation Coco Gauff who commented: “blink????”

Blackpink enthusiasts are regarded as “Blinks”.

Canadian 23-12 months-aged tennis star Denis Shapovalov included: “Hahaha yessss”.

The 28-year-previous CEO of TAG Heuer Frederic Arnault wrote: “Iconic”.

The photos has just about a million likes on Instagram as nicely as 12.6m views on Twitter, 189,000 likes and 22,500 retweets.

The discussion might be out no matter if Federer is the tennis GOAT soon after both Rafael Nadal and Novak Djokovic moved forward of his tally but he’s surely owning enjoyable with the spoils of his tough work.

Despite the fact that Federer’s enjoying his time absent from the recreation, he has not been also significantly from his previous rivals minds.

Previously in the event immediately after qualifying for the semi-finals, Djokovic inquire the group to give Federer a spherical of applause.

“Lets give a huge round of applause to Roger guys, let us go,” Djokovic said.

“He deserves it. I had some good battles with Roger more than the a long time that’s for guaranteed.

“Tennis misses him for guaranteed. I have witnessed him dressing up very sharply for trend 7 days, I noticed him the other working day (on social media).”

Jim Courier questioned Djokovic if he’d noticed a video clip of Federer skiing with his loved ones.

“I’ve observed him skiing. I want to challenge him for a minor snowboarding race in several a long time time,” he stated.

“He is taking pleasure in lifetime for positive. It’s great to see that. Of course, for tennis, he has been one of the most crucial players ever to enjoy the recreation. So, you know, significant regards to him and his loved ones.”