Tennis Players On Twitter React To Roger Federer’s Win Over Andy Murray
by Tom Gainey | July 9th, 2012, 7:59 am

Roger Federer’s big win over Andy Murray Sunday in the Wimbledon final was a big hit not just with worldwide TV viewing audiences but also on social media outlets like Twitter.

On the site, several players tweeted afterward about Federer’s incredible seventh Wimbledon title and Murray’s heartbreaking loss. Among them was Murray’s older brother, Jamie, who had nice things to say.

You can see more updates from the players on our tennis twitter page.

Anastasia Rodionova : And yes!!! Roger wins! Number 7?!
— July 8, 9:05 pm ET

Jamie Murray : Thank you to everyone for their support and kind words about Andy. It has been overwhelming. His day is coming.
— July 8, 5:59 pm ET

Jamie Murray : Ps. Roger – You’re a champion too! 17 and counting. Congratulations.
— July 8, 5:34 pm ET

Jamie Murray : And to be able to stand up after all that and take a microphone and deliver that speech shows what kind of person he is.

— July 8, 5:33 pm ET
Jamie Murray : My Brother is a champion. He may not have won but he is a champion.
— July 8, 5:32 pm ET

Jimmy Connors : Fred Perry is still resting easy. #Wimbledon
— July 8, 3:03 pm ET

Milos Raonic : Congrats to Roger Federer. He has a bigger collection of Wimbledon trophies than most players have towels.
— July 8, 2:26 pm ET

Greg Rusedski : Murray played great and only a matter of time before he wins his first major if he plays like he did in 1st 2sets
— July 8, 2:06 pm ET

Michaella Krajicek : As much as i like and respect #RogerFederer, i couldnt have supported @andy_murray more than i did today!!! What a touching speech #TopClass
— July 8, 1:37 pm ET

Sania Mirza-Malik : Andy :( thats the first time i have had tears in my eyes listening to a post match speech…Roger Federer ofcourse a genius! #respect
— July 8, 1:34 pm ET

Lindsay Davenport : What a @Wimbledon. Watched the last set live w/ @mhingis. We were both in tears listening to Murray speak to crowd. Heart wrenching.
— July 8, 1:33 pm ET

Mahesh Bhupathi : Really hope Andy wins Wimbledon one day. Only Roger could have beaten him today. Even in losing, he made the English cry with pride tonight.
— July 8, 1:32 pm ET

Fabio Fognini : RE Roger… Just 7 titles in Wimbledon and again N1… Uff… NO COMMENT !!!
— July 8, 1:30 pm ET

Stanislas Wawrinka : Amazing Roge!!!!
— July 8, 1:30 pm ET

Flavia Pennetta : Grande Roger, wimbledon e’ casa tua!!
— July 8, 1:26 pm ET

Rohan Bopanna : Andy Murray wat a player , hats off to the guy. I think one of the hardest working players out there. Feel for the guy.
— July 8, 1:23 pm ET

Laura Robson : Well I don’t know about you guys but I’m crying.
— July 8, 1:22 pm ET

Laura Robson : RT @McIlroyRory: @andy_murray did himself, his family and his nation proud today. Played like a champ. His time will come for sure!
— July 8, 1:20 pm ET

Laura Robson : :( so gutted for Andy.
— July 8, 1:19 pm ET

Rohan Bopanna : Congratulations to Roger Federer becoming World No1 once again and taking his grand slam titles for 17. Absolute genius .
— July 8, 1:17 pm ET

Matt Ebden : And there it is. Now without a doubt the undisputed greatest player of all time. Well done Roger truly amazing!
— July 8, 1:16 pm ET

Gustavo Kuerten : Federer Geniooooooo!!! RT @Wimbledon: Federer takes the #Wimbledon2012 title 4-6 7-5 6-3 6-4 v Murray with a longed Murray forehand.
— July 8, 1:15 pm ET

Mahesh Bhupathi : Rog is the best front runner in Tennis.
— July 8, 12:58 pm ET

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8 Comments for Tennis Players On Twitter React To Roger Federer’s Win Over Andy Murray

The Great Davy Says:

Nikolay Davydenko : Grass season finally done with. Now time back to real tennis!
– July 9, 10:32 pm ET

TGiT Says:

Put Roger in the FUNK. #1

Let’s go.

Fot Says:

“Real” tennis was started on grass. And I can’t remember the last time Nikolay actually played “real tennis”! lol! He has been losing so much lately. lol!

ish Says:

lol Davydenko lost to a wildcard on his first match in “real tennis”………..

Kimberly Says:

Jamie Murray and Laura Robson very touching

Nina Says:

LOL Davydenko, he always gives the best/funniest quotes! A very much missed character on tour.

The Great Davy Says:

What is this comments. Is this how we treat Your Great Davy? Go back in time machine to the 2009, remember it? I win Umag and every tournament in Asia and destroy King Fuderer and Del Pootro to win Master Cup. Who say I cannot play real tennis in London?

I like tennis bullies Says:

thats not a real davydenko quote is it? I dont think he’s on twitter

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