Tweets of the week : del Potro in recovery with a 4-legged companion

Sunday, Jul 21

It’s Sunday, which means it’s tweets of the week!

You know you made it in sports when your face is tattooed to someone’s body. Genie Bouchard has hit this status.

Congratulations to Canadian Gaby Dabrowski and doubles partner Xu Yifan on their incredible Wimbledon run that ended in the final! They were honoured for this at the annual Wimbledon Ball.

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Wimbledon Ball

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BREAKING NEWS… Daniel Nestor is a multi-sport athlete. The legend won a pretty cool prize at Wonderland thanks to his silky smooth jump shot.

We do question his prize’s basketball team allegiance. This is Toronto, not Philly.

Can you detect which one of these elderly tennis professionals is Milos Raonic?

Canadian player Carson Branstine is the zone! The 18 year old won five-straight matches to go from qualifiers to the semi-finals at the IT Gatineau.

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Serena Williams looks absolutely stunning on the latest cover of Sports Illustrated, the Fashionable Fifty edition. The 23-time Grand Slam winner was also named the most fashionable in 2019.

The gentlemen’s final at Wimbledon between Novak Djokovic and Roger Federer will go down as one of the best matches ever. A couple days after winning his 16th Grand Slam, Djokovic took time to reflect the last 12 months with this emotional post.

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It was a match to remember forever. Match that had everything in it. Match that transcends our sport. I am eternally grateful to be part of it. Major respect to Roger for a titan fight. It has been quite a tennis journey for me in the last 12 months. Coming back from injury and trying to get to the level of tennis which would allow me to compete for Slams. Self belief, resilience, dedication and major support from my closest people in Life allowed me to be where I am today. I am blessed and I am aware of it. Wimbledon, it has been a great pleasure to make history and share the court with legend of our sport once more. I will keep on dreaming to still be part of these memorable moments in the future. By the way, grass tasted like never before 😃🙌😋 ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ Bio je to meč za vek vekova. Meč koji ću doživotno pamtiti i prepričavati svojoj deci. Večna zahvalnost Nebesima što su mi dozvolili da budem deo ovakvog spektakla. U ovo meču je svega bilo. Poštovanje Federeru na velikoj borbi. Tenisko “Putovanje” u poslednjih 12 meseci je stvarno bilo fascinantno. Vraćanje tenisu od povrede, želja da se dostigne nivo tenisa koji bi mi dozvolio da se takmičim za najveće trofeje u tenisu. Vera u sebe, upornost, posvećenost i velika podrška mojih bližnjih su mi dozvolili da budem ovde danas. Blagosloven sam i veoma sam svestan toga. Bilo je zadovoljstvo stvarati istoriju na drevnim terenima Wimbledon-a i deliti teren ponovo sa legendom našeg sporta. Nastaviću da sanjam da budem deo ovako nezaboravnih trenutaka u budućnosti. Uzgred, trava je bila ukusnija nego ikad 😜😋🙌

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If you missed it, Simona Halep captured her second Grand Slam and first Wimbledon title last weekend.

She’s truly a rock star in her home country of Romania. If you don’t believe it, watch the the video below.

Juan Martin Del Potro is working his way back from a devastating knee injury. During this hard time, it’s nice to see him have a furry companion to support him.

Earlier in the week it was #WorldEmojiDay! WTA players said the emoji they use the most.

That brings up the question, which emoji do you use constantly?

Is it just me, or does Stan Wawrinka have some serious hops?!

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