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Thu, 27 Sep, 2018Danielle McCarthy

Tennis fans in a frenzy over rare photo of Roger Federer and Novak Djokovic's wives

Tennis fans in a frenzy over rare photo of Roger Federer and Novak Djokovic's wives

Mirka Federer and Jelena Djokovic have sent fans into a frenzy after posing for a photo together.

Tennis fans were already excited at the idea of seeing Roger Federer and Novak Djokovic team up to play doubles together at the Laver Cup last weekend.

But the site of the tennis legendsโ€™ wives teaming up has tipped many fans over the edge.

Djokovicโ€™s wife Jelena took to Twitter recently to share a snap of her and Federerโ€™s wife Mirka beaming while in a friendly embrace at the event in Chicago.

โ€œSo much respect for this lady,โ€ Jelena wrote.

The photo, which has now been retweeted over 12,000 times and has accumulated nearly 12,000 likes, is a show of solidarity for their husbands who are considered two of the greatest players in tennisย 

Not to mention the comments it received: