Fun And Games For Roger Federer In India

17-time Grand Slam champion Roger Federer has departed from India after mesmerising Delhi at the Coca-Cola International Premier Tennis League (IPTL). But he has left behind some great memories of his India sojourn.

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Roger Federer (extreme right) dances with Bollywood stars Deepika Padukone (extreme left) and Amitabh Bachchan at a media event (credit: Getty Images/Clive Brunskill)

The former World No. 1 who said it’s ‘a pleasure and privilege’ to be in India, thoroughly enjoyed his short stay. From impressing the Delhi crowd with a short dance and a ‘Namaste’ to having the ‘Naan’ at ITC Maurya’s Bukhara restaurant, the Swiss maestro did it all. The legend also met some of Bollywood’s top stars and shook a leg with them apart from playing a celebrity doubles match.

Here is a photo feature from Roger Federer’s India adventure –

Roger gorges on Indian food

The tennis icon enjoyed the Indian delicacies at ITC Maurya and the IPTL Parties.

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Roger Federer is seen having dinner with Bollywood stars along with IPTL founder Mahesh Bhupathi and his wife Lara Dutta (courtesy: ITC Hotels Twitter account)

 Federer meets Bollywood

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Roger Federer (extreme right) and Novak Djokovic (second from right) meet Bollywood stars (from left) Aamir Khan, Akshay Kumar, Riteish Deshmukh and Deepika Padukone along with Indian sports icons Sunil Gavaskar (fifth from left) and Sania Mirza (credit: Getty Images/Clive Brunskill)

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Roger Federer plays a celebrity mixed doubles match with Deepika Padukone (Credit: Getty Images/Clive Brunskill)

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Roger Federer and Aamir Khan during their doubles match (Credit: Getty Images/Clive Brunskill)

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Roger Federer and Sunil Gavaskar play doubles match (Credit: Getty Images/Clive Brunskill)

Federer on-court

Roger Federer had a great time along with teammates from his Indian Aces team and even did a shoulder bump with his partner Gael Monfils on Monday.

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Roger Federer does the ‘Namaste’ on court (Credit: Getty Images/Clive Brunskill)

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Roger Federer surrounded by teammates (Credit: AP)

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Roger Federer showed great camaraderie with his Indian Aces teammates (courtesy: Roger Federer Twitter account)

The Federer dance

Roger Federer’s short on-court dance with Gael Monfils has been a hit with his fans. Later on, the maestro even got to sway to the tunes of ‘Khaike Paan Banaraswala‘ with Bollywood’s original Don, Amitabh Bachchan and Deepika Padukone at the IPTL Dinner Gala.

 Roger thanks India

And finally, the tennis great gave a heartfelt thanks to his fans in India on Twitter.

The great moments I spent here will forever be in my memory. Thank you New Delhi! Tremendous crowd support! Forever grateful

Thank you, Roger for coming to India. We enjoyed having you here as much as you did.




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