VIDEO: Roger Federer’s Hilarious Reaction to Caroline Wozniacki’s All-Out Imitation of Serena Williams During a Match Against Maria Sharapova

Published 06/22/2022, 3:53 PM EDT
MIAMI GARDENS, FLORIDA – MARCH 20: (L-R) Serena Williams of the United States speaks to Roger Federer of Switzerland during the ribbon cutting ceremony on the new Stadium Court at the Hard Rock Stadium, before the first match of the Miami Open on March 20, 2019 in Miami Gardens, Florida. (Photo by TPN/Getty Images)

In 2012, Roger Federer created an exhibition tour called ‘The Gillette Federer Tour’. During this tour, he played in Columbia and Brazil. Along with him, many other famous players also joined this tour, including Serena Williams, Maria Sharapova, Caroline Wozniacki, Victoria Azarenka, Bruno Soares, Thomaz Bellucci, Jo-Wilfried Tsonga, Marcelo Melo, and the Bryan brothers. 

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During the women’s singles match between Maria Sharapova and Caroline Wozniacki, one particular incident brought a hint of a laugh from the Swiss Maestro. 

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Caroline Wozniacki’s hilarious impersonation of Serena Williams made Maria Sharapova and Roger Federer laugh

During that match, Sharapova was playing some excellent tennis against Wozniacki, as Federer was watching from the dugout. As the Russian player was winning the match 6-2, 5-4, Wozniacki decided to imitate her good friend, Serena Williams.

After seeing Wozniacki‘s impression, both Sharapova and Federer chuckled along with the entire crowd.

Serena and Sharapova’s famous rivalry

The Russian had a torrid time facing the 23-time grand slam champion in her career. In terms of the head-to-head record, Serena is way ahead (20-2) of the Russian tennis player. Despite the record, their encounters have always attracted many tennis fans from all over the world. 

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In 2004, Serena won their first match at the Miami Masters pretty comfortably. However, Sharapova got her revenge against the American as she beat her in the Wimbledon final to win her first Grand Slam title at the age of 17. Later that year, she again beat Serena in the WTA Finals to win another trophy. However, that was Sharapova’s only success to date. In the next 17 meetings, Serena was triumphant. 

PARIS, FRANCE – JUNE 08: Serena Williams of United States of America lifts the Coupe Suzanne Lenglen next to Maria Sharapova of Russia after victory in the Women’s Singles Final match during day fourteen of French Open at Roland Garros on June 8, 2013 in Paris, France. (Photo by Clive Brunskill/Getty Images)

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Sharapova retired from tennis in 2020 while her great rival, Serena, is still playing on the tour. Moreover, she has also won 23 Grand Slam titles, just one behind Margaret Court who holds the all-time record of 24 Grand Slams. 

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Debkinkar Maity

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Debkinkar Maity is a Tennis Author at EssentiallySports. His desire to become a sports journalist inspired him to take up a degree in journalism and mass communication, and he hasn't looked back ever since. Following the sport for over a decade now, Debkinkar has an ardent love for Roger Federer.

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