Roger Federer praised golf superstar Tiger Woods on Sunday for the
American's support as he stormed to a record-equalling seventh
Woods tweeted Federer after the Swiss star had claimed a 17th Grand
Slam crown by beating Andy Murray 4-6, 7-5, 6-3, 6-4 in the final,
although Federer didn't need to resort to social media to find that
Woods had already sent him a personal message of congratulation.
"Hats off to Murray for a great fight. But we saw why Fed is the
#GOAT," tweeted Woods, using the short form for 'greatest of all
"I didn't need to get it through Twitter, I got one from himself,"
Federer told reporters.
"He was very pumped up these last couple days for me. He was very supportive."