Roger Federer is one of the most popular players in the history of tennis. His personality is another reason why he is so loved and appreciated by people. He is known for his elegance, his sporting behavior, and his respect for his opponent. There are a million other reasons why he is so admired across the world. One such fan is the Hollywood actor Tom Hiddleston.
It is rare and surprising to know that Tom Hiddleston who is well known for his lead role in ‘Loki’ had a fanboy moment for a famous personality from a different field. Recently, he shared the incident about when he got the opportunity to meet Roger Federer.
In a recent interview, the British actor was asked if there are any such incidents of requesting autographs or photos with co-stars. To which he responded about the incident about four years ago at the 2019 US Open.
Roger Federer was playing his quarterfinal match at the 2019 US Open when Tom had gone to watch the match. Federer lost to Grigor Dimitrov 6-3, 4-6, 6-3, 4-6, 2-6 and it happened to be his last match at the US Open.
During the event, Tom had the chance to meet the Tennis Legend Roger Federer in the flesh. He asked for the autograph and had a little chat with him. He narrated the incident during a recent podcast appearance.
I did ask for a photograph, four years ago, when I was at the US Open and we ran into Roger Federer. I was completely overwhelmed because I love Roger. He was so gracious and so sweet. I felt so silly for asking.– Tom Hiddleston in an interview
Stef has a competition. pic.twitter.com/5Y6vxx9Mw2— Jess 🍵 (@jessica4stein) December 1, 2023
“He is truly one of the nicest people” – Roger Federer’s co-star from a TV commercial recalls the shooting experience with him
Julia Hladkowicz, co-star from Roger Federer’s TV commercial shared the experience of shooting a commercial with him.
Roger Federer was the global ambassador for the brand Lindt, which is a chocolate manufacturer from Switzerland. He was shooting for a TV commercial to promote Lindor Truffle candy.
The commercial video has been doing rounds on social media recently and one of the two lady comedians Julia was quick to comment on the video. She was overwhelmed to see herself and was all praise for the Swiss.
Hey that’s me! I had the best time shooting this commercial. Over 10 years ago! Roger is truly one of the nicest people.– Julia Hladkowicz commented on the video