Another Grand Slam title for Rafael Nadal = an outpouring of love on social media for the popular Spaniard…
Juan Martin del Potro led the congratulations, one of many current or former players in awe of his achievements:
Felicitaciones @RafaelNadal! Merecido campeón. ????
— Juan M. del Potro (@delpotrojuan) September 10, 2017
— Fernando Verdasco (@FerVerdasco) September 10, 2017
— Mardy Fish (@MardyFish) September 11, 2017
— Alize Cornet (@alizecornet) September 10, 2017
— Rohan Bopanna (@rohanbopanna) September 11, 2017
— Daria Kasatkina (@DKasatkina) September 10, 2017
American rising star Noah Rubin was most impressed with his acceptance of the winner’s prize:
Never seen someone so incredibly nonchalant when putting 3.7 mil into his pocket.
— Noah Rubin (@Noahrubin33) September 10, 2017
Indian great Mahesh Bhupathi did not want a GOAT discussion – so tweeted about it:
Rog and Rafa sweeping the majors, two of the greatest ambassadors of our sport, surely the GOAT discussions must be put on hold for now :)?????
— Mahesh Bhupathi (@Maheshbhupathi) September 11, 2017
Maria Sharapova did not appreciate her grunting being brought into the conversation either:
The guy just won his 16th major (!!!) and this is your choice of tweet? https://t.co/WpqvcztNnY
— Maria Sharapova (@MariaSharapova) September 11, 2017
Meanwhile, Martina Hingis won her second Grand Slam title in as many days and apparently plans to watch some television to celebrate:
— Martina Hingis (@mhingis) September 10, 2017
Sloane Stephens is still celebrating her stunning victory – but Bob Bryan’s son has his eyes on her prize:
— Bob Bryan (@Bryanbros) September 10, 2017
Speaking of trophies, 2015 runner-up Roberta Vinci had some important advice to share with Madison Keys:
Congrats @Madison_Keys for playing a great tournament! ????????????????A little piece of advice: keep the trophy you won in a safe place ????????????????
— Roberta Vinci (@roberta_vinci) September 10, 2017
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