WATCH: Sachin Tendulkar receives rousing reception at center court of Wimbledon, Ben Stokes also joins

The legendary Indian cricketer and God Sachin Tendulkar received an extraordinary welcome upon his return to the iconic Centre Court at Wimbledon on Saturday, July 6.

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The legendary Indian cricketer and God Sachin Tendulkar received an extraordinary welcome upon his return to the iconic Centre Court at Wimbledon on Saturday, July 6. As part of the prestigious event, organizers celebrated Tendulkar’s illustrious cricketing career, displaying his remarkable achievements on the big screen to the crowd's delight.

Tendulkar, a revered figure in the world of sports, was among various notable personalities in the Royal Box for the men's singles third-round match between world number four Alexander Zverev and Britain's own Cameron Norrie. His presence added a touch of grandeur to the already prestigious event, as fans and fellow athletes alike showed their admiration for the cricketing legend.

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In addition to Tendulkar, the Centre Court hosted several other prominent sports figures. England's leading cricketers Joe Root, Test skipper Ben Stokes, and Jos Buttler were in attendance, reflecting the deep bond between cricket and tennis in the UK. Their presence highlighted the camaraderie and mutual respect shared among athletes from different disciplines.

Pep Guardiola also joins the elite audience

The event also saw appearances from renowned football managers Pep Guardiola and Roy Hodgson, adding to the star-studded atmosphere. Their attendance underscored the universal appeal of Wimbledon, drawing icons from various sports to witness the high-stakes tennis matches. Additionally, tennis legend Roger Federer, a perennial favourite at Wimbledon, graced the event, much to the delight of the fans.

The reception for Tendulkar was particularly heartwarming, as the crowd erupted in applause when his achievements were highlighted. It was a testament to his global influence and the respect he commands beyond the cricket field.

The moment encapsulated the spirit of Wimbledon, where sporting excellence is celebrated, and legends from diverse arenas are honoured. As Zverev and Norrie battled it out on the court, the presence of such illustrious figures in the Royal Box added an extra layer of excitement to the day’s proceedings.

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