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Euro 2016 semifinal: When tennis stars tweeted about France vs Germany

With the Wimbledon women’s semifinals wrapping up in time, tennis stars, past and present, found time to catch the European Championship clash between France and Germany.

euro 2016 Updated: Jul 08, 2016 17:06 IST
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Hindustan Times
Euro 2016

Supporters celebrate their team's first goal in the Marseille fan zone during the Euro 2016 semifinal football match between Germany and France.(AP Photo)

With the Wimbledon women’s semifinals wrapping up in time, tennis stars, past and present, found time to catch the European Championship clash between France and Germany.

Here are a few of the tweets:

Tennis legend Boris Becker questions Italian referee Nicola Rizzoli.

He, however, made peace with the loss after a few well-meaning replies from fans.

German women’s singles player Sabine Lisicki meanwhile had to learn the rules of football.

Her friend and French single player Kristina Mladenovic, however, was ready to lend a hand.

And after the game...

Meanwhile, Alize Cornet had a simple message.

In another part of the world, Swiss youngster Belinda Bencic could not understand what the fuss was about.

Perhaps, it would have been different had Switzerland reached the latter stages of the Euro.