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Maria Sharapova's Comments Not Disrespectful: Sachin Tendulkar

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  • Jul 23, 2014;
Sachin Tendulkar, the wise man that he is, told NDTV that he didn't expect tennis Maria Sharapova to know who he was since the Russia ace didn't follow cricket. A section of Tendulkar's fans created a massive hue and cry after media reports said the tennis Grand Slam champion wasn't aware of Tendulkar's name. During Wimbledon, when Sharapova was asked at her post-match press conference is she knew that a cricket icon had come to see her play, the five-time Grand Slam champion said she had met David Beckham a few times but wasn't familiar with Tendulkar. Tendulkar is a regular visitor at the Royal Box during Wimbledon. He is a good friend of Roger Federer. (Read more)