Roger Federer pays tribute to Sachin Tendulkar

Updated: 16 November 2013 19:58 IST

Sachin Tendulkar retired from international cricket after playing final Test. India went on to win the second and final Test against the West Indies in Mumbai by innings and 126 runs to seal the series 2-0 and present Tendulkar with a perfect farewell gift.

New Delhi:

Roger Federer and Sachin Tendulkar (file photo)Tennis great Roger Federer has congratulated Sachin Tendulkar on a "remarkable career".

"What a remarkable career @sachin_rt. Wish you the very best moving forward #ThankYouSachin," tweeted the 17-time Grand Slam winner on Saturday when the Master Blaster played his farewell and 200th Test in Mumbai.

The two champions met for the first time during the 2011 Wimbledon Tennis Championships.

Sachin Tendulkar retired from international cricket after playing final Test. India went on to win the second and final Test against the West Indies in Mumbai by innings and 126 runs to seal the series 2-0 and present Tendulkar with a perfect farewell gift.

The entire Indian team gave a moving lap of honour to the Little Master as soon as the match ended. The Master Blaster gave an emotional speech that had everyone in tears at the Wankhede Stadium.

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