One of the highlights of the 2017 Laver Cup was the doubles match that saw Roger Federer and Rafael Nadal teaming up against the American duo formed by Sam Querrey and Jack Sock. Yet, things got even more interesting when the two icons of the tennis world wanted to hit a smash and none was seeming to back down from the shot.
However, the “alpha male” – as one commentator put it – proved to be Rafael Nadal because Roger gave up at going for the overhead swing making a funny face in the meantime. The moment triggered laughter in the stands as the replays kept flowing.
Now, the so-called collision between the two tennis legends got animated. Watch it below. If you don’t recall the real-life version of the hilarious moment, here’s a catch-up of the doubles match Federer and Nadal played against Sam Querrey and Jack Sock.