How the world reacted to Roger Federer's 18th grand slam title.
"This one stands alone, this is in its own category" - Roger Federer after claiming his 18th grand slam after a six-month hiatus.
pic.twitter.com/Ap8aZGhBNf— Roger Federer (@rogerfederer) January 29, 2017
"It's just amazing the way that he's playing after such a long time without being on the tour ... congratulations" - beaten finalist Rafael Nadal.
"Roger Federer has solidified himself as the greatest of all time" - seven-time slam winner John McEnroe.
Everyone stop right now .. take 6 months off. Come back. Win ..... can't believe what I watched. Congrats to my friend @rogerfederer— andyroddick (@andyroddick) January 29, 2017
And to @RafaelNadal ... one of the classiest champions I've ever known. Tennis is lucky for having you in it ... GRANDE— andyroddick (@andyroddick) January 29, 2017
What a great and amazing match to wake up for. Thank you Roger, thank you Rafa. @AustralianOpen— Milos Raonic (@milosraonic) January 29, 2017
Federer showing that us oldies are becoming the norm in sport rather that the exception! #4moreyears— Nick Willis (@nickwillis) January 29, 2017
Roger Federer XVIII
— Steve Smith (@stevesmith49) January 29, 2017
Greatest of all time!
Take 6 months off and come back and win a slam...... #GOAT— deniskudla (@deniskudla) January 29, 2017