Roger Federer has delivered his first serve on Twitter.
The 17-time Grand Slam winner joined Twitter on Thursday with a verified account. After just one tweet, he began racking up followers at a more prodigious pace than he has picked up Wimbledon titles.
— Roger Federer (@rogerfederer) May 23, 2013
While tennis fans previously relied on the tweets from @PseudoFed in order to glimpse into the #humble mind of the tennis great, they will now be able to go directly to the source.
Among those who noticed his Twitter debut, were a few of Federer's fellow tennis players.
.@rogerfederer surpassing me in followers in 3..2..1..
— John Isner (@JohnIsner) May 23, 2013
Welcome @rogerfederer to twitter. He will be good some day...
— Mardy Fish (@MardyFish) May 23, 2013
Having fun refreshing @rogerfederer twitter page to see how fast his followers add up!
— Jamie Murray (@jamie_murray) May 23, 2013