Kiwi tennis player Marcus Daniell rubs shoulders with Roger Federer

Marcus Daniell warmed up with the tennis superstar ahead of his double quarter-final at Indian Wells.
Marcus Daniell warmed up with the tennis superstar ahead of his double quarter-final at Indian Wells. Photo credit: Tennis NZ

Kiwi tennis player Marcus Daniell has had the pleasure of warming up with sporting royalty Roger Federer ahead of his doubles quarterfinals match-up at Indian Wells.

The Swiss superstar was in need of hit around before his round of 16 clash with Frenchman Jeremy Chardy.

Daniell took to Facebook to share his delight at the run-in.

"It's not every day you get to knock around with a living legend. Warm up the singles during the day session, do my utmost to take down the doubles in the quarterfinal during the night session," he said.

Daniell and his doubles partner, Argentine Diego Schwartzman will take on the famous twin brothers, Bob and Mike Bryan in the tournament's quarterfinals on Thursday.

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