A Sligo student is set to play a practice match against multiple tennis grand slam winner Roger Federer after catching the attention of the eight-time Wimbledon champion on Social Media.
SO…. the last 24 hours has been absolutely crazy. THIS VIDEO EXPLAINS EVERYTHING!
Looking forward to meeting you @rogerfederer pic.twitter.com/NKdRKHismu
— Ollie White (@theolliewhite) January 26, 2021
Ollie White, from north Sligo, and his university friend Jamie Duff spoke to Ocean FM Sport on Sunday about how a casual Instagram mention drew a response from Federer – after they shared a video montage of themselves playing tennis on their local court during the lockdown.