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Australian Open: Cricketer Shane Warne watches Novak Djokovic beat Roger Federer

‘Come on Roger!’ Cricket legend Shane Warne appears downcast as he watches Novak Djokovic beat Roger Federer at the Australian Open

He’s known to be one of the greatest cricketers in the world.  

And on Thursday, it was crystal clear Shane Warne also takes his tennis very seriously as he watched Novak Djokovic take on Roger Federer at the Australian Open.

During the game, the 50-year-old retired sportsman shared a pictured of Roger on his Instagram Stories, which he captioned, ‘Come on Roger!’, as the 38-year-old began to lose to his rival.

‘Come on Roger!’ Cricket legend Shane Warne (pictured) appeared downcast as he watched Novak Djokovic beat Roger Federer at the Australian Open 

In the snaps, the blond star was seen clenching his mouth together while sat with a pal, wearing a navy blue shirt that was unbuttoned to his chest.

Shane – who recently showed off his slimmed down figure on Instagram – teamed his look with a pair of black Prada sunglasses, and wore a luxurious gold watch on his wrist.

At one point, Shane was seen gesturing to a friend in disbelief, as he took his shades off for closer inspection at the match.

Fury: At one point, Shane was seen gesturing to a friend in disbelief, as he took his shades off for closer inspection at the match

Fury: At one point, Shane was seen gesturing to a friend in disbelief, as he took his shades off for closer inspection at the match

Not happy: Shane - who recently showed off his slimmed down figure on Instagram - teamed his look with a pair of black Prada sunglasses, and wore a luxurious gold watch on his wrist

Not happy: Shane – who recently showed off his slimmed down figure on Instagram – teamed his look with a pair of black Prada sunglasses, and wore a luxurious gold watch on his wrist

The look of shock: Despite cheering on the Swiss tennis player, he was knocked out of the semi-finals by Djokovic, 32

The look of shock: Despite cheering on the Swiss tennis player, he was knocked out of the semi-finals by Djokovic, 32

Despite cheering on the Swiss tennis player, he was knocked out of the semi-finals by Djokovic, 32.

Federer said in a post-match interview that he almost retired from the match early, due to a groin injury he had carried into Thursday’s semi-final.

‘I (always) thought I was going to make it to be honest,’ he told media after his loss.

Tense: Shane hiked his leg up onto the railing in front of him, as he watched the match progress

Tense: Shane hiked his leg up onto the railing in front of him, as he watched the match progress

‘I went for a scan that night and was alright, and after that we didn’t push it. I didn’t practice, we took a day off the next day and today I really rested it to as late as possible.’

Also at the tense match was Australian actor Eric Bana, who appeared equally as distressed as the game progressed.

The actor and his wife, Rebecca Gleeson, looked to be Federer fans as they solemnly watched the match in front of them.

He's out! Roger Federer (pictured) said in a post-match interview that he almost retired from the match early, due to a groin injury he had carried into Thursday's semi-final loss

He’s out! Roger Federer (pictured) said in a post-match interview that he almost retired from the match early, due to a groin injury he had carried into Thursday’s semi-final loss

Tense: Also at the tense match was Australian actor Eric Bana, who appeared equally as distressed as the game progressed. Pictured with wife Rebecca Gleeson

Tense: Also at the tense match was Australian actor Eric Bana, who appeared equally as distressed as the game progressed. Pictured with wife Rebecca Gleeson

Calm: Eric wore a crisp blue shirt for the occasion, while Rebecca opted for a classy white blouse and silver pendant

Calm: Eric wore a crisp blue shirt for the occasion, while Rebecca opted for a classy white blouse and silver pendant

Eric wore a crisp blue shirt for the occasion, while Rebecca opted for a classy white blouse and silver pendant.

And they weren’t the only celebrities at the match, as UK rock legend Billy Idol was also seen in the crowd.

The animated 64-year-old appeared excited at the results, dramatically throwing his hands in front of his face before raising a huge smile.

Star-studded: They weren't the only celebrities at the match, as UK rock legend Billy Idol was also seen in the crowd

Star-studded: They weren’t the only celebrities at the match, as UK rock legend Billy Idol was also seen in the crowd

Joy! The 64-year-old appeared in complete shock at the results, clenching his hands in front of his face before raising a huge smile

Joy! The 64-year-old appeared in complete shock at the results, clenching his hands in front of his face before raising a huge smile

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