Rediff.com  » Sports » Champions Djokovic, Serena show off their footwork at Wimbledon ball

Champions Djokovic, Serena show off their footwork at Wimbledon ball

By Rediff Sports Desk
Last updated on: July 13, 2015 14:41 IST
Get Rediff News in your Inbox:

Wimbledon singles winners Novak Djokovic and Serena Williams at the Champions dinner at The Guildhall in London on Sunday

Wimbledon singles winners Novak Djokovic and Serena Williams at the Champions Dinner at The Guildhall in London on Sunday. Photograph: Twitter

The Wimbledon Champions Dinner was an evening with an exciting mix of tradition and fun as newly crowned singles champions Novak Djokovic and Serena Williams shook a leg together, bringing a superb end to the best grand slam event of the year.

The Champions ball is an elite affair and both champs were dressed to the T for the occasion.

Novak Djokovic and wife Jelena Ristic-Djokovic attend the Wimbledon Champions Dinner at The Guildhall

Novak Djokovic and wife Jelena Ristic-Djokovic attend the Wimbledon Champions Dinner at The Guildhall. Photograph: Stuart C. Wilson/Getty Images

Djokovic looked dapper in a tie-suit, while his wife Jelena Ristic-Djokovic caught everyone’s attention with an off-shoulder maxi.

"Thank you to my team, to my #NoleFam and to all the people cheering and supporting me here @Wimbledon. Ideeemoooo!" the World No 1 tweeted with a picture at the dinner party.

Serena Williams attends the Wimbledon Champions Dinner at The Guildhall

Serena Williams attends the Wimbledon Champions Dinner at The Guildhall. Photograph: Stuart C. Wilson/Getty Images

Serena, arrived at the London Guildhall, looking smashing in a body-hugging, peach gown that highlighted her figure and showed off her well-chiseled arms.

The duo then showed off their footwork by dancing together on stage, adding some fun to the otherwise formal evening.

Serena Williams and Novak Djokovic dance at the Wimbledon Champions dinner on Sunday

Serena Williams and Novak Djokovic dance at the Wimbledon Champions Dinner on Sunday. Photograph: Twitter

Serena, who won her 6th Wimbledon crown thanked her followers on Instagram with this lovely message:  "This does not happen everyday or every year. I am so happy to hold this memorable trophy for the 6th time. #SerenaSlam 2.0 #renasarmy thanks for the love and support."

Serena Williams and Novak Djokovic let loose at the Wimbledon Champions Dinner

Serena Williams and Novak Djokovic let loose at the Wimbledon Champions Dinner. Photograph: Twitter

"No words can describe the feeling I have right now. #SerenaSlam Wow this happened?? It happened in my dreams and its happening again now! Thanks so much for all the support of my fans, support from #renasarmy my sisters, my parents, @patrickmouratoglou @venuswilliams I love you all so much. We did it... Now you know what I have on my mind now... Let's GOOOOO, she added.

Novak Djokovic (4th from left), wife Jelena Ristic, Boris Becker (right) and guests attend the Wimbledon Champions Dinner at The Guildhall

Novak Djokovic (3rd from left), wife Jelena Ristic, Boris Becker (right) and guests attend the Wimbledon Champions Dinner. Photograph: Stuart C. Wilson/Getty Images

"In the end when I finished the last point, I took out everything that was in me," Djokovic of his win.

"It's a great achievement. Even though it's the third title here, it feels like the first,” he added.

Patrick Mouratoglou attends the Wimbledon Champions Dinner

Patrick Mouratoglou attends the Wimbledon Champions Dinner. Photograph: Stuart C. Wilson/Getty Images

Serena Williams's coach and boyfriend Patrick Mouratoglou was also among the ones who attended the grand gala.

Marion Bartoli

Marion Bartoli arrives for the Wimbledon Champions Dinner. Photograph: Stuart C. Wilson/Getty Images

2013 Wimbledon champion Marion Bartoli came to the Champions ball wearing a shimmering, transparent grey number.

Get Rediff News in your Inbox:
Rediff Sports Desk
SHARE THIS STORYCOMMENT

India tour of Australia 2020

India's tour of Australia 2020