Rafael Nadal and Maria Sharapova are the most tweeted about players of 1st week at Wimbledon

Despite his early exit Rafael Nadal is the most talked about player from this year’s Championships so far, with 108,585 mentions on Twitter since the tournament began. More than 67,000 of these posts occurred on Monday when the No.5 seed was knocked out by Steve Darcis, ranked No.135 in the world. However Nadal’s talkability continued to remain significantly above average for the days following his defeat, resulting in his title spot.

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Top 5 male players in terms of volume of tweets:

1. Rafael Nadal 108,585

2. Roger Federer 84,385

3. Andy Murray 73,569

4. Novak Djokovic 48,588

5. Steve Darcis 38,887

Top 5 female players in terms of volume of tweets:

1. Maria Sharapova 59,240

2. Laura Robson 41,896

3. Serena Williams 40,110

4. Victoria Azarenka 15,213

5. Ana Ivanovic 9,224

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  1. Rafaël est si croquant k’on ne peut s’en passé! il est tellement beau le majorquiiin! Et il a été champion à plusieurs réprise! il mérite de recevoir les tweets des plusieurs fans dans le monde. Bravo campeone!!!

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