"SIr Sean Connery is in the house," tweeted US Open Twitter handle as soon as they spotted the James Bond star. Sir Sean Connery was there at the 2017 US Open to watch Roger Federer vs Frances Tiafoe. He received a warm welcome when the organisers played the 007 theme music in his honour. The actor was all smiles after it was announced that he was present at the tournament. The official Twitter handle of US Open shared a post informing about the actor’s presence at the event. As soon as it was announced, people were quick to express happiness on social media.
Have a look at some tweets.
Got to love it, Sean Connery still going strong at 87, out to watch the 007 of tennis, Roger Federer at the #USOpen tonight— Simon Earnshaw (@CoachEarnshaw) August 30, 2017
Sir Sean had previously attended US Open in 2012 and 2015.
The actor played James Bond in the first five Bond films and later appeared in 1971's Diamonds Are Forever.
The star retired from acting in 2006. He was last seen playing a crucial role in The League of Extraordinary Gentleman. Actor Daniel Craig will be playing the British spy in the forthcoming Bond film.
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