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James Bond star Sean Connery attends US Open, organisers play 007 theme; Twitter overjoyed

James Bond star Sir Sean Connery made a rare appearance to watch Roger Federer vs Frances Tiafoe at the 2017 US Open Men's Singles match on Tuesday.
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Written by: India TV Buzz Desk New Delhi August 31, 2017 10:14 IST

"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.

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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